Published: Feb. 1, 2024

Spread the love with free events this month! February may be the shortest month of the year, but there are still plenty of activities happening around campus: Black History Month events, a variety of game nights, the Inclusive Sports Summit, live music, career workshops, Bike to Work Day and much more.

Featured events

Body Image Awareness Month events

All monthRec Center
Body Image Awareness Month is all about appreciating the uniqueness of all human beings on campus. Throughout the month, there will be various events promoting a positive body image. This includes Nutrition Talks, Special Free Friday Power Hours and “Be Me!” workshops.

Feb. 2 10:30 a.m.–noon​C4C Abrams Lounge
The First-Generation Programs and Enrichment, Off-Campus Housing and Neighborhood Relations, University Housing and the Basic Needs Center are teaming up to provide resources for first-generation students living off campus.

Friday Night Stargazing at Sommers-Bausch Observatory

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 238 p.m.​Sommers-Bausch Observatory
Stop by the observatory for an evening of stargazing and good times.Open houses are only available when the skies are clear, so be sure to check the weather ahead of time. Sessions typically last one to three hours.

Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 231:30–3:30 p.m.​C4C N320
Queer Cheer is a weekly event held by the Pride Office. Drop in to enjoy queer company while learning ways to prepare for the future.

Feb. 24–10 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge
Stop by the gaming lounge to learn new games and make new friends. There will be two game sessions, one at 4 p.m. and the next at 7 p.m.

Feb. 25–6 p.m.​Rec Center, Mind Body Studio
Yoga is an activity for everyone, even those with limited flexibility. Truly appreciate all your body can do during this free yoga class.

Feb. 38–10 p.m.​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Get ready for college prom! Fancy attire is optional, so dress up in whatever makes you feel best. Free food and activities provided.

Student recitals in February

Feb. 4–29 Various times ​Various locations
鶹Ժ are performing all month in degree qualifying recitals. Although every recital is free, attendees have the option to donate to College of Music'sworld-class education program.

Feb. 47–10 p.m. Rec Center, climbing gym
If you’re unsure where to start with your climbing journey, this event is for you! This beginner-friendly climbing night will have trained climbing staff available to show you the basics.

Feb. 52 p.m.​UMC North Dining Room
Start your day off with a complimentary breakfast burrito provided by the Center for Student Involvement.

Feb. 5, 1910–11 a.m.​C4C S350 ܴǴdz
Interviewing is an essential part of the job search process. Learn the basics at this workshop held by Career Services.

Feb. 5, 197–9 p.m.​The Connection
Every other Monday, Trivia Night is held at The Connection! Prizes are available for top finishers.

Feb. 61–5 p.m.​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Volunteering is a great way to get involved with your community and make new connections. Learn more about opportunities during the Spring Volunteer Fair.

Feb. 6, 202–3 p.m.​C4C S341 ܴǴdz
Get some tips on making your resume pop during this free event.

Feb. 65–7 p.m.​UMC 235
Get involved with peers by making a free candle. Held by the Center for Student Involvement.

Pre-Law Tuesday Talks

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 275:30 p.m.վٳܲ
Pre-Law Tuesday Talks are weekly talks from law experts across the country. Each week, there will be a different expert and topic at the event.

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Faculty Tuesdays

Feb. 6, 20, 277:30 p.m.​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
On Faculty Tuesdays, renowned College of Music faculty artists perform with students and colleagues. Some themes this month include Resonant Renaissance and a celebration of the legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim.

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2710–10:30 a.m. Virtual
Navigating career platforms is an essential part of the job search process. This presentation will have a central focus on the university’s top career platform, Handshake.

Feb. 67–9 p.m.​The Connection
Try out a single or double knock-out pingpong tournament at The Connection. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at the front desk.

Feb. 65:30–6:30 p.m. Virtual
This workshop will help you prepare for the virtual career fairs coming up this semester. Learn how to tailor your resume, network and more!

Feb. 611 a.m.–1 p.m.​Rec Center lobby
The beginning of the semester can be a busy time; it’s important to set time aside for your physical and mental health. Take a break during this Health Hut.

Feb. 72–3:30 p.m.​C4C Abrams Lounge
Members of the AAPI community are invited to enjoy chai, treatsand each other’s company.

Feb. 75–6:30 p.m.​Williams Village North, Room 107
Join fellow queer engineers and the Pride Office at Will Vill for a fun time, including games and crafts.

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 2810 a.m.–noon​CASE, Room W344
How’s your career and internship search going? Get your questions answered by the CMCI career team.

Feb. 7, 14, 285–10 p.m.​The Connection
Let's-a go! The Connection is having multiple Super Smash Bros tournaments this month.

Feb. 73:30–5 p.m.​Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321
Sleep is linked with health and academic performance. Participants will learn strategies for better sleep and have the opportunity to apply their newfound knowledge.

Feb. 7 Noon–6 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge
Cozy up with some friends and play indie Switch and PC games.

Feb. 7 Noon–1 p.m.​UMC 330
Build your leadership skills while connecting with like-minded peers at Build a Buff Leadership Luncheons. The topic of February’s luncheon is event planning.

Feb. 8, 237:30 p.m.​Macky Auditorium
During this performance from the Windy Symphony and Symphonic Band, the former director of bands at the University of Illinois, Steve Peterson, will be conducting. Listen to some of the College of Music’s most outstanding wind, brass and percussion students.

Feb. 82–3 p.m.​C4C N320
The Pride Office is giving out a slice of cake and a chat about LGBTQ+ life and culture.

Feb. 8, 22Noon–1 p.m.​C4C Abrams Lounge
Come talk with fellow queer and trans grad students over a cup of joe.

Feb. 82–4 p.m.​St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
The Mobile Food Pantry is free to Buffs and community members. Resources will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

PC Presents: Live music in Club 156

Feb. 8, 15, 297–10 p.m.​The Connection
Enjoy the vibes of Club 156 with live music provided by Program Council:,and.

Feb. 82–3 p.m.​C4C S350 ܴǴdz
Attend this workshop to bring your LinkedIn skills up to par. This professional social networking platform can help boost your career.

Feb. 8, 15, 22, 2912:30–1 p.m. Virtual
During this series, participants will learn about CMCI industry trendsand ways to stand out in the job market.

Feb. 88–10 p.m.​UMC 235
Whether you’re a novice painter or a seasoned artist, this guided art class is great for all skill levels. All supplies included.

Feb. 85–7 p.m.​C4C lobby
Are you considering taking a meaningful service trip over spring break? Stop by the info table for information on costs, what to expect, the application process and more.

Feb. 97:30 p.m. Imig Music,​Grusin Music Hall (C112)
Andrew Wilder is a musician with an expertise in classical guitar. He will be presenting a unique program along with his own transcriptions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Feb. 97–10 p.m.​Rec Center, climbing gym
Enjoy fun climbing activities and Valentine’s Day treats during this themed climbing event.

Feb. 97–9 a.m.​Rec Center
Bike to Work Day is all about the environment. Stop by the Rec Center plaza for hot beverages, grab-and-go snacks and cool swag.

Feb. 10–11 ​Rec Center
Calling all grad students: You are invited to use Rec Center on select weekends this semester!Feel free to take advantage of the facilities, fitness classes, free skate rentals and more.

Feb. 12, 26 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.​C4C 336C
If you’re someone who identifies as transgender, nonbinary, gender-questioning and/or gender-creative, this social support group is for you.

Feb. 122 p.m.​UMC north dining room
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, stop by the UMC to write a letter and grab some candy.

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Feb. 127:30 p.m.​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
Enjoy a performance that is part of the Colorado Luminaries Project, a collaboration between the CU Boulder Philharmonia Orchestra and five student composers.

Feb. 135–7 p.m.​UMC 235
Flap your wings and your very own pom-pom birds during this DIY Night. is required.

Feb. 135–6 p.m.​UMC 417
Groceries can put a major dent in your budget.Join the Basic Needs Center for money saving tips.

Feb. 13, 272–3 p.m.​C4C S341 ܴǴdz
Learn how to make your resume and/or cover letter pop with this document workshop.

Feb. 13, 277–9 p.m.​The Connection
Test out your poker face during a tournament at The Connection. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk.

Feb. 13​Dal Ward Athletic Center
The theme of this year’s annual Inclusive Sports Summit is “Unity: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges through Sports and Recreation.”

Feb. 1311 a.m.–1 p.m.​Norlin Library east entrance
Take a moment to celebrate the things and people you’re thankful for.Learn about the health benefits of gratitude, and pick up a gratitude journal.

Feb. 135:15–7 p.m.​CASE E422
Learn more about regenerative food systems and creating a circular economy during this presentation.

Feb. 1411 a.m.–3 p.m.​C4C Abrams Lounge
Come together for a gathering hosted by the Center for Inclusion and Social Change and the Pride Office.

Feb. 143–5p.m.​Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321
During this session, attendees will learn the difference between stress and anxiety. Additionally, they will learn helpful management strategies.

Feb. 14, 283–3:45 p.m. Virtual
Get some help with your internship search during this virtual presentation. Topics may include where to search online, how to interview, application materials and more.

Feb. 147:30 p.m.​ATLAS Center, B2 Black Box Experimental Theater
TheCollege of Music presents Soundworks, an evening of contemporary electronic and electroacoustic music.

Feb. 1512:30–1:30 p.m.​C4C 336C
If you identify as a queer and/or trans person of color, this group is for you!

Feb. 1510 a.m.–3 p.m.​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Set your future housing plans in stone with the Spring Housing Fair. You’ll have the chance to learn more about the leasing process and meet with landlords, city offices and vendors.

Feb. 157:30 p.m.​Macky Auditorium
In 2021, Reena Esmail composed “REMember,” a piece reflecting the losses and gains of the global pandemic.

Feb. 158–10 p.m.​Rec Center, Studio 1
Learn how to dance the salsa with the Center for Student Involvement.

Feb. 155–6:30 p.m.​UMC 457
Musicians and poets are coming together for Black Love Day. The event helps spread love and peace in the community and stands against racism and violence.

Feb. 165–10 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge
Celebrate the Black and African American experience with video games created by Black creators/developers or games that center around their lives.

Feb. 167:30 p.m.​Imig Music, Chamber Hall (S102)
Check out a performance by Brazilian pianist Diego Caetano.

Feb. 178–10 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge and Room 235
Stop by game night for board games, card games and free food and drinks.

Feb. 192 p.m.​UMC north dining room
Build your own yogurt parfait as a great snack in-between classes.

Feb. 193:30–5:30 p.m.​C4C N320
Join the Pride Office for a celebration of the lesbian community at CU Boulder. Attendees will decorate cookies and play lesbian trivia.

Feb. 205–7 p.m.​UMC 235
Craft whatever you’d like during this week’s DIY Night. in advance.

Feb. 204–4:45 p.m.​C4C S452
College of Arts and Sciences students are invited to get resume advice from a Northwestern Mutual professional.

Feb. 204–5 p.m.​C4C S350 ܴǴdz
The thought of life after graduation can be daunting. Get prepped with this presentation by Career Services.

Feb. 216–7:30 p.m.​C4C N320
Kitchen Table is a monthly gathering that offers community and leadership-building opportunities to students identifying as women of color at a predominantly white university.

Feb. 218 a.m.–6 p.m. Virtual
Engineering majors are invited to practice their interview skills with CU Boulder alumni.Once you , you will be able to see who is available and schedule a time to interview.

Feb. 212–4 p.m.​C4C N238
Disability Services is holding their monthly Stress(Less) event in the C4C. Participants can make their own slime, aromatherapy roll-on and stress ball.

Feb. 213:30–5 p.m.​Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321
During this talk, attendees will learn about suicide prevention. Topics include noticing the signs, connecting people with resources and more.

Feb. 215–10 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge
Unwind from the stressors of the week during an evening with games and friends.

Feb. 222–3 p.m.ܴǴdz
Don’t be intimidated by grad school applications;Career Services is here to help! Get the rundown during this virtual workshop.

Science under the Dome: Our Human Right to a Healthy Environment

Feb. 22 7–8 p.m.​Fiske Planetarium
The ongoing climate crisis is also a human rights crisis, determined by the United Nations last year.In this presentation, you will learn about the human right to a healthy environment.

Feb. 228–10 p.m.​The Connection
Who doesn't love a party? Stop by for free bowling, billiards, pingpong and karaoke!

Feb. 22Noon–1 p.m.​C4C S350 ܴǴdz
Network your way to the top and attend this workshop held by Career Services.

Feb. 22Noon–2 p.m.​UMC 247
Celebrate Black History Month with the DSCC and all things jazz. Attendees will learn about jazz origins while enjoyingpastries and beverages.

Feb. 2210 a.m.–noon​UMC 330
Stop by and pick up a free ticket to watch the Colorado Mammoth take on the New York Riptide on Feb. 23 in Denver.

Feb. 225–7 p.m.​Miramontes Baca Education, Idea Forge (Room 33)
Do you have a passion for sustainability? Learn more about making a difference during this interactive workshop.

Feb. 257–10 p.m.​Rec Center, climbing gym
Get support from other women and nonbinary identifying individuals at this rock climbing event.

Feb. 257:30 p.m.​Macky Auditorium
Enjoy afull-length Jamaican choral music concert that chronicles the country’s journey to finding its musical voice.

Feb. 262 p.m.​UMC North Dining Room
What’s not to love about good ol’ mashed potatoes? Stop by the UMC for a free serving.

Feb. 267–9 p.m.​The Connection
Are you a pro at billiards? Visit The Connection for 8 or 9-ball tournaments. Prizes available for top finishers.

Feb. 275–7 p.m.​UMC 235
Create a friendly and stuffed sock animal during this DIY Night. Space is limited, so be sure to in advance.

Feb. 274–4:45 p.m.​C4C S452
During this presentation, attendees will get some professional pointers from Camille Neu, director of client relations at Northwestern Mutual.

Feb. 275–6 p.m. Virtual
Prepare a simple and delicious meal with this virtual cook along. This week, attendees will learn how to make a delicious vegan chickpea curry that uses ingredients from the Buff Pantry.

Feb. 271–2 p.m. Virtual
Are your note-taking skills up to par? Learn more about strategies and the importance of note-taking during this workshop.

Feb. 2711 a.m.–1 p.m.​BOLD Center
Learn about the correlations between sleep and health. Afterward, you will leave with a complimentary pair of earplugs and a sleep mask.

Feb. 275–7 p.m.​C4C Flatirons Room (N300)
Have a productive discussion about the intersection of disability and queer identity. Sonja, who identifies on the autism spectrum, has OCD and uses mobility aids, will be hosting the dinner.

Feb. 283:30–5 p.m.​Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321
Have fun and stay safe with smart partying techniques. Those interested should online.

Feb. 299 a.m.–5 p.m.​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
This symposium focuses on leadership for women at CU Boulder. People of all genders are welcome.

Feb. 298–10 p.m.​UMC Gaming Lounge
The Center for Student Involvement is hosting a video game night at the new UMC Gaming Lounge. Food and drinks will be provided.