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Weekly Events & Updates


Week of March 18, 2019

Editor’s note: The “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed weekly to students at University of Colorado Denver by the Division of Student Development. Those CU Denver events and updates are also available on this webpage. 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.


IMPORTANT DATES
 
Monday, March 18 – Battle of the Bands: Last chance to
register for Battle of the Bands. Compete with other student groups for a gig at the Grad Bash in May or the Fall Block Party. Bands must have at least one CU Denver student member to participate.
 
Wednesday, March 20 – Keep talking about mental health:
Submit your story now to be considered to share your mental health journey in front of a live audience at the End the Stigma event on Thursday, April 18. Those with mental health experiences they’d like to share are encouraged to use a variety of presentation styles including spoken word, slam poetry, video and artwork. Stories can also be shared anonymously.
 
Friday, March 22 – Tell us how you’re doing: You’re almost out of time to take the
National College Health Assessment (NCHA). Student feedback will drive future campus health promotion and wellness initiatives. Degree-seeking students eligible to participate received an email with a link to the assessment on Sunday, March 3. Check your university inbox for the subject line CU Denver Health & Wellness Assessment, sent from ncha.web. Those who complete the survey could earn one of several reward items including an iPad or an REI bike.
 
March 25 thru March 29 - Spring Break! This student newsletter will be taking the week off, too. You’ll hear from us again on Monday, April 1. Enjoy your time off!
 
Friday, March 29 – Rosa Parks Diversity nominations: Now’s the time to
nominate students, staff, faculty and community members for the Rosa Parks Diversity Awards which are given to people who’ve helped the university enhance diversity and foster inclusion on campus or in the community. Winners will be honored at the awards luncheon on Thursday, April 18.
 
Sunday, March 31 – Auraria campus transportation survey:
Complete this short survey before Spring Break ends to be entered in a drawing for vouchers to campus food vendors. Your feedback will help the Auraria Sustainable Campus Program improve transportation and make campus more accessible.

Monday, April 1
 Don’t leave $ on the table: Be sure to complete your 2019 – 2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by April 1 to be given priority consideration for state and university grants. Colorado students missed out on $50M in federal financial aid because they didn’t fill out the forms. Here’s what you need to know about FAFSA.


FEATURED UPDATES
 
“Hello, Dolly!” Broadway musical: Get your tickets now, then share Dolly's struggle as she tries to find a perfect match in this must-see classic romantic comedy. April 3, 5:45pm – 10pm. Student tickets are just $10 at the Lynx Center, Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5pm. Limit two per student. Debit or credit only.

Let’s get ready to register for fall classes! Plan now for a quick and seamless Fall 2019 class registration process. Check your UCDAccess Student Portal for holds, load up your shopping cart & you’ll be prepared to register at your appointed day & time.


 
HANDSHAKE HOT JOBS
Presented by the
Career Center
 
Want my writing job? Hi, it’s Ben. I’m the student writer who puts this e-newsletter together every week. It’s the best job ever, but I’m graduating. If you want to take over, we’ve got
all the details on HANDSHAKE. You won’t regret it!
 
Online content publisher: University Communications is hiring a student employee to work in online digital communications, posting web content and designing layout.
Check it out and apply online.
 
 
EVENTS
 
Monday, March 18, Noon – 1:30pm

ADAPT: Disability & Transportation
Movie & discussion
Transportation transformation
Serving those with disabilities
CU Building #440
 
Tuesday, March 19, 11am – 2pm

Cultural Diversity Festival
Celebrate diversity
Food & music
Performances & activities
Tivoli Turnhalle
 
Tuesday, March 19, 5pm – 6pm

Student Fee Q&A
What’s included in student fees?
Ask questions, get answers
Student Commons, Wartgow Welcome Center
 
Wednesday, March 20, Noon – 1pm

Grad School Prep
Thinking about grad school?
Get help preparing
No charge
Career Center, Tivoli #267

Wednesday, March 20, Noon – 3pm

Transgender Day of Empowerment
Art walk & performances
Want to perform or showcase art?

Register to participate
Tivoli #440

Wednesday, March 20, 4pm – 6pm

Movie Night: “On the Basis of Sex
Celebrate Women’s History Month
Pizza, popcorn, candy
Tivoli Turnhalle
 
Wednesday, March 20, 4pm – 7pm

Book Talk: Simone FM Spinner
Alumna and author of “Denver Food”
Heart & soul of Denver’s culinary scene
Student Commons, 3rd floor Solarium

 
Thursday, March 21, 10am – 5pm

LatinX Leadership Summit
Nurturing LatinX cultural pride
Building community
Open to all

Register to attend
St. Cajetan’s Church
 
Thursday, March 21, 3pm – 4pm

Meet a Friend: Yoga Edition
Yoga, tea, snacks & socializing
All are welcome
Campus Village Multipurpose Room
 
Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29
Student Spring Break
See you in April!
 
Monday, April 1, 2pm – 6pm

Rolling into the 80’s
We’re not fooling!
Roller skating, 80’s music
Snacks & good times
Skates provided, bring socks
Tivoli Turnhalle

Tuesday, April 2, 4pm – 6pm

Open Mic
Got talent? Show us!
Live audience of your peers
Tivoli Garage Lounge
 
Saturday, April 6, 10am – Noon

GMAT Test Prep Workshop
Learn about test format
Preparation strategies
Instructor from the Princeton Review
No charge
CU Denver Business School
 

UPDATES

Freshman? Senior? $100 Amazon card? Eligible freshmen and seniors who complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) before Friday, April 12, will be in the running for one of fifteen $100 cards. Even better, your responses will
help improve CU Denver. Students eligible for the survey will find the link in their student portal. What are you waiting for? Your feedback will shape the campus experience for future students!
 
Lynx Summer Wellness Camps: Know a kiddo interested in sports camps this summer? Wellness & Recreation Services is offering three youth programs in June. From games & team-building activities to lacrosse fundamentals,
find the right program for your camper and register before it’s too late.

6 reasons to go to the Career Center today: There’s a lot more going on at the
Career Center than you might think! Check out this article from Student Health 101 to find out more about all of the awesome services career centers typically offer students.
 
 
WEEKLY & ONGOING PROGRAMS

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

Pop-up locations
 
Tuesdays, 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Take a Selfie
Focus on your skills
Presented by the Career Center
Student Commons #1401
 
Tuesdays, 6:15pm – 8pm
Fundamentals of Climbing
Rock climbing for beginners

Sign up in advance, fee $5
Wellness Center Climbing Wall

Wednesdays, 2pm – 3pm

Resume & Cover Letter Meetups
Career Center
Tivoli #267
 
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2pm – 3pm

Queer & Trans People of Color Meetup
Connect with other QTPOC students & staff
Food & drink provided
Boulder Creek #132

Fridays, 12:30pm – 2:30pm

SGA Senate Meeting
Participate in Student Government
Tivoli #640
 

CENTER FOR IDENTITY & INCLUSION

Full schedule and details online
 
1st Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Split Stories
 
2nd Tuesdays, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Barbershop Conversations

2nd Wednesdays, 12pm – 1:30pm

Ebony Talks
 
3rd Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Food for Thought
 
1st Thursdays, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Comadre Circles

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


Substance use support: If you or anyone you know is seeking support for recovery from substance use, the Auraria Collegiate Recovery Community is offering
All Recovery meetings this spring. Meetings take place Mondays, 11:30am – 12:30pm, and Thursdays, 12:45pm – 1:45pm in Physical Education Building room 202.

Relax, Unwind & De-stress: The Health Center at Auraria offers Healthy Pursuits classes at no cost. Equipment provided, no registration required, just show up! Check out the
full spring schedule for times and locations.

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