Parent & Family

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UCCS 2017-2018 New Student, Family, and Friends Guide and Calendar

As a parent or family member of a UCCS student, you are a part of our Mountain Lion family. The Office of Parent and Family Programs is here to help you become more familiar with the UCCS campus and community and to answer any questions that you may have. We know that parent and family involvement is important to student success and welcome opportunities to partner with you. We hope that you and your student will have a rewarding and successful academic career. We want to ensure that you know how to locate the wide variety of resources available to you and your student. Here are just a few of the ways that our office partners with parents:


Whether you have a question, a concern, or a story to share, the Office of Parent and Family Programs is here to listen and to help provide support to you and your student. We are happy to serve as your connection to university resources. Never hesitate to call, 719-255-7551, or send an email,


You are more than welcome to attend most UCCS events with your student, but we highlight several events each semester that we feel may be of particular interest to parents and families, including Parent and Family Weekend. To keep up with events and activities going on at UCCS, visit


Our goal is to help communicate events, updates, and happenings at UCCS with you. Additionally, we will work to inform you of many of the common transitional issues your student may experience as a college student. To keep up with what's going on at UCCS, sign up to be included on our listserv and "like" us on Facebook.