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Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

March 16, 2018

Editor’s note: The “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed weekly to students at University of Colorado Denver by the Division of Student Affairs. Those CU Denver 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.


Week of March 19
Spring Break
No classes, campus open

Next update, March 26! While campus remains open, CU Denver students are on Spring Break the week of March 19, so "Campus Happenings" is taking a break, too! We'll update this webpage & distribute our next e-newsletter on Monday, March 26.


Monday, March 12 – Thursday, March 15
SGA (Student Government Association):
Voter Involvement Week

Meet your SGA candidates
-Monday, lunch
-Tuesday, live stream
-Thursday, coffee & donuts

Monday & Thursday 
March 12 & 15, 1pm – 3pm
Barbershop Conversations
A space for male-identified students of color
Identity development, career goals
Student Commons, #2000

Tuesday, March 13, 
Diversity Networking Event:
The Mark of Diversity
Keynote by Brenda J. Allen, PhD
Food provided
RSVP online
Tivoli, #320

Wednesday, March 14, 12:30pm - 2pm
Hot Topic: Money and Music
Learn from music industry pros
Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Wednesday, March 14, 
Wings, bingo, board games
Tivoli Garage Lounge

Wednesday, March 14, 
Interdisciplinary Speaker Series
Featuring Jeanette Vizguerra
Immigration & family struggles
Keeping immigrant families together
Student Commons, #2600

Thursday, March 15, 
Grad School Prep
RSVP through Handshake
Career Center
Tivoli, #267

Thursday, March 15, 
Graduate Programs Open House
Grad programs & admissions guidance
Business School, 1475 Lawrence St.

Thursday, March 29, 
LatinX Leadership Summit 
Celebrate Latinx identity
Build community
Register online​
St. Cajetan’s


Wellness Center jobs still available! Looking for an exciting job on campus? There are still many great opportunities available at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center. Apply online before the end of the month.

Ready to register for summer classes? 
Check for hold on your account before registering. To check, log into your UCDAccess student portal and click on the "Alerts" button on the right side of the home screen.

Summer registration now open for all students: 
Register now for the Summer 2018 semester before the classes you want fill up. Register through your UCDAccess student portal.

Your favorite campus hangout on Instagram: 
SGA (Student Government Association) wants to see your favorite campus spot. Post the picture to Instagram with the hashtag #studentelections and tag @cudenversga. Post the best one and you’ll get $10. 

Nominate a student leader! Nominations are open now for CU Denver’s Student Leader of the Year. The deadline to nominate a strong leader of a CU Denver student organization is March 30. The award will be presented at the 2018 Milo Awards on May 10 in the Tivoli Turnhalle. Questions?

Know someone on campus who advocates for diversity? The last day to 
nominate an individual or an organization on campus for the CU Denver Rosa Parks Diversity Award is Friday, March 16 at 5pm. Then, RSVP to the award ceremony on Friday, April 6. Questions? Contact James Speed.

Thinking about a graduate degree?
Learn about CU Denver Business School graduate programs and the GMAT Exam (Graduate Management Admission Test) at the next informational session on Saturday, April 7, 10am - noon at the CU Denver Business School. Spots are limited & going fast. Register now. The workshop will be led by an instructor from The Princeton Review and it’s all provided at no charge.

Strengthen your social support network: 
One of the most overlooked self-care routines is social support. On top of relieving stress, it can also boost our physical health and protect us from depression & anxiety. Check out this month’s issue of Student Health 101 for advice on how to ask for social support & provide it to those around you.

Compete to Feed the Need: 
The CU Denver Food Pantry is holding its annual spring food drive competition in April. Registration opens Monday, March 5, on MyLynx. Get your team signed up, then collect food to help our students facing food uncertainty. 

Raise a RaCAS! Research & Creative Activities Symposium:
Applications are now being accepted for this annual exhibition of student excellence. Submit your poster, presentation or exhibit by April 1. Then, share your research and scholarly work with classmates and colleagues at the symposium on Friday, April 27. Check online for more details.  


Weekly Wellness Programs
- Move-it Mondays, Noon - 12:45pm
CU Denver Field

- Tuesday Yoga Flow, 5:15pm - 6pm
Student Commons Building Gallery Space

-Wellness Wednesday Yoga, Noon - 12:45pm
Student Commons Building Gallery Space

Coffee Mondays!
Coffee & breakfast at no charge
Check online for pop-up locations

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 
Resume & Cover Letter Meetups
Learn how to market yourself
Create job-specific resumes
Tivoli, #267

Spirit Thursdays!
Popcorn & more
Enter to score a CU Denver Spirit Pack
Student Commons, Lynx Center

Every 1st Wednesday, 
Split Stories
Share your multiracial experiences
Student Commons, #2000

Every 1st Thursday, 
Comadre Circles
A space for Latinas
Find solidarity through shared experiences
Student Commons, #2000

Every 2nd Tuesday, 
Cross-Cultural Connections
Discuss current events
Student Commons, #2000

Every 3rd Wednesday, 
Food for thought
Guest speakers discuss Asian American Pacific Islander identity
Student Commons, #2000

“CU Denver Sentry” pitch night
Pitch your story or event
Enjoy some pizza
Share your thoughts online
Tivoli, #345

Healthy Pursuits Mind Body Fitness classes
Pilates, yoga, Zumba
No registration required
Equipment provided
Check online for details

CU South Denver
Degrees, certificates, career development
20% CU discount for films, activities & events
Discount code, custudent, cuemployee or cualumni
10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree

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