Upcoming Campus Events: Nov. 13 – Nov. 19

Audition for Battle of the Bands, celebrate International Games Month, get help with resume writing and interview practice, celebrate MOSAIC’s 20th anniversary 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


Mental Health Workshop: Body Positivity
Monday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Excel Science Center (Centennial 204)

  • The objective of this class it to understand the impact of media on ones understanding/view of body image, creating a positive connection/outlook on body image, to build a community through discussion on body image, and to provide some history of body positivity. Limited spots, please register in advance here.

Restorative Dialogue Circle
Monday, Nov. 13 from 12 – 1 p.m. | The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • Restorative dialogue circles are held monthly in the center to engage students in story sharing and visioning around a theme. This month’s theme is “when going home is difficult.” Join us for a 1-hour dialogue on ways we can prepare for the November/Thanksgiving break. 

International Education Week: Study Abroad Returnee Panel
Monday, Nov. 13 from 1 – 2 p.m. | UC 302

  • Listen to students who have studied abroad about their experiences and participate in a Q&A.

At the Intersection!
Monday, Nov. 13 from 1 – 4 p.m. | UC 303 or join virtually

  • This event will explore the intersecting identities of disability and queerness with a panel of speakers. Attendees will get an opportunity to engage with the panelists, and learn about how queer people with disabilities navigate the challenges and opportunities in higher education and within society at large. Learn more about the event here.

Mini Storytelling
Monday, Nov. 13 from 3 – 4 p.m. | The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • Stop by the center for a guided storytelling workshop with the Native American Student Alliance!

Diwali Cookie Party
Monday, Nov. 13 from 3 – 4 p.m. | Copper 9202

  • Join International Affairs and iBuddy and decorate cookies for Diwali!

Celebrating International Games Month: Learn to Play Go
Monday, Nov. 13 from 4 – 6 p.m. | Kraemer Family Library, Learning Commons

  • The Kraemer Family Library is celebrating International Games Month throughout November. All are welcome to attend our events to relax and have some fun playing games. Learn more about our other events here.


Reframing Failure – Wellness Workshop
Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 5 – 6 p.m. | Summit Village Lift Lounge

Palestine/Israel: Contexts, Voices, Affects
Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. | UC 302

  • The 2-part Engaging Palestine/Israel Teach-In recognizes loss of life, not loss of life of one group. The teach-in participants and faculty supporters commit to providing a space to process reactions, responses, and emotions as part of intellectual work.

2023 Battle of the Bands
Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. | Berger Hall


Options After Graduation for International Students
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 10 – 11 a.m. | Virtual Event

  • Immigration Attorney Lisa York will discuss OPT, the H-1B program, and other visa statuses that may be available for international students after they graduate.

Resume, Cover Letter & Job Interview Event
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Multiliteracy Center

  • Sign up for our “all-in-one” job prep event that will help make you a better candidate! Please bring a copy of your resume and/or cover letter, as well as a copy of the job description (if you have a particular job in mind).

Applying the Purdue Experience to Advance the Scholarship of Engagement at UCCS
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 12 – 1 p.m. | Virtual Event

  • Join us virtually for a presentation on the evolution of public engagement scholarship at Purdue University by special guest speaker Steve Abel, Ph. D. Explore the origins, connections to the Boyer Model, and successful institutionalization at Purdue.

Breaks with Bella and Beau
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. | Lift Lounge – Summit Village

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

Opioid Overdose Response Training
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3 – 4 p.m. | Art Therapy Room – Meeting Room 2 in Rec and Wellness Center

Friendsgiving with International Affairs
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Copper House

  • Join us at the International Affairs office before the SGA Friendsgiving event where we learn about the significance of Thanksgiving and play Thanksgiving related activities.

Trans Day of Remembrance and Resilience: In Memory and Hope
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 5 – 7 p.m. | The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • For Trans* Day of Remembrance and Resilience, please join us to honor the trans* lives lost due to acts of anti-trans* violence. We will also recognize the lives lost due to the shooting attack at Club Q in November 2022 and are providing participants with their own “Star of Hope” to paint symbols of hope for themselves and others.

Maps & Compass
Wednesday, Nov. 15 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.

Friendsgiving and Bingo – FREE UCCS Ear Muffs and Fuzzy Socks!
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 10 p.m. | Berger Hall

  • Join SGA and share a FREE Thanksgiving meal, play bingo to win prizes, and receive FREE UCCS fuzzy socks and ear muffs! All food and merchandise will be provided to the first 300 students who attend the event.


International Career Success Day
Thursday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center

Passport and Pastries
Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | UC 122

  • Join us to have any and all of your study abroad questions answered, passport related or not.


Winter Safety Prep Pizza Party
Friday, Nov. 17 from 12 – 1 p.m. | UC 122

  • Come have pizza with International Affairs and the UCCS Police Department and Emergency Management Team, we will cover safety during the winter time, from staying warm to snow days on campus.

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

MOSAIC 20th Anniversary
Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 | Multiple locations

  • For 20 years the Multicultural Office for Student Access, Inclusiveness, and Community (MOSAIC) has worked with students to strive for a more equitable, enriching college experience for students across diverse backgrounds. Over the course of two days we will have tours, cultural performances, community connections, and a look into our past, present, and future. Learn more and register here.


1 Year Mark of the Tragedy of Club Q
Sunday, Nov. 19 from 12 – 2 p.m. | Location shared with registration

  • One year ago, a gunman stormed the locally renowned Club Q in Colorado Springs. The tragedy took the lives of 5 individuals and injured over 40 people. The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center is hosting a gathering to be in community and in remembrance. This event comes from the work on the Club Q Memorial Project with the Kraemer Family Library. Please register in advance here and learn more details on MLC.



Northern New Mexico at UCCS
Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Colorado Mines at UCCS
Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center


Point Loma at UCCS
Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. | Gallogly Events Center

Arts & Culture

El Pomar Foundation, Forum for Civic Advancement: Forum on Fentanyl
Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • Join us for a presentation from Dr. Leon Kelly, El Paso County Coroner, on our county’s current statistics on fentanyl abuse and a panel discussion with representatives across a variety of sectors, including government, health, law, education, and community services.

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 12:30 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

VAPA Events: University Choir
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • University Choir presents “Choral Music of Living Composers,” directed by Solveig Olsen.

Artist Talk with Helanius J. Wilkins
Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. | Osborne Studio Theater

  • Award-winning choreographer, performance artist, educator, and artivist Helanius J. Wilkins discusses the dance of social justice and shares insights about his multi-year, multi-outcome work titled The Conversation Series: Stitching the Geopolitical Quilt to Re-Body Belonging. Learn more about the artist and event here.

InterArts Collective Showcase
Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

  • Join the InterArts Collective for a morning of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary performances, installations, and exhibits that explore fresh approaches to art-making. This Showcase features the works of student artists at UCCS collaborating across multiple disciplines, including visual arts, film, music and sound design, theater, and dance.

Heller Center Arts Exchange
Friday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. | Heller Center for Arts and Humanities

  • This event allows Professional and UCCS students artists to show their artistic work alongside one another. Student will create work in response to and in collaboration with Peter and Marc’s photographic novella Historia Sin Fin, featuring Peter Marchand and Marc Shereck. Learn more about the event here.

Indriya… a Sensory Journey
Saturday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

Check out the 2023 schedule at the Ent Center!

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