University of Colorado Student Government

Your student government: Week of Action

Oct. 19, 2016

This week we want to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault on college campuses around the country. Sexual assault is a horrendous crime that needs to end. Look out for those around you and make sure your friends, sisters, brothers, colleagues and fellow students get home safely. It is time to act. It ends with us.Read more »
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Abuse Awareness Month

Oct. 13, 2016

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner abuse, is best understood as a pattern of abusive behaviors–including physical, sexual, and psychological abuse as well as economic coercion–used by one intimate partner against another to gain, maintain, or regain power and control in the relationship. If you are concerned about a relationship you are in or have been, or if you are concerned about a friend’s relationship please contact CU’s Office of Victim Assistance.Read more »
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Tips for using the HAWK light on Regent near Colorado

Oct. 13, 2016

The HAWK (High-intensity Activated crossWalK) light on Regent Drive near Colorado Avenue has been provided by the city of Boulder to allow pedestrians, bikers and boarders a safe way to cross a busy street. Click through for a few simple rules to help make this a safe crossing for pedestrians and drivers.Read more »
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Texas college system sends text alerts to some CU Boulder affiliates

Oct. 6, 2016

After receiving several reports of a non-CU text alert received by some affiliates yesterday, campus officials began an investigation with the vendor that provides our text alert system, RAVE Mobile Safety. Searches in social media further revealed that the same message was being received by affiliates at many universities across the United States.Read more »
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Incident terminology: What is an active harmer?

Oct. 6, 2016

During the two incidents yesterday, we heard from some of you about some of the terms we used in our emergency communication. We hope this will help everyone understand what the terms mean and why we use them.Read more »
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Fall 2016 CU Boulder Alerts test is Oct. 5

Sept. 29, 2016

The campus will conduct a test of the CU Boulder Alerts system on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at noon to raise awareness of how the campus community will be notified in case of a campus emergency. The test will include text messages, emails, social media and website announcements. Annual testing of emergency notification systems is required by the Clery Act, a federal law.Read more »
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New clear bag policy at Folsom Field, Coors Events Center

Sept. 29, 2016

In an effort to provide a safer environment for fans and expedite entry into Folsom Field, the University of Colorado will be implementing a clear bag policy at CU football games beginning this season.Read more »
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Crosswalk safety

Sept. 29, 2016

Data collected by the city of Boulder's transportation division shows that nearly half of all collisions within the city occur at intersections, and that crosswalks are the most common locations for collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists or pedestrians.Read more »
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Protect your electronic devices: Theft prevention tips

Sept. 22, 2016

Electronic devices are valuable resources for students, faculty and staff on the go. Our phones, tablets, and laptops often contain personal information and data that is important to us, but, they also have great value to thieves and burglars. Registering your device can be an important step in preventing victimization.Read more »
Heads up

Fall 'Heads Up Boulder' safety campaign kicks off Sept. 26

Sept. 22, 2016

Beginning on Monday, Sept. 26, police from the City of Boulder and the University of Colorado Boulder will step up enforcement of the city’s traffic laws in and around several of Boulder’s top locations for motor vehicle collisions involving a bicyclist or pedestrian as part of the Heads Up Boulder crosswalk safety campaign.Read more »

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