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Student Support Services

Academic Advising

At the Student Success Center, we empower students to realize their academic goals, develop their career options and provide access to information regarding campus resources. Our services include academic advising for undergraduate students, as well as career counseling for all student levels. Please visit the links above for helpful information.

Admissions & Records
Our mission is to provide support services that will assist students in the pursuit of academic goals. Our work encompasses a wide range of activities.

Career Center
We have the tools, vision and experience to help you draw your own academic and career map.

Commuter Students
Do you live in a residence hall on the UCCS campus?  If you answered no, then you are indeed a commuter student.  Commuting to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs may entail catching a bus, riding a bike, walking, or driving a car.  Essentially, if you live off campus, we consider you to be a commuter.  Nationwide, over 87% of college students commute to campus...you should know you are not alone!

Counseling Center
Counseling appointments can be made by calling UCC at (719) 255-3265 or by coming to 324 Main Hall in person.  Normal business hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday.  If you are in a crisis after normal business hours, please contact Public Safety at (719) 255-3111 (if on campus) or contact the Pikes Peak Mental Health Crisis Line at (719) 635-7000. Consultations are available by appointment or by phone.

Dean of Students
The Office of the Dean of Students is a place where you can go to be heard and receive information to address your questions, concerns and problems. We network with University departments and programs to provide clarity on university protocols, policies,
and rules.

Disability Services
UCCS takes great pride in the academic and personal achievements of its many students and alumni with disabilities. Disability Services (DS) mission is to provide students with disabilities skills, reasonable accommodations and support services to participate fully in the academic environment and opportunities available at UCCS. In addition DS promotes accessibility to all UCCS buildings, programs, and activities. Students are expected to utilize the resource of DS to the degree they determine necessary.

Excel Centers
Students at the University of Colorado have a network of five Project Excel Learning Centers available to help them succeed and excel in every aspect of their academic careers.

Financial Aid
The mission of the Office of Financial Aid/Student Employment is to provide assistance to students who would be unable to attend the University without aid. Through the Office of Financial Aid/Student Employment and Scholarships, students may obtain financial aid, receive help to find academically relevant employment and/or assistance in obtaining institutional and private scholarships.

First Year Experience
The Office of First Year Experience (FYE) promotes academic success at UCCS and will work with students to help them be successful in a variety of ways. This office provides personalized academic coaching and goal setting, interactive workshops, an early alert program, and so much more. If you are struggling in a class and need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact FYE at (719) 255-3688.

Food Service
Sodexho provides dining services to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs community. Students have dining options that allow them to eat their meals in a variety of formats, locations and times, providing them with a diversity which keeps meals enjoyable and meal times flexible.

Health Center
The 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. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Center's convenient location and reasonable charges. "Health Care for the Student Body" is more than just a slogan, it is indicative of the Center's interest and concern for students and their futures. 

Housing
The UCCS Campus is home to approximately 900 students all living in some of the best student housing facilities in Colorado.  On campus we have the Summit Village Residence Halls, and the new Alpine Village Apartments, to provide housing options for all of our students, and both Villages are just a short distance from all campus classroom buildings, the El Pomar Center, the Kraemer Family Library and the University Center.  

myUCCS
Student Portal system. Check your grades, email, bills and much more.

Military Students
The Office of Veterans and Military Affairs is responsible for providing students with information regarding education benefits programs, assisting in the processing of benefits and reporting of data to the federal government. 

Student Employment
The UCCS Student Employment Office offers a variety of on and off-campus employment opportunities to the student body. This office serves students seeking part-time jobs during the academic year and/or full or part-time jobs during the summer term.

Student Multicultural
The office serves as a unit in the Dean of Students Office. Student Multicultural Affairs promotes a campus environment that is inclusive of a diverse university community in order to further the overall mission of educational excellence at UCCS.

Student Financial Services
With the implementation of the new Graduate Enrollment Fee, UCCS is aligning itself with other colleges and universities by charging a flat fee (based on number of credit hours enrolled in) for attending a graduate school.  The only additional fees that will be charged separately are specific course fees (if enrolled in a course that has a course fee attached), and the non-refundable matriculation and student ID fees that are charged to first time students at UCCS.

Student Online System
Register for classes. Check your grades. View financial details and much more.