The information below is intended to provide current students with useful resources. 

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 the University of Colorado. The SVA office is located in the UMC, Room 134.

President:     Graham Dean
Facebook:     CU-Boulder SVA
E-mail:           custudentveterans@colorado.edu

Student Veteran Lounge

Our new 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. Please feel free to utilize this space if you need somewhere to spend some time on campus.  

Academic Counseling

Kristina Spaeth is our Veteran Academic Advisor and she is located in our office at CASE W322. She can be reached at kristina.spaeth@colorado.edu

Professional Math Tutor

Julia Ratcliff has joined our team as a Professional Mathematics Tutor. Please stop Veteran and Military Affairs (CASE W322) for office hours or email Julia if you would like tutoring help. Her current schedule is below and you can email her to make an appointment at: julia.ratcliff@colorado.edu

Tuesday

 

Thursday

 

08:30 - 09:30

Appointment

08:30 - 09:30

Appointment

09:30 - 10:30

Precalculus Drop In

09:30 - 10:30

Quantitative Math Drop In

10:30 - 11:30

Calculus 1 Drop In

10:30 - 11:30

Calculus 2 Drop In

12:30 - 13:30

Calculus 2 Drop in

12:30 - 13:30

Calculus 1 Drop in

13:30 - 14:30

Quantitative Math Drop In

13:30 - 14:30

PreCalculus Drop In

14:30 - 16:00

Appointment

14:30 - 16:00

Appointment

 

Friday

 

08:30 - 11:30

Appointment

12:30 - 14:30

Appointment

Professional Writing Tutor

Vicki Behrens, PhD has joined our team as a Professional Writing Tutor. Vicki generally prefers to meet by appointment; email her at vicki.behrens@colorado.edu to schedule an appointment. If you’re just dropping by and she’s not with another student, she will meet with you. Her normal tutoring hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9-12 and 1-4. She is hoping to offer some workshops this year; if there’s a topic you’d like her to cover, let her know.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services

Matt Tomatz from CAPS holds office hours in the Veteran and Military Affairs every Wednesday from 12-1PM during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Counselling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential mental health services and psychiatric care to student veterans. To initiate services, attend a no-appointment walk-in session at the main CAPS office in C4C N352 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

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
  • Suicide prevention training
  • Psychological testing
  • Crisis care and after hours support

Contact Information: 

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

Main Office:
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.

Psychiatric Services:
Wardenburg Health Center, 3rd floor
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Heroes Clinic - CU Anschutz Free Dental for Veterans

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.

Created to meet the specific needs of veterans, the CU Heroes Clinic provides a wide variety of services including x-rays, cleanings, fillings, crowns, night guards and whitening trays – all free of charge.

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 and Friday 9am and 2pm, and Thursday at 9am.

If you have x-rays available from the past two years please email them to heidi.tyrrell@cudenver.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.

Disability Services

The Disability Services office 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

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 & 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