Student-Focused Programs

Student-Focused Programs

Student-Focused Programs

MOSAIC & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House


Join the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center for our open house including food, games, and prizes! Attendees will get the chance to learn about upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and workshops available through the center. 

Career Center DEI Networking Event


The T. Rowe Price Career Center hosts an annual networking and career night that focuses on providing career development skills and networking opportunities for students, especially those from vulnerable and historically marginalized populations. 

Disability Open Mic


Each year, for Disability Awareness Month, a poetry workshop and open mic to celebrate, honor, and elevate the experiences of people with visible and invisible disabilities is hosted in collaboration with Poetry 719- a Black-ran community poetry organization in Colorado Springs. This event is free and open to all UCCS students, staff, and faculty. 


ROAR Daze Multicultural Week


Student Life, MOSAIC & LGBTQ+ Resource Center, and student multicultural clubs plan a series of programs that highlight the diverse experience of UCCS students. 

Annual International Cook Off


The Office of International Affairs hosts an annual International Cook Off where students can showcase their culinary ability and highlight their cultural cuisine. 

FAM! Graduation Celebration


Celebrate our first-generation and multicultural (F.A.M.) graduates with a fun night of recognition, food, photos, and even a little dancing! This celebration will focus on honoring the impact of students working towards access, inclusion, community, and paving pathways in and through higher education for historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

Summer ibuddy Program

The Office of International Affairs in partnership with the iBuddy program hosts a series of summer programming to engage International Students in all that Colorado has to offer. 

Practicing Happiness

The Wellness Center hosts Happiness Groups for students throughout the year. Their Happiness Groups are practical and empowering programs based current research on positive psychology, coping skills, and happiness. The concepts covered in this group are based on years of groundbreaking scientific research about what does and does not make people truly (and sustainably) happy.