Upcoming Campus Events: Sept. 4 – Sept. 10

Learn about studying abroad, mountain biking, Brazilian dance 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


Funding Study Abroad
Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Virtual Event

Commuter Lunch – Pizza
Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 12 – 1 p.m. | University Center Upper Plaza

  • Calling all commuters to join us on the Upper Plaza for a free slice of Louie’s Pizza!

National Student Exchange 101 Tuesday Session
Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 3 – 4 p.m. | Virtual Event

  • Want to study at another college in the US but still get credit for UCCS? Then join us to learn how you can start the process to study nationally as we go over applying, getting accepted and going on your trip. Virtual meeting details here.

Learn to Climb Series (September)
Each Tuesday in Sept. from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | SOLE Center

  • In this series, participants will learn the art and skill of rock climbing with each lesson focusing on a different climbing topic. Learn more about the series and price here, with discounts for students and members.


Abroad 101 Wednesday Session
Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Virtual Event

  • Join us to learn how you can start the process to study abroad as we go over applying, getting accepted and going on your trip. Virtual meeting details here.

Paracord Bracelets
Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | SOLE Center

  • Learn to make a variety of bracelets and other handy paracord projects. Free for students and members of the Rec and Wellness Center.

Trivia Night
Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 7 – 9 p.m. | Clyde’s Gastropub

  • Come test your knowledge with Student Life and play through 6 rounds of trivia for a chance to win prizes while enjoying snacks! To be prepared ahead of time, feel free to download the Speedquizzing app.


27th Annual UCCS Economic Forum
Thursday, Sept. 7 from 12 – 5 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

Practicing Happiness
Thursday, Sept. 7 from 3 – 5 p.m. | Wellness Center Art Therapy room (meeting room 2)

  • Our 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. Please register in advance here.

The Importance of Sleep Health – Wellness Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 7 from 5 – 6 p.m. | Art Therapy Room – Meeting Room 2 in Rec Center

  • This wellness presentation will be all about the sleep habits of college students and how to improve your own sleep hygiene. Please register in advance here.

Intro to Mountain Bike Series (September)
Each Thursday in Sept. 7 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | SOLE Center

UCCS Radio Presents: A Break From the Grind
Thursday, Sept. 7 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Clyde’s Gastropub

  • Come join UCCS Radio for a casual night at our “coffee shop” with some live acoustic music performed by UCCS’ own, Seth Held. We’ll have free coffee and tea and small desserts.

Ladies Climb Night
Thursday, Sept. 7 from 7 – 9 p.m. | SOLE Center

  • Join us for a fun evening of climbing and socialization! Free for students and members.


Curiosity Unlimited
Friday, Sept. 8 from 9:30 – 11:15 a.m. | Chapman Recital Hall

  • Please join us for the Curiosity Unlimited Lecture with lecturer ‘Ilaheva Tua’one on “Re-Imagining the Academic Library Through Storytelling”. Join us for coffee at 9:30, lecture to follow at 10:00.

Moab Adventure Weekend
Friday, Sept. 8 at 12 p.m. to Sunday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. | Moab, Utah

  • Rock climb, explore arches and the Canyonlands National Park, camp under the stars and more in this adventure-filled weekend. $135 for members and students.


14er Hike – Mt Bierstadt
Saturday, Sept. 9 at 5 a.m. | Mount Evans Wilderness Area

  • Join SOLE for a 14er hike! $30 for students and members.

UCCSlead Game Changer
Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | The Upper Lodge, Summit Village

  • UCCSlead Game Changer is a half-day transformational leadership experience open to all UCCS-affiliated undergraduate and graduate students no matter their discipline or classification. Students will learn who they are as leaders, gain fundamental leadership skills, and take first steps to cultivating their personal brand of leadership, and receive UCCSlead swag, free food, a leadership certificate, and a graduation cord.

Spikeball Doubles Tournament
Saturday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Alpine Field

Roaring Weekends- Rock Painting
Saturday, Sept. 9 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Kettle Creek

  • Join us for Rock Painting!


Jongo – Sharing Traditions
Sunday, Sept. 10 from 2:30 – 4 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

  • Come learn about Jongo, an Afro-Brazilian tradition that involves music, dance, and singing. Brazilian community leaders Alessandra Ribeiro and Bianca Lúcia Martins Lopes will share, for the first time in the United States, this rich and fun manifestation, its history, and its context. Please register in advance here.



Western Oregon at UCCS
Thursday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Saint Martin’s at UCCS
Friday, Sept. 8 at 12:15 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Bemidji State at UCCS
Friday, Sept. 8 at 7:15 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Nebraska-Kearney at UCCS
Saturday, Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center


Western Oregon at UCCS
Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Southwestern Oklahoma State at UCCS
Saturday, Sept. 10 at 12 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Arts & Culture

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 12:30 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

EPIC: Underplayed Masterpieces
Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • Prepare to be transported through time and space by the incredible talent of Violinist Gabriela Díaz, praised as a “young violin master,” Pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute, described as “elegant and engaging” by the Wall Street Journal, and Clarinetist Sergei Vassiliev, lauded as “flawless” by the Colorado Springs Gazette. The carefully curated program includes Trio by Darius Milhaud, Soldier’s Tale by Stravinsky, Elfentanz by Florence Price, and the groundbreaking Berg Four Pieces for clarinet and piano. Purchase tickets and learn more here, with discounts for students.

Jongo: Sharing Traditions Workshop
Sunday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

  • Join us for a workshop and celebration of Brazilian dance!

Woodland Park Wind Symphony
Sunday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

Check out the 2023 schedule at the Ent Center!

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