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Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor follow these simple instructions:

  1. Log into Handshake
  2. Click on "Appointments" (on left hand navigation bar) 
  3. Click on "Schedule New Appointment"
  4. Follow the prompts to provide details about what you are needing support with.

If you do not see a time that works for you, please call our front desk at 970-351-2127 or stop by our office located on the 2nd floor of the University Center across from the Information Desk and next to the Card Office.

**Please note there are no career counseling appointments available from July 11 through July 13, 2018.

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION:  If you are currently experiencing or have experienced in the last 24 hours, any symptoms of an illness such as a fever, persistent cough, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, etc., you will need to reschedule or modify (phone or Skype) your appointment with Center for Career Readiness.  In efforts to maintain wellness for our entire campus community, please consider other bears, including the faculty and staff you are meeting with.  Appointments can be modified or rescheduled by calling (970) 351-2127 or through your Handshake account.  Thank you!  


We offer a wide range of services to students, including assistance with:

Types of Appointments

  • Drop-In Hours

    Drop-In appointments are approximately 15 minutes and are held Fall and Spring semesters on Monday-Friday from 12:00-3:00 pm. No need to call ahead for an appointment, just stop by our office!

    Drop-ins will not be available the following days: Friday, Oct. 5th; Monday, Oct. 15th and Tuesday, Oct. 16th.

    *Drop-In appointments will not be offered during the summer break

  • Individual Appointments

    Individual appointments with a Career Counselor are approximately 30 or 50 minutes, depending on the type of appointment, and provide you with the opportunity to receive personalized assistance with your major and or/career related goals. Please note:

    • We tend to book out 2-3 weeks in advance so make sure to call ahead to schedule your appointment.
    • More than 15 minutes late to your individual appointment, you will be asked to reschedule that appointment.
  • Long Distance Appointments and Emails

    We provide long distance appointments via phone, Skype, or e-mail. You may schedule an individual phone or Skype appointment by logging into Handshake and following the scheduling instructions on the top of this page. If you do not find an appointment time that works for you in Handshake, please call our office at 970-351-2127. You may also send your resume, CV, and cover letter to career.services@unco.edu for a Career Counselor to review.

     Please note:

    • Instructions for joining your Skype for Business appointment
    • If you are scheduling a phone or Skype appointment, please include your phone number or Skype username in the "Help Requested" section of the new appointment form.
    • If you are emailing a resume or cover letter, please include what your resume and cover letter are for (e.g. specific job, graduate school, etc.) so that we can best serve you. 
    • For emailed resume, CV, and cover letter reviews expect up to one week for a completed review.
    • Please do not include your Bear Number in e-mails.