Resources

RESOURCES

Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center Resources

 

Program Forms

Name Description

Student Appeal Form

This form is for students to complete if they have been dropped and would like to go through the appeals process to be considered for reinstatement.

Summary of Program Expectations

The Pre-Collegiate staff is committed to your development and success. We ask for a similar commitment from you, as shown through responsible and mature behavior. All Pre-Collegiate students are expected to be aware of and act in accordance with all Program and relevant University policies, as well as with state and federal laws. This form highlights some important Program policies and expectations.

Updated Contact Information Form

Did you recently move, change your phone number or want to update the information we have on file? Complete the Updated Contact Information Form and email it PCDP@uccs.edu to ensure we have your updated contact information.

Student Emergency Information Form

Did you want to update medical or general information we have on file? Complete the Student Emergency Information Form and email it pcdp@uccs.edu to ensure we have your updated contact information.

Educational Records Release Form

The primary objective of the Pre-Collegiate Development Program is to encourage students to enroll in college preparatory courses and become eligible for admission into the University of Colorado. Academic records are needed for evaluation of the academic progress and motivation of participating students. The information obtained from these records shall only be transferred to an outside third party when written consent of the parent(s) or guardian(s) (or student if over 18) is first obtained.

Media Release Consent Form

This form is to be filled by both the student and parent to grant the Program permission to reproduce photographs/videos taken for the purpose of publication, promotion, illustration or advertising. Photos and videos are kept on file for a variety of uses (web pages, electronic media, brochures, media requests, press releases, advertisement, etc.).

 

How-To Guides and Videos

Name Description

How to Request Academic Accommodations  

Students who are taking UCCS courses through the Pre-Collegiate Development Program and who have a disability can request appropriate accommodations.

How to Claim Your UCCS Account

Student step-by-step video guide on how to claim your UCCS account.

How to Access UCCS Email from UCCS Homepage

Student step-by-step guide on how to access your UCCS email account the UCCS homepage.

How to Access Your UCCS Unofficial Transcript

Student step-by-step video guide on how to view and download your UCCS unofficial transcripts from your UCCS portal.

How to Request Your UCCS Unofficial and Official Transcript

Information on the difference between official and unofficial transcripts, types of official transcripts, pricing and delivery methods, and a link to request your official transcripts can all be found here.

How to Complete Your UCCS Academic Outreach Application

Student step-by-step video guide on how to complete your UCCS Academic Outreach Application.

How to Access and Navigate Canvas

Student step-by-step video guide on how to access and navigate courses in Canvas.

How to Apply for UCCS Scholarships

The UCCS scholarship application is a great way to find out about scholarships offered at UCCS and to begin the process of applying for those scholarships. Here’s a student step-by-step guide on how to access the UCCS scholarship application.

 

Calendars, Flyers and Announcements for High School Students

Name Description

2020 - 2021 High School Student Handbook 

An overview of the Pre-Collegiate Development Program, program components and key terms, program policies and notes, and summary of program expectations. Relevant University and University of Colorado system policies are also detailed in the handbook.

2020 - 2021 Participation Requirements Infographic

Pre-Collegiate high school students must meet or exceed participation requirements each academic year in order to remain in good standing with the Program. This infographic outlines the participation requirements for academic year 2020 - 2021.

2021 - 2022 High School Academic Year Calendar

Black and white version

An academic calendar featuring programming, events and workshops for Fall 2021 through Spring 2022.

2021-2022 Pre-Collegiate Mandatory Virtual Fall Orientation Flyer

Black and white version

At the Pre-Collegiate Mandatory Virtual Fall Orientation, the Pre-Collegiate team will be recapping the past year, sharing updates for the upcoming academic year, and answering questions related to our programming.

2021 – 2022 High School and Middle School Fall Orientation Virtual Meeting Zoom Recording

A recording of the High School and Middle School Fall Orientation on August 18, 2021 available for families who could not attend the live meeting.

2020 - 2021 High School and Middle School Fall Orientation Virtual Meeting Summary

A letter that outlines important announcements and updates related to our UCCS Pre-Collegiate programming for those who could not attend the High School and Middle School Fall Orientation on August 18, 2021

2020 - 2021 Transition Coaching Virtual Workshops Fall Flyer

Outlines Transition Coaching workshops themes, dates, meeting location, and important details.

2020 - 2021 Transition Coaching Virtual Workshops Spring Flyer

Outlines Transition Coaching workshops themes, dates, meeting location, and important details.

System-Wide Pre-Collegiate 2020 Virtual College Fair Colorado College Collective Information Packet

To make the college fair information available to you beyond the virtual fair on September 12, 2020, Pre-Collegiate Staff have created a collective PDF that has ALL of the information from the 20 college representatives about their colleges, contact information AND how to schedule individual appointments with each college and college rep for help with applying, alongside any further questions you may have!

2020 - 2021 Financial Aid Virtual Workshop Save the Date

Save the date for a Pre-Collegiate CU-System collaborative Financial Aid and Scholarships Virtual Workshop. More details to come!

2020 - 2021 Financial Aid and Scholarships Virtual Workshop

This workshop is focused on Financial Aid and Scholarships to fill in informational gaps around the FAFSA application, scholarship opportunities, and other areas regarding funding for college next year. This will count towards The College Experience Conferences participation points.

2020 - 2021 College Experience Virtual Admissions Workshop and Panel

Black and white version

Review workshop details such as the event description, workshop date and time, and conference registration link.

2020 – 2021 College Experience Virtual Resource Fair

Black and white version

Review workshop details such as the event description, workshop date and time, and conference registration link. This will count towards The College Experience Conferences participation points.

2020 - 2021 Virtual Significant Speaker Flyer

Black and white version

Outlines the Middle School & 9th grade Virtual Significant Speaker event, meeting location, and important details.

2020 - 2021 Freshmen New Student Orientation

Black and white version

Review conference details such as the event description, workshop date and time, transportation details, campus address, directions, parking map(s) and conference registration link.

2020 - 2021 Freshmen Pathway Selection Day Save the Date

Black and white version

Review event details such as offered pathways, event date and time, parking map(s) and workshop registration link.

2020 - 2021 College Experience Virtual Pathway Focused Workshops

Black and white version

Review workshop details such as the event description, workshop date and time, and conference registration link.

2021 Virtual Pathway Selection Day

Black and white version

Review event details such as date and time, and workshop registration link.

2020-2021 Pre-Collegiate Virtual Career Fair

Black and white version

Review workshop details such as the event description, workshop date and time, and conference registration link.

2020 - 2021 Pre-Collegiate System Wide Senior Closing Ceremony

Black and white version

Review workshop details such as the event description, workshop date and time, and conference registration link

2020-2021 Summer Academic Institute Dual Enrollment Information

This letter outlines Summer Academic Institute information regarding Dual Enrollment opportunities.

2020 - 2021 Summer Academic Institute Virtual Orientation

Black and white version

Pre-Collegiate students, as well as their parent(s)/guardian(s), are invited to a virtual orientation to learn about the upcoming 2021 Summer Academic Institute offerings. Information regarding schedules, activities, and classes will be shared and families will have an opportunity to ask questions related to summer programming.

2020 - 2021 Summer Academic Institute Offerings Summary

A letter that outlines important announcements and updates related to our UCCS Pre-Collegiate Summer Academic Institute that was sent to students and their families on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

2020 - 2021 Summer Academic Institute Calendar

Black and white version

A Summer Academic Institute calendar featuring programming, events and workshops from May through July 2021.

2020 - 2021 Senior Closing Ceremony PowerPoint in English

PowerPoint used for the Senior Closing Ceremony for the 2020-2021 academic year.

2020 - 2021 Senior Closing Ceremony PowerPoint in Spanish

PowerPoint used for the Senior Closing Ceremony for the 2020-2021 academic year.

2020 - 2021 Summer Academic Institute Virtual Orientation Recording

A recording of the Summer Academic Institute Orientation on Saturday, May 8, 2021 for students and families who could not attend the live meeting.

2020 - 2021 Summer Academic Institute On Campus Day Flyer

Review event details such as date, time, map, schedule snd important information.

 

Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students

Name Description

UCCS Scholarships 

Each year, UCCS students are awarded almost $12 million in scholarships from institutional, local, state and national sources. Visit the UCCS Scholarships page to learn more about these opportunities.

How to Apply for UCCS Scholarships

The UCCS scholarship application is a great way to find out about scholarships offered at UCCS and to begin the process of applying for those scholarships. Here’s a student step-by-step guide on how to access the UCCS scholarship application.

Daniel's Fund Scholarship

The Daniels Scholarship Program offers a comprehensive, four-year college scholarship that provides financial and personal support focused on helping Daniels Scholars succeed in college, and in life. The Daniels Scholarship can be used at any accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States. As of March 2019, the Daniels Scholarship Program has provided more than $188 million in undergraduate scholarships to over 4,160 students.

Colorado Scholarships

Find awards and scholarship opportunities only made available to Colorado students.

Wells Fargo Bank Pre-Collegiate Scholarship

The Wells Fargo Pre-Collegiate Scholarship is a $2,000 annual award given to outstanding graduates of a University of Colorado Pre-Collegiate Development Program.  

Colorado Educational Services & Development Association (CESDA) Scholarship

CESDA awards seven $1000 (contingent on the availability of funds) awards each year. Visit the CESDA Scholarship page to review requirements and application instructions. 

Alisa's Angels Foundation Scholarship

$5,000 scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors in El Paso and Teller Counties who demonstrate a passion for serving others. No matter what education students pursue after high school (university, community college, trade school).

Latin American Educational Foundation (LAEF) Scholarship

LAEF has been supporting Colorado students and their families since 1949. Scholarships are awarded to Colorado residents (regardless of U.S. permanent legal residency status or U.S. citizenship) based on financial need, leadership potential and character, and service to the community.

Boettcher Foundation Scholarship The Boettcher Scholarship was founded more than 65 years ago.  Beyond financial support, they provide Scholars with unique enrichment opportunities designed to enhance their learning journeys, launch careers, and cultivate leadership potential.
 

Additional Community Resources and Opportunities for High School Students

Name Description

Online and Academic Outreach High School Programs (Other UCCS Programs to Earn College Credit)

Note: These programs are not a part of UCCS Pre-Collegiate, but are great opportunities for select high school students to earn college credit.

  • For questions about CU Succeed programs, please contact (719) 255-3498.
  • For questions about MathOnline, please contact (719) 255-4071.

H2O Outdoors (Community Engagement Opportunity)

H2O Outdoors is a 3-day program teaching high school students about the many uses of water and the policy which surrounds how Colorado's water is managed. Throughout the program students will be learning about careers within water management, conducting field-based research, and visiting several key locations in Summit County, Colorado as they learn about the various stakeholders who work to manage our water. The program is open on an application basis to any high school student currently living in Colorado.

Ronald McDonald House (Community Engagement Opportunity)

A home-away-from-home for families in need. The Ronald McDonald House offer individual, pair, and group volunteer opportunities. Visit their page today to learn about their volunteer options and complete a volunteer application.

 

Calendars, Flyers and Announcements For Middle School

Name Description
2021 - 2022 Middle School Calendar

Black and white version

An academic calendar featuring programming, events and workshops for Fall 2021 to Spring 2022.

2020 - 2021 Middle School Family Alliance Virtual Meeting

At the Virtual Family Alliance Meeting the Pre-Collegiate team will be recapping the past year, sharing updates for the 2020 - 2021 academic year, and answering questions related to our programming.

2020 - 2021 Middle School Family Alliance Virtual Meeting PowerPoint Presentation

A presentation that highlights important announcements and updates related to our UCCS Pre-Collegiate programming for those who could not attend the Family Alliance Meeting on September 17, 2020.

2020 - 2021 Middle School Virtual Workshops Flyer

 

Outlines Middle School virtual workshops themes, topics, dates, meeting location, and important details.

2020 - 2021 Virtual Significant Speaker Flyer

Black and white version

Outlines the Middle School & 9th grade Virtual Significant Speaker event, meeting location, and important details.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

Category

File/Resource

Food Distribution

Care and Share

The Colorado Department of Education Free Feeding Sites Finder Program

Tri-Lakes Care Supplemental Groceries & Emergency Food Assistance 

The Food Next Door Farm Subscription Program by the SWELL Initiative at UCCS

Mental Health Resources
(Note for Health emergencies, dial 911.)

Colorado Crisis Services

Diversus Health

Technology Access

Xfinity Internet Essentials

Additional Community Resources

Colorado Springs Resources

Pueblo County Resources

Pikes Peak Library District

Colorado Classroom: K-3 Literacy Lessons 

UCCS Remote Community Resources

Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center

Recreation Remote Programs & Activities

Wellness Promotion

Outdoor Remote & Self-Guided Activities

RecKids Remote & Self-Guided Activities

Aquatics Remote & Self-Guided Activities

Athletic Training Remote & Self-Guided Activities

Fitness Remote & Self-Guided Activities

Nutrition Remote & Self-Guided Activities

Galleries of Contemporary Art (GOCA)

GOCA Virtual Programs

 

UCCS Resources for Incoming or Returning Students

General Resources 

UCCS information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Returning to UCCS Fall 2021

Resources for Remote Learning

Disability Services Student Accommodations for Remote Learning

UCCS Laptop Program Chromebooks for First-Year Students

Campus Life & Housing

Bookstore

Online Bookstore

Career Center

Career Center Remote Services

Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center 

Recreation Wellness Center Operations