Incoming Students Welcome Events

ATTENTION: Students must RSVP for all events on Mountain Lion Connect. You must also complete your daily health screening before participating. Face coverings will be required at all events.

 

Fall 2020 Clyde's Kickoff schedule has been updated as of 8/10/20

Incoming Students Welcome Events

  • Sunday, August 16

    Move-in Day

    Check your move-in times and locations (sent separately).

    7pm: Yardfest

    Get outside and participate in the field day activities you know and love such as corn hole, yard pong, ladder ball, and more!

  • Monday, August 17

    Move-in Day

    Check your move-in times and locations (sent separately).

    10am-12pm; 1-3pm: Clyde's Welcome Wagon

    Stop down at the Clyde's Welcome Wagon event after you move in to earn some free swag, meet members of your UCCS Student Government, take socially distant selfies, and play some table top games.

    7pm: Mt. Lion Game Night

    Play with and against your friends in the most unique game night in Colorado Springs - as your favorite games come to life!

  • Tuesday, August 18

    Move-in Day

    Check your move-in times and locations (sent separately).

    10am-12pm; 1-3pm: Clyde's Welcome Wagon

    Stop down at the Clyde's Welcome Wagon event after you move in to earn some free swag, meet members of your UCCS Student Government, take socially distant selfies, and play some table top games.

    7pm: "Get the Scoop" Ice Cream Social

    Escape the summer heat with some tasty treats and meet some new Mountain Lions too!

  • Wednesday, August 19

    Move-in Day (through 2pm)

    Check your move-in times and locations (sent separately).

    Late afternoon activities: RA Meet and Greet

    1pm: Commuter Social (virtual)

    Connect with other commuter students as well as some of the great campus resources we have around campus - they show you the ropes and provide necessary information you need! Click the "Commuter Social" link for log-in information.

    3:30pm: PlayFair (1st years only)

    It's finally time to meet your new friends and classmates in the nation's largest virtual icebreaker!

    5pm: RecFest

    Check out one of the most popular events on campus and participate in mini sport competitions, games and much more!

    5pm: UCCS Spirit Craft

    5pm: Class Dinner

    Take a gastronomcial trip around the work as you explore pop-up style food stations in Roaring Fork and the Lodge.

  • Thursday, August 20

    8am - 5pm: GPS Gateway Day 1

    GPS 1010 is your first official class at UCCS, either online or in person. Check your portal for times, locations, and other information.

    All day: Pride Pass Sessions

    Check out and connect with some of our student organizations and other campus resources in a deeper and more interactive way through these sessions. Please see Mountain Lion Connect for more details or click on the attached flier.

    8:30am: Class of 2024 Convocation

    This is your official welcome and introduction to the start of your college career, as the Chancellor and Provost provide opening remarks on your college kickoff.

    7:30pm: Crave Rave Bingo

    It's not your normal game of bingo... it is so much more! Come and play for tons of prizes, free food, and exciting rounds!

  • Friday, August 21

    8am - 5pm: GPS Gateway Day 2

    GPS 1010 is your first official class at UCCS, either online or in person. Check your portal for times, locations, and other information.

    All day: Pride Pass Sessions

    Check out and connect with some of our student organizations and other campus resources in a deeper and more interactive way through these sessions. Please see Mountain Lion Connect for more details or click on the attached flier.

    8:30am: Class of 2024 Convocation

    This is your official welcome and introduction to the start of your college career, as the Chancellor and Provost provide opening remarks on your college kickoff.

    6pm: RecFest

    Check out one of the most popular events on campus and participate in mini sport competitions, games and much more!

    6pm: University Center Premiere Night

    Play carnival games with the different offices and resources the University Center has to offer - AND sign the official Class of 2024 banner!

  • Saturday, August 22

    11am: Choose Your Adventure Hunt (sign-up August 16-21)

    Get out and explore the campus and city of Colorado Springs like you never have before by capturing photos at historical, recreational, and beautiful sites!

    8pm: Movie Madness

    Enjoy a night under the stars! Bring your blankets and chairs - we will provide the movie snacks while enjoying the move Jumanji.

    10:30pm: Class Talent Show

    Here's your change to perform your amazing talent or act you have for your new classmates - LIVE!