Please read through all of the resouces we provide to our current students. If you have any questions please contact us at veterans@colorado.edu.

VMA Resources (On Campus)

Academic Advising

Kristina Spaeth is our Veteran Academic Advisor and she is located in our office at CASE W322.  In-person appointments are available Mondays and select Fridays.  Kristina is available for remote advising on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Please check Buff Portal Advising for most up-to-date hours. 

Appointments can be scheduled with Kristina on Buff Portal Advising. She can be reached at kristina.spaeth@colorado.edu

Career Corner

This position is currently vacant and in the process of being filled.

The Transition Program Manager's primary mission is to set you up for success upon graduation.

The Transition Program Manager can help you with:

  • Finding great job and internship opportunities 
  • Networking
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Interview preparation

To schedule an appointment with the Transition Program Manager, please book an available time through Buff Portal Advising. Click on his icon under "My Success Team", and find a time that works for you. If no times fit your schedule, email veterans@colorado.edu

 

Professional Math Tutoring

Julia Ratcliff is our Professional Math Tutor. You may schedule a Math tutoring appointment through Buff portal advising.

 

Please check BuffPortal Advising for the most up to date weekly schedule. 

Courses that tutoring is available for (additional courses may be available upon request):

MATH 1011, 1150, 2510, 1300, 2300, 2400

APPM 1235, 1340, 1345, 1350, 1360, 2350, 2360

ECON 1078, 1088

General hours (may be subject to change) 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Remote (zoom) appointments may be available by request

Remote (zoom) math tutoring 

appointments

8:00 to 10:00am

10:30am to 1pm

1:30-4:00pm

4:30-5:15pm

 

Remote (zoom) appointments may be available by request

In-person

(drop-in hours)

8:30am-4:00pm

 

In-person

(drop-in hours)

8:30am-4:00pm

 

Remote appointments occur over zoom and are scheduled through Buff Portal advising. 

Remote appointments, you may schedule more than one appointment for the same day or invite another student to join you. Please email Julia Ratcliff at julia.ratcliff@colorado.edu if you have any questions about scheduling a tutoring appointment. Additional tutoring appointments may be available outside of these hours, please email Julia for your request. 

Professional Physics Tutoring

Ana Kursinski is our Professional Physics Tutor. Her current schedule is below and you can make an appointment with her in your Buff Portal Advising or by emailing ana.kursinski@colorado.edu

Courses that tutoring is offered for include (additional courses may be available upon request):

PHYS 1110 (1115), PHYS 1120 (1125), PHYS 2010, PHYS 2020

ASEN 2001 (MCEN2023), ASEN 2002, ASEN 2003

CHEM 1113,  CHEM 1133

 

Physics/Chemistry Tutoring – Tentative Schedule (Subject to change) 

  • In Person: Tuesday/Wednesday
  • Remote: Monday/Thursday

Monday -remote

Tuesday – in-person

Wednesday - in-person

Thursday -remote

9:00 – 10:00

PHYS 1110 -remote appointment

9:00 – 10:00

PHYS 1100

9:30 – 10:30

PHYS 1120

9:00 – 10:00

PHYS 1110 - remote appointment

10:00 – 11:00

PHYS 1110 -remote appointment

10:00 – 11:00

PHYS 1120

10:30 – 11:30

 PHYS 1110

10:00 – 11:00

 PHYS 1120 -remote appointment

11:00 – 12:00

PHYS 1120 -remote appointment

11:00 – 12:00

PHYS 1100

11:30 – 12:30

 PHYS 2010

11:00 – 12:00

Physics - remote drop-in

12:00 – 1:00

PHYS 1120 -remote appointment

12:00 – 1:00

PHYS 1120

12:30 – 1:30

PHYS 2010

12:00 – 1:00

Physics - remote drop-in   

1:00 – 2:00

CHEM 1113/1021 remote appointment

1:00 – 2:00

CHEM 1113/1021  

1:30 – 2:30

Physics - drop-in

1:00 – 2:00

Physics - remote drop-in

2:00 – 3:00

CHEM 1113/1021 - remote appointment

2:00 – 3:00

CHEM 1113/1021

2:30 – 3:30

Physics - drop-in

2:00 – 3:00

Chem - remote drop-in

Student Veterans Association

The purpose of the University of Colorado Boulder Student Veterans Association is to increase awareness and understanding of Student Veterans issues on campus, in the local community, and nationally. Additionally, the CU Boulder SVA seeks to promote the success of University of Colorado Student Veterans through service, leadership, and scholarship. The organization intends to assist veterans in making successful transitions from military to college life by creating a social and professional support network, educating veterans on the benefits they are entitled, and providing a welcoming atmosphere at CU Boulder. 

President:     Joshua Sloat
Facebook:     CU-Boulder SVA
E-mail:           custudentveterans@colorado.edu

Ambassador Program

The CU Boulder Veteran & Military Affairs Ambassador Program is designed for new students to CU Boulder to help you transition into CU and connect with resources in your first semester. You will be matched with an ambassador in your area of interest and they will connect with you throughout the semester.

 

For more information, you can contact Logan Parr at Logan.Parr@colorado.edu.

Student Veteran Lounge

Our office in CASE W322 has a lounge available for students. This space is intended for use by currently enrolled veteran and veteran dependent students only. We have computers, lounge chairs and desk space for students to use. Please feel free to utilize this space if you need somewhere to spend some time on campus.  

CU Boulder Resources (On Campus)

Counseling and Psychiatric Services

Matt Tomatz from Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) works closely with our office. 

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential mental health services and psychiatric care to student veterans. To initiate services, please visit the CAPS website to schedule an appointment.

Services provided:

  • Free, informal consultations
  • Individual and couples counseling
  • Psychiatric medical evaluation and medication management
  • Educational workshops for academic support, stress management and more
  • Therapy groups
  • Crisis care and after hours support

Contact information: 

Counseling & Psychiatric Services
Phone: (303) 492-2277 (24/7 support)

Center for Community, Suite N352
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in Hours: M – F: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Disability Services

Disability Services envisions a fully accessible, integrated, and universally designed campus community. Students with disabilities are one of the many groups that make up our campus community and a diverse community broadens our understanding and appreciation for the contributions of each individual. We provide leadership and guidance regarding accommodations and universal access, which requires a collaborative relationship among all members of the university community.

Student veterans interested in academic accommodations are encouraged to set up a general information session with an access coordinator and/or visit Disability Services website for more information. Appointments can be made by calling or emailing the Disability Services front desk.

Contact
Disability Services Office
Center for Community, Suite N200
Phone: 303-492-8671
Email: dsinfo@colorado.edu
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Colorado Resources (Off Campus)

Boulder Veteran Center

Boulder Veteran Center Services Provided

Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  They include:

  • Individual and group counseling for veterans and their families
  • Family counseling for military related issues
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment assessment and referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.

Does VA have readjustment counseling for family members?

Family members of combat veterans have been eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling services for military related issues since 1979.

Am I eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling?

If you, or a family member, served in any combat zone and received a military campaign ribbon (Vietnam, Southwest Asia, OEF, OIF, etc.) then your family is eligible for Vet Center services.

Boulder Vet Center
4999 Pearl East Circle, Suite 106
Boulder, CO  80301
Phone:  (303) 440-7306 or (877) 927-8387

Heroes Clinic: CU Anschutz Dental

This clinic is currently closed because of COVID-19 restrictions.

The CU School of Dental Medicine’s Heroes Clinic serves the smiles of military veterans enrolled in a degree program at all four University of Colorado campuses. 

The Heroes Clinic is a special program that is open to all vets including student veterans that provides for a 25% discount off of the usual discounted fee schedule for a comprehensive treatment plan for veterans that served honorably.

The Heroes Clinic is located at the School of Dental Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at 13065 East 17th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment call 303-724-2VET (2838). If they are busy, please leave a voicemail with your name, student ID and a phone number so they can return your call. You can also email the Heroes Clinic at: sdmheroes@ucdenver.edu

Clinic hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours subject to change. Appointment times vary by semester, please contact the clinic for more information. Closed on all federal and state holidays.

If you have X-rays available from the past two years please email them to Heidi.tyrrell@cuanschutz.edu prior to your first appointment.

If you have questions contact the clinic at 303-724-2838 or contact Heidi Tyrrell at 303-724-8462.

The Marcus Institute for Brain Health

The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) provides specialty care for military Veterans and retired athletes struggling with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries (including concussion) and changes in psychological health. Patients at the MIBH are treated as a person first.  They welcome Veterans of any discharge status. 

Their intensive, outpatient program combines the best tools in traditional rehabilitation with complementary medicines so you can heal. At the MIBH, they are here to help because there may be nothing “mild” about mild to moderate TBI. Learn more about the Marcus Institute for Brain Health.

Contact information: 
marcusinstitute@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303.724.4TBI or 303.724.4824
Fax: 303.724.3590
Anschutz Health & Wellness Center, 2nd floor
12348 E. Montview Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80045

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus  provides confidential, compassionate and personalized mental health care to Post-9/11 Veterans and their family members.

Evidenced-based treatments and services are provided by culturally-competent professionals trained to work with veterans and military families. In addition to individual adult therapy, our services include family therapy, child therapy and couples counseling.

While the clinic is located in Greenwood Village, care is available almost anywhere in Colorado through our telehealth platform.

To make an appointment call (303) 724-4255 or email info.cohenclinic@cuanschutz.edu.