Welcome to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. I am optimistic that you will find challenging and engaging opportunities here, opportunities that will open doors to a meaningful life of success, growth, and giving. Together we can accomplish many things.
As the southernmost campus of the University of Colorado system, UCCS offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through six colleges and schools: the College of Business; the College of Education; the College of Engineering and Applied Science; the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; the School of Public Affairs; and the Beth-El College of Nursing and Public Health. You will find rigorous, interesting and stimulating programs of study available within these colleges detailed in this Catalog. I urge you to read it carefully, to follow your interests, to understand the policies and requirements of your chosen college and major, and to take full advantage of the opportunities and support available to you while you are here.
You are joining us at an exciting time of innovation, growth and change. UCCS offers excellent educational programs in an exceptional environment with top-quality faculty who value teaching as much as research. We currently enroll more than 7,700 undergraduate and graduate students, our acclaimed faculty of over 500 deliver more than 47 degree programs that enable students to reach their educational goals, and we are currently adding and renovating new state-of-the art-facilities to our 500 acre campus in northern Colorado Springs. Much is happening here.
UCCS has earned high regard. The 2007 U.S. News and World Report America’s Best Colleges edition ranked UCCS as 7th among top public Western Universities. The College of Engineering and Applied Science was ranked 7th nationally among public institutions for its engineering programs. In 2006, the American Society for Engineering Education ranked the College of Engineering and Applied Science 7th nationally for our percentage of women engineers. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities recently named the university one of two national leaders in community engagement efforts.
Innovative teaching, creative scholarship and committed public service remain our hallmark. UCCS is a youthful, vigorous and dynamic university. We welcome you to our community, to share in and contribute to the many exciting opportunities that lie ahead.
It is a privilege to have you join us.
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
University of Colorado Board of Regents
Steve Bosley, Chair, 2005-2011, At-Large
Tilman Bishop, Vice Chair, 2007-2013, District 3
Michael Carrigan, 2005-2011, District 1
James Geddes, 2009-2015, District 6
Kyle Hybl, 2007-2013, District 5
Thomas Lucero, 2005-2011, District 4
Stephen Ludwig, 2007-2013, At-Large
Monisha Merchant, 2009-2015, District 7
Joseph Neguse, 2009-2015, District 2
Bruce H. Benson, President. BS, University of Colorado.
Michael Poliakoff, Vice president for academic affairs and research.
Leonard Dineger, Vice president for administration and chief of staff. BA, Catholic University of America;MA, University of Colorado.
Robert G. Moore, Vice president for budget and finance. BS, Northern Arizona University;MPA, University of Colorado.
Daniel Wilkerson, Vice president for university counsel and secretary of the Board of Regents
Colorado Springs Campus
Pamela Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor; professor of Communication. BA, MA, Oklahoma State University; PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Brian Burnett, Vice chancellor for administration and finance. BA, University of Colorado, Boulder; MS, University of Colorado, Denver.
Robert Wonnett, Vice chancellor for student success. BA, MA, University of Colorado at Boulder; MA, University of Colorado at Denver; JD, Denver University.
Margaret A. Bacon, Vice chancellor for academic affairs; professor of Education. BA, Michigan State University; MA, EdD, University of Massachusetts.
Martin Wood, Chief operating officer for advancement. BS, MA, Emporia State University.