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Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

Week of Oct. 21, 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. Thanks for reading! 


Time to prepare!  
Monday, Oct. 21: Graduation early bird registration deadline, save $25
Monday, Nov. 4: Pre-registration deadline


Keep yourself healthy
Wednesday, Oct. 23:  10am – 1pm, Plaza Building, students, staff, faculty. No charge with campus ID.


Registration deadline
Wednesday, Oct. 23: Register for this Halloween-themed 2K then get ready to avoid the zombies & stay alive. Bring your best jukes & moves to the Tivoli Quad, Thursday, Oct. 24, 11am – 12:30pm.


Student apps due for Transcend Auraria
Sunday, Oct. 27: Submit your application to attend this three-day social justice retreat set for Friday, Jan. 24 – Sunday, Jan. 26, YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park. Transcend Auraria will offer safe space for students to begin understanding how the dynamics of power, privilege and oppression show up in their lives and on campus, ultimately resulting in a positive influence on the Auraria campus climate.


Food & swag! Your input on student communications: Help us get you the news & information you need, the way you want to receive it. Register now to participate in one of three focus groups, Monday, Oct. 28 – Wednesday, Oct. 30. Times & locations included on the registration form.  

Get your fall on with Student Gov’t! Join SGA Thursday, Oct. 24, 1pm – 4pm for the annual
It’s Fall Y’all event. Unwind with fun food & carnival activities. Get your caricature drawn and pick up some swag. CU Denver Sports Field.

Celebrate! Transfer Student Week: Events celebrate the stories of our transfer students.
Compete in the photo competition using #CUDenTransfer. Nominate an Outstanding Transfer Champion.
- Monday, Oct. 21, Swag Time
- Tuesday, Oct. 22, Spook-TACO-lar
- Wednesday, Oct. 23, Transfer Appreciation, notes & treats
Locations, times & details online

Live the life YOU want: Start designing your ideal college experience with YOU@CUDenver, a new student wellness portal with personalized content & resources to help foster success in all parts of your life. Log into the YOU portal and fill out your profile to start setting goals and tailoring your life.

Avoid special event parking fees: It’s Avalanche & Nuggets season! Don’t want to pay higher Auraria Campus parking rates after 5pm on game nights & during special events? Register your vehicle with Parking & Transportation Services, 7th Street Garage, first floor. Bring campus ID & car registration. Additional parking details are available online.


Monday, Oct. 21, 9am – 11am
Coffee Monday:
Capital One Cafe

Special off-campus event
Coffee & breakfast burritos
No charge, bring campus ID
Capital One Cafe, Lodo
1550 Wewatta St.

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30pm – 5pm

Chancellor Dorothy Horrell:
Final State of the Campus Address
Light refreshments
Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30pm - 8pm
Not So Basic Town Hall
9News anchor Kyle Clark
& Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock
Intimate conversation, Q&A
Issues important to college students
St.. Cajetan's Church

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10am – 1pm

FINAL Flu Shot Clinic
Dependent on supply
Students, staff, faculty
No charge with campus ID  
Plaza Building

Wednesday, Oct 23, 12:30pm – 2pm

Wellness Redefined:
Social Wellness

Importance of social connections
Build network of social support
Tivoli #320A, Baerresen Ballroom

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1pm – 2pm

Let’s Talk:
Informal counseling sessions

Part of an on-going series
Counseling Center staff
No appointment necessary
Student Wellness Center, Study Room #4

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1pm – 4pm

FAFSA Workshop
Get help submitting forms
Apply for alternate aid
Lunch provided
Student Commons #2000

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 6pm – 8pm
Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture

Wilderness Restored:
The Wolf’s Return to Colorado
Featuring author Mike Phillips
“The Wolves of Yellowstone”

RSVP requested
Presented by the Damrauer Endowed Lectureship Fund
Student Commons #2600

Thursday, Oct. 24, 11am – 12:30pm

Zombie Run:

Halloween-themed 2K
Avoid the zombies to stay alive
REGISTER by Oct. 23, 5pm
Tivoli Quad

Thursday, Oct. 24, 11am – 12:30pm

Climate and Society:
Impacts, Interactions
& Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Featuring CU Denver faculty
Brian Buma, Ivan Ramirez, Bryan Wee
Presented by CLAS (Liberal Arts & Sciences)
Research & Creative Activities Exchange
Student Commons #1401

Thursday, Oct. 24, 1pm – 4pm
It’s Fall Y’all!
Relax & de-stress with fall fun

Food, games, entertainment
Caricatures, swag
Presented by Student Gov’t
CU Denver Sports Field

Thursday, Oct. 24, 1pm – 4pm

FAFSA Workshop
Get help submitting forms
Apply for alternate aid
Lunch provided
Student Commons #2000

Thursday, Oct. 24, 4pm – 6pm

Movie Night: “Scary Stories”
Pizza, popcorn, candy
Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Monday, Oct. 28, 1:30pm – 3pm
Lynx Connected Training
How to support people in distress
Anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts

Please RSVP
Student Commons, Boettcher Conference Room

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 11am – 1pm

Meet a Friend:
Trick or Treat

Find a new buddy!
Pumpkin painting
Hot chocolate
Student Commons, Speer Gallery

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7pm – 8:30pm

Group Fitness Dance Party
Zumba & Werq classes
Live DJ, wear your neon
Light it up with glow sticks
Student Wellness Center, Studio 1

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1pm – 2pm

Let’s Talk:
Informal counseling sessions

Part of an on-going series
Counseling Center staff
No appointment necessary
Student Wellness Center, Study Room #4

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30pm – 6pm

Game Night
Cards Against Humanity, UNO, Clue
Food provided
Presented by Multiracial Biracial Student Alliance
Student Commons #2000

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4pm – 5pm

CU Anschutz Chancellor Don Elliman:
State of the Campus

Progress, strategies, goals
Q&A, light refreshments

Live stream through Facebook
Research 1 North - Hensel Phelps West Auditorium

Thursday, Oct. 31, 10am – 2pm
Dia de los Muertos
Honoring immigrants
& lives lost in ICE detention
Celebration of culture
Food, face painting, altars
St. Cajetans

Thursday, Oct. 31, 11am – 3pm
Terror in the Tivoli
Tivoli ghost tours on the hour
Scary movies, pumpkin decorating
Hot cocoa & cider
Tivoli Turnhalle

Thursday, Oct. 31, 12:30pm – 2pm
Wellness Redefined:
Wellness Plan

Create your customized plan
Collaborate with the group
Tivoli #320A


Resume prep! Engineering, computer science, construction management students: Get advice on your resume and cover letter at the Career Center in the LynxConnect hub today, Tivoli #339. That’s near the Tivoli Parking Garage, above the Comcast Media Center, across the courtyard from iPIE. Then, network with recruiters at the next Engineering Internship & Job Fair, Wednesday, Nov. 6. More than 35 employers will be ready to welcome you in the Tivoli Turnhalle, 11am – 3pm.

Register your team & get ready to gobble! The annual
Student Food Pantry Gobbler Challenge food drive kicks off Monday, Oct. 28 and runs through Friday, Nov. 22. Register your team now, then collect food & hygiene donations to support students facing food uncertainty. The top three teams will be rewarded for their efforts.

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.

LGBTQ Customer Experience Survey: The
LGBTQ Student Resource Center is seeking your input and feedback about your experiences with their Center and programs. Complete the survey before the end of Oct. and you could score a $100 Tivoli Station shopping spree.

Break those bad habits! Looking to make a change but feeling discouraged? It might be easier than you think.
Student Health 101 has a simple formula that could leave you healthier, happier and more productive. Check back next Wednesday for another new, helpful article.


Immigration legal sessions: This ongoing program runs through Tuesday, Dec. 3 and gives DACA, refugee, international & immigrant students an opportunity to speak with legal specialists and learn more about new immigration policies. Full schedule available online.

Mondays, 9am – 11am
Coffee Monday
Coffee, snacks & info
No charge

Pop-up locations

Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Sentry Pitch Meetings
Open to all students
Pizza provided
Tivoli #345

Fridays, 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Student Government (SGA):
Senate Meetings

Open to all students
Tivoli #640

Weekdays & weekends

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

Learning resources & swag opportunity: Forgot your textbook, calculator or other items? Swing by the
Learning Resources Center (LRC) to see how they can help. LRC also provides a variety of support services that go way beyond tutoring.

2020 – 2021 FAFSA: It’s never too early to
submit you FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To be considered for the best funding available, apply by April 1, 2020. Be sure to use CU Denver school code 004508.

Not a member of the CU Denver Student Health & Wellness Center? The Health Center at Auraria
Mind, Body, Fitness program offers classes at no cost, including Zumba, Pilates & yoga. Sessions are open to students, staff, faculty.


Full schedule and details online

-1st Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Split Stories

-2nd Thursdays, 5pm – 7pm
Council of Asian Student Leaders

-3rd Tuesdays or Wednesdays
12:30pm – 1:45pm

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