Published: Aug. 22, 2022

Welcome back, Buffs! This week brings bumper cars on ice, DIY night, Campus Green Tour, sports clubs organizational meetings, the Be Involved Fair, a guided paint class and more.

Students ride bumper cars on the Rec Center ice rinkAll week

Connect at the Rec

Through Aug. 30 Rec Center
Come find your fit at the Rec! Stop by for free activities including free fitness classes, skate rentals and bouldering in the climbing gym. And check out upcoming events this week such as Bumper Cars on Ice. Buff OneCard required for entry into the Rec Center and events.

Sports clubs organizational meetings

Dates and times vary Rec Center ice rink overlook
CU Boulder currently offers 30 different sport clubs from which you may choose. Interested in joining a sports club this year? Attend an informational meeting this week to learn more. 

Monday, Aug. 22

I Love Mondays: Back to class waffle bash

2–3 p.m. UMC arcade next to the fountains
Stop by the UMC to enjoy some waffles, meet fellow Buffs and learn about different organizations and events on campus. Hosted by the Center for Student Involvement.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Trivia: What is self-care?

2–4 p.m. College & Broadway underpass
Start your year off strong with self-care trivia. Stop by the Health Huts tent to learn about self-care practices in each of the eight dimensions of wellness. Gain strategies to reduce stress and improve well-being, and leave with a prize.

DIY Night: Embroidered hats and iron-on patches

5–7 p.m. UMC 235
Craft with others at this DIY event. Decorate a baseball hat or bucket hat in a CU color (gold, white, black and gray). Learn how to embroider your initials or the CU logo onto a hat. Or you can get creative and choose your own image. Not in the mood for needle work? No problem! You can also choose to decorate your hat by ironing on patches. This event is limited to the first 50 CU Boulder students who register. Sign up is required.

Campus Green Tour

5–6 p.m.  UMC 355
Join this small guided tour to see all of the features that make CU Boulder one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation. You’ll visit pollinator gardens, bike stations, solar panels, the on-campus recycling facility and more. Be prepared to walk all over campus and register to join. 

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Be Involved Fair

2–6 p.m. Farrand Field
Discover the organizations that make up our CU Boulder community and make new connections at the Be Involved Fair. Whether you want to join a student organization, get connected with a campus department, work an on-campus job, volunteer in your community or find a new hobby—getting involved gives you the opportunity to grow. Stop by the fair to learn more about how you can get involved this year.

Thursday, Aug. 25

How to Find an Internship

1:30–2:30 p.m.  Virtual
Don’t know where to start or feeling stuck in your internship search? Join Career Services to learn about strategies for finding, applying for and successfully getting internships. Sign up on Handshake.

CUnity Fest

4–7 p.m. Sewall Hall lawn
Connect with your community and make new friends as you enjoy free food, games, music and more. Meet student organizations and multicultural Greek leaders, get to know the staff from the Center for Inclusion and Social Change and learn about campus resources.

Guided paint class

7–9 p.m. UMC 235
This beginner-friendly guided paint class is a great way to meet others while creating a painting you can’t wait to show off. The Center for Student Involvement is partnering with local studio Tracy’s Traveling Art to host in-person guided painting classes. Take some time to relax and learn from a pro; all supplies included. The class is limited to the first 100 students who sign up—register here