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Stay Social with the Office of International Affairs

March 27, 2020

If you’re a CU Denver student, you are in week two of online learning. Times are tough, and not being able to see friends, family, and peers in person is especially challenging. If you’re missing your classmates, we have good news for you. Taylor Craver, who oversees International Student Transition & Engagement in the Office of International Affairs, has created a schedule of unique virtual activities for all CU Denver students to participate in. “Now more than ever,” Craver said, “it’s so important to keep our community engaged and connected to one another.”

The activities are hosted via Zoom (link: and @cudenverinternational’s Instagram. Sign up ahead of time here.

Morning Announcements

Monday – Thursday mornings on Instagram Live from 10 – 10:20 a.m.

Rise and shine with the Office of International Affairs! Students are taking turns hosting energetic live streams every day of the week but Friday. They will be sharing positive tidbits such as something good happening in the world, how to cook a breakfast, a word of the day, remote working/learning tips, daily events offered online, and more.

Game Nights/Conversation Cafes

Tuesdays & Fridays, 7 – 9 p.m.

Start the evening with 20 minutes of casual conversation, followed by online games! Options include Kahoots, Epic Mafia, Geoguesser, and more. Stick around after for some more virtual conversation with peers.

Study Hall

Wednesdays, 1– 3 p.m.

If you prefer studying with peers, this is the activity for you. Plus, every 30 minutes there is an activity break to get you moving around and feeling happy!

Movie nights

Watch a movie online with friends!  Movies are selected by popular vote on Instagram each week.  Every Sunday night in April at 7pm.

Global Friend Speed Dating

-Meet new friends from around the world through this fun event! Get paired with someone you have never met before, and get in as much conversation as you can before time is up and you are transferred to someone else.  Days & times vary, follow @cudenverinternational for more details!  

AND as an added bonus, by participating in these activities, you are entered to win some awesome prizes in their weekly giveaways.