Events

Saturday, August 21

Historic illustration of apple.

Now you can discover the cultural and biological context of Boulder’s historic apple trees from your laptop! CU Museum’s newest exhibit features Boulder...

Virtual Event
Connect at The Rec

Stop by The Rec August 15-28 for swimming, ice bumper cars, buffalo yoga, free fitness classes, Rec Recess, climbing, Sport Clubs and more. Visit...

Registrar

The domicile qualifying date is the date by which you must have established your permanent residence in Colorado to qualify to petition for residency for the...

18th century beaded saddle

Horses are not just an animal–they are a way of life in the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains and American Southwest. A new online exhibit at the CU Museum,...

Virtual Event
CU 2nd Year Adventure

Spend time white water rafting, rock climbing and hiking. We’ll return to campus in time for you to catch dinner with some new friends and participate in...

CU 2nd Year Adventure

Spend time white water rafting, rock climbing and hiking. We’ll return to campus in time for you to catch dinner with some new friends and participate in...

CU in the Community

CU in the Community offers opportunities for students to connect with the community through volunteerism each semester in collaboration with local nonprofit...

people playing basketball

Compete against friends or find some new folks to play with! Pick up basketball is going to be at the Rec ALL DAY!

Fitness Court Challenge

Test your might! (Or just learn how to use our fun fitness court.) Join a fast-paced competition on the outdoor fitness court. Trainers will be available to...

Opening Week at CU Art Museum

The art museum will reopen August 17 with two new exhibitions. We’re excited to welcome you in as you explore campus!

Opening Week at CU Art Museum

The art museum will reopen August 17 with two new exhibitions. We’re excited to welcome you in as you explore campus!

bumper cars on ice

Escape the heat to enjoy bumper cars on ice. Reservations recommended.

Campus Sustainability Walking Tour

Learn about the features that make CU Boulder one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation. From pollinator gardens to bike stations, solar panels to...

CU Boulder campus

Come see for yourself all of the features that make CU Boulder one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation. From pollinator gardens to bike stations,...

Bear Creek | Creek Week Field Day

As welcome week winds down, and creek week comes to an end, residents gather to enjoy a day of activities, fun and more!

Campus Tours | PES College Day

Tours will leave at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Virtual Drop-In Advising | PES College Day

Log into Buff Portal Advising Click on the “View All Calendars” iconCheck the “Other Helpful Meetings” box within the calendar to view drop-in hours and...

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Virtual Event
Buffs on the Roam

Don’t miss Buffs on the Roam, a night out with your herd. Buffs on the Roam is a series of events happening Saturday, August 21 from 5-11 p.m. See a full...

WelcomeFest Concert

We are disappointed to share that the WelcomeFest Concert has been canceled at this time due to unanticipated security staff shortages, which is a national...

A Night at The Connection

Free bowling and billiards for students throughout the night

archery tag

Join us to play Archery Tag in the Turf Gym! Archery Tag is similar to dodgeball but teams will use bows and foam tipped arrows. This will be a drop in event...

students playing badminton

Enjoy playing a few fun games! Badminton, table tennis and pickleball.

bumper cars on ice

Escape the heat to enjoy bumper cars on ice. Reservations recommended. Also available: Crumbl Cookie and Sub Sandwiches.

male climbing the gym wall

Get a marathon of bouldering in for FREE on a Saturday night! Meet people and have some fun.

Roam to Will Vill: Music and Movie!

Come hang out on the fields at Will Vill! There will be free food and live music. At 8:30 p.m., Black Panther will be screened on the outdoor screen! Bring a...

students in the buff pool

Have a splash in our pools! Swim, dive, play! Water toys and firepits. Free beach towels available!

students playing spike ball

Enjoy volleyball, spike ball, games and DJs at Sewall Field. Also available: Crumbl Cookie and Sub Sandwiches.

women doing zumba

Come dance into the evening and have loads of fun! Enjoy energizing music, easy-to-follow dance moves and smiles all around.

Rockies Game

Grab some friends and head to Denver to catch a Rockies baseball game! Free tickets are first-come, first-served. To pick up your tickets: Froday: UMC...

Drag Queen Bingo

Get lucky with Drag Queen Bingo! Bring your friends, and win tons of cool prizes! You won’t want to miss this!

Fiske Planetarium:  Big Astronomy

Join us for a FullDome Film: Big Astronomy - People, Places, Discoveries Free tickets are first-come, first-served. To pick up your tickets, go to the UMC...

Spirit Tie Dye

Get into the CU spirit and tie dye some gear to add to your closet!

student doing yoga

Moonlight buffalo time! Meet some fellow Buffs while enjoying an all levels yoga class. Each participant will receive a stuffed buffalo at the end of class....

Program Council Film Series: Black Panther

Join Program Council for a free screening of Black Panther! Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 8 p.m.; the...

Baker Hall | Movie Night

Join us for our first Movie Night of the Semester in the main Baker Hall Lobby! Send a care bag to someone you met this week and let them know how much you...

Cheyenne Arapaho | Cheyenne Arapaho Idol

Students have the option to sing solo, duet, or in a group. RAs will be present to make people feel comfortable in participating. We will be giving out candy...

Darley | Mocktail Mixer

Join the Darley Staff for a craft mocktails class! Connect with other residents and enjoy a unique and refreshing mocktail in each of the crossovers.

Farrand Hall | Board Games

Assortment of board games set up for residents to play and get to know one another.

Fiske Planetarium:  Laser Queen

Join us for a FullDome Film: Laser Queen Free tickets are first-come, first-served. To pick up your tickets, go to the UMC Welcome desk on Friday from 3...

Glow In The Dark Zumba

You like to move it, move it? Time to light up the night with a fun glow in the dark Zumba session outside! Come deck yourself out in glow sticks (provided)...

Hallett Hall | Club Hallett

It is a few nights before classes start, and you are feeling the nerves. We got you! Come unwind with dancing, outdoor games, free food, and trivia on campus...

Sewall Hall | Glow Carnivale

Glow Carnivale is going 4 years strong! Come on down to the front courtyard and eat pizza, get some snacks, and play games to win prizes! Music, lights, and...

Andrews Hall | Paint and Sip

Join us in the lobby for a guided paint session where you get to create a painting to decorate your new room! The painting will be CU/Colorado themed and we...

Arnett Hall | Paint and Sip

Join us in the lobby for a guided paint session where you get to create a painting to decorate your new room! The painting will be CU/Colorado themed and we...

Buckingham Hall | Puzzles and Pizza

What makes you... you? What do you bring to the table that other people don't? Come share your experiences, skills/hobbies, and unique prospective with other...

Kittredge Central | Paint and Sip

Join us in the lobby for a guided paint session where you get to create a painting to decorate your new room! The painting will be CU/Colorado themed and we...

Kittredge West | Paint and Sip

Join us in the lobby for a guided paint session where you get to create a painting to decorate your new room! The painting will be CU/Colorado themed and we...

Libby Hall | Who is Libby?

Come make your mark at the front desk of Libby by painting who you are and sharing that with everyone in the building!

Smith Hall | Puzzles & Pizza

What makes you... you? What do you bring to the table that other people don't? Come share your experiences, skills/hobbies, and unique prospective with other...

The Quad | Who is Quad???

Come make your mark at the front desk of Aden by painting who you are and sharing that with everyone in the complex and showing your building of Quad has the...

Williams Village East | WVE Gaming Community Kickoff

Calling all Gamers! Come play some video games, meet some fellow gamers, and learn about the Gaming Community at Williams Village East!

Williams Village North | Spill the Tea

Residents will have the opportunity to get to know other RAs apart from their own in a calming environment. Residents will have the opportunity to ask about...

Willard Hall | Late Night Bingo

Residents will join RAs for Late Night Bingo, where they can meet new members of their community & win some great prizes!

Saturday, August 21