Students in El Centro hold Day of the Dead decorations

Your identity may include distinct cultures or experiences, and it’s important that you find a strong community on campus that you can connect to.

Student diversity programs and services at Colorado State are designed to support students in a number of ways. Most importantly, we want you to be able to make connections with people who share your experiences.

Adult Learner and Veteran Services (ALVS)

Non-traditional students often navigate academics and campus life in a unique way. ALVS offers professional, academic, and personal support to ensure that you have the tools for success. Services include peer advising, scholarships, and leadership training.

Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC)

APACC welcomes all students and seeks to create a safe place for students of all backgrounds. APACC runs several educational and volunteer programs for students to help spread awareness of Asian American and Pacific Islander culture and connect students with one another.

Black/African American Cultural Center (B/AACC)

The Black/African American Cultural Center helps students who identify as, with, and/or in exploration of the Black/African American culture. The center provides a family-like support system that encourages academic, professional, cultural, and personal development.

Native American Cultural Center (NACC)

NACC offers a supportive environment based on the traditions and cultures of Native American peoples. The center provides students with skills and strategies to make a positive transition to college life while maintaining the best of their native culture.

Pride Resource Center

The Pride Resource Center provides programs and services to support the retention and thriving of LGBTQ+ students at CSU. Pride offers regular opportunities for students to build community on campus. The center also serves as a connection point for students, employees, and community members seeking resources regarding coming out, transitioning, healthcare, mental health, finances, housing, document/record changes, and supporting loved ones.

Student Disability Center

The Student Disability Center is dedicated to ensuring that students with permanent and temporary limitations or conditions have the tools for success at CSU. It offers a campus shuttle, accommodation services like alternative testing and note-taking support, as well as a chance to build community via small groups and student clubs.

Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC)

WGAC offers programs and resources focusing on gender, social justice, and interpersonal violence prevention. In addition to a safe and affirming community space, WGAC offers services like advocacy and victim support.

What we stand for

CSU’s Principles of Community help us express what our community stands for and guide our expectations as we build future generations of Rams.

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