Department of History


Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum (CSURF)

The Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum (CSURF) is a collaborative venture designed to highlight the accomplishments of undergraduates from Colorado College, the United States Air Force Academy, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In its ninth year, the conference has grown to over 450 participants and continues to reflect the commitment and dedication of our faculty and staff to our students from all disciplines. Participation in this forum is free for currently enrolled undergraduates of CC, USAFA, and UCCS. The Department of History faculty encourage students working on Senior Thesis and/or research papers to consider presenting your work at CSURF. If you would like more information regarding the upcoming CSURF conference, please contact Margie Oldham. Margie may be reached at or by phone at 719.255-4552. Also, let your professors know if you would like to present.

M.O.S.A.I.C. Mentorship Program

Think about participating in the mentorship program to get advice on pursuing or exploring specific professions.

Undergraduate Research Journal (URJ-UCCS)

The URJ-UCCS publishes high quality research and creative works produced by undergraduate students across the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' campus. Typical submissions include, but are not limited to, research papers, undergraduate theses, informal proposals, and longer creative writing. The URJ-UCCS is an interdisciplinary journal and is meant to represent all areas of research found at the university. All works are published by a UCCS undergraduate or in conjunction with a UCCS undergraduate research program. Undergraduate and faculty research collaborations are also welcomed.The URJ-UCCS is published by the Kraemer Family Library with the support of the University of Colorado at Colorado. The URJ-UCCS is an excellent example of both the Kraemer Family Library and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' commitment to assisting student success by promoting student works in the journal. The URJ-UCCS is a completely online, open access journal that also shares excellent undergraduate research on campus and with the boarder community.

Writing Center Consultants

UCCS Writing Center Consultants are experienced, knowledgeable, and accomplished writers who are committed to helping students succeed.