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Building Student Connections and Community

It’s important for CSU students to be involved, even if it looks different than usual. We know that this academic year presents some new realities that impact opportunities to gather and build community. Because of that, involvement on campus is more important than ever. Involved students have the opportunity to find community, engage around shared interests or identities, build friendships, …

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CSU Summer Session: Shorter terms allow flexibility

Summer Session at CSU is an opportunity for students to complete coursework in 4-, 8-, 12-week and varying-length terms. Students surveyed favor completing fewer credits in a shorter time frame and accelerating their academic progress. Courses are adaptable to students’ needs with online and campus options. Summer classes can be a great time for students to recover lost credits, get …

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Rams Against Hunger: An Initiative to battle food insecurity at CSU!

In recent years, the conversation around food and housing insecurity experienced on college campuses has grown sharply. The reality of the issue goes well beyond the old image of college students relying on peanut butter and ramen though.  The rising costs of college today means true food and housing insecurity for far too many students. According to a recent survey …

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Living On Campus Is A Great Option For Returning Students – Deadline Extended!

Has your student finalized their housing plans for next year? If not, there’s still time for current hall residents to complete their returning-student application to live in the halls again next year. The application deadline has been extended from February 28 to March 31, and premium spaces for returning students are still available. Housing in the residence halls is guaranteed …

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Starting the Process: Off-Campus Living

Jenn Rieskamp is the Community Liaison Specialist with Off-Campus Life at Colorado State University and Neighborhood Services at the City of Fort Collins.  Jenn can be reached by e-mail at jenn.rieskamp@colostate.edu or by calling 970-491-6707.   With the spring semester already underway, there’s a good chance that you may be wondering where your student wants to live next year, who …

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Student Legal Services

Does your student need legal advice? Student Legal Services (SLS) at CSU is one of the oldest offices of their kind in the country with the mission to support students in resolving legal issues with as little disruption as possible to their educational endeavors. SLS focuses on fulfilling this mission by educating the student population about the law while also …

Ram Connection: a Newsletter from the CSU Parent and Family Board

The Ram Connection is a newsletter developed by the CSU Parent and Family Board and meant to be a resource for all CSU parents and family members.  The CSU Parent and Family Board is comprised of CSU parents and family members, from around the U.S., who work closely with the University to enhance efforts to support CSU Parents and Family …