UCCS Archives Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
or by appointment.

UCCS University Archives

Current Archives Display

Located in the East Display cases on the upper floor of the Library

Repeat Photography

First Classes, September 7, 1965

The first classes held on the UCCS campus were evening classes held on September 7, 1965.  This display shows what the campus was like and includes the memories of instructors and students who were there.

Previous Archives Displays

Mission Statement

The University Archives of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS University Archives) will identify, collect, organize and preserve materials that document the history and operations of the Colorado Springs campus and will facilitate their use for purposes of research and scholarly pursuits.


The purpose of the UCCS Archives is to function as the custodian of an authentic record of the Colorado Springs campus of the University of Colorado. It preserves and protects the original materials and records which document the activities, social traditions and administrative functions of the campus in a secure environment. It serves as a primary source of information on UCCS history and development.


The UCCS Archives is an open repository that serves the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs as well as outside researchers. Reference services and finding aids are available for collections.


The UCCS Archives staff is directed by the Archives Librarian with faculty Instructor rank.  A student worker and volunteers work on projects including digitization of archival materials, inventorying collections, and creation of indexes.