Continuing Education

Our lifelong learning programs are non-credit and do not appear on a UCCS transcript.

Audit Program On Campus Non Credit Courses

Individuals who wish to attend regular session main campus courses and are not currently registered students can audit courses on a space available basis. To qualify as an auditor, an individual must be 21 years of age or older. Individuals are not eligible to audit courses if they are under suspension from the university.

No academic credit is earned. These courses are not eligible for financial aid.

  • Application Fee: $0 for the online application or $10 for the paper application form.
  • Fee: $1,092 per class
  • Additional Fees:
    Course Textbook  UCCS Parking
  • No additional discounts for Veterans or Senior Citizens
 

Listening In Learners Age 55+

Listening In allows lifelong learners age 55 or older the opportunity to attend regular-session courses on a space-available basis.

No academic credit is earned. These courses are not eligible for financial aid.

  • Application Fee: $0 for the online application or $10 for the paper application form.
  • Fee per Credit Hour: $30
    (3 credit course = $90)
  • Additional Fees:
    Course Textbook  UCCS Parking
  • No additional discounts for Veterans or Senior Citizens

Enrollment

Option 1) Complete the Academic Outreach application online (no cost). Select Non-Credit as the Desired Program.

Option 2) Complete the Application Form and submit form with $10 application fee, to our office.  *application fee is non-refundable

Fax
(719) 255-3911
Mail
Online & Academic Outreach
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Hand Deliver
Online & Academic Outreach
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
University Office Park
1861 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

The following courses are not available for Listening In:
Online, Extended Campus, Lab (computer, biology, and chemistry), Materials Intensive courses, and Freshman Seminars.

 

Two weeks before the semester starts... find a course using Guest Course Search.

Detailed course descriptions can be found by visiting the UCCS Academic Catalog.

 

One week before the semester starts... E-mail your course request with your UCCS Student ID to lifelong@uccs.edu.

Registration

Upon confirmation of space availability and permission is granted by the professor, you will be registered officially in the University student database.

Instructor Permission is either:

Deadline and Cancellation

Registration is closed after the second week of the semester.

You can receive a 100% refund if you cancel a class during the first two weeks of the semester. No refunds are issued after the second week of the semester.

Log into myUCCS Student Portal and follow prompts.

Expectations

Expectations should be established with the Professor:

  • Each course/professor has varying requirements for Listening In participants. The course professor and Listening In student should meet at the beginning of the semester to determine if both have the same expectations regarding pre-requisites, participation in class discussions, class work and assignments.
  • Listening In students must adhere to all university student policies when participating in the Listening In program. Refer to: STUDENT CLASSROOM/COURSE-RELATED BEHAVIOR POLICY

Activate your myUCCS Student Portal to access campus resources:

  1. Go to accounts.uccs.edu and click on "Claim your Account"
  2. Enter required information as well as security code at bottom of screen to receive your UCCS username and create your password.

View and/or purchase the required textbooks for your class, visit the Bookstore website and utilize the Textbook tool in the upper portion of the screen using the course information I have listed for you in the "Topic" line.