Distinguish Yourself with Student Engagement programs!

Student Engagement coordinates programs for undergraduate students that connect academics and community experiences. Our high-impact programs include:

Health Professions Advising Center 

Undergraduate Research

Community-Engagement and Service-Learning


Capital Academic Internship Program

Prestigious Scholarships & Awards





High-Impact Educational Practices can have a transformative change in personal development, educational growth, and increased marketability. High-Impact Practices (HIPs) offered through the Office of Student Engagement include:  

  • Apply classroom knowledge to an Internship or Research opportunity
  • Experience Collaborative Research Projects
  • Experience in Field-Based Research or Projects within a diverse community
  • Service-Learning Project with Community Organization
  • Participation in off-campus Research, Academic Internship, or Study Abroad Opportunities
SE Ambassadors 19-20

Students involved in High-Impact Educational Practices**:

  • Make better connections with faculty
  • Have higher GPAs
  • Are more likely to graduate on time
  • Are happier with their education
  • Are better prepared for the workforce or grad school

**Benefits have been found to be greater for First-Generation and under-served students.

Student Engagement Areas

Upcoming Student Engagement Events

For the full listing of all upcoming information sessions, visit our Events Calendar.



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Student Engagement Impacts
Internships sites served through UCDC and UCCS annually
volunteer hours to the community
Undergraduate research symposium presentations
Health Professions workshop attendees each year
Student-taught courses each year
National and Prestigious Award recipients over the last 5 years