Colorado State University (CSU) is proud of its efforts to enhance, appreciate and support diversity and multiculturalism as part of its mission as a land-grant institution of higher education. Below is a selection of programs and services designed to support students in a variety of ways and provide opportunities to successfully participate in, and contribute to, the diverse campus environment. While each office listed may emphasize a specific segment of the student body, services and programs are available to benefit all students at CSU.
Asian Pacific American Cultural Center The Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center provides programs and services to support the retention, graduation, and success of students. The office contributes to an inclusive campus environment by providing the resources for Asian/Pacific American awareness and education.
Location: 333 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-6154
El Centro aims to increase the outreach, recruitment, retention, graduation, and cultural pride of Latinos/Hispanics at Colorado State University.
Location: 225 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-5722
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer Questioning and Ally Resource Center (GLBTQQA RC) is committed to providing support services, educational and cultural programs as well as a safe gathering space for GLBT people, other sexual minorities, and allies of the campus and Fort Collins community.
Location: 232 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-4342
Native American Cultural Center (NACC) focuses on ensuring a successful educational experience for Native American students by providing advocacy and support services. The four primary advocacy and service areas include recruitment, retention, graduation and community outreach. The office embraces and encourages a supportive environment based on the traditions and cultures of Native American peoples.
Location: 327 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-1332
Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) provides information, services, and programs with women and gender as the focus. The office services all students- undergraduate and graduate, women and men. its programs concentrate on expanding students' awareness and interest while creating conditions that allow both women and men to share safely and equally in the opportunities and resources provided by the University. Support services are designed to reflect and enhance the unique goals, expectations, and aspirations of the students. Programs and services also assist students in addressing contemporary issues confronting them.
Location: 112 Student Services, (970) 491-6384
Resources for Disabled Students (RDS) assists CSU in ensuring that qualified students with disabilities are afforded and given access to the same, or equitable, educational opportunities available to other University students, as mandated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation At of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Assistance is provided through accommodations, awareness, and advocacy so that students are not discriminated against due to their disability in policies, procedures, and practices conducted within, or as part of, the university environment.
Location: 100 General Services, (970) 491-6385