September 2018 OVMSA Newsletter
UCCS Bookstore Supports Books for Battle Buddies
The Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs would like to offer it's thanks to the UCCS Bookstore! They have generously donated books to help support our Books for Battle Buddies program. Stop by today to check out a book for the Fall Semester, or donate your used books!
SALUTE Information
SALUTE Honor Society recently began a chapter at UCCS! We will host two induction ceremonies throughout the year, one in the fall and one in the spring.

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

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Save a tree, grab a mug!
Have you stopped by the Student Veteran Center lately? We have a new sustainability initiative in place! Each time you use a mug in the center, or bring your own travel mug for your coffee, you can enter a digital punch in our punch card system! Every 15 punches you are entered in a coffee themed raffle giveaway!
Wow, Chow!
Wellness Center Kitchen

Our Wow, Chow event teaches you how to make delicious and healthy food! This free class will teach you how to make a one pan roasted meal with lots veggies and protein. You also get to sample your recipes! Space is limited, so please sign up today by emailing
Mobile Food Distribution
SEPTEMBER 7 11:30AM-1:30PM
Elks Lodge
3690 S. Jason Street, Englewood CO

Soldiers' Angels Hunger Relief Program will be hosting a Mobile Food Distribution to supply low-income veteran families with food assistance.
Career Services
SEPTEMBER 12, 19, 26 9:00AM-11:30AM
Student Veteran Center

Dana Rodenbaugh from Career Services will be in the center Wednesdays starting 9/12 to assist with resumes, cover letters, interview skills, and more!
JCPenny Suit Up
SEPTEMBER 16 6:00PM-9:00PM
JCPenny Store
680 Citadel Dr. E Colorado Springs, CO

UCCS has teamed up with JCPenny for a night just for UCCS students to shop for business attire! Students get 40% off with their student ID. There will be a shuttle departing from UCCS that night as well.
Troops to Teachers
Student Veteran Center

Troops to Teachers will be in the Student Veteran Center answering questions about the program!
Trivia Night
Student Veteran Center

The Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs is hosting a trivia night! Join us for a night of fun movie themed trivia, food, and the chance to win a prize! Families are welcome.
Anniversary of the Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell Tabling
Berger Hall 12:00PM-1:30PM

In partnership with the LGBT Resource Center and UCCS Staff Pride, there will be a Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal Tabling outside of Berger! Stop by if you are interested!
Colorado Women Veterans Summit
SEPTEMBER 15 9:30AM-4:00PM
American Legion Post 38
6685 Southmoor Drive, Fountain CO

This premier event will host panelists from various organizations to discuss issues that Women veterans face, either during transition, homelessness, suicide, etc.
Student Veteran Writing Workshop
SEPTEMBER 19 11:30AM-12:30PM
Columbine Hall 316

The UCCS Writing Center is hosting a workshop for student veterans! Find your voice and build your personal identity through writing. Free coffee and snacks available!

ISYS Technologies is hiring! Click HERE

PSG Jobs is hiring! Click HERE !

Fall Career Networking Night! Click HERE !

STEM Career Mock Interviews! Click HERE !
Veteran Tutoring Program
Math Mondays will be held in the Student Veteran Center, Mondays 2:30pm-5pm.
Science and Writing tutoring available by appointment only.
Books for Battle Buddies
Our Books for Battle Buddies will take your used books and lend them to other students in need.

To find a book, please go to our website and search the catalog. To donate, please drop your book off at the SVC.
CU Denver Heroes Clinic
The CU Heroes Clinic serves the smiles of military veterans enrolled in a full time academic program at participating Colorado universities and colleges, include UCCS!
Community Resources
CU Denver Heroes Clinic provides free services to all full time enrolled student veterans
Truman Scholarship is accepting applications!
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!
UCCS Upcoming Events
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest Oct. 25