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Due to ongoing concerns and preventative measures regarding COVID-19, employees in the Center for Career Readiness are working remotely and all on-campus events for the spring semester have been canceled. We are still meeting with students, recent alumni and employers virtuallyWe appreciate your understanding as we prioritize health and safety. Updates will be published to our COVID-19 information page as the situation develops.

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 email career.readiness@unco.edu or call our front desk at 970-351-2127. Please note, starting March 18, 2020 the Center for Career Readiness staff is working remotely. As such, we will be responding to email and voice messages left at our front desk. Additionally, scheduled appointments will take place via phone or online. 

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 hours are not available during the summer.

  • 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, Microsoft Teams, or e-mail. You may schedule an individual phone or Microsoft Teams 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.readiness@unco.edu for a Career Counselor to review.

     Please note:

    • Instructions for joining your Microsoft Teams appointment
    • If you are scheduling a phone appointment, please include your phone number 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.