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Is campus safe? Yes, we believe the UCCS campus is a very safe environment and to that end we offer numerous crime prevention and self-defense programs for students to attend. UCCS also annually publishes the Campus Safety and Security Report for your viewing. The Department of Public Safety’s web site can be found here and contacted at 1-800-990-8227 extension 3111 if you have any questions or concerns. UCCS also participates in E2Campus text messaging to inform students of emergency situations happening on campus.
Are laptop computers required? Computers are not required at UCCS. We have over 250 computers in our labs available to all students. However, many students find it convenient to use their own computers. UCCS has wireless throughout the buildings on the main campus. Most laptops have no problems connecting to our system. Wall ports are also available for connection to our network. Complete information can be found on the web at www.uccs.edu/helpdesk.
How do the students get computer access? Limited student accounts are created automatically after being admitted to UCCS. These accounts allow access to Webmail and the Student Portal to register for classes. By noon the second weekday after registration, the accounts are upgraded to allow full access to UCCS network. For information on the initial username and password, please see www.uccs.edu/helpdesk/compaccess.htm.
What is FERPA? “FERPA” is the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act UCCS must adhere to protect the rights of the student. More information can be found here.
How does my student pay their bill? Questions about tuition and billing can be referred to the Bursar’s Office. Please contact them at 1-800-990-8227 extension 3391 or review their web site here.
What does the Student Health Center offer? The UCCS Student Health Center is committed to providing quality medical care for illnesses/injuries and accurate health education information so that students can make informed choices regarding their health care and behavior alternatives as applicable. More information on services, location and hours can be found here.
Can my student get health insurance? Yes, health insurance is available to current undergraduate students taking at least 9 credit hours and to graduate students taking 6 credit hours per semester. More information can be found here.
What immunizations does a student need? All immunization information can be found here.
Are tutors or study centers available on campus? UCCS has a variety of methods to aid students in their studies, and most of these methods are located in the Excel Learning Centers.
Where can I find a map of campus? You can find a map of the UCCS campus here.
Where can I find class schedules and course information? Class schedules, course information, and the UCCS Bulletin can be found here.
My student wants to participate in college athletics, what now? If your student is interested in pursuing college athletics, visit our Mountain Lions web site here, or contact the UCCS Athletic Department at 1-800-990-8227 extension 3601.
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