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Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

Week of Jan. 20, 2020

Editor’s note: The weekly “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed to all CU Denver students on Monday mornings by the Division of Student Success. If you have items you’d like to contribute, please complete our submission form by noon on Thursday for the following week. Note that the information on the list is subject the change. Thanks for reading! 


Welcome! Whether you’re returning to CU Denver or are a brand new student, we’re glad you’re here. Wondering what’s happening on campus? Just turn to this weekly student e-communication and our events & updates webpage! We update every Monday morning.


Tuesday, Jan. 21 – Thursday, Jan. 23
10am – 2pm

Welcome Week: Spring 2020
-Tuesday – Craft Day
-Wednesday – Student Resource Fair
-Thursday – Activity/Game Day
Tivoli Turnhalle


Construction now, new residence hall in fall 2021: That heavy equipment you see across from the Student Commons Building moved in over winter break to get started building the new CU Denver First-year Student Housing Project which will include a Learning Commons for the entire campus community. Watch as the building goes up and follow the project status in “CU Denver News”.”

Procrastinating on your New Year’s resolutions? Get some help from YOU@CUDenver. This student wellness portal can help with the structure you need to reach your goals. More than that, it can give you personalized tips and resources to create your ideal student experience.
Log in now to get started!

Get GroupFit: Take your workout to the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center.
Group Fitness classes are open to all members at no additional cost and there are lots of offerings, including Cycle, Barre, HIIT, Werq & HydroFit.

Avoid higher parking fees after 5pm: During special events, Auraria Campus parking rates increase in the evening. Don’t want to pay it? Register your vehicle with Auraria Campus Parking & Transportation Services, 7th Street Garage, first floor. Bring campus ID & car registration. Check online for
additional parking details.

Clutter & Junk! Missing important campus emails? They could be in your Junk or Clutter folders, so be sure to check them regularly. You may even want to
turn off the Clutter filter. Remember, it’s on you to be sure you’re seeing the messages the university sends.


Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11am – 3pm  
Coffee & Sex
Presented by The Phoenix Center
Learn about healthy & safe sexuality
Campus resources
Serving French press coffee
Tivoli Tavern

Thursday Jan. 23, 11am – 3pm   
Coffee & Sex
Presented by The Phoenix Center
Learn about healthy & safe sexuality
Campus resources
Serving French press coffee
Tivoli Tavern

Thursday, Jan. 23, 4pm – 6pm

Movie Night:
“Zombieland Double Tap”
Pizza, popcorn, candy
No charge
Tivoli Turnhalle

Monday, Jan. 27, 3:15pm – 5pm  
Netflix’ YOU:
Screening select scenes & discussion
Presented by The Phoenix Center
Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10am – 2pm

Study Abroad Fair
Plan your study abroad experience

Get details, ask questions
Food, giveaways
One student scores $500 toward program
Tivoli Turnhalle

Thursday, Jan. 30, Noon
Cyber safety & stalking
Presented by The Phoenix Center
Recognizing Stalking Awareness Month
Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 12:30pm – 2pm

Wellness Redefined Workshops:
Physical Wellness

Presented by Health Center at Auraria
Activity, nutrition, better sleep
Snacks provided
Auraria Library, Discovery Wall

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 4pm – 6pm

Open Mic Night
Music, poetry & more
Audience or performer? It’s up to you
Tivoli Garage Lounge

Thursday, Feb. 6, 9am – 11am

7th Annual Milo Mile
1K run & birthday bash
Celebrating mascot Milo the Lynx
First 100 registered get a t-shirt
Indoor event
Student Wellness Center


Calling drag show performers! The LGBTQ Resource Center is looking for performers for the annual Love is a Drag event. The theme is ‘A Night in Hollywood’ and it’s set for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2pm – 6pm. Interested in performing? Just complete the survey.

Your wellness in January: Think you’re up for the 60 Day Challenge? That’s just one of the ways the
CU Denver Student Wellness Center is keeping you physically, emotionally & financially fit. Read all about their programming in the January Wellness Matters newsletter, then head on over to participate. Look for updated newsletters in your inbox monthly.

Food Pantry hours: The CU Denver Student Food Pantry is located on the third floor of the Student Wellness Center. Students can stop in 9am – 7pm, Monday through Thursday or 12pm – 6pm on Fridays. Want to donate? Drop off your food & hygiene items at the welcome desk anytime.

Ready to build your leadership skills? If you’re interested in starting something extraordinary and being authentic as a leader, the one-day
Catalyst Leadership Conference is for you. It’s open to a limited number of students at no charge and will be held Friday, Feb. 28, 8:30am – 5pm, in the Tivoli Student Union. Includes breakfast & lunch. Don’t miss out, register now!

Welcome to LynxConnect:  This new space is your one-stop-shop to explore career services, internship options, global internships & study abroad and research & creative activities. Connect your academics to real-life experiences with help from peer advisors & professional staff. Find LynxConnect in Tivoli #339, near the Tivoli Parking Garage, above the Comcast Media Center, across the courtyard from iPie.

Internships available! Biomedical research: The Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine at CU Anschutz is accepting applications for its 11-week Summer Internship Program for undergraduates, Monday, June 1 – Friday, Aug. 14. The program includes full-time work in CU Anschutz laboratories, state-of-the-art training opportunities, career development, scientific lectures, community service and a $5,000 stipend.
Application deadline, Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Get your science & engineering on: This is your chance to inspire the next generation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) majors!
Volunteer now to support more than 300 6th graders through 12th graders who’ll be on campus the final weekend in February competing in the Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The event’s set for Thursday, Feb. 27 – Sunday, March 1 in the Student Wellness Center. 

Hit refresh this year: Looking to eliminate stress and anxiety this semester? Check out this
five minute guided meditation from Student Health 101, then get some tips on revving up in the morning. Check back each Wednesday for new articles and resources to help you deal with life as a student.


Monday – Thursday
Mind Body Fitness Classes
Presented by Health Center at Auraria
Yoga, Zumba, Pilates

Classes, days & times noted in green
Students, staff, faculty
No charge
PE Events Center, Auraria Campus

Weekdays & weekends

CU South Denver
Degrees, certificates, career development
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