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The Office of Student Assistance

Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

Feb. 19, 2018

Editor’s note: The “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed weekly to students at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus by the Division of Student Affairs. Details about these CU Anschutz events and updates are also available online. Check in every Monday to find out what’s happening! If you have items you’d like to contribute, please complete the submission form by noon on Thursday for the following week.


Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture: The presentation by Jennifer Doudna, PhD, scheduled for this Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, in the CU Denver Student Commons Building has been canceled. We will update you if this Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture is rescheduled.


Speak with an immigration attorney at no charge! Brad Hendrick, Caplan & Earnest LLC, will be at the Nighthorse Campbell Shore Family Forum on Feb. 26 from noon – 1pm to discuss the immigration options available to international students after graduation.  He will talk about obtaining H-1B status through a private industry employer, other employment visa options, and the employment-based permanent residency process.  RSVP here.

Are you prepared to manage your personal finances and plan for retirement after graduation? Student leaders are investigating offering a seminar that will describe the basic knowledge needed to properly manage your personal finances. It will also cover job negotiation techniques and financial investing resources.
Please take this 3-5 minute survey to help us understand your interest in this potential workshop.


Wednesday, Feb. 21, noon – 1pm
Writing Personal Statements & Letters of Intent
Writing and brainstorming workshop
No charge, registration required
Health Sciences Library, Teaching Labs 1 & 2

​​Wednesdays, Feb. 21 – Mar. 14
6:30pm – 7:45pm
KORU Mindfulness Course
Four-week program 
Manage stress, open your mind
No charge
Health Sciences Library Reading Room

Thursday, Feb. 22, 10am – 11:30am
Active Harmer Training 
Responding to active shooters/harmers on campus
No charge
Refreshments provided
Education 2 North, #2102

Friday, Feb. 23, 10:30am – 12:15pm

Find Your Future Friday  

Volunteer opportunity

Present to high school students about healthcare jobs

Contact Tessa Carlson for more info

Rangeview High School, 17599 E Iliff Ave, Aurora

Thursday, Feb. 23, 5pm – 6pm
Chinese New Year
Hosted by International Student Group
Food, games, and gifts provided
Registration required
Education 2 Bridge Area

Monday, Feb. 26, noon - 1pm
Immigration After Graduation
Meeting with immigration lawyer
No charge, registration required
Nighthorse Campbell, Shore Family Forum


Wednesday, March 7, 9am - 1pm
Internet of Things Symposium
Presentations from industry leaders in tech
No charge, lunch provided
Registration required
Education 2 North, #1102


Did you know? Students enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) receive routine eye exam benefits: Enrollees are subject to a $25 copay per visit and receive up to $300 maximum per policy year for exams, hardware, contact lenses, and/or glasses. Don’t forget to submit a claim after your visit! Want more Did you know? tips & resources? Check out our webpage

Same day intake now available at Student Mental Health: Beginning this month, Student Mental Health on the second floor of Building 500 and in the Campus Health Center at the CU Anschutz Health & Wellness Center is now offering same-day intake appointments for new patients. One to two slots are available per day and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Art and poetry exhibit at Health Sciences Library​: Mapping the Body: Poetry & Anatomical Art, is an innovative, interdisciplinary, student-led, no charge exhibit, showing at the Health Sciences Library Gallery until March 30. This exhibit features original artwork from Modern Human Anatomy Program affiliates from CU Anschutz, paired with original poetry written by creative writing students from CU Denver.

Get your CPR certification ! The Physical Therapy Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations offer American Heart Association (AHA) certified Basic Life Support for Providers classes throughout the semester. The course is open to all and participants receive a two-year CPR certification upon completion. The fee for students and residents is just $45.

Love to sing? Join the CU Anschutz Campus Choir & make music with fellow students, faculty & staff under the direction of a conductor from CU Boulder. Weekly rehearsals are held at 5:30pm on Tuesdays at the Gossard Forum at the Fulginiti Pavillion. Email for details.

Art exhibit at Fulginiti: The Fulginiti Pavilion Gallery is home to the exhibit
Plate to Platelets by Mia Brownell until March 8. According to the artist, "I make still life paintings that are not still". The exhibit is open to the public weekdays from 9am – 5pm at no charge.

Weekdays & weekends
CU South Denver: 
Films, family activities, social events
20% CU discount code, custudent, cuemployee or cualumni
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree

CU South Denver: 
Degree programs, certificates, mini schools
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree​