Published: Feb. 29, 2024

This month, get free Nuggets tickets; grab snacks in between classes; tackle debt; take advantage of the new gaming lounge; attend Women’s History Month events, free film screenings, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and more.

Featured events

Student recitals in March

Throughout March  Various times and locations
Throughout the year, the College of Music has degree-qualifying recitals for students. There are no ticket requirements, and most recitals are livestreamed. 

Queer Cheer

March 1, 8, 15, 22  1:30–3:30 p.m.  C4C N320 
Decompress with the Pride Office and fellow queer folks every Friday in the Center for Inclusion and Social Change lobby.

Guest recital with pianist Nnenna Ogwo

March 3  ​2 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Chamber Hall (S102)
New York-based pianist Nnenna Ogwo is performing a concert in honor of  underrepresented and contemporary composers. 

I Love Mondays: Hummus and veggies

March 4  ​2 p.m.  ​UMC North Dining Room 
Stop by the UMC for a healthy snack of hummus and veggies. 

Interviewing 101

March 4, 18  ​​10–11 a.m.  ​C4C S350 Zoom 
Make sure you ace your next job or internship interview with Interviewing 101. Attendees will learn about interviewing basics, the STAR method and more. 

Trivia Night

March 4, 18  ​​7–9 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Trivia Night is every other Monday at The Connection. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers. 

Prepare for the In-Person Career Fair

March 4–5  ​​5:30–6:30 p.m.  ​Discovery Learning Center, Room 1B70
Get prepared and feel more confident to best take advantage of the upcoming career fairs at this interactive workshop. Learn how to tailor your resume, get tips on networking and more!

Nuggets tickets giveaway

March 7  ​​10 a.m.  ​UMC 330
Who doesn’t want free Nuggets tickets? Don’t forget to bring your Buff OneCard along to pick up your tickets in UMC 330. The game is Saturday, March 9, at Ball Arena in Denver.

‘Dune’ tickets giveaway

March 6–7  ​​3–5 p.m.  ​UMC 401
Claim an exclusive ticket to see the new film “Dune Part II,” starring household names Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Austin Butler and more. Bring your Buff OneCard to pick up tickets in UMC 401. The private screening will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Cinemark Century Boulder.

DIY Night: Tie blankets

March 5  ​​5–7 p.m.  ​UMC 235 
Join the Center for Student Involvement for an evening of tie-blanket making. 

Pre-Law Tuesday Talks

March 5, 12, 19  ​​5:30 p.m. Virtual 
Tune in for a weekly talk from nationwide law experts. 

How to Get Noticed: Resumes and Cover Letters

March 5, 19  ​​2–3 p.m.  ​C4C S341 Zoom 
Catch your future employer’s eye with a dazzling resume and cover letter. 

Career Technology to Help Land Your Next Job or Internship

March 5, 12, 19  Noon–12:30 p.m.  Virtual 
Learn about some of CU’s top career platforms including Handshake. It can help you network, learn about career opportunities and more. 

A&S Career Tips from an Employer: How to Crush an Interview

March 5  ​​4–4:45 p.m.  ​C4C S452 
A professional from Northwestern Mutual is visiting to share interview-crushing tips. 

Pingpong tournament

March 5, 19  ​​7–9 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Put your pingpong skills to the test at The Connection. 

You are Graduating – What’s Next?

March 5, 19  ​​4–5 p.m.  ​C4C S350  Zoom 
For many Buffs, graduation is right around the corner. 

Overdose Prevention and Response Trivia

March 5  ​​11 a.m.–1 p.m.  ​Rec Center lobby 
Test your knowledge of overdose prevention and response during a trivia session brought to you by Health and Wellness Service and Student Affairs. 

Faculty Tuesdays

March 5, 12, 19  ​​7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music
Enjoy performances from College of Music faculty members on Tuesdays throughout March. They often perform with students and other colleagues. 

CMCI Career & Internship Office Hours

March 6, 13, 20  ​​10 a.m.–noon  ​CASE W344 
Bring your career and internship questions to CMCI office hours. No appointment necessary! 

All Industries Virtual Career & Internship Fair

March 6  ​​11 a.m.–4 p.m.  Virtual 
Grow your network during this virtual career and internship fair. All CU students and alumni are welcome to attend. 

Super Smash Bros tournament

March 6, 13, 20  ​​5–10 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Round one…start! Stop by this Super Smash Bros tournament and play against fellow gamers at The Connection. 

Spring into Growth

March 6  ​​2–4 p.m.  ​Wardenburg Health Center 
Share your springtime goals and take home a succulent during this Wellness Wednesdays event. 

Build a Buff Leadership Luncheons

March 6  Noon–1 p.m.  ​UMC 330 
Practice and develop leadership skills at a leadership luncheon. This month’s theme is  Student Leaders of Color. 

DSCC Yoga: Celebrating Womxn’s Herstory Month

March 6  6–7 p.m.  ​Rec Center, Studio 2 
Attend a relaxing and rejuvenating yoga session in celebration of Womxn's Herstory Month. 

Queer and Trans People of Color

March 7, 21  12:30–1:30 p.m.  ​C4C 336C 
Attend a social group for people of color who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. 

First-Gen Career Networking Event

March 7  4–6 p.m.  ​CASE Chancellor’s Lounge 
Employees from various companies are visiting to give first-generation students advice on the career-search process. 

LinkedIn 101

March 7  2–3 p.m.  ​C4C S350 Zoom 
Learn more about LinkedIn, a professional social networking platform. This workshop shows attendees how to make the most of their profile. 

CMCI Tailored Industry Trends to Help You Stand Out in the Job Market

March 7, 14, 21  12:30–1 p.m.  Virtual 
Industry trends are always taking new forms. During this learning session, participants will learn more about following the trends and standing out in the job market. 

PC Presents

March 7, 14  7–10 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Live music is playing at Club 156, presented by the Program Council. 

Persevering Legacy

March 7  7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Chamber Hall (S102)
College of Music students are performing incredible works from female composers. 

Buffalo Nites: Guided painting class

March 7  8–10 p.m.  ​UMC 235 
Wind down with a guided painting class at the UMC. Painters of all levels are welcome to come and learn from a pro. 

Ralphie’s Cooking Basics

March 7  5:15–6:30 p.m.  ​Williams Village demo kitchen 
The Basic Needs Center is hosting Ralphie’s Cooking Basics with all materials provided. 

Pride Skate

March 7  8:45–10:45 p.m.  ​Rec Center ice rink 
The Pride Office and Inclusive Rec are teaming up to bring you Pride Skate. All abilities are welcome. 

Intro to CrossFit clinic for women and nonbinary

March 7  7 p.m.  ​Rec Center, Base Training Area, Level 1
Those who identify as women and nonbinary individuals are invited to join an intro to CrossFit clinic. Expect to do weight training, cardio, high intensity exercises and more. 

‘Galilean Moons: Past, Present, Future’

March 7  7 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium
Frans Bengal, assistant director for planetary sciences at CU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), will give a live talk on Galilean moons in Fiske Planetarium.

Inclusive Excellence in Gaming: Women in Gaming

March 8  5–10 p.m.  ​UMC Gaming Lounge 
Visit the UMC to check out video games made by or centering around female characters. 

Thompson Jazz Studies Combos

March 8  7:30 p.m.  Imig Music, ​Grusin Music Hall (C112)
This program features women composers in jazz. Join for an unforgettable evening of music. 

Friday Night Film Series

March 8, 15  8 p.m.  ​CHEM 140 
The Program Council is putting on big-screen movies as part of the Friday Night Film Series. 

Grad Student Gratitude at The Rec

March 9–10  ​Rec Center 
Grad students are invited to the Rec for free this weekend. This includes facility access, fitness classes, bouldering and skate rentals during free skate. 


March 9  6 p.m.  ​Rec Center 
Intramural Sports is having a Jam Fest with a 3v3 basketball tournament.

Women and Nonbinary Route Setting Clinic

March 10  9 a.m.–2 p.m.  ​Rec Center, climbing gym 
Those who identify as women and nonbinary are invited to a routesetting clinic at the Rec. Currently, only 20% of routesetters identify as women or nonbinary. 

Bring Your Own Gender

March 11  11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.  ​C4C 336C 
Attend a support group for students who are transgender, nonbinary, gender-questioning and gender-creative.

I Love Mondays: Pi Day Pizza

March 11  2 p.m.  ​UMC North Dining Room 
Celebrate Pi Day with pizza at the UMC. 

Billiards tournament

March 11  7–9 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Enter into an 8- or 9-ball billiards tournament at The Connection. 

Interview Workshop

March 11  5:30–6:30 p.m.  ​Discovery Learning Center, Room 1B70 
Crush your interview with this interactive workshop held by Career Services. 

Continuum of use: Where do you land?

March 11, noon–2 p.m.  March 14, 2–4 p.m.  ​UMC 
Information and campus resources are available to help you explore how alcohol and drugs impact your life. This is a judgment free zone. 

St. Patrick’s Day themed fitness classes

March 11–17  Various times  ​Rec Center 
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with themed workout classes at the Rec. All participants will receive a giveaway. 

March Community Gathering

March 12  6–7 p.m.  ​C4C N320 
The March Community Gathering is a chance to make new friends and play bingo. What’s not to like? 

DIY Night Open Craft: Celebrating Womxn’s Herstory Month

March 12  5–7 p.m.  ​UMC 457 
Let your imagination run wild with an open craft celebrating Womxn's Herstory Month, hosted by the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

Perfect Your Resume: Document Workshop

March 12  2–3 p.m.  ​C4C S341 Zoom 
Polish up your resume and cover letter during this workshop. You will be asked to work on your documents for this period. 

Poker tournament

March 12  7–9 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Check out a Texas Hold’em poker tournament at The Connection. Open to all levels. 

A Safe Night Out

March 12  11 a.m.–1 p.m.  ​UMC 
Ensure a safe night out for St. Patrick’s Day. Narcan and safe sex supplies will be available to pick up. 

Bocadillos y Chisme

March 13  4–5:30 p.m.  ​C4C Abrams Lounge 
Catch up on chisme with other members of the Latinx community. Tasty snacks will also be available. 

Pathways Out of Debt

March 13  5–6 p.m.  ​UMC 425 
Create a keychain with the Basic Needs Center and learn some methods to catch up on debt. Light appetizers will be provided. 

Find Your Internship!

March 13  3–3:45 p.m.  Virtual 
You don’t have to be alone in your internship search. Career Services is holding a workshop to provide tips and tricks for finding, applying and landing internships. 

Queer and Trans Grad Student Coffee Hour

March 14  Noon–1 p.m.  ​C4C Abrams Lounge
Enjoy coffee with other queer, trans and allied graduate students at CU Boulder.

Mobile Food Pantry

March 14  2–4 p.m.  ​St. Aidan's Episcopal Church 
Visit the food pantry to receive up to 30 pounds of free food in multiple boxes. Food is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Helping Professions Panel for Arts and Sciences Students

March 14  4–5:30 p.m.  ​C4C S350  Zoom 
If you feel drawn to working with others, this event is for you. Join a panel of professionals with arts and sciences degrees who enjoy serving others. 

Stay Lucky

March 14  4–6 p.m.  ​Village Center
During this event, attendees will plant a four leaf clover and text their knowledge of sexual health. 

NASA’s Lucy Mission: Updates & Occultations

March 14  7 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium 
A member of the Lucy Occultation Team from NASA is coming to give updates on the Lucy Mission, launched in October 2021. 

Chamber Orchestra

March 14  7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
The Chamber Orchestra is performing their spring concert, which includes brilliant and thrilling pieces. 

Buffalo Nites: Video Game Night

March 14  8–10 p.m.  ​UMC Gaming Lounge 
Did you know there is a new gaming lounge in the UMC? Stop by to play any game on any console. 

Fire Pit Friday

March 15  4–8 p.m.  ​University Hill, Beach Park
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day huddled up with friends around the firepit. All students are welcome, but registration is required. 

ShamRock Your Weekend

March 15  3–5 p.m.  ​Underpass at College and Broadway 
How much alcohol is in one drink? Enjoy a slice of a pizza while testing your pouring skills with Health and Wellness Services.  

TRANSforming Gender Conference

March 16–17  9 a.m.–6 p.m.  ​Koelbel Building 
The annual TRANSforming Gender Conference raises awareness on issues in the trans community. 

Astronomy Day/Día de la Astronomía 2024

March 16  1–4 p.m., 7–10 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium and Sommers-Bausch Observatory
Prepare for the upcoming eclipse on April 8 with Astronomy Day! There will be tips on viewing the sun safely, telescope opportunities, a bilingual feature talk and more. 

Cozy Gaming: Survival Co-op

March 16  5–10 p.m.  ​UMC Gaming Lounge 
Unwind while playing PC survival games at the new UMC Gaming Lounge. This week features games like Minecraft, Terraria, Don't Starve Together, RAFT, The Forest and Valheim. 

Shamrock Showdown

March 16  7–11 p.m.  ​Village Center
The Shamrock Showdown is a gaming extravaganza. Play games like Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros with friends. 

Buffs After Dark: Succulent Stress-Away Station

March 16  8–10 p.m.  ​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
Create a naturally green succulent and enjoy free food during St. Patrick’s Day weekend. 

Latino/a Advocacy Day

March 17, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. March 18, 9 a.m.–noon  Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1750 Welton St., Denver​
Lobby, network and powerbuild with members of the Latino/a community, hosted by the Climate Justice Leadership Alliance. 

I Love Mondays: Charcuterie

March 18  2 p.m.  ​UMC North Dining Room 
Enjoy a charcuterie snack on your way to class. 

DIY Night: Resin key chains

March 19  5–7 p.m.  ​UMC 235 
Make a resin keychain at this week's DIY Night.

All sun and games until you get burnt!

March 19  11 a.m.–1 p.m.  ​Wardenburg Health Center 
Sunscreen is an important tool for protecting your skin and health. Try a skin imager to see how UV rays have affected your skin thus far. 

Queers and Cake

March 20  1:30–2:30 p.m.  ​C4C N320 
Have a talk about LGBTQ+ life and culture while enjoying a slice of cake from a local bakery. Yum! 

Kitchen Table

March 20  6–7:30 p.m.  ​C4C N320 
Stop by a monthly gathering where women of color can express their experiences at a predominantly white university. 

Stress(Less) With Disability Services

March 20  2–4 p.m.  ​C4C N238 
Take part in some stress-relieving activities during this Stress(Less) event with Disability Services. You will get the chance to make slime, an aromatherapy roll-on and a stress ball. 

Celebrate Indigiqueer Day

March 21  3:30–5:30 p.m.  ​C4C N320 
Decorate some cookies and celebrate Indigiqueer Day with the Pride Office. 

Applying for Graduate School: The Rundown

March 21  2–3 p.m.  Zoom 
Are you curious about applying to graduate school? Join Career Services to get a rundown on the process, tools, funding and more.

Buffalo Nites: Party in The Connection

March 21  8–10 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Join the Center for Student Involvement for free bowling, billiards, pingpong and karaoke in The Connection.

CU Cares: Recovery Ally Training

March 21  10:30 a.m.–noon  Virtual 
Learn more about supporting your loved ones in the recovery process with this training.

Appreciation cards: Celebrating Womxn’s Herstory Month

March 21  3–5 p.m.  ​UMC 457 
Celebrate the women in your life by writing them an appreciation card!

‘Nuestro derecho humano a un medio ambiente sano’

March 21  7 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium 
During this talk, Marta Moreno Ibáñez, an atmospheric scientist, will discuss your right to a healthy environment. 


March 21  7:30 p.m.  Imig Music, ​Grusin Music Hall (C112)
SoundWorks is a concert series featuring new and original works from members of the College of Music. This concert will feature the Lírios Quartet, CU Boulder’s resident graduate ensemble. 

Work TGTHR: CU in the Community

March 23  9 a.m.–2 p.m.  ​UMC 
Sign up for this volunteer event that supports the work of TGTHR, an organization working to end youth homelessness.