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Cybersecurity at UCCS

Focus on a Secure Future

UCCS is a nationally recognized leader in cybersecurity education. Hundreds of students are graduating every year with cross-disciplinary cybersecurity degrees.

About Cybersecurity at UCCS

UCCS has forged strategic partnerships across the CU system, government, academic institutions, non-profits, and with key industry partners to provide over 20 degrees and programs. Students can experience this cross-disciplinary education in 5 colleges across UCCS' campus:

  • College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • College of Business
  • College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
  • School of Public Affairs
  • College of Education
 

Academic Opportunities

Grow the Cybersecurity Workforce

UCCS has received over $19M in grant funding as of 2022 to support a burgeoning cybersecurity ecosystem, including research, education, student and community programs, student scholarships, and community engagement.

Recent Program News

Campus

In 2020, the UCCS Cybersecurity Programs Office (CPO) was established to identify and drive cybersecurity initiatives in collaboration with others across the UCCS campus, including in areas such as cybersecurity research, community outreach, and education in K-12, workforce development, and industry and non-profit partnerships. Read More...

Upcoming Events and Career Development Opportunities

Cyber Heroes: Middle School Summer Camp

Date: July 25-28
Time: 9 am - 3pm (daily)
Location: UCCS Main Campus

UCCS will host two week-long summer camps targeted at middle school students in the Colorado Springs area. This free camp will teach middle school students about cybersecurity, hackers, and even career opportunities through classroom education, engaging exercises, and hands-on activities.

Cyber Girls: Middle School Summer Camp

Date: August 1-4
Time: 9 am - 3pm (daily)
Location: UCCS Main Campus

UCCS will host two week-long summer camps for middle school students in the Colorado Springs area. This free camp will teach middle school students about cybersecurity, hackers, and career opportunities through classroom education, engaging exercises, and hands-on activities.

UCCS Club Fair

Date: Tuesday, August 30
Time: 11 am – 7 pm
Location: West Lawn

Join the Cybersecurity Programs Office, the Mountain Lions Cyber Club, and the UCCS Chapter of WiCyS (Women in Cybersecurity) to learn about cybersecurity resources and programs on campus.