Graduate Students Welcome Events

Monday, August 14, 2017

Graduate School Welcome Reception
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM; Berger Hall
All new graduate students invited to attend the Welcome Reception! This is not a requirement but a great opportunity for students to meet others in their program, as well as other disciplines. A keynote address will begin around 5:30 PM. RSVP for this event by contacting Sarah Elsey at 719-255-3072 or


Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) Orientation
8:00pm-5:00pm; UC 116 and 122
This event is for new SAHE students only. Please contact Dr. Patricia Witkowsky if you have any questions, 719-255-4339 or

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Graduate School Resource Session
8:00am-1pm; UC 116 and 302
These sessions are designed for new students to become familiar with campus resources. You can pick and choose the sessions you would like to attend! Check-in will be from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM with coffee provided. A light lunch will be provided from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM with an optional tour to follow. For more information, please contact Sarah Elsey at 719-255-3072 or


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Psychology Graduate Student Orientation
10:00-12:00pm; Daniels K-12 Room and Kettle Creek
This is for new psychology graduate students only. Please contact David Dubois for more information at 719-255-4500 or or 719-255-4500

Commuter Student Social
2:30-4:00pm; Student Life and Leadership (UC 104)
Are you a commuter student looking to get connected with other students? Want to learn what UCCS has to offer for commuter students? Commuting students are encouraged to gather, get to know one another, and cover information pertinent to commuters.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Rocky Mountain Roar Night
6:00pm-9:00pm; Mountain Lion Stadium
March down to Mountain Lion Stadium with your classmates beginning at 5:45, or meet us there for a pre-game tailgate at 6PM. Game begins at 7. Show your school spirit and join us for a UCCS men’s soccer scrimmage. Before the game there will be tailgate games, free food, giveaways, t-shirts, face painting, and so much more!

Friday, August 18, 2017

University Center Premiere Night
7:30pm-9:00pm; University Center
What better way to start your first weekend at college than an evening of free giveaways, t-shirts, and prizes throughout the UC! Come and learn about the different offices and resources the University Center has to offer, as well as sign the official UCCS Class of 2021 banner!

Crave Rave Bingo
9:30pm-11:30pm; Berger Hall
Do you like bingo, free food, and TONS of prizes? Then head on over to Crave Rave Bingo following Premiere Night for the most intense game of bingo in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC)!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Open House at the Gallogly Recreation & Wellness Center
10am-8pm; Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center
Come and experience all this state-of-the-art facility has to offer, including open gym, open swim, and a variety of other activities.
Free child care and activities for children of all UCCS students from 10am-noon. Ages 5 and older only.

Movie Madness ft. Beauty and the Beast
8:00pm-10:30pm; Summit Village Turf
Sit under the stars and enjoy a great new release, Beauty and the Beast! Bring your blankets and chairs, while enjoying free popcorn, snacks, and drinks!

11:00am-2:00pm; Summit Village
Local businesses, restaurants, and stores will be on campus with giveaways, coupons, and more! Join us to learn all that the Colorado Springs community has to offer.