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University of Colorado Denver - 2016

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Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Local Groups

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
  • Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WISTEM)

Other Student Support Programs

TRiO Student Support Services - TRiO serves first-generation low-income students and students with disabilities with advocacy, peer and professional mentoring, tutoring, advising, and scholarship and financial aid application assistance.

Student Educational Programs and Outreach - Provides academic advising, scholarship information, cultural programs, advocacy, resource referral, student organization sponsorship and other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of under-represented students.

Disability Resources and Services Office - DRS serves the needs of a large and diverse community of students with disabilities, providing accommodations including: assistance in identifying volunteer note-takers, alternative testing, textbooks in alternate format, priority registration, interpreters and referral to the Access center.
Campus, Response, & Evaluation Team (CARE) - CARE provides resources and information to faculty, staff or student community members who are confronted with individuals who may be threatening, disruptive or otherwise problematic. The team provides guidance and consultation and may make referrals to appropriate campus or community resources.

Career Center - The center assists and guides students with understanding and leveraging their skills, personality, values and interests as they choose an academic major and determine a career direction. Services include job search and strategies, resume development and writing, practice interviews and salary negotiation. Employers may benefit from online job posting, resume referrals, on-campus interviewing, career fairs, employer presentations, and networking events.

Counseling Center - The center provides mental health counseling services to the CU Denver student body and the Denver Metro community.

First-Year Experience - The FYE is a comprehensive approach to ensure first-year students make a successful transition to college.

Learning Resource Center - The Center provides individual and group tutoring, Supplemental Instruction (SI), study skills workshops and ESL support.

Veteran Student Services - The office is the initial contact point for eligible veterans and dependent students wishing to seek a post-secondary education or CU Denver students who wish to use Veterans Administration educational benefits. This office assists students with VA paperwork and problems associated with the receipt of VA-related educational benefits. The OVSS maintains proper certification for eligible students to ensure that each student meets VA requirements for attendance, course load and content, and other regulations necessary to receive educational benefits payments. In addition, the OVSS provides VA vocational rehabilitation referrals, information on VA tutorial assistance and VA work/study positions for qualified veterans.

Writing Center - The Writing Center at CU Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus is a free resource available to all university students who wish to improve as writers. Services include in-person and online one-on-one appointments; an asynchronous Drop Box for graduate students and all students on the Anschutz Medical Campus; workshops on a variety of topics (for example: citation, literature reviews, C.V.s, and more); and downloadable handouts, podcasts, and videos. Professional Writing Consultants will work on any type of writing and any aspect of the writing process, including (but not limited to) idea-generation, organization, thesis development, source usage, and grammar. Students bring in documents ranging from C.V.s. and personal statements to research essays and capstone projects to rhetorical analyses and grant applications. All writing is welcome. Interested students can schedule appointments online right from the homepage (http://writingcenter.ucdenver.edu) or visit us at any of our locations