Colorado State University

Parent and Family Programs

Helping students and families achieve success, happiness, and wellness during their academic journey at Colorado State University.


The CSU Family Connection

Stay even more connected with Colorado State University using the new CampusESP website! 

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Our Mission

To engage parents and family members of Colorado State University students in the life of the University, to foster student success, personal involvement, and financial support.

Meet Our Staff

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Colette Sterling
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Assistant Director
(970) 491-6680

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Dr. Kerry Nakasone Wenzler
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Executive Director
(970) 491-6680

Colorado State University

Mission and Values

Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States and the world.

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The CSU Parent's Fund

The Parents Fund strives to enhance the Division of Student Affairs’ programs which help Colorado State University students reach academic and personal success.