General Transfer Questions

What all do I need to apply at UCCS as a transfer student?
- You will need to fill out an application https://www.uccsadmissions.org/transfer/
- Submit Official transcripts of previous college coursework
- $50.00 application fee
- Official High School Transcript or GED
- ACT/SAT scores (if you have less than 13 transferrable credits)


When should I apply?

- Spring 2012 - apply between June 1, 2011 and January 18, 2012
- Summer 2012 - apply between September 9, 2011 and May 1, 2012
- Fall 2012 - apply between September 9, 2011 and August 1, 2012
- Spring 2013 - apply between June 1, 2012 and January 5, 2013
- Summer 2013 - apply between September 9, 2011 and May 1, 2012
- Fall 2013 - apply between September 12, 2012 and August 1, 2013


How much is tuition?

- Visit this link for more information:
http://www.uccs.edu/futurestudents/costs.html

- You can also calculate your estimated bill here: http://www.uccs.edu/~bursar/pages/estimate.shtml


After submitting my application, how long does it take to hear back about my acceptance?

- It can take up to 2 to 4 weeks to hear back once we have received each of the items needed in your application package:
- An application https://www.uccsadmissions.org/transfer/

- Submit Official transcripts of previous college coursework
- $50.00 application fee
- Official High School Transcript or GED
- ACT/SAT scores (if you have less than 13 transferrable credits)


Do I have to attend an orientation?

- Yes. This is when you learn important information about the school and register for classes. You will also have the opportunity to meet with an academic advisor to see how your credits applied to your degree and what courses you have left to take. Register for orientation here: http://www.uccs.edu/orientation/transfer-orientation.html


How do I know what classes to register for?

- At orientation when you sit down with an academic advisory, they will help you determine which classes are needed for your major.


What is the GPA requirement to get in to UCCS?
- Visit this website for admissions requirements: http://www.uccs.edu/futurestudents/admissions.html

What scholarships are available to transfer students?

- For information about scholarships, you must be admitted as a degree seeking student. To see available scholarships, visit our website: http://finaidse.uccs.edu/


Can I take a tour of UCCS?

- Yes. Touring campus is a great way to get a feel for the University and also to get a student perspective of what UCCS is all about. Schedule a tour here: http://www.uccs.edu/~visit/tour-request.html


Once a student, what are the parking options on campus?

- Please visit the Department of Public Safety department website for more information about what is available at UCCS: http://www.uccs.edu/pusafety/parking/index.html

- Also, the Colorado Springs Metro has a bus stop located on campus.


What are some fun activities offered on campus?

- UCCS has many different events every semester to promote student life on campus.

- The recreation center offers a 2 full-court gymnasium, indoor running track, bouldering wall, fitness center, indoor pool, and various workout classes. They also offer numerous recreation trips for students including kayaking trips, rock climbing, snow shoeing, fly fishing, and snowboarding/skiing. Visit their website here: http://www.uccs.edu/~campusrec/

- UCCS also houses over 180 campus clubs and organizations (Greek Life, Academic Interests, Academic Honor Societies, General Interest, Athletic Interest, Religious, Cultural Clubs, and Club Sports) available for students to join. For a complete list, visit the website:

http://www.uccs.edu/~cao/

- The athletics at UCCS is striving with Basketball, Cross-country, Golf, Soccer, Track, Softball, and Volleyball. Also, there is a Dance Team and Cheer Team. For more information and athletic schedules, visit the website:

http://www.gomountainlions.com/


Out of State Frequently Asked Questions

I am from out of state and I want to transfer to UCCS, how will my credits transfer?
- Official Transfer Evaluation You can receive an official transcript review within a week of being accepted to UCCS. Just go to www.uccs.edu/apply to apply. The transcript review will tell you exactly which courses transfer and how your individual courses apply to your degree. As a newly accepted student, you will also attend transfer orientation and meet with your academic advisor. They will provide the official credit evaluation and chart a degree plan towards graduation.

As long as your previous college classes are not remedial/technical courses, they are from an accredited institution and if you have a “C” or higher, your courses should transfer.


What are the majors and minors offered at UCCS?
- To review the majors and minors offered at UCCS, visit this website: http://www.uccs.edu/ssc/programs.html

How much does tuition cost at UCCS as an out of state student?
- Visit this website for more information on tuition costs:
http://www.uccs.edu/futurestudents/costs.html


How do I receive in-state tuition?

- For more information about how to receive in-state tuition rates, visit:
http://www.uccs.edu/admrec/tuition.html


Four Year In-State
Frequently Asked Questions

I want to transfer to UCCS from another university, which credits will transfer?

- Official Transfer Evaluation You can receive an official transcript review within a week of being accepted to UCCS. Just go to www.uccs.edu/apply to apply. The transcript review will tell you exactly which courses transfer and how your individual courses apply to your degree. As a newly accepted student, you will also attend transfer orientation and meet with your academic advisor. They will provide the official credit evaluation and chart a degree plan towards graduation.

- As long as your previous college classes are not remedial/technical courses, they are from an accredited institution and if you have a “C” or higher, your courses should transfer.


Do I fill out a special application to apply at UCCS?
- You want to fill out the transfer application. The online application is found here:
https://www.uccsadmissions.org/transfer/


Colorado Community College Transfer Students

How do I know which courses I can take at my community college before I transfer to UCCS?

- If you are going to a community college within Colorado, take a look at our best choices guides found here: http://www.uccs.edu/transfer/general-information/colorado-community-college-students/pikes-peak-community-college/ppcc-best-choices-guides.html

- This gives you a list of all the courses you can take that will transfer directly to your specific degree at UCCS. If you have questions, call 719-255-3019.


I am in the 60 + 60 transfer program; will all of my courses transfer?

- Take a look at the course equivalency list found here: http://www.uccs.edu/Documents/transferstudents/CCCS/2011-12%20CC%20%20Tr%20MASTER%20List.pdf


- This is a combined list from all fifteen of Colorado’s community/junior colleges Any transfer course from any of the institutions will transfer and be equated as indicated, provided the transfer course has an acceptable grade.


What is the University Connection Program? How do I qualify? Where can I fill out an application?

- The University Connection Program is a scholarship program offered to any Colorado community or junior college students with at least two full semesters remaining toward the completion of an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science planning to transfer to UCCS. For more information visit our website: http://www.uccs.edu/transfer/transfer-students/colorado-community-college-students/uccs-university-connection-program.html


Can I take classes at PPCC and UCCS at the same time?

- Yes, but be aware that you are only allowed to receive financial aid at one college of choice per year unless you are enrolled in a concurrent program. If you have questions about this, please call (719) 255-3084.