About Student Life

About Student Life

What is Student Life?

What is Student Life?

The Department of Student Life provides students with co-curricular engagement opportunities that assist students in finding their sense of belonging as a part of the UCCS community.

A Glance at Student Life

  1. 200+ Student Organizations
  2. 180+ Student Activities and Events
  3. 6 Social Sororities and Fraternities
  4. 2 Student Media Organizations
  5. 180+ Student Activities and Events
  6. 10+ Student Employees


The Department of Student life fosters a sense of belonging by engaging and connecting all students through learning, leadership, and exploration to develop active global citizens.


A Connection for Every Student! 

We believe the channels of involvement student life features allows students to find some type of connection to campus that helps students find their community, identify academic interests, and help build a path to academic success and future career plans.  


  • Student Focus: In all that we do, we prioritize and place our students first, knowing their experience is the most important part of our mission 

  • Collaboration: We believe that our community is stronger together, and thus focus on partnership across campus and the greater Colorado Springs community.  

  • Inclusive Diversity: We create spaces that celebrate difference and welcome all to share their experience.  

  • Integrity: We strive to model the way for our students and always do the right thing.  

  • Holistic Wellbeing: Our created spaces and services are meant to help students grow and thrive, while supporting the whole student.  

  • Financial Stewardship: To best support our students, we believe in responsible transparent, and creative