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Commencement Spring 2021

Dear Spring and Summer 2021 Graduates and Families, First, congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Colorado State! We are extremely proud of your accomplishments in graduating and obtaining your degree this spring and summer! Families, we recognize your dedication and hard-work in supporting your student to reach this life milestone as well! As we prepare for graduation, CSU is prioritizing …

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Grad Packs for Spring 2021 Graduates

The CSU Alumni Association invites Your Senior to Get Their Grad Pack and Everything They Need to Graduate! Congratulations to the class of 2021! Parents of graduating seniors should have received an email from the Alumni Association letting you know that it’s time to start thinking about cap and gown orders for graduates. Students can order today as part of …

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Live On: On-campus living a great option for returning students

Dear Parents and Families: We hope your student has enjoyed living in the residence halls thus far, despite all of the challenges we’ve faced this year. While we’ve only just kicked off the spring semester, it’s time to start thinking about housing plans for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Fort Collins community offers many housing options, and among those we …

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University Housing Reminders for Returning to Campus

The residence halls will begin welcoming back students for the Spring 2021 semester in just a few days! Hall residents are asked to return to campus for the spring semester as originally scheduled, between January 14 and January 18. Over the break, Housing & Dining Services sent out important information to hall residents via email about the move-in process. Here’s …

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Fall Conversation Series – Dear Ram Family

As a fellow Ram family member, all I can say is “whew, we’re almost through the semester!”  This fall semester of 2020 was clearly unprecedented and our students, and we family members, buckled our seatbelts for the rough ride. As a CSU parent, I know first-hand how emotional the journey has been in the past six plus months as we …

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Fall Conversation Series – Congratulations to December Graduates!

We are so proud of the many accomplishments of our 2020 Ram graduates and the parents, families and support networks who have helped students reach this momentous milestone! We wish we could join together in person to celebrate your student’s graduation and cheer together as graduate names are read aloud with all the pomp and circumstance. However, we have all …

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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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(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 …