COVID-19

Does COVID-19 really matter for young people?

March 25, 2020

While young people are less likely to experience severe or life-threatening complications from COVID-19, you play a critical role in minimizing the spread of the disease. Here are some important factors to consider to help control the spread of COVID-19.

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How to stay healthy if you’re traveling

March 18, 2020

Many students, faculty and staff may be wondering if they should proceed with plans to travel. Guidance is changing frequently so check travel advisories with the CDC, the State Department and the WHO before you go. Learn more.

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Get the latest on campus efforts regarding COVID-19

March 15, 2020

The CU Boulder campus webpage on COVID-19 is a vast resource of frequently asked questions, videos, statements from campus officials and more. Go there for ongoing updates and information.

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CU Boulder medical experts offer health and wellness safety tips

March 15, 2020

The presence of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 in our local community has created an unprecedented demand for greater understanding of this global pandemic and infectious diseases in general. Members of the campus community are asking: What do I need to know if I have been exposed to COVID-19?

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How to help a friend: Alcohol poisoning

March 10, 2020

As a college student, you may find yourself in a situation that you’re not sure how to handle, especially if alcohol is involved. If you’re concerned about the health or safety of a fellow Buff, help is one phone call away.

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Planning to travel for spring break? New COVID-19 info

March 8, 2020

While the university does not set requirements for personal travel, we strongly urge you to forgo travel to areas with active community transmission or high-risk countries as designated by the CDC.

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Get tips for preventing device theft

Feb. 19, 2020

Our phones, tablets and laptops often contain personal information and important data, having great value to criminals. Get pointers from CUPD to help prevent your devices from being stolen.

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Quiz: How well can you identify intimate partner abuse?

Feb. 11, 2020

Can you recognize abusive behaviors? Do you know how you can support a friend? Test your knowledge of intimate partner abuse and domestic and dating violence with this interactive quiz.

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CU offering real-time video support to students in crisis

Jan. 29, 2020

The CU Boulder Police Department has partnered with Counseling and Psychiatric Services to bring real-time video call services to students who may be in a mental health crisis after hours.

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Fake IDs are not worth the risk

Jan. 29, 2020

It's against university policy and state law to use or possess a fraudulent identification document, and enforcement is extremely strict. Here are three things you need to know about fake IDs.

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