Why Work at UCCS?

UCCS is nationally recognized as a great college to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read More.

Best Workplaces 2017 badge from The Gazette UCCS is one of the best places to work in El Paso County, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette. Read More.

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Advantages and Benefits for UCCS Employees

Health Care and Retirement Benefits
The university provides excellent health care and retirement benefits. Visit Employee Services to learn more about health care options and retirement benefits.

Employee and Dependent Tuition Benefit
Permanent employees are eligible for a tuition benefit of up to nine credit hours per academic year to be used either by the employee or an immediate family member in undergraduate status.

Employee Leave Programs
12-Month Faculty, University Staff, and Classified Staff earn annual and sick leave. 9-Month Faculty are also eligible for a sick leave benefit.

Holidays
The university observes 10 holidays each year. See the current Holiday Schedule for more information.

Childcare
The Family Development Center offers UCCS students, faculty, and staff child care services for children ranging from age 1 year to 12 years. The goal of the center is to assist children in building their self-esteem and encourage curiosity and enthusiasm. The center is staffed by highly qualified teachers trained in early childhood development and education.

Health, Fitness, and Wellness
The Campus Recreation Center is a 54,000 square foot facility featuring a two court gymnasium with an elevated running track, a state of the art fitness center, an indoor pool with 4 lap lanes and a leisure swimming area including a slide and hot tub, a 12-foot bouldering wall, and an aerobics and dance room. Additionally, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs collaborates with numerous local fitness centers to offer UCCS employees discounted rates

Sustainability
You are joining a campus community that is committed to sustainability and is nationally recognized for its leadership. Visit the Office of Sustainability; learn about sustainability on campus – your participation counts!

Training and Development
Professional development for our staff and faculty is among the most important things the University can do for its employees. Visit the Training and Development page for more information.

Employee Discounts
The Work-Life Employee Discount Program offers state employees a variety of product and service discounts.

Annual Safety and Security Report & Fire Safety Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics for UCCS be made available to applicants upon request.  You may obtain this information by clicking  www.uccs.edu/asr/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. To request a printed copy of the report, send your request to clery@uccs.edu or call (719) 255-3288.


Search for UCCS career opportunities at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. This system allows you to track your progress in the hiring process, see the status of the position(s) for which you have applied, and update your application online. You can access your CU Careers account at any time.

For help with CU Careers, please call Employee Services at 1-855-216-7740 opt. 5 or e-mail cucareershelp@cu.edu.