High School Recruitment

High School Recruitment

 

Recruitment for Pre-Collegiate's high school program typically takes place in the fall of a student’s freshman year (9th grade). Pre-Collegiate program details and application requirements are shared at information sessions each fall. Students and their families are strongly encouraged to attend an information session before applying to the Pre-Collegiate Development Program so that all understand the elements of Pre-Collegiate's high school programming and can determine whether the program may be a good fit. In addition to hosting general information sessions that are open to 9th grade students attending any high school in the Pikes Peak Region and Pueblo, UCCS Pre-Collegiate works with district partners to set up some school and district-specific information sessions.  

Information session dates, times and locations will be posted on this website as they are confirmed. 

 

 

Who are UCCS Pre-Collegiate students?
Pre-Collegiate students come with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Pre-Collegiate recruits first-generation and/or military dependent students who are motivated to explore opportunities that might be a good fit for their plans after high school. Pre-Collegiate recruits students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.
OUR PROGRAM

Application Materials

Complete New Student Application Includes:

  • Completed Application – The application should be completed after attending an information session.

 

  • Personal Essay - Students will upload their essay in the electronic application directly. Essays should be between 250 and 500 words (1-2 pages). Please be sure to submit work that is of the same quality you would turn in at school, meaning that you should edit your essay to look for typos, and to check for proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation before submitting.
    • Prompt: Discuss how an event or person has changed the way you think and act.

 

  • Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Grade Report - Students will upload grade reports in the electronic application directly. We will accept official transcripts, unofficial transcripts, or a screenshot of learning management systems (ex: Power School, Infinite Campus, Schoology, etc.) The grade report must show the student's name and the date of the report.

 

  • One recommendation from a Teacher – The teacher must teach one of the following content areas: English/Literature, Math, Science, or Social Studies. Students must share the link with their recommending teacher.

 

Complete Student Recommitment Includes:

  • Completed Recommitment Form – This form is only intended for students who participated in UCCS Pre-Collegiate’s Middle School Program during 7th Grade.

 

  • Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Grade Report Students will upload grade reports in the electronic application directly. We will accept official transcripts, unofficial transcripts, or a screenshot of learning management systems (ex: Power School, Infinite Campus, Schoology, etc.) The grade report must show the student's name and the date of the report.

Applications will be accepted beginning Friday October 28, 2022!

Pre-Collegiate High School Program Application

Due Friday October 28, 2022

Pre-Collegiate High School Recommendation Form

Due Friday October 28, 2022

Pre-Collegiate High School Recommitment Form

Upcoming Recruitment Information Sessions

  • Dates coming soon!

    Dates coming soon!

  • Dates coming soon!

    Dates coming soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does recruitment happen?
How can I apply for the Pre-Collegiate Development Program’s High School Program?
How do I find out about recruitment information sessions?
I don’t currently attend a school or district the program has a partnership with, can I still apply to the program?
I was in a Pre-Collegiate Middle School Program and I want to participate in the High School Program. Do I need to re-apply?
Can sophomores, juniors, or seniors still apply to the program?
When is the application deadline?
Who is a first-generation student?
What does UCCS Pre-Collegiate consider a military dependent?
I am not a first-generation student or a military dependent. Should I still apply?
My GPA falls outside the GPA range. Should I still apply?
I completed an application to the high school program on-time and submitted it! When can I expect to hear back from Pre-Collegiate about whether I have been accepted to the program?
I’ve been accepted to Pre-Collegiate's high school program! What’s next?
What is a letter of recommendation?