Writing Lab & Math Lab

Our tutoring lab format provides an opportunity for student-athletes to get tutoring support without having to commit to regular appointments.  We offer Math Lab and Writing Lab help staffed by specialists who have significant training and teaching experience in these subject areas.  Students can drop-in for assistance or setup an appointment in advance by contacting their academic coordinator or the tutoring staff.  Following are guidelines that tutors are expected to follow when working Math Lab and Writing Lab shifts.
Writing Lab Station

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Activate Your Identikey

As a newly admitted student to CU Boulder, one of your first tasks will be to setup your login credentials that you will use to access many different online platforms and portals.  This login is referred to as your Identikey.  Follow the simple steps below to activate your new Identikey.  In order to proceed you will need your student ID number which was sent to you in your official admittance email.

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Don’t Let the Madness Overtake You

Last March, while attending the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, I almost got caught up in the Madness. After taking in Utah’s improbable overtime win over the Cal Bears, my wife and I were walking through the MGM Grand to meet some friends for dinner. Basketball Scoreboard at MGM 2013

As we strolled through the casino floor, still caught up in the excitement, we came upon the Sports Book when my wife exclaimed, “let’s put some money on Utah!”. Imagining the possibilities of a #10 seed advancing to the Big Dance, we got in line to throw down our wager, when all of a sudden I remembered, “I can’t do this”. For a split moment, March Madness took over my thought process and I narrowly avoided a preventable mistake.

NCAA rules prohibit all athletic department staff members and student-athletes from gambling or wagering anything of value on any NCAA sporting events. This includes any NCAA tournament games, brackets, and pools.
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New Tutor Coordinator at the Herbst Academic Center

ImagePlease allow me to introduce Brittany Cantrell, an extremely valuable addition to our Herbst Academic Center staff.  Brittany will serve in a new position as the Tutor Coordinator with her primary responsibilities centered around scheduling and recruiting activities.  She will work daily 8:00AM – 12:00PM and can be reached at tutoring at colorado dot com. If canceling or changing appointments, you should continue to send requests to canceltutor at colorado dot com.

Brittany graduated from CU with a degree in Psychology in 2009, and earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in 2013. Prior to returning to CU in 2013, Brittany worked as a case manager and therapist at the Mental Health Center of Denver. Brittany played Division I basketball in California before transferring to CU, where she focused solely on academics. She enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband and two Boxers.

Welcome to the team!