Healing Resources for Students

Resources for Students

February 16th Incident Response Student Forum

Crisis Resources on Campus

Entrance to the UCCS Wellness Center
Wellness Center: Mental Health Services

If you are in crisis, please call or walk in and request a crisis/same day appointment.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

Phone: (719) 255-4444

Confidential Resource
Our healthcare providers can provide you information on resources and connect you to a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) if you would like. For more information, please call the Wellness Center at (719) 255-4444.

24/7 Mental Health Support
UCCS students can get free, confidential mental health and wellbeing support 24/7. Visit the Wellness Center website to learn more.

Mountain Lion Statue on Campus
Dean of Students: CARE Team

The CARE (Campus Assessment Response and Evaluation) Team addresses concerns related to students’ safety and wellbeing, and we support students in times of challenge and crisis.

Phone: (719) 255-3091

UCCS Department of Public Safety

The UCCS Department of Public Safety (DPS) Safe app is the official safety app for campus. The Safe app sends important safety alerts and provides instant access to campus safety resources. To learn more, please visit the DPS website.

Phone: (719) 255-3111

Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)

Addresses complains of sexual misconduct and protected class discrimination and harassment.

Phone: (719) 255-4324

Upcoming Events

Support Group

Date: Begins March 11, 2024 (ongoing)
Time: 5 - 6 pm
Location: Lane Center, 4th Floor

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Healing & Comfort Spaces

Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Location: Student Life Lounge

Snacks are available throughout the time. Coffee, Soda, and water are also available. Additional activities will be: 

  • Coloring
  • Friendship bracelet making
  • Board and card games
  • Video games
  • Movies

Complimentary Lunch

Time: 12 pm
Location: Student Life Lounge

A pizza lunch will be available in the Student Life Lounge at noon.

Therapy Dogs

Time: 3 pm
Location: Student Life Lounge

Pet, cuddle, and receive some love from our furry friends.

Monday, February 19, 2024

Social Space

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Location: Student Life Lounge

Play games, color, eat pizza, and be with fellow students. Light breakfast, snacks, and lunch will be provided.

Community Space

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Location: University Center

Community space for students, staff, and faculty to gather and be in community. Campus resources, DEI staff, and C.A.R.E. team members are here to provide support. 

Gathering Space

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Location: MOSAIC Lounge

Another space to be surrounded by resources and community.

Healing Circle

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 10 – 11:30 am
Location: Berger Hall

The Division of DEI will be hosting a healing circle in Berger Hall. This is a group space for the campus to come together in solidarity, share thoughts and emotions, and create a space to mourn and heal together.

Therapy Dogs

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 1 – 2 pm
Location: Student Life Lounge

Pet, cuddle, and receive some love from our furry friends.

Solidarity Walk

Date: February 19, 2024
Time: 2 – 3 pm
Location: Roaring Fork to El Pomar Plaza

We're encouraging everyone to wear UCCS gear. We will begin in front of the Roaring Fork dining hall and walk to the Mountain Lion Statue in the El Pomar plaza.

Campus shuttles will be operating to take participants from UC to Roaring Fork for those who wish to participate in the walk. Parking at UCCS on Monday will be free to all. There will be a heightened police presence on campus.