Frequently Asked Questions

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While we work to keep your journey through college easy to navigate, we realize no one journey is exactly alike. We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions to help you out in a pinch.

General Questions About UCCS

General Questions about UCCS
  • UCCS prides itself on sustainability!

    Learn how our students get involved in sustainability efforts by visiting this link.

  • We’d love to answer your parking questions.

    Contact Parking Services at 719-255-3528 or parking@uccs.edu.

  • Thousands of UCCS students work in on-campus roles each year, both in a need and non-need basis.

    Learn more about student employment by going to this link.

  • Our sweet suites are like no other!

    We’re ready to take your questions, or just show off our unique on-campus living options. Visit this link for more.

  • Financial aid can be stressful. We’re here to help.

    Whether it’s a question about disbursement, or any general assistance
    we can provide, we’re here to answer your questions. Learn more at
    this link.

  • Our Student Financial Services (Bursar) office is here to help!

    Reach out to our Bursar's office for more information regarding payments and much more. 

  • While managing debt is an individual responsibility, UCCS students are ahead of the national average.

    Our students on average graduate with a debt load of approximately $25,500, which is well below the national average of $35,000. Utilize scholarships, financial aid programs, as well as on-campus employment options, to help defray the costs of your education.

I have an application question, who do I reach out to?
We’re happy you’re considering applying, or already applied!
What should I know about sending in transcripts?
For both college and high school transcripts, here are several helpful tips.
I have a question about credits I’d like to transfer in.
UCCS is wholeheartedly supportive of our transfer students.
Will I be able to claim in-state residency?
If you are a Colorado resident, you will be able to claim in-state residency!
When can I register for orientation?
Tips on registering for orientation!
How can I check the status of my application?
Thank you for wanting to check in on your application status!
Matthew Granger
Class of 2016
"I think one of the biggest benefits of UCCS is the CU System. You get the advantages of a small campus with the advantages of the entire system. I think that’s one of the hidden secrets of the University."
What Our Students Are Saying
Matthew Granger didn’t walk the stage when he graduated. He was already interviewing for a job with Lockheed Martin, showcasing the skills he took away from his time at UCCS. He preaches success at any altitude.