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Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates


Week of Dec. 9, 2019

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! 


SEE YA NEXT YEAR

It’s finals week! Good luck to everyone with exams and congrats to our graduates. This is the last “Campus Happenings” student newsletter of the year. Enjoy your winter break and look for us in your inbox Jan. 2020!


TOP 5 WAYS TO RELAX OVER BREAK

5- Sleep in.
4- Binge watch all the shows you’ve missed.
3- Stop procrastinating!
Register for spring semester. Submit your ’20 - ’21 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
2- Take time for yourself.
Explore YOU@CUDenver.
1- Relax! Chill. Chillax. Unwind. Recharge. Take a deep breath. Whatever works for you, do a lot of it.



FALL COMMENCEMENT EVENTS

Friday, Dec. 13, 11am – 2pm
Grad Bash
Celebrate our graduates
Activities, lunch, live music
Everyone welcome, no charge
Student Wellness Center

Saturday, Dec. 14, 9am

Commencement Ceremony
Celebrate & congratulate our graduates
Colorado Convention Center



WINTER BREAK SCHEDULE

Monday, Dec. 16 – Monday, Jan. 21
Student Winter Break
No classes

Monday, Dec. 23 – Wednesday, Jan. 1
Staff & Faculty Winter Break
Campus closed

Monday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day
No classes
Campus open

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Spring semester 2020 begins
Welcome back!



FEATURED UPDATES

Building for the future:  Monday, Dec. 16, right after Commencement, the next big thing is coming to CU Denver. It’s construction on a brand new First-year Student Housing Project including a Learning Commons for the entire campus community. Watch as the new building goes up on the CU Denver Field across from Student Commons and the Lola & Rob Student Wellness Center. It’s scheduled for completion fall 2021. Read all about it in “CU Denver News.” 

Planning to use the Wellness Center over break? Be sure to check the
holiday hours.



EVENTS

Monday Dec. 9, 10am – 2pm
Finals Boost
Snacks, refreshments
Testing supplies
Presented by Capital One Cafe
North Classroom, Atrium B


Thursday, Dec. 12, Noon – 1pm
Nobel @ Noon: Economics
Professor Andrea Velasquez
Final Nobel Prize series presentation
Meaning & importance
Student Commons #1300

Saturday, Dec. 14, 9am

Fall Commencement Ceremony
Celebrate & congratulate our graduates
Colorado Convention Center



HANDSHAKE HOT JOBS
Presented by the Career Center
Check online for additional openings

Communications/Media Relations
University Communications

Writer, Web Content Producer
Student Success Communications

Events Planner
Office of Events

Special Events Assistant
Office of Events

Graphic Designer
Office of Events

Cultural Events Programmer
CU Denver Live!

Peer Tutor, Academic Support & Mentoring
Learning Resources Center



UPDATES

Queering Identities: Explore LGBTQ+ sexuality & gender identity. New, online, Coursera course includes histories and their impact on civil rights, equality & justice. Available to students, staff & faculty at no charge. Course co-created by Jacob McWilliams, PhD, director, Women and Gender Center and K. Mohrman, PhD, assistant professor, Ethnic Studies.

Boost your happiness: It may seem complex, but increasing your happiness can be shockingly simple. Student Health 101 has
three tips to help you start creating your own happiness. Check back on Wednesdays for new helpful articles!



ONGOING PROGRAMS

Weekdays & weekends
CU South Denver
Degrees, certificates, career development
10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree

Avoid higher parking fees after 5pm during special events: 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.

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