UCCS is on a 549-acre campus in the urban setting of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
UCCS has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? UCCS has fraternities and sororities.
UCCS has the Pi Beta Phi. In fact, more students participate in the Pi Beta Phi than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UCCS include Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Phi, Asian Pacific Islander Student Union and National Society for Leadership and Success.
The UCCS community comes together each year for Playfair, Concert on the Lawn and Significant Speaker Event.
This table offers information on housing at UCCS.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||14%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,719|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||86%|
UCCS offers housing for students. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most UCCS students live off campus. In 2022, 14% of undergrads at UCCS lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UCCS. There are 1,719 spots available in on-campus housing for all 10,002 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UCCS offers coed housing.
At UCCS there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UCCS:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
UCCS offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, UCCS has public safety and police department.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UCCS, take Interstate 25 to Colorado Springs, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Colorado Springs Airport airport.
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