BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Mid-term season can be tough for students and staff.

That’s why University of Boulder welcomed therapy dogs to help ease the tension.

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Dog cafe at CU Boulder. (credit: CBS)

The office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution helped set up the first-ever outdoor “Stay & Play Dog Cafe” at the Norlin Library Quad on Wednesday.

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“It’s an event we were looking to engage students about conflict in a really relaxed environment. It’s really hard sometimes to talk about conflict with roommates and things like that,” said Ashlyn Friend, a member of the S.C.C.R. office.

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The dogs were brought in from Boulder County.

It’s not clear how often the dogs will be available for students and staff.

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