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6/29/17 – Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 9:00pm MDT, this includes Colorado Springs and our UCCS campus.  Stay alert to changing weather conditions, have a way to receive warning information, and be prepared to seek shelter indoors should storms threaten your area.

4/4/2017 – UCCS CLOSED Due to Inclement Weather

For Tuesday, April 4, 2017, UCCS is CLOSED due to inclement weather.  All office hours, classes & activities are cancelled.

  • Dining and Hospitality Services will be operating to serve residents according to schedule for Roaring Forks and the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Resident Assistants are available for assistance with housing issues
  • Shuttles will not be operational during the closure

 

4/4/2017 – Delayed Start – 12:00pm

UCCS is on a delayed start for Tuesday, April 4, 2017. All office hours, classes, and activities prior to 12:00pm are cancelled.

  • Dining and Hospitality Services will be operating to serve residents according to schedule for Roaring Forks and the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Resident Assistants are available for assistance with housing issues
  • Shuttles will not be operational until roughly one hour before the delayed start

If you have travel plans later today, be sure to check road conditions before heading out the door by visiting www.cotrip.org

3/28/17 – Timely Warning Issued

In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Act Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department is issuing a notice of alleged invasion of privacy (peeping Tom).

March 28, 017

Reported Offense:

UCCS Police Department is investigating a report of an incident that occurred at approximately 8:31 a.m. on March 28, 2017 involving an unknown male party who followed a female staff member into the first floor bathroom of the University Center building. The male party is alleged to have watched the individual use the restroom.

Multiple witness statements describe the suspect as:
– male
– black
– six feet tall (approximately)
-200 pounds (approximately)
– last seen wearing a black baseball cap with white lettering and gray sweatpants.

REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department urges everyone to use caution when encountering individuals who are not personally known to them and to remain aware of their surroundings at all times. Please report any suspicious activity or suspicious persons to the University Police Department.

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation contact the University Police Department at 719-255-3111, attention to Detective Corporal Martin Toetz, or in person at the Department of Public Safety located inside the Gateway Hall building. Please encourage anyone with information to assist us in keeping the campus safe.

If anything suspicious occurs or you are the victim of a crime, immediately contact the University Police Department from any campus phone by dialing 9-1-1 or at 719-255-3111 from your cell phone. Be aware of the Blue Light emergency telephones in the parking lots and throughout the campus. Report all suspicious persons or incidents directly to the University Police Department.

The University Police Department provides escorts to any of the parking lots and nearby side streets, upon request.  This service operates during the hours of darkness.

Thank you,
Interim Chief Marc Pino
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department

3/24/17 – Delayed Start – 12:00pm

UCCS is on a delayed start for Friday, March 24, 2017. All office hours, classes, and activities prior to 12:00pm are cancelled.

  • Dining and Hospitality Services will be operating dining operations to serve residents according to schedule for Roaring Forks and the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Resident Assistants are available for assistance with housing issues
  • Shuttles will not be operational until roughly one hour before the delayed start

If you have travel plans later today, be sure to check road conditions before heading out the door by visiting www.cotrip.org

3/24/17 – High Wind Warning and Winter Weather Advisory Issued

A High Wind Warning has been issued for 3:00am to 5:00pm on Friday, March 24, 2017.  Winds are forecast 35-45mph, with gusts to 65mph possible across the area.

Precautionary Actions (High Wind):
– Secure outdoor furniture, decorations, and anything that is likely to become airborne or damaged

A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued for southern El Paso county, including campus, 12:00am to 12:00pm on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Precautionary Actions (Winter Weather Advisory):
– Travel impacts are likely, especially in northern areas of the city/county where blizzard conditions are possible
– Check road conditions before heading out by visiting www.cotrip.org, especially if your travel plans take you north
– Stay tuned into the latest forecast information through local media, or visit NWS Pueblo at www.weather.gov/pub

 

(Image courtesy of NWS Pueblo)

3/23/17 – Red Flag Warning Issued

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 11:00am – 8:00pm.  Strong winds, high temperatures, and low humidity will combine to create high fire danger.  Avoid outdoor burning, use extreme caution with any ignition source, and dispose of all smoking materials in appropriate containers.