June 2018 OVMSA Newsletter
IMPORTANT REMINDER
We are Open This Summer!
Our office is open all summer long, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm! Stop by to complete your REV form for the upcoming semesters, or your New Student Intake for those who are just beginning at UCCS!
If you are taking a summer class, our lounge is always stocked with coffee and comfortable places to study.

Questions? 719-255-3253 or military@uccs.edu
HONOR SOCIETY
SALUTE Information
SALUTE Honor Society recently began a chapter at UCCS! Our Induction Ceremony is upcoming.

If you are interested in joining our chapter, please visit the SALUTE website.

Questions? Contact vets@uccs.edu
BOOTS TO SUITS
Boots to Suits Application
Are you a Junior, Senior or Graduate student beginning to think about the transition from military careers to civilian careers? Then this is the program for you! Boots to Suits matches students with a mentor in their career field to gain insights into the job search, networking, and more.

Interested students can click the button below to learn more and apply now. Applications are open until August.
ON and OFF CAMPUS EVENTS
Warrior Games
JUNE 1-9
United States Air Force Academy

300 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans will compete in the Warrior Games, a Paralympic-style competition among the branches of the military. They are FREE and open to the public!
Rec Kids Summer Camps
Various Dates June-July
UCCS Rec Center

UCCS RecKids is offering a variety of summer camps for children ages 6-14 years old!
ALL ABOUT CAREER
Employment/Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

ISYS Technologies is hiring! Click HERE

Colorado Technical University is offering scholarships to its students! Click HERE !

PSG Jobs is hiring Commercial Truck Technicians Click HERE !

TEK Systems is hiring veterans! Click HERE !

Goodwill has an IT Info night coming up! Click HERE !

Mt Carmel Veteran Services has an IT, Cyber Security Career Fair Jul 17! Click HERE !

Denver Career Fair August 16! Click HERE !

National Career Fair June 15! Click HERE !
PROGRAMS and RESOURCES
Veteran Tutoring Program
Will Restart Fall 2018
POC- vets@uccs.edu
Books for Battle Buddies
Our Books for Battle Buddies will take your used books and lend them to other students in need.

To donate or request, email us at bfbb@uccs.edu
Community Resources
Minority Veterans of America is a non-profit dedicated to changing the narrative of the American Veteran
Wounded Warrior Projec t has numerous events, programs, and benefits help for Post 9/11 veterans!
TREE Group is a new psycho-educational and experiential group designed for those who have experienced trauma
USO Colorado Springs has a number of programs benefiting local veterans
Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanit y has a Veteran Home Repair program
Homes for All Veterans SSVF Program has info about maintain safe, stable housing!
Local Announcement
Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center has a new Military Spouse Program. This program will offer Career Counseling, Employer Hiring Events, and more! Contact Janet Farley at jfarley@mtcarmelcenter.org for more information.
UPCOMING
UCCS Upcoming Events
  • Back to School Breakfast August 20 and 21
  • Fall Semester Starts August 20
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