UCCS Downtown opens Sept. 10

UCCS Downtown location at 102 south Tejon street

UCCS Downtown will open Sept. 10 with an open house for the campus community from 4-6 p.m. at 102 S. Tejon St.

Construction underway at UCCS Downtown

The new facility will offer tailored non-credit certificate and degree programs in coordination with local business and government communities, alumni events, and more. The first classes start the next morning on Sept. 11, with licensure programs through the College of Education and that evening with the Mini-MBA program through the College of Business.

A four-day program on managing and writing federal proposals kicks off Oct. 15 and will be the first of many programs to be held in the downtown facility. The program is a collaboration between the Office of Professional Development in the College of Business and Shipley Associates.

The Office of Alumni Relations will host numerous programs throughout the year including networking/social events, faculty speaker series, and more. A representative from the office will host office hours once a week to provide resources to alumni and meet with members of the downtown community.

UCCS Downtown blueprint

Other non-credit classes and programs offered during the 2018-19 academic year include the Teacher Leader Academy through the College of Education, concurrent enrollment programs, and certificate programs in non-profit management, cybersecurity and more.

Parking is available at parking meters on the street and in the city parking garage at the corner of Nevada Ave. and Colorado Ave. Parking in the garage is 75 cents per hour before 4 p.m., and a flat rate of $1 after 4 p.m.

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