Upcoming Campus Events: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

Attend the graduation fair, take a cooking class with MOSAIC, join the events for Veterans Week 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


Coffee and Donuts
Monday, Nov. 6 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Centennial Bus Stop

  • Join the VMA, Student Life, and Student and Family Connections by kicking off Veterans, Commuter, and First Generation Week with coffee and donuts. We will be in front of the Centennial Bus Stop so come grab a coffee, apple cider or hot chocolate along with a donut to start of your day!

Celebrating International Games Month: Art Cubby Game Night
Monday, Nov. 6 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | GOCA

  • Join us for a fun evening of art-related games in the inspiring setting of the GOCA Gallery! Food will be provided.

First-Generation Celebration Week: First-Gen Mixer
Monday, Nov. 6 from 7 – 8 p.m. | Clyde’s Gastropub

  • Kickoff First-Generation Celebration Week with an evening of fun activities, tasty finger food and a photo booth while we celebrate with you, hear about your story and have fun along the way.


First-Generation Celebration Week: Tabling in the UC
Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m – 12 p.m. | University Center 2nd Floor

  • All are welcome to stop by our table near Big Cat Coffee to learn more about being a first-generation student, sharing your story of being a first-generation student, staff or faculty, playing a fun trivia game and more!

Painting with a Vet!
Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Student Veteran Center

  • Join the VMA team in painting a fall portrait. We will provide all the materials, you just need to show up with your best painting skills.

National Student Exchange 101 Tuesday Session
Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 3 – 4 p.m. | Virtual event

  • This session helps teach how you can start the process to study nationally. We will go over applying, getting accepted and going on your trip. Meeting details here.

Student Researcher Social
Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Clyde’s Gastropub

  • A networking opportunity and celebration for students and faculty to join together to discuss research, creative works and graduate school across a variety of disciplines while enjoying food and drinks.

Cooking Class: Grain Bowls
Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Lane Center Kitchen


Vets and Cops Mile Walk
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Student Veteran Center

  • Join the VMA team along with Public Safety on our mile walk, with different intensity options, including the option to walk with a rucksack provided by the VMA team or tactical gear provided by your UCCS Police Officers!

Breaks with Bella and Beau
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Lift Lounge – Summit Village (Keystone)

  • Stop by the Lift Lounge on Wednesdays in November (except Thanksgiving week) to take a break and relieve stress with registered pet therapy dogs Bella and Beau. If the weather is nice, you may find us on the Summit Turf!

Setting Up For Success: Best Practices for Mentoring Relationships
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 12 – 1 p.m. | University Center 126 or join virtually

  • Join the Center for Student Research for a discussion with Katie Busby, Ph.D., from Beth-El College of Nursing, where she will be sharing her insights and strategies, and providing practical tips for effective and empathetic mentoring.

Trivia Night – All Things 90s
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. | Clyde’s Gastropub

  • Veterans and Military Affairs is hosting an All Things 90s themed trivia night! There will be 4 categories and prizes for the first place winners & food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Summer / Fall 2023 Graduation Fair
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | UCCS Campus Store

  • Get your regalia & graduation information, and meet with vendors to assist with graduation process! Headshots are available as well.

Commuter Appreciation Week 2023 – Dinner on Student Life
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 4 – 7 p.m. | Columbine, Dwire and Centennial

  • To show our appreciation for our commuter students, the Student Life Department is giving away free pizza in Columbine, Dwire, and Centennial!

First-Generation Celebration Week: First in the Profession Career Panel
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center or join virtually

  • Join us for a time to connect with men and women in our community that were a first-generation student and are now the first in their families in their profession.

Knots & Hitches
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. | Mountain Lion Meeting Room

  • Learn how to make hitches, climbing knots and more. Free for students and members of the Rec and Wellness Center.

LGBTQ+ Poetry Night Returns!
Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 6 – 8 p.m. | Columbine Hall 316

  • An open mic night to share and celebrate original LGBTQ+ poetry and a mixer + food at the end!


UCCS All Major Job and Internship Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, Nov. 9 from 10 – 11 a.m. | Virtual event via Handshake

  • Don’t miss your chance to connect with top employers at our upcoming Virtual Career Fair, with Undergraduate students, Graduate students and Alumni of all majors welcome!

QPR: Suicide Prevention Training for Students
Thursday, Nov. 9 from 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. | University Center 122

  • QPR aims to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. This 90-minute training will educate you to recognize suicide warning signs and empower you to act quickly to make a positive difference in the lives of those around you.

Veterans Day Luncheon
Thursday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Berger Hall

Summer / Fall 2023 Graduation Fair
Thursday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | UCCS Campus Store

  • Get your regalia & graduation information, and meet with vendors to assist with graduation process! Headshots are available as well.


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

CU President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge Proposal Workshop
Friday, Nov. 10 from 1 – 4 p.m. | Sustainability Demonstration House

  • Join us at the Office of Sustainability (The Sustainability Demonstration House) to workshop your project submissions for the President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge. Have an innovative, sustainable project idea but don’t know where to start? Come talk to us and we will help you develop an idea, help you get familiar with the challenge criteria, and prepare for the final pitch night!


UCCSlead 2023 Student Leadership Conference
Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Berger Hall

  • UCCSlead invites all UCCS students to attend the 2023 Student Leadership Conference, the theme for which is Emerging Trends in Leadership. Through interactive breakout sessions and an engaging keynote speaker, our conference will empower students to learn about leadership, share their leadership experiences with others, and connect with leaders on campus and in the Colorado Springs community.

Team Handball Tournament
Saturday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | UCCS REC – Courts C & D

Arts & Culture

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 12:30 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

VAPA Events: Symphony 21
Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Runs Nov. 3 – Nov. 12 with several showtimes | Osborne Studio Theater

  • A city on the brink of anarchy. A family torn apart. A woman ready to defy the law. Sophocles’ ancient tragedy burns with the excitement of a modern political thriller in this bold and exciting adaptation by UCCS Theatre and Dance. Select a showtime and purchase tickets here.

A Christmas Carol
Runs Nov. 9 – Nov. 11 with several showtimes | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

  • Presented by The Academy of Community Theatre, Charles Dickens’ timeless tale is magically brought to life onstage. On a snowy Christmas Eve, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three spirits. Select a showtime and purchase tickets here.

EPIC: Works of Genius
Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Prologue: Designing the Stage with David Korins
Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

  • David Korins – who designed the set for Hamilton, Beetlejuice, Dear Evan Hansen and the current Broadway hit, Here Lies Love – will guide us through the process of designing some of the most famous productions in Broadway history, and share sketches, renderings and photographs of his creations. Please register in advance for this free event here.

The New Horizons Bands of Colorado Springs Fall Concert
Sunday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. | Shockley-Zalabak Theater

  • The New Horizons Bands of Colorado Springs present our annual fall performance, with both the Concert and Symphonic Bands taking the stage with pieces that will thrill and inspire audience members of all ages and a very special tribute to the men and women who have served, or are currently serving, in our U.S. Armed Forces. 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.