Continuing Education - High School Concurrent Program
The High School Concurrent Program is intended for high school students interested in the challenge of completing college courses at the University of Colorado Boulder. High School Concurrent students earn college credit that may also be applied to high school graduation requirements.
All high school students aged 16 and over are eligible to enroll in college courses with parent/guardian and high school counselor/principal permission...
Continuing Education at CU Boulder
Established in 1911, the Division of Continuing Education's mission is to provide quality, innovative lifelong-learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of the University of Colorado Boulder. Since learning needs are unique and don't always follow the traditional college student path, Continuing Education offers a variety of programs--from individual courses and degree programs to science education for elementary and secondary students...
Coproduction of Embodied Climate Curriculum Gains STEAM
Beth Osnes (Theatre), Carl Simpson (CU Museum of Natural History), Jim Hakala (CU Museum of Natural History), and Patrick Chandler (Environmental Studies PhD student) aim to pilot a coproduced curriculum with a diverse set of schools in Jefferson County focused on the embodied exploration of fossils, energy, and climate for 4th/5th grade students in Colorado...
Creating a Cooperative Stewardship Zone in Boulder Canyon
This project will develop the Boulder Canyon Cooperative Stewardship Zone (CSZ), as an initial effort of the CU Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities. This is a novel approach to stewarding public lands that have complicated land ownership and are under threat from high recreation and limited management resources. The Boulder Canyon CSZ will join all stakeholders in a partnership network to share resources, management, research, and planning for this area which is heavily impacted by users...
Critical Civic Inquiry
Critical Civic Inquiry (CCI) is based on the premise that students from historically marginalized groups will be most likely to engage in school when they see academic work as relevant to their everyday lives and they are invited to participate with adults in making their schools better. This approach builds on recent evidence showing developmental benefits when young people are treated as partners in school change rather than just targets of remediation (Kirshner & Ginwright, 2012; Ozer & Wright, 2012)...
Critical Conversations Project: Playback Theatre in Rural Colorado
Critical Conversations Project (CCP) is a new project that employs well-developed, empirically-tested Playback Theatre to facilitate conversations in areas of rural Colorado that are experiencing rapid and destabilizing change (social, economic or environmental).
Playback is a non-scripted, interactive theatre form in which audience members share true stories or experiences from their lives and see them “played back” by an ensemble of actors in ways that encourage insight across chasms of difference...
CU at Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde is known for its incredible cliff dwellings and ancient human histories, but it is also a fascinating place to observe a unique living landscape. This summer, through a collaboration between the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and Mesa Verde National Park, visitors to the park can engage with hands-on education activities that will highlight how plants, animals, people and the land are all interconnected...
CU Boulder VITA Program
CU Boulder VITA (volunteer income tax assistance) is an IRS-sponsored program that offers free income tax return preparation services to taxpayers with household income of $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. During tax busy season, we offer our free tax preparation services twice a week...
CU Builds the Geometry Park
"CU Designs the Geometry Park" is a cooperative effort between the Program in Environmental Design and the Geometry Park, an existing project in the Center for STEM Learning (CSL) to create a STEM-based exhibit in Romero Park, Lafayette. The future park construction is currently funded; however, we would like to extend the outreach impact by including a student design class and evaluation...
CU Dialogues Program
The CU Dialogues Program engages diverse audiences of the CU Boulder community in open conversation across differences of all kinds. Housed under CU Engage: The Center for Community-Based Learning and Research within the School of Education, the CU Dialogues program serves the campus at large. Through facilitated dialogue we promote communication across social, cultural and power differentials and foster mutual understanding through the open sharing of experiences and perspectives...
CU Going Local
CU Going Local is a committed group of university and community members brought together by the common desire to create a more sustainable world through relocalizing campus community. Through the most fundamental necessity of food, CU Going Local strives to combat global environmental and social problems through community-based initiatives.
CU Going Local is a student organization that promotes local and sustainable food on campus and in the Boulder community...
CU GOLD - Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development
EVERY STUDENT CAN BE A LEADER. Find your strength as a leader with CU GOLD.
CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) provides free leadership development opportunities to all CU students as a department of the Center for Student Involvement. All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in at least one credit hour are encouraged to join the Core Leadership Program at the start of each semester! The Core Leadership Program is a semester-long cohort program consisting of a leadership retreat in the mountains of Colorado, a community service project, and weekly sessions devoted to a variety of leadership topics including understanding personal values, diversity, and different leadership styles...
CU Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Policy
Society has a growing need for expertise in science and technology policy. The Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Policy at the CU-Boulder, which is being offered in a parallel form at the Colorado School of Mines, is a rigorous educational program to prepare students pursuing graduate degrees for careers at the interface of science, technology, and decision making...
CU Green Labs
The CU Green Labs Program provides materials and education to CU-Boulder campus labs to help them reduce their energy and water usage. A typical lab uses seven times more energy than a typical office but there are many ways to reduce used resources. CU Green Labs is a collaborative effort between Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management and the Environmental Center...
CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project
The CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project seeks to document the histories and experiences of Japanese and Japanese American students, faculty, and staff on the CU Boulder campus from the university's founding to the present day. The project is led by Megan K. Friedel (Assistant Professor/Head of Archives) and Adam Lisbon (Assistant Professor/Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian) in the University Libraries, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the end of Japanese American incarceration in the United States...
CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. With hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more on our stages each year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The Artist Series, which for more than 80 years has welcomed world-renowned musicians and dance troupes to historic Macky Auditorium...
CU Science Discovery
CU Science Discovery is a science education outreach program of the University of Colorado Boulder's Division of Continuing Education. Founded in 1983 to heighten young students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) CU Science Discovery coordinates an array of programs that connect K-12 students and teachers to current CU science...
CU Upward Bound
About CU Upward Bound
CU Upward Bound (CUUB) is the longest-running of CU Boulder's pre-college outreach programs. Like all Upward Bound programs, CUUB is funded by the US Department of Education to help low income and first-generation college going students succeed in high school and prepare for postsecondary success. But the CUUB program sharpens the focus of a typical Upward Bound with its unique mission to challenge, protect and connect the primarily indigenous student population we serve...
Now in its 35th year, CU Wizards is happy to share a new season with you as they explore the exciting worlds of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and more!
FREE to the public, the monthly shows entertain and inform children about the wonders of science. Shows are one Saturday morning per month from September to June and provide a perfect start to a fun-filled weekend...
CU-Stars: CU Science, Technology, Astronomy Recruits
CU-STARs are undergraduates at CU Boulder, mostly in space-themed majors like aerospace engineering and astrophysics. They volunteer their time to visit high schools around Colorado, an experience that creates many friendships, builds their identities as scientists and gives them a chance to share their passion for science. Our partner schools are primarily rural and under-served schools, and we have traveled to every corner of Colorado...