NEXT STEPS FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

FIRST YEAR STUDENT NEXT STEPS

Your Steps to Success
GET READY FOR ORIENTATION BY TAKING THESE NEXT STEPS

We're excited to welcome you to the mountain lion family! Our first-year students come to Colorado Springs ready to take on the future, but following these crucial steps will give you a head start.

Attend a Mountain Lion Experience Day or Campus Tour
Tackle this step any time!
Claim your myUCCS Account
Tackle this within two days of being admitted!
Apply for Financial Aid
Tackle this between Oct. 1 & March 1
Apply for UCCS Scholarships
Tackle this between Dec. 1 & March 1
Apply for On-Campus Housing
Tackle this between Dec. 1 & March 1
Attend an Admitted Student Event
Tackle this between Feb. & April!
*Register for Orientation to Commit to Attending UCCS*
Tackle this crucial step as soon as March 1!
Review Your Financial Aid Award Letter
Tackle this between late Feb. and March
Review Your Housing Assignment
Tackle this between late March & early April
Understand or Take Placement Tests
Tackle this step before orientation!
Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Meningitis Immunization
Tackle this step before Orientation!
Sign Up for the College Opportunity Fund (COF)
Colorado residents can tackle this before Orientation!
Attend Orientation
Tackle this exciting step between April & August
Send in Final Transcripts & AP or IB Scores
Tackle this step in June
Apply for Student Jobs
Tackle this step in July!