Message to our UCCS Community

We are excited to welcome you to the homepage of the new Excel Multiliteracy Center!

The Excel Multiliteracy Center is the place at UCCS with the resources and knowledge to help you communicate in any medium, genre, or academic discipline. Got a speech coming up? Visit us to practice. Got a research project, but don’t know where to start? We can help you brainstorm. Got a writing project but need help with citation styles? We've got folks who know MLA, APA, and Chicago style. Getting ready to go on the job market? We’ve got folks with years of knowledge working on resumes and job interviews. Want to start a podcast with some friends? Come use our studio!

Our ultimate goal is to help you become a more confident communicator to others, be it on the written page, through speech, or when using new media. We are here to help you succeed!

Interested in making an appointment with us? Visit uccs.mywconline.com for more information!

Matthew Balk, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Excel Multiliteracy Center

Tess Kyner, M.A.

Director, Communication Programs


Spring 2024 Hours




9 AM - 5 PM


9 AM - 5 PM


9 AM - 5 PM


9 AM - 5 PM

6 PM - 9 PM (Online Only)


9 AM - 1 PM


9 AM - 2 PM (Online Only)


Appointment Information

30-Minute Appointments:

  • Speech Practice (for speeches 15 minutes or less)
  • Speech Outlining
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Mock Interviews
  • Post-Presentation Viewing
  • Paper Assistance (1-2 pages)
  • Paper Brainstorming/Outlining

60-Minute Appointments:

  • Speech Practice (for speeches longer than 15 minutes)
  • Group Speech Practice (regardless of speech length)
  • Group Project Facilitation
  • Mock Interview and Resume/Cover Letter Assistance
  • Paper Assistance (3+ pages)
  • Citation Assistance