UCCS Alumni & Friends Association

Find out how alumni and friends can get involved, enjoy benefits, and discover resources.

The Alumni Office is Here to Serve You

The UCCS Alumni & Friends Association is a powerful community of nearly 59,000+ resilient Mountain Lions, who come together to support UCCS students and programs, foster a vibrant alumni network, and create meaningful connections. 

Continue to grow your relationship with UCCS and your Mountain Lion community by exploring the many opportunities to engage with fellow graduates, give back to UCCS, and enjoy benefits and services.

Ways to Get Involved

UCCS offers dozens of ways for alumni and friends to get involved:


Find personalized volunteer opportunities, catered to your skills, schedule, and passions.


Gain entry to alumni events and programs, including complimentary admission to all UCCS athletic events.


Fuel the future of UCCS by donating to a scholarship fund.


Sign up to receive emails, follow the Alumni Association on social media, and share your life updates.

Benefits for Alumni

Alumni and friends, welcome to the Mountain Lion Den – your go-to digital hub to access a range of resources. The Alumni & Friends Association is committed to providing top-notch career support, valuable discounts and benefits, and easy ways to stay in touch.

Members of the Association receive:

  • Lifelong access to the Career Center
  • Free and discounted on-campus services
  • Exclusive savings on insurance packages
  • Weekly e-newsletter with special updates and offers

Quick Facts

59,000+ Alumni

Founded in 1965, UCCS has graduated over 59,000 alumni in the past 50+ years.

58 Countries

The Mountain Lion community spans the entire world, comprising 58 countries.

65% Coloradans

Nearly two-thirds of UCCS graduates live in Colorado.

48% Pikes Peak Region

Almost half of UCCS alumni have remained local to the Pikes Peak Region.

35% of Employees

35% of UCCS’ 1,600+ faculty and staff are also Mountain Lions.


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