Campus Amenities

Campus Amenities

Explore All that UCCS has to Offer!

As a resident at UCCS, you have access to all kinds of resources that will help you succeed. You are part of an on-campus community that lives, studies, works, and plays together. UCCS helps enhance these areas of your active lifestyle by offering on-campus amenities, services, and support. Check out all you can access by just slipping on your shoes and walking around the Villages.

Be sure take advantage of the various services and discounts businesses in the Colorado Springs community offer to village residents. These include discounts on dining out, banking options, and even computer and software purchases. Show your UCCS I.D. to start saving!

Housing Amenities

Utilities:  All utilities are included! 

Laundry Facilities: These are located on the first floors of Keystone House, La Plata House, and Crestone House and are open 24 hours a day. Laundry machines are free, but residents must provide their own detergent.

Floor lounges are located in some of the residence halls in both villages. Each lounge is equipped with chairs and couches (not to be removed at any time) for resident use. The lounges are open 24 hours a day, and residents are expected to observe the guest policy and quiet hours when enjoying them.

Condom Dispenser: (Located in Copper House, Keystone Laundry, La Plata Laundry, and Crestone Laundry)

Vending machines:  located in both housing facilities; available 24 hours/day.

Academic Commons

The Academic Commons are spaces located on the first floors of Copper and La Plata residence halls. Both spaces are equipped with computers, a paw prints printer, dry-erase boards, individual and group study tables, and the ability to connect a television to a laptop for group collaboration. The academic commons are open every Sunday to Thursday evenings from 3:30 pm to 11:00 pm for students to utilize. Each commons is staffed by an academic learning assistant who can also serve as a resource to students during their use of the commons. 

The space is also available for faculty and staff who want to provide academic support programs to students, such as hosting a study session before a test, academic advising, and more. For additional information, please contact the graduate assistant for Residence Life and Housing at


At UCCS, students living in first-year housing have a meal plan included in their room and board costs. Our meal plans offer flexibility and convenience, providing students with nutritious and delicious dining options across multiple campus locations. Whether you prefer an all-you-care-to-eat or a made-to-order meal, we have multiple options to ensure you have meal options for any schedule. 


Resident parking permits at UCCS include access to the Alpine Garage, providing ample parking spaces conveniently located near residential buildings. Our virtual permit system reduces clutter and simplifies the process, ensuring you always have easy access to parking without the need for physical passes. Just remember to register your license plate.

Campus Shuttle

The UCCS shuttle bus service offers convenient transportation across campus, making it easy for students to get to classes, dining facilities, and other campus destinations. With regular schedules and multiple routes, the shuttle ensures timely and efficient travel, reducing the need for personal vehicles. 

Campus Services

The University Center Information Desk is your one-stop shop for all your ID card needs.

Academic Advising
Orientation, academic advising, and career development

Support your teams; go Mountain Lions!

Ent Credit Union offers on-campus banking and Lion One Card support

Campus Store
Textbooks, Mountain Lion apparel, room accessories, and more

Campus Police
Provide 24-hour security and campus escort service

Computer Support
Wireless information and IT troubleshooting 

Promotes cultural awareness, exchange, programming, and support

Recreation and Wellness Center
One-stop shop for all recreation interests, as well as student health, counseling, and wellness

University Center
Home to the Campus Store, Cafe '65, Big Cat Coffee, Mountain Lion Athletics and Student Clubs