2010-2011 Catalog 
    Apr 24, 2024  
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Advising/Student Success/Careers



Main Hall, second floor
(719) 255-3260
Fax: (719) 255-3645

 Student Success Center


The Student Success Center is a “one stop” location on campus for meeting students’ needs. Services include academic advising for all undergraduate students, career services, new student orientation, degree audit, and transfer evaluations. Students can find information about academic program options and requirements, how to select or change majors, degree progress reports, and a variety of other services designed to help students achieve their desired degrees.

New Student Orientation

(719) 255-3260

Orientation programs are held preceding each term to acquaint new students with UCCS academic programs, out-of-class activities, and campus services. Academic advising, registration for classes, and an introduction to campus life constitute the main orientation activities. New students are required to attend an orientation session before being permitted to register for classes. For more information, go to: http://www.uccs.edu/orientation.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available to all undergraduate students on an ongoing basis through the Student Success Center. Advisors are available to review degree requirements, course options, various academic programs and a wide variety of other academic advising questions. Students can walk into the Center on the second floor of Main Hall or call (719) 255-3269 for an appointment.

Career Center

Main Hall 201
(719) 255-3340

Career advising and resources are available throughout a student’s educational path at the Student Success Career Center. Students undecided about a major can get help discovering exciting possibilities for study. Those considering a career change can find help exploring career areas and the jobs that will bring satisfaction. Students ready to find a job can receive assistance in creating a powerful resume and cover letter, and the Career Center also can assist with polishing interviewing skills.

The Career Center hosts many events and recruiters each year, including two Career Fairs.

For more information, go to http://www.uccs.edu/careercenter. Students seeking an internship or employment can register with our online job board: www.ecampusrecruiter.com/uccs.

Degree Progress Reports

(719) 255-3260

Degree progress reports are available to inform students of their academic progress, requirements met and requirements remaining for both their departmental major and their college. Students should review these reports regularly and refer to them when registering for courses every semester. Students should be familiar with their degree progress when seeking academic advising. Students can access their degree progress reports by going to the Student Online Center from the campus Web site.

Testing Services for Math Placement

Main Hall, second floor
(719) 255-3260

The MPT—Math Placement Test, the Algebra Diagnostic Test, and the Calculus Readiness Test are administered by appointment, and at each freshman orientation.

Contact the Testing Office for scheduling and information or go to: http://www.uccs.edu/~dservice/.

University Connection Transfer Program

(719) 255-3019

UCCS maintains agreements to assist students in Colorado’s two-year academic programs who complete their AA or AS degrees and plan to transfer to UCCS. The program provides transfer advising and close coordination with the academic colleges at UCCS.

University Connection scholarships are also available. University Connection offers these transfer services to the following community colleges: Pikes Peak Community College, Arapahoe Community College, Red Rocks Community College, Otero Junior College, Lamar Community College, Pueblo Community College, and Trinidad State Junior College. Students attending other two year institutions not listed can contact the program staff to make special arrangements for assistance with transfer to UCCS.