University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

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University of Colorado-Colorado Springs



In-state Tuition

$5,384 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$16,622 / year

Room and Board

$7,642

Application deadline

July 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

University archives, Prospector: the Colorado Unified Catalog, full-text databases including EBSCOhost,Lexis-Nexis,CQ Press 1991-,Dekker, KluwerOnline, Project MUSE, PsycARTICLES,and Wiley Interscience Journals.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 714,027 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,649 current serial subscriptions.
  • 451,257 microforms.
  • 6,791 Audio/Visual items.
  • 11,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

Beginning in the summer of 2006, new construction begins for a Student Recreation Center, Heller Center for the Humanities, and a new Science and Engineering Building. Dwire Hall, home of the College of Business and several disciplines in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences will be renovated.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, other

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 13% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 34% of housing units are Singles.
  • 31% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 33% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: UCCS Mountain Lion athletics, Summit Series, Theatreworks, Da Vinci Quartet, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Fall Fest, Black History Month Celeberation;
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society
  • In total, there are about 79 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Association of Computing Machinery, Chi Sigma Iota, Delta Simga Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Alpha Theta, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Sigma Tau Delta, Tri-Beta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Ignite for Christ, Catholic Student Club, Christian Challenge, Inter-Varisty Christian Fellowship, The Navigators
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, German Culture Club, International Student Club, Islamic Student Organization, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Minority Advisory Council, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Engineers, United Students of Color, Japanese Anime and Culture, Latino Student Union, Student Diversity Council
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AFROTC, Amateur Radio Club, American Chemical Society Student Affiliate, Anthropology Club, Archery Club, Association of Computing Machinery, Advocating Women's Assistance Resources Education (AWARE), Beth-El Student Nurses Association, Budget Advisory Committee, Campus Objectivists, Circle K International, Club Baseball, Club Hockey, College Democrats, College Republicans, Cycling Club, Dance Team, Fencing Club, Filmmakers Club, Foosball, GeoClub, Habitat for Humanity, History Club, Math Club, Machado Jiu-Jitsu, Mill on the Campus, Model United Nations, Men's Volleyball Club Team, New Voters Project, Philosophy Club, Pre-Med Society, Psi Chi & Psychology Club, riverrun, Role Players Guild, Society for Human Resource Management, Snowriders, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society for Creative Anachronism, Society of Success and Leadership, Society for Women Engineers, Spanish Club, Spectrum, Step and Dance Squad, Student Artist Connection, Students in Free Enterprise, Students for Environmental Awareness, Students for Social Justice, Students Pursuing the Limits of Advanced Technology, Ultimate Frisbee
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Scribe (bimonthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Colorado Springs (10), Denver (65)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Denver (65)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Colorado Srprings (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 16% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,300
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 1 sororities
  • 1% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited

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Roy Heath

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Not sure how to phrase so I am just doing it this way. Looking for a spanish club or some medium through which I can learn more and practice my spanish.

Regards,

Roy Heath posted Jun 10th, 2009 5:04 pm



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