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Bear safety tips: Mind your trash, more

Oct. 10, 2023

Black bears are common in Colorado, including in the Boulder foothills and, on rare occasions, campus. With winter approaching, they are out filling up on calories before hitting their dens for hibernation.

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4 things everyone should know about hazing

Sept. 25, 2023

When making fast friends or joining a particular group, we may find ourselves in uncomfortable or dangerous situations. Here are four things everyone should know about hazing.

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Safety tips for earlier sunsets and fall evenings

Sept. 18, 2023

Summer is in the rearview mirror. With the sun setting earlier and evenings getting darker, here are some ways you can stay safe while still enjoying the fall season.

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CU Boulder police department 1st in county to earn national accreditation

Sept. 15, 2023

To earn this national accreditation, CUPD complied with state-of-the-art policing standards while retaining policies and programs unique to the needs of the CU Boulder community.

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6 tips for Labor Day weekend

Aug. 31, 2023

From safety tips and dining hall hours to noise and fireworks ordinances, here are some things to keep in mind as we head into Labor Day weekend.

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Support when traumatic incidents occur at other schools

Aug. 30, 2023

Familiarize yourself with CU Boulder’s alert system, resources for navigating trauma, research insights among our scholarly community and more.

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From police chiefs Doreen Jokerst, Maris Herold: Welcome, Buffs!

Aug. 29, 2023

On behalf of the CU Boulder and city of Boulder police departments, we join together to celebrate the start of a new academic year. Our departments are committed to working together to keep everyone in the Boulder community safe.

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CUPD provides 24/7 support

Aug. 28, 2023

The CU Boulder Police Department is a full-service operation and responds to university concerns around the clock. Learn about campus safety resources, make sure you're registered to receive CU Alerts via your mobile number and more.

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Expanded emergency notification moves from pilot phase to adoption

Aug. 24, 2023

Campus officials will continue to send emergency alerts for off-campus incidents that pose a threat to life and safety, partnering with the Boulder Police Department to share confirmed information quickly.

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New phishing scam targeting students

Aug. 16, 2023

The Office of Information Technology works hard to stop phishing scams, but we need your help to be proactive in identifying, reporting and stopping attacks. A recent scam plays on what most students need: a job and money.