Buff Bulletin Board

The Buff Bulletin Board, a listing of campus announcements, is a service of Campus Communications.

 

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems? Feeling down, hopeless?

Affordable teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

For more information, call our intake line, Julia Salinger at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Join the state’s election process as an election judge

The Secretary of State’s office has developed a webpage where Coloradans can sign up to show their interest in becoming election judges.

Serving as an election judge is a temporary, paid position. Pay differs county to county but is required by state law. This year, there will be a $3 per hour increase in election judge pay, as well as paid sick leave.

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems? Feeling down, hopeless?

Affordable teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

For more information, call our intake line, Julia Salinger at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Senior instructor offering virtual yoga sessions

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Senior Instructor Michele Simpson is offering a Hatha yoga class for relaxation and coping with stress—free throughout the summer. 

Who: Students, staff, faculty, friends and animal companions

Yoga levels: Beginning, intermediate and advanced

When: Tuesdays from 5 to 6:15 p.m. (MST)

Where: Virtual Zoom room

Guide: Michele D. Simpson

Bring: Water

Don’t have a yoga mat? No problem. Create some cushioning for your body by stacking rugs, blankets, or rugs and blankets. Please join us. We’re moving forward into May and into the foreseeable future.

Summer 2020 course materials now available

Students who are taking summer courses may order course materials from the CU Book Store. Place your order online, and materials will be shipped.

The physical store in the UMC remains closed. If you rent textbooks, a free shipping label to check in rental books is provided. Save the box they arrive in for ease of shipping back. 

Find helpful information on course materials formats. For more information, contact assist@cubookstore.com.

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems? Feeling down, hopeless?

Affordable teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

For more information, call our intake line, Julia Salinger at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Students: Are you ready for the statewide primary election?

If you already left campus or moved out of the Boulder area for the summer or due to COVID-19, please be sure to update your voter registration (or register to vote) with your new mailing address so your June ballot can find you!

Ballots for the Colorado statewide June Primary are mailed beginning June 8. You must be registered as a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or unaffiliated voter to participate. To learn more about the primary election, see Boulder County Elections Information, or check out your local county clerk’s website.

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems? Feeling down, hopeless?

Affordable teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

For more information, call our intake line, Julia Salinger at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Colorado Department of Higher Education hosting open forum for teaching faculty

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is interested in hearing from faculty about experiences this semester and what the fall semester might look like. Join the: 

Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Operations: An Open Forum for Colorado’s Higher Education Faculty
Tuesday, May 12, 1–2 p.m.
Log in via Zoom with password: 761047—no need to RSVP

Questions to be addressed will include:

  • What factors are you considering as your institution and campuses plans for the fall?
  • What would give you confidence that it is “safe” to return in the fall for in-person instruction?
  • What resources would be needed to make you feel safe?
  • What policy considerations might be necessary (institutional, CDHE, other)?

Participants needed: Freshmen mental health experiences during COVID-19

We want to understand your experience as a first-year freshmen at CU during the COVID-19 pandemic. Complete an online survey sharing your own experiences, thoughts and feelings.

This research is being conducted by researchers in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (IRB#18-0483). You will have the opportunity to win one of ten $100 Amazon gift cards. Additional opportunities to participate in paid research may be available.

To qualify, you must be a freshman at CU, between the ages of 18-25, and fluent in English.

Please contact gruberpeplab@colorado.edu with the subject line “EMERGE COVID-19 Study,” and we will send you a survey link to complete at your convenience.

Summer hours option available for CU Boulder departments

The decision has been made to proceed with the option for departments to use summer operating hours. Implementation of the summer hours schedule will vary among departments considering most employees are working remotely.

For units that choose to follow the summer hours, the hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., effective Monday, May 11 through Saturday, August 15. On Sunday, August 16 departments using summer hours for their employees will return to regular operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Some departments maintain their own unique hours of operation. Employees should follow their department’s schedule in consultation with their supervisor.

Finance and budget managers, staff: Budget & Fiscal Planning offering trainings

Budget & Fiscal Planning (BFP) is launching a new group training on the Benefits Shared Solution, starting April 30. This training covers the five-pronged Shared Solution process for the Benefits Initiative. This new training will alternate Thursdays with BFP’s Benefits Localization group training.

For details and to RSVP for either training, please visit BFP’s Benefits Initiative website.