What is the Be Involved Fair? The Be Involved Fair is a signature Fall Welcome event, planned in collaboration by the Center for Student Inclusion and the Volunteer Resource Center. This large scale event takes place the first Wednesday of Fall classes from 2:00 PM-6:00 PM on Norlin Quadrangle, on CU Boulder Main Campus.The fair is made up of student organizations, campus departments, and local nonprofit organizations all showcasing their involvement and volunteer opportunities to new and returning CU students. The Be Involved Fair is a one of a kind outreach event for all involved. Attendees network, connect, and enjoy free samples from exciting vendors.

Why go? (Students): The perfect event to see what our campus and community has to offer. Find organizations you are interested in, or causes you are passionate about. This is the place to start exploring how you can to get involved!

Why table? (Organizations): Organizations who table at the fair have the opportunity to network with each other, build new connections on campus, and engage with thousands of CU students interested in getting involved and volunteering.

 

Nonprofit Organization Information:

Non-profit organizations are guaranteed to benefit from this unique opportunity to engage with CU Boulder students exploring new interests and volunteer opportunities in their college town. Last year, forty nonprofit organizations tabled at Be Involved Fair and connected with thousands of students over the course of one afternoon. 

Nonprofits who table at BIF are expected to:

  • Follow CU Campus zero waste guidelines
  • Share infromation about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.
  • Purchase a registration package and make payment by the deadline.
  • Unload and park in designated area
  • Follow check-in and set-up instructions on the day of the fair
  • Stay for the duration of the Fair
  • Adhere to the no drug and alcohol policy

Vendor Information: 

Vendors are a valuable part of our Be Involved Fair and benefit from a unique opportunity to engage new and returning students with their products and promotions. Vendor spots are very limited at the fair and early sign up is highly encouraged. The vendor sign up becomes available in the end of May. If you are interested in learning more about how to be a vendor, please contact Vrcevents@colorado.edu.

Vendors who participate are expected to:

  • Follow CU Campus zero waste guidelines
  • Bring and sample products and promotional items
  • Purchase a registration package and make payment by the deadline.
  • Unload and park in designated area
  • Follow check-in and set-up instructions on the day of the fair
  • Stay for the duration of the Fair
  • Adhere to the no drug and alcohol policy

For any questions or concerns please contact the events team at vrcevents@colorado.edu or call us at 303-735-4966