Upcoming Campus Events: March 18 – March 24

Get an updated headshot taken, learn about jobs on campus, play trivia and crochet an emotional support pickle!

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


Snapshots and Sweets
Monday, March 18 from 9 – 10 a.m. & 5 – 6 p.m. | University Hall Room B230

  • Join the College of Education in your best professional outfit to get your headshot taken for future employment opportunities!

QPR Suicide Prevention Training (Students Only)
Monday, March 18 from 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. | UC 122

  • QPR – Question, Persuade, & Refer. Attend the Suicide Prevention Training for students.

Glass Tumbler Decorating
Monday, March 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. | Student Life Lounge

  • Come decorate glass tumblers with us! There will be Cricut vinyl stickers and ways to personalize your tumbler.

Zine Hang
Monday, March 18 from 2 – 4 p.m. | Kraemer Family Library Learning Commons

  • Come hang out and make zines at the library. We’ll provide supplies, you bring an idea. No prior zine-making experience necessary, we’re happy to help you get started!

Brain Breaks with Bergen the Beagle
Monday, March 18 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | LaPlata Academic Commons

  • Take a brain break and visit with Bergen the Beagle!

Desire Embraced: A UCCS Sexual Exploration Space
Monday, March 18 from 4 – 8 p.m. | Berger Hall

  • This space is a sex-positive environment that disrupts preconceived notions around pleasure and intimacy that are considered “taboo” but are normal parts of sexual exploration and sexual health. There will be a workshop that explores the work of Jaime M. Grant and the finding of true desire, facilitated by Taylor Vallance and Desire Story Teller, Ashley Cornelius, followed by a presentation by Voodoo Leatherworks, Colorado Springs local alternative lifestyle community center, on their space and the BDSM lifestyle in an education format. After this will be a Pleasures Across Spectrums panel, with a diverse panel exploring sex within the social communities that will be moderated by certified sex therapist and sexologist, Amanda Jepson.

LGBTQ+ Poetry Night
Monday, March 18 from 6 – 8 p.m. | Columbine Hall 316

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


Board Games and Boardrooms: Games & Quick Tips for Finding Campus Jobs
Tuesday, March 19 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Breckenridge 5101

  • Do you want to learn how to get a job on campus? If so, we have great news for you. We have rescheduled our Board Games and Boardrooms Learning Community social! Everyone is invited to an afternoon of games and a presentation on S.E.A.N!

Taco Tuesday & Mental Health
Tuesday, March 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. | Roaring Fork & The Lodge

  • “Tacos Fall Apart and We Still Love Them!”: Nourish your body, mind, and soul with tacos and self-care!

Farm to Fork: Culinary Basics
Tuesday, March 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. | Kraemer Family Library

  • Immerse yourself in farm-fresh cuisine as we invite you to join us at the farm for an entry-level cooking experience! Learn the art of cooking and master the culinary basics of crafting the perfect loaded potato soup.

Trans Day of Visibility 2024 – “In the Turn” Film Screening
Tuesday, March 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. | UC 302

  • Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility with this documentary that follows Crystal, a 10-year-old transgender girl, as she discovers the Vagine Regime, an international queer collective of roller derby players comprised of people of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds and identities. We will have a post-film discussion with light refreshments. In remembrance of the death of Nex Benedict (he/they), a 16-year-old non-binary and indigenous Choctaw, we will have some card-making materials.


SYS Webinar: Prepping for summer internships and jobs
Wednesday, March 20 from 6 – 7 p.m. | Kraemer Family Library

  • Join us to hear about preparing for summer internships and jobs with our friends from the T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center! We’ll discuss application timelines, the kinds of internships/jobs available, and how UCCS can help prep you for the application period.

What if I Don’t Want to Teach? – Perspectives from English Alumni
Wednesday, March 20 from 6 – 7 p.m. | Virtual event

  • Hear from English Alumni about the MANY DIFFERENT career paths available to those with a degree in English! The panel consists of: Taylor Burnfield, Marketing Specialist at United States Air Force Academy; Corey Thompson, Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephanie L. Scoville, District Court for the City & County of Denver and Kayla Shock, Legislative Liaison for the Colorado Department of Corrections.

Lyric Trivia at Trinity Brewing
Wednesday, March 20 from 5 – 8 p.m. | Trinity Brewing

  • Come enjoy some beer and play some lyric trivia! We will be hosting a Lyric Trivia Night at the Main Trinity Brewing location. There will be three rounds with each round covering a decade of music (80s, 90s, and 2000s).

Movie Showing: The Bee Movie
Wednesday, March 20 from 5 – 8 p.m. | UCCS Farm House

  • Come join us for a screening of The Bee Movie and discover what the Farmhouse has to offer! There will be popcorn, candy, and activities where you can have a chance at winning a prize! Limited spots, please RSVP in advance.


International Student Panel
Thursday, March 21 from 12 – 2 p.m. | UC 303 or join virtually

  • Learn about cultural norms from all over the world! International students from all different places will be on a panel to talk about communication and what life is like back home.

Zero-Proof Happy Hour
Thursday, March 21 from 5 – 6 p.m. | UCCS Farm

  • Invest in your mental health and emotional well-being! Join us for an hour of happiness and explore various techniques and approaches to foster happiness and mitigate stress. Please register in advance here.


Women’s History Month Karaoke and Podcasts!
Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

  • Join the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center for karaoke and podcasts. Sign up to sing a song from your favorite women or take some time to listen to podcasts centering the experiences of women.

Emotional Support Pickle Project
Friday, March 22 from 2 – 3 p.m. | Student Life Lounge

  • Life isn’t always “bread and butter,” so this pickle is here to help you “dill” with all that life throws your way! For this four-week series, members of the Needlecraft Club will teach you how to crochet your very own emotional support pickle, with all supplies provided.



Missouri Western State at UCCS
Tuesday, March 19 at 11 a.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Regis at UCCS
Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. | Mountain Lion Stadium

Arts & Culture

Student Recital: Chris Swanson
Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • Join us for a student recital by Chris Swanson.

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, March 20 at 12 p.m. | Ent Center for the Arts

  • Join us for free, 1-hour movement sessions every Wednesday at the Ent Center for the Arts! Sessions are free and open to all, but registration is requested.

Into the Woods
Runs March 21 – 24 with several showtimes | Chapman Foundation Recital Hall

  • The little girl in the red hood, the boy and his cow, the woman with the priceless shoes, the prince, the baker and his wife, the wolf, and the witch venture into the woods—as the fairy tales you know meet the endings you don’t! Stephen Sondheim’s masterful look at what happens after happily ever after comes to life on the Shockley-Zalabak stage for one weekend only! “Take the journey” with Theatreworks in collaboration with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs for a musically lush concert staging of one of the most iconic musicals of all time. Select a showtime and purchase tickets here.

Check out the 2024 schedule at the Ent Center!

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