Residence Life and Housing

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This Is Your Home

Make your space feel perfect for you.


Various Room Types

Select from a wide variety of different room configurations.

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Build Community

Meet and connect with new friends and floor mates.

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Apartment Living

Apartment style housing is available for students who are upper class or 21 year old or over.

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Incredible Views

Look out your window for gorgeous scenery in every direction.

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New and Updated Facilities

All of our housing facilities are recently built or newly renovated.


Open Space

Get outside and stay active on one of the many outdoor open spaces on campus.

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300 Days of Sunshine

Enjoy being outside during the many days of plentiful sunshine.

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Stay Connected

Hang out with your friends and roommates between classes.

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On Campus Living

All of our housing facilities are located on campus and are within walking distance to all academic buildings.

On-campus Living Requirement

As of September 2013, UCCS instituted an on-campus residency requirement for freshmen students admitted for the fall of 2014 academic term and beyond (excluding summer term).  Freshmen who are under the age of 20 and have less than 30 hours of completed college course work will be required to live in UCCS Residence Life and Housing's residence halls.  Colorado residents of El Paso, Teller, Douglas and Pueblo counties are exempt from this residency requirement; however, it is highly encouraged that all freshmen explore living on the UCCS campus for a positive college transition and more successful academic and social experience.



For additional information on the residency requirement, as well as to access the Exemption form, CLICK HERE.


Why Students Like to Live at UCCS

Did you know that national research shows that students who live on campus excel more academically, and graduate faster than those who live off campus? Living on campus can provide a positive college transition and more successful academic and social experience. Enjoy the convenience of living minutes away from everything you'll need as a student at UCCS - from your classes and the University Center, to the Library and Recreation Center. Make friends with classmates throughout the village and have fun with exciting programs and campus activities organized exclusively for Housing Village residents!

You are minutes away from your classes, the library, the parking garage, University Center, the Recreation Center, the Bookstore, and many other places that you will frequent while being a student at UCCS. Spend more time doing the things you want and need to do instead of commuting through the Colorado Springs traffic.

Academic Success
National research shows that students who live on campus excel more academically, and graduate faster than those who live off campus.

No Monthly Bills
Students pay for housing on a semester basis. There is no need to save for monthly rent, high speed internet access, basic phone service, gas, electricity, furniture, water, and basic cable – it’s included in the price. Because you pay by semester, you do not have to worry about the rising cost of utilities in the winter. And…you don't have to be concerned about the roommate that doesn't come up with their share of the rent and utility bills.

We have Resident Assistants and a professional staff member on call every night of the year. Our campus police department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a night security officer in Housing. Campus Police provide escorts for students to and from classes, Housing and parking when requested.

Campus Activities
Our Resident Assistants and student organizations offer programs and activities in the Housing Villages for residents. It is easy to get involved in social activities like dances, concerts and trips or in leadership opportunities like the Residence Hall Association and National Residence Hall Honorary.

Make Friends
Your classmates are down the hall, and on the floors above and below you. Organize a study group, watch television together, participate in intramural sports, host an interactive gaming tournament or just get together at the Lodge for meals.

UCCS has partnered with Ent to provide students with the Lion OneCard Program.


Housing Contact Information

Summit Village is Located at:
1010 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Village at Alpine Valley & Alpine Village Apartments are Located at:
4645 Stanton Road Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Our Phone Number at Summit Village is:
(719) 255-4042 or (800) 990-UCCS ext 4042
Our Phone Number at the Village at Alpine Valley is:
(719) 255-6288 or (800) 990-UCCS ext 6288

(Current students, prospective students, parents, or guests can contact either number with questions or concerns)

Our Fax Number is: (719) 255-4326

Our Email Address is:


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