Campus Signature Programs

Campus Signature Programs

Campus Signature Programs

"You Belong" Project

September 26, 2023

You belong. You matter. We’re happy you’re here. This annual event focuses on celebrating and uplifting diversity with the UCCS community is hosted by MOSAIC & LGBTQ+ Resource Center & the UCCS Wellness Center. 




International Family Weekend

October 20-22, 2023

This virtual experience will allow UCCS International Students to share the UCCS campus with the family aboard and engage in activities. Hosted by the Office of International Affairs. 


Veteran Student Week

November 6-11, 2023

UCCS honors its student veterans throughout the week of Nov. 6th with multiple events, culminating at the Veterans Day Event on November 11th.  Student veterans can celebrate and connect with other veterans at events organized by the Veteran & Military Affairs office. Veterans will have the opportunity to network, converse and win prizes while being recognized for their service.  

First Generation Student Week

November 6-10, 2023 

First-Generation College Celebration (FGCC) is an annual opportunity to raise awareness of the first-generation college student identity by advancing an asset-based, national narrative of these students’ experiences and outcomes. This week of programming is sponsored by the department of Student & Family Connections. 


Mountain Lion Research day

December 8, 2023 

Mountain Lion Research Day hosted by the UCCS Office of Research focused on highlighting the work of student researchers and their faculty mentors. 

Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 9, 2023

Celebrated before Native American Heritage Month in November, Indigenous Peoples Day comes on the second Monday of October and is formerly known as Columbus Day. It's a day to commemorate the cultures of Native American Tribes.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2024

Walk by the West Lawn to view a field of flags to remember the lives lost and honor the many victims of the Holocaust. The flags displayed represent different groups that were killed in the Holocaust. This is a passive event but there will be information available online for those who would like to learn more.

MLK Day of Service & Action

February 1, 2024

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (MLK) Days of Service and Action is an opportunity for everyone to invest in the health and harmony of our communities. Join the community for a variety of sessions and volunteer opportunities!