Published: April 25, 2022

This week brings plenty of opportunities to de-stress and fuel up for finals: Join a “Shrek” watch party, pick up a DIY finals survival kit, wear denim for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, stop by the Rec for free activities and more.

Students pet a therapy dog on campusMonday, April 25

Handshake and VMock Training for Your Internship and Job Search

 12:30–1 p.m.  Virtual
Are you seeking a job or internship? Learn how to navigate two of the university’s best career platforms. Handshake can help you land your next opportunity, network with employers and peers and register for exciting events. VMock is a useful tool to edit your résumé virtually and also request additional help from Career Services. Sign up on Handshake.

Fun Before Finals: Shrek Watch Party

 4–6 p.m.  UMC 247
Take a study break and join your fellow Buffs to watch Shrek and enjoy free food! Hosted by the Dennis Small Cultural Center. 

Tuesday, April 26

Health Hut: Mix up your finals fuel

 2–4 p.m.  Norlin Library
Stop by the Health Hut to make your own trail mix and learn about healthy snacks to fuel your study sessions.

Wednesday, April 27

Turn the Campus Teal & Denim Day Tabling

 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  UMC
On National Denim Day, Buffs are encouraged to wear denim and/or the Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) T-shirts that were distributed earlier in the month. If you wear denim or your SAAM shirt and stop by this event, you can receive a prize for being a part of the movement to #SupportSurvivors at CU. Learn more about SAAM.

Wellness Wednesday: Finish well

 Noon–2 p.m.  Wardenburg Health Center, outside walkway
Make your own finals survival kit as you discuss self-care strategies, study tips and ways to finish the semester well.

Fun Before Finals: Pause for Paws (therapy dogs)

 1–3 p.m.  UMC fountains
De-stress before finals by petting a therapy dog! Hosted by the Dennis Small Cultural Center. 

Thursday, April 28

How to Find an Internship

 3–4 p.m.  Virtual
Feeling stuck in your internship search? No problem! Join Career Services to learn about strategies for finding, applying for and successfully getting internships. Sign up on Handshake.

Friday, April 29

Super Surprise Study Session

 11 a.m.–2 p.m.  UMC 330
Join CU GOLD and the Center for Student Involvement for studying, free food and fun! There will be giveaways every hour, on the hour.

Finals at The Rec

 April 29–May 4  Rec Center
The Rec Center will be hosting free activities and events for all students with a Buff OneCard during finals week. There will be free fitness classes, free skate rentals and more.

Rec Recess

 Noon–2 p.m.  Rec Center plaza
Join the Rec Center and CU Student Government for Rec Recess. Stop by to grab a bite to eat, pick up fun swag and enjoy lawn games to relieve some finals stress. Outdoor games include corn hole, giant Jenga, ladderball, 4-square and can jam.

Program Council Film Series: Spider-Man: No Way Home

 8 p.m.  CHEM 140
Join Program Council for the last film series screening of the year! This week’s movie is Spider-Man: No Way Home. There will be free popcorn, and the event is open to all students and guests. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.

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