|UCCS Benefits & Advantages||
Childcare - The Family Development Center offers UCCS students, faculty and staff child care services for children ranging from age 1 year to 12 years. The goal of the center is to assist children in building their self-esteem and encourage curiosity and enthusiasm. The center is staffed by highly qualified teachers trained in early childhood development and education.
Employee and Dependent Tuition Benefit - Permanent employees are eligible for a tuition benefit of up to nine credit hours per academic year to be used either by the employee or an immediate family member in undergraduate status.
Employee Discounts - The Work-Life Employee Discount Program offers state employees a variety of product and service discounts.
Employee Leave Programs - 12-Month Faculty, University Staff, and Classified Staff earn annual and sick leave. 9-Month Faculty are also eligible for a sick leave benefit.
Health Care and Retirement Benefits - The university provides excellent health care and retirement benefits as well. Visit Employee Services to learn more about health care options and retirement benefits.
Health, Fitness and Wellness - The Campus Recreation Center is a 54,000 square foot facility featuring a two court gymnasium circled by an elevated running track; a state of the art fitness center with cardiovascular machines, weight machines, and free weights; an indoor pool with 4 lap lanes and a leisure swimming area including a slide and hot tub; a 12 foot bouldering wall; an aerobics and dance room; cafe; and a multi purpose room. The UCCS Counseling Center offers workshops throughout the year on a variety of subjects ranging from Appetite, Eating, & Weight Issues to Time Management.
Holidays - The university observes 10 holidays each year. See the current Holiday Schedule for more information.
Training and Development - Professional development for staff and faculty is among the most important things the University can do for its employees. Please visit our Training and Development page for more information.