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Fall Conversation Series- Transitioning Home with your Student

Navigating the Winter Break with family members can be stressful for many of our students after having been away from home or family members for several months attending CSU. Students have spent the fall semester learning and growing through their academic courses, building new friendships and exploring their own passions, identities and much more. This year the transition to Winter …

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Fall Conversation Series – Housing Reminders for Fall 2020

Families, Parents, and Student Support Networks, Fall Break is approaching quickly and the Parent and Family Programs Team (PFP) would like to take some time to engage you over what Fall Break is going to look like through our Fall Conversation Series. This article will focus on reminders from University Housing about what students and families should be attentive towards …

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Virtually celebrating your grad – 2020 Edition

While 2020 has provided a lot of challenges for students and families and Colorado State University’s Commencement 2020 has had to look very different compared to previous years, there is still a chance for you to celebrate your graduate virtually. CSU’s Commencement website hosts a lot of great resources and ideas for parents and families, including: Graduate Party Pack 2020: …

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Building Community Through Involvement

Hello Parents, Families, and Student Support Networks! As we near the end of the Fall semester and prepare for Spring 2021, we wanted to take some time with you to explore how students can continue building community and friendships, find ways to be involved in tying their passions to co-curricular engagement, or find ways to engage in leadership opportunities. We …

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STEM – Students Advocating for Themselves

By: Kathryn Berta and Mekdelawit Desta   As students transition to fully online learning after Fall Break, it is more important than ever to have students be able to advocate for themselves and have open communication with their professors. There are many ways a student can start that conversation and reach out. First, make sure that your student has all …

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Making Plans for Next Year – Housing

As we approach the middle of fall semester many students and family members begin to discuss housing options for next year. Many students in Fort Collins are under the impression that housing is so limited that you have to sign a lease almost a year in advance to secure a place, but that’s just not true. The fall semester is …

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Hello from COLLEGE STUDENT STORAGE!

We know that with covid going on right now everything is shaky ground. If your school closes down the residence halls because of Covid this year at any time, we can help you out. Hopefully school and the residence halls will stay open till May for summer break, in that case, again we can help you out then. We are a local …

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(Stay)Homecoming Recap 2020 – Thank you, families!

Parents, families and student support networks, Parent and Family Programs (PFP) would like to wholeheartedly thank you all for participating in our (Stay)Homecoming and Family weekend events. PFP hopes that you and your family got a chance to participate in some of the (virtual) ceremonies like lighting the “A” or watching some of the Alumni Association’s videos on the traditions …