Upcoming Campus Events: April 3 – April 9

Prepare for commencement, learn about CIA internships, attend an egg hunt and more with our upcoming events!

Looking for more? Check out the UCCS online calendar at Mountain Lion Connect or visit ClubMatch to find a group that’s right for you!

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Campus Events

Big Cat Coffee Name Reveal Celebration
Monday, April 3 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | UC Coffee Shop

  • Join us with Chancellor Reddy at the UC Coffee shop for our campus coffee shop name reveal, announcement of our coffee partnership, coffee tastings and pastries!

Graduate School Admissions – Open Office Hours
Monday, April 3 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. | Cragmor 110

  • Come visit our open office hours and speak with Graduate Recruitment Specialist, Dee, with any questions you have about graduate school or the admissions process, no appointment necessary!

CIA Employer Session
Monday, April 3 from 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. | University Center 302

  • The CIA will host internship/career info sessions on April 3 for varying majors and interests with Agency Recruiters onsite at the T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center on April 4 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. for 1:1s with students. If students cannot attend the information sessions, they’re encouraged to send resumes to [email protected]. Learn more about the session times here and register for the event on Handshake.

Introduction to the TAAP Program at UCCS
Tuesday, April 4 from 10 – 10:45 a.m. | Faculty Resource Center – Columbine 203

  • Join Larry Lee, Executive Director Auxiliary Services, Jesse Gilbert, Bookstore Faculty Liaison, and Paul Deniston, Director of Retail Services, for an overview of the Textbook Affordability and Access (TAAP) Program at UCCS including how it works, what it costs, benefits and potential impacts and FAQs. If you’d like to attend virtually, use this link.

Restorative Dialogue Circle
Wednesday, April 5 from 12 – 1 p.m. | MOSAIC & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Lounge

  • Learn more about the restorative practice of circle dialogues in this space where participants will have the opportunity to engage in story sharing and visioning around a theme.

UCCS Graduation Fair
Wednesday, April 5 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Thursday, April 6 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | UCCS Bookstore

  • Purchase your graduation regalia, meet with UCCS groups, get photos taken with a professional photographer and more at the Graduation Fair!

Stop The Hate
Wednesday, April 5 from 4 – 7 p.m. | Berger Hall

  • Stop The Hate event, hosted by the UCCS Student Government Association and featuring keynote speaker CU Regent Wanda James, aims to create a safe and brave space for students to talk about issues on campus concerning discrimination and allyship, to share experiences and to brainstorm solutions to make campus more inclusive to all students. Dinner is provided, please register in advance here.

Free GRE Strategy Session
Wednesday, April 5 from 6 – 7 p.m. | Virtual event

  • The Princeton Review is partnering with UCCS to invite you to one of our upcoming strategy sessions with an expert teach to go over test content, walk you through sample questions, and show you score raising strategies to use on test day. Learn more about the event here and please register in advance here.

Athletes with choices, athletes with voices
Thursday, April 6 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Dwire Hall 204

  • Join us to learn from UCCS DFEI Ethics Fellow Jess Kirby, Assistant Professor, Health Sciences, as she presents “Athletes with choices, athletes with voices: The ethics of supporting athlete autonomy and athlete well-being in youth sport.” Breakfast is provided, please register in advance here.

Graduate Student Association Lunch and Learn: Career Mapping
Thursday, April 6 from 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center

  • Students will participate in 90-minute workshop on Professional Development Plans where they will learn how to lay out their professional goals and begin to identify their mentor network in the UCCS community.

Writing Good Letters of Recommendation for Students
Thursday, April 6 from 1 – 1:45 p.m. | Faculty Resource Center – Columbine Hall 203

  • Join Matthew Balk, PhD, Senior Director, Excel Multiliteracy Center Assistant Professor, Attendant Rank, Department of English and Angie Dodson, MEd, Faculty Development Coordinator, Faculty Resource Center, for a workshop-style session that offers tips and tricks for writing good recommendations for students. To attend virtually, use this link.

Egg Hunt
Thursday, April 6 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | University Center

  • Join Student Life for an egg hunt throughout the University Center and Kraemer Family Library! There will be 60 eggs hidden around, find one and bring it to the student life lounge to receive a prize. 

Dance Break
Friday, April 7 from 4 – 5 p.m. | Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center

  • Join the MOSAIC and UCCS Rec team for a monthly dance break featuring some of our favorite artists of that identity/heritage month!

Kids Night Out (Swim Night)
Friday, April 7 from 6 – 9 p.m. | Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center

  • At Kids Night Out, our highly trained, and background checked RecKids Counselors will lead participants in swimming in our state of the art pool complete with a water slide, lazy river and vortex. Counselors are in the pool with participants and lifeguards are always on duty to keep participants safe! Discounts for students UCCS community members, learn more here.

Painting & Process
Saturday, April 8 from 1 – 3 p.m. | Student Life Lounge – University Center 102

  • In collaboration with Colorado Art Therapy and Stars of Hope, we will be providing an opportunity for folks to paint their own star of hope as a way to process what happened at Club Q and/or to show support and hope for those impacted.



Mountain Lions vs. Westminster
Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Mountain Lions vs. Colorado Mesa
Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Arts & Culture

Junior Recital: Hope Tuin and Taeron Waring
Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Peak FreQuency Presents: Breath/Carries/Ritual
Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • Conceived by Yvonne Wu and co-devised by all three performers, this unique concert-length interdisciplinary performance explores personal answers to the question “What do you carry?” through movement, sound, and fragments of storytelling, all grounded in the body and breath. Purchase tickets here, with free admission for UCCS students and discounts for seniors and military.

Visiting Artists + Critics Series: Xi Zhang
Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Season Announcement Evening
Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

  • Join us in the Shockley-Zalabak theatre to learn the shows that will comprise the 2023-2024 Theatreworks season!

Senior Recital: Aidan Rooney
Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m. | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

  • Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, one of America’s leading flamenco companies, presents FRONTERAS, a new work choreographed by two of flamenco’s most exciting artists: José Maldonado and Karen Lugo – with an original score by Jose Luis de la Paz that will be performed by a live band. Purchase tickets here with discounts for UCCS students.

Check out the 2023 schedule at the Ent Center!

For more events on campus, check out Mountain Lion Connect, our central campus events calendar.