Upcoming Campus Events: Oct. 16 – Oct. 22

Attend a cybersecurity panel, take a break from stress with therapy dogs, get a pumpkin from the campus farm 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


Koru Mindfulness – Session 3
Mondays, Oct. 9 through Oct. 30 from 5 – 6:15 p.m. | Group Fitness Studio 1

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Panel – Cautionary Tales in Cyber
Monday, Oct. 16 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. | Virtual Event

  • Join representatives from UCCS and the U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency as they share some great cyber stories and recent cyber hacks to illustrate the importance of cyber safety. Learn more and register here.


Commuter Giveaway – October
Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | University Center Entrance

  • Come to the University Center entrance for our commuter giveaway and get a chance to win cool prizes!

Intersex Allyship Presentation
Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. | MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • Learn more about intersex identity, the difference between sex and gender, and what allyship looks like with and for this community.

Learn to Climb Series
Each Tuesday in October 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.


Period Packing Party
Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Student Life Lounge

  • To combat period poverty (the lack of access to menstrual hygiene products due to financial constraints) join the College of Education and their partnership with Justice Necessary and Aunt Flow at a party for packing menstrual hygiene kits, with all the materials provided.

International Pronouns Day Button Making
Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • Come celebrate with the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center International Pronouns Day by making your own pronoun buttons.

Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Columbine Hall 316

  • Are you interested in engaging more with the campus community? Do you like board games and free food? Attend our weekly Noodlepalooza event with noodles, snacks, and board games, open to all!

College Open House #6 – College of Business
Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 2 – 3 p.m. | University Center 302

Breaks with Bella and Beau
Wednesday, Oct. 18 and 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Lift Lounge at Summit Village

  • Take a break from midterms and stress with registered pet therapy dogs, Bella and Beau!

Wellness Workshop – Conflict Resolution
Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 5 – 6 p.m. | Summit Village Lift Lounge

Maps & Compass
Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | Mountain Lion Meeting Room

  • Learn the basics of navigation using a map and compass. Free for students and members of the Rec and Wellness Center.


EthicsFirst 2023 Crucial Conversations
Thursday, Oct. 19 from 8 – 11:30 and 1:45 – 5:30 p.m. | Berger Hall or join virtually

  • Celebrate ethics on UCCS campus at the 2023 Ethics First workshop! Explore ways to engage in Crucial Conversations with honesty and respect through a workshop and two sessions with refreshments. Learn more and register here.

Craft and Study
Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. | La Plata Academic Commons

  • Join Student Life and Residence Life and Housing for variety of stress-relieving Fall-themed crafts and focused study time to unwind and recharge.

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


Mother’s and Father’s Day Letter Writing/Send a Virtual Message Home
Friday, Oct. 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Copper House 9202

  • Come by anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and write a letter to your parents and/or record a video message for your family. We will send out the videos and mail the letters for Mother’s or Father’s day!

DEI Munch & Learn Disability Awareness Month
Friday, Oct. 20 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. | Dwire 204

  • Join the Office of DEI Education and Outreach in partnership with Disability Service for the Disability Identity month DEI Munch and Learn focused on hidden disabilities and disability advocacy, while highlighting a local community organization that directly works with the Disability community.

Farmhouse Fridays
Every Friday until Dec. 8 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. | UCCS Farmhouse (Located above Lot 103)

UCCS Campus Store Fashion Show
Friday, Oct. 20 from 2 – 3 p.m. | UCCS Campus Store

  • Come to our UCCS fashion show and see our latest apparel, receive a 15% off coupon for attending and enjoy light appetizers and beverages.

Clyde’s Cupboard: 10-year Anniversary Food Drive
Each Friday from 2 – 5 p.m. until Oct. 20 | Student Life Lounge

  • This academic year Clyde’s Cupboard is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by hosting our annual Battle of the Departments Food Drive! Interested in getting involved? Come volunteer with us to help us collect and sort donations. Sign up here or email the Clyde’s Cupboard Graduate Assistant Samantha Luckiw.

Pumpkin Patch with UCCS Farm
Friday, Oct. 20 from 5 – 7 p.m. | UCCS Farm

  • Come to the farm to grab a pumpkin and join some fall festivities!

Game Night
Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. | Lions Byte

  • Join UCCS Student Life for an exciting evening of laughter and friendly competition with digital games, board games and tabletop games!

Disability Open Mic Night
Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. | University Center 302

  • Celebrate and learn about Disability Awareness Month at this open mic night to celebrate, honor, and lift up the voices and experiences of people that live with visible and invisible disabilities.


2023 Trek the Trail 5k Run/Walk
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | UCCS Campus Lot 580

  • The UCCS Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences is hosting the Trek the Trail 5k trail run/walk to benefit a student scholarship fund. The event fosters leadership opportunities for students, is a zero-waste event focusing on sustainable, leave-no-trace ethics and features beautiful UCCS natural campus trails. Learn more about the event and how to register here.

Badminton Doubles Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | UCCS Rec – Court C



Colorado Mesa at UCCS
Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Westminster at UCCS – Senior Day
Sunday, Oct. 22 at 12 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium


Colorado Mesa at UCCS
Thursday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Westminster at UCCS
Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium


Western Colorado at UCCS
Friday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Fort Lewis at UCCS
Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Arts & Culture

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 12:30 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

Colorado Springs Philharmonic: Mozart and Prokofiev
Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

  • Maestro Andrew Grams will conduct four uniquely chosen masterpieces in this concert experience, with a pre-concert talk that begins an hour before and allows attendees to go behind the curtain and inside the score through conversations featuring conductors and guest artists giving their take on the program. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.

Check out the 2023 schedule at the Ent Center!

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