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Want to see Colorado State University at your own pace? We welcome you to take a self-guided tour. If you stop at the University Welcome Center at Ammons Hall, you can register for free parking and get a map to lead you to top spots on campus.

Not sure where to start? Use this campus map to help plan your visit before you arrive!

Register to get free parking

Register to tell us you’re taking a self-guided tour and you’ll get free parking on campus.


It’s recommended that you begin your visit and self-guided tour by stopping by the University Welcome Center at Ammons Hall, 711 Oval Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80521.

Parking permits are required for all visitors, except if visiting after 4 p.m. or on weekends. Visitors can obtain a digital parking permit by checking in at the Welcome Center between 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Welcome Center will also be open between 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday.

These digital permits are valid in any “Reserved Parking for Admission Guest” spaces in front of the building or in any “A” lot to the west of the building. Permits are not valid in “pay to park” spaces. This map highlights available visitor parking. Lots 315 and 310 on the map are classified as “A” lots.

Tours are free to attend, though you may have to pay to park on campus if you don’t register your visit.

Contact our office at (970)-491-6909 or email

Prefer a guided tour?

Take a student-led tour of the top spaces on campus.

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