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Benefits and Services

Alumni Association membership is free to all UCCS graduates so you can easily take advantage of all of the benefits and services listed below. To get your Alumni Association membership card, send an email with your current contact information to alumni@uccs.edu or update your contact information online. If you have ideas for additional benefits and services you'd like to see, please let us know.

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1 UCCS Alumni Link
Looking for an easy way to stay connected with your alma mater? Trying to track down former friends and classmates? Wishing you had a UCCS-affiliated email address? Want to update your contact information and communication preferences all in one place? Now you can do all of these things and more with UCCS Alumni Link, a password-protected online community where you can:
  • Join an alumni network of over 32,000 UCCS graduates
  • Manage your alumni profile and contact information
  • Learn about and register for special events
  • Find former classmates and friends
  • Submit a class note to share your news and achievements
  • Connect with your Facebook account
Go to UCCS Alumni Link and click "Register." Enter the requested information (your Entity ID is located at the bottom of any email you receive from our office) to get started.

2 Alumni Insurance Program
The UCCS Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health, life and travel insurance for alumni and their family members. Get more information on these insurance plans by visiting the website or by calling American Insurance Administrators at 800-922-1245 weekdays, 8 am - 6 pm, Eastern Time.
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Special Offer on Auto and Home Insurance

As a UCCS alumnus, you could receive exclusive savings on Liberty Mutual Auto and Home Insurance (1). We offer personalized coverage, Multi-Car and Multi-Policy Discounts, 24-Hour Claims Assistance and more. Liberty Mutual is trusted countrywide for quality coverage and exceptional service. Click for a free quote or call 800-524-9400 (mention client # 115289).

(1) Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. Please consult a Liberty Mutual sales representative for additional information.

4 AlumniDent
Are you looking for ways to save money on your dental bills this year? AlumniDent® provides affordable group dental insurance to alumni and their families with immediate coverage for preventive, diagnostic and restorative services. AlumniDent also offers budget-friendly payment options to help keep costs low. And best of all, there is no network - so you can keep your family dentist! For online enrollment or to learn more about this exclusive plan available through the Alumni Insurance Program, visit the AlumniDent web site.
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GradMed
GradMed®
short-term health insurance is a valuable benefit provided by the Alumni Association. An ideal product for new graduates and alumni in between jobs, with GradMed you can choose a coverage period and deductible that meets your needs, protecting you from the expenses associated with an accident or illness. Coverage can begin as early as the day after receipt of your application.

6 US Bank Credit Card Program
Choose the credit card that supports the Alumni and Friends Association with every purchase. A percentage of every purchase you make on your card will benefit your alma mater at no extra cost to you. Learn more at online.
   
7 Theatreworks Discount
Alumni receive $5 off Theatreworks tickets for any show. To get the discount, simply enter the discount code ALUM at checkout. 
8 Alamo Car Rental Discount
Take your alma mater with you when you travel and take advantage of great savings at Alamo Rental Car locations across the country. To obtain the discount code, call (719) 255-3180 or email alumni@uccs.edu.
9 Enterprise and National Car Rental Discount
Take your alma mater with you when you travel and take advantage of great savings at Enterprise and National Rental Car locations across the country. Make your reservation online today.
10 Peak Nutrition Clinic Discount
Alumni are eligible to receive a 15% discount at UCCS' Peak Nutrition Clinic. The clinic staff are passionate about good food grown close to home in a community that values a physically active lifestyle. Good nutrition means many things. For us, using fresh ingredients, cooking and eating together and balancing energy expended from exercise with energy from food means maintaining a healthy approach to what and how we eat, when and how often we move, and how simply we achieve to live in this world of abundance. Get your Alumni Association membership card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu to take advantage of this benefit.
11 Admission to Athletic Events
Alumni receive free admission to our Mountain Lion athletic events - a $200 value! Get your Alumni Association membership card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu to take advantage of this benefit.
12 Bookstore Discount
Alumni receive a 10% discount at the UCCS Bookstore. If you haven't been back to the Bookstore in a while, it's definitely worth the trip - the array of merchandise is impressive. Get your Alumni Association membership card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu to take advantage of this benefit.
13 Career Services
Find the job of your dreams, reassess your path, or consider new options with help from the UCCS Career Center. We also host two on-campus Career Fairs per year. Contact the Career Center at (719) 255-3340 for more information.
14 Family Development Center
All alumni can receive a discount on childcare services at the Family Development Center (FDC), whose convenient hours and location meet the needs of alumni commuting to work at other locations. For details, call (719) 255-3483.
15 Gallery of Contemporary Art
Alumni enjoy discounts at the Gallery of Contemporary Art. With new exhibits opening throughout the year, you don't want to miss out. Get your Alumni Association membership card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu to take advantage of this benefit.
16 Kraemer Family Library
Enjoy great privileges at the Kraemer Family Library, including unlimited check-outs and access to Prospector. Get your Alumni Association Membership Card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu for this benefit. Wireless access and remote access to journals is not available.
17 Listening In Program
The Listening In program is an educational opportunity for those 55 years or older who would like to "listen in" to any course offered at UCCS, except material intensive courses, labs and courses with limited seating.
18 Recreation Center Membership
Alumni are eligible for a discounted membership at the Campus Recreation Center. To learn more, contact the Recreation Center at (719) 255-7515. Get your Alumni Association Membership card by emailing alumni@uccs.edu to take advantage of this benefit.
19 Services at the Small Business Development Center
Are you interested in starting a small business? Or, are you a current entrepreneur interested in business growth and expansion? The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a community resource to assist you at little to no cost. The center is located at UCCS and hosted by the College of Business. The SBDC is partially funded by the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the City of Colorado Springs and The College of Business at UCCS. These grant funds enable the SBDC to provide one-on-one counseling sessions at no cost to those currently in business, or to those considering entrepreneurship. Counseling topics can include preparation for funding and creating a business plan, to name a few. We currently have 32 volunteer counselors that provide counseling including attorneys and CPAs.

The SBDC also hosts business–specific training seminars on a variety of topics including QuickBooks, Funding Your Business, Social Media and more. Generally, two seminars are provided per week and are held at various times during the day for convenience. Most seminars are low-cost, between $20-40, and are only two to three hours in length. For a full list of upcoming seminars, please go to www.cssbdc.org and click on ‘workshops’.

Please call (719) 255-3844 x100 for more information, or just to learn more about our services.

Don’t live in Colorado Springs? There are over 15 SBDC centers in the state of Colorado to assist small business owners. Please click here to locate an SBDC near you.

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*Alumni Insurance Program: Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

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