May 2018 OVMSA Newsletter
IMPORTANT REMINDER
Graduation is Approaching!
Would you like to be recognized at graduation as being a veteran or military student? Our office offers graduation cords to those who are walking at commencement this May to wear as part of their graduation attire. Please CLICK HERE to fill out the form to receive a cord.

Questions? 719-255-3253 or military@uccs.edu
UCCS Supports Prep Connect 360!
Prep Connect 360 is an in-depth hands-on focus on preparing you for your career! Jerome Young from the Fort Carson office and Michelle Ward from UCCS Human Resources served as panel members for a recent Prep Connect 360 event.

There is an upcoming Prep Connect 360 workshop from June 11-15.
HONOR SOCIETY
SALUTE Information
MAY 3 11AM-1PM
UC 126

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.
ON and OFF CAMPUS EVENTS
End of Semester BBQ
MAY 4 1PM-5PM
Nancy Lewis Park
2615 N Logan Ave

UCCS Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs will be celebrating the end of the 2017-2018 academic year with a BBQ in Nancy Lewis Park! Join us for good food, cake, and a way to relax before finals week.
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!
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!
Boots to Suits Breakfast
MAY 10 7:30AM-9:30AM
UC 303

Our annual Boots to Suits breakfast to honor the 2017-2018 cohort is upcoming! If you would like to attend to find out more about the program, please RSVP below.
ALL ABOUT CAREER
Employment/Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

JP Morgan & Chase Recruiting Event - Summer Day Click HERE !

MVEE Job Fair May 15-17 at Chapel Hills Mall! Click HERE !

Discover Goodwill IT Training - IT and Diesel Technology programs!

ISYS Technologies is hiring! Click HERE
PROGRAMS and RESOURCES
Veteran Tutoring Program
Math Tuesday 12:30PM- 2PM
Writing Wednesday 10AM-12PM
Science Thursday 11AM - 12:30PM
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

Starting April 25, 2018 Sourthern Colorado will no longer provide Optometry (routine eye exams) services at the PFC Floyd Lindstrom Clinic and the Pueblo CBOC.
UPCOMING
UCCS Upcoming Events
  • Our Office is open all summer long if you need assistance with anything!
  • Fall Semester Starts August 20
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