Colorado State University’s Black/African American Cultural Center Rites of Passage program is designed to support all 1st year students as they transition to college. This is accomplished via a retreat, outings and workshops designed by upper-class students as they serve as mentors! 

Established in 1977 and revised in 1982 to incorporate current structure, ongoing changes since.


Fall Retreat for New Students

The annual off-campus, weekend get-a-away, community building retreat allows first-year and transfer students the opportunity to establish and build community!

YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO

September 13th - 15th, 2019 

This event cost $10 to attend (non-refundable).  Your $10 includes transportation to and from all retreat activities, meals (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner/Sunday breakfast, and lunch), CSU swag and lodging!

My registration indicates that I fully understand and I agree to complete all of the necessary requirements as described below:

  • Attend the Fall Retreat for New Students (September 13-15, 2019) at the YWCA of the Rockies in Estes Park
  • Attend monthly outings/workshops that will assist with the transition into college and enhance my experience at CSU
  • Agree with being assigned to a Peer Mentor from B/AACC
  • Pay the non-refundable $10 Personal Investment Fee (PIF)
  • Deadline to apply is September 6th (please make note that space is VERY limited)





*Must be a valid email address.


On September 14th after lunch you will have a choice of participating in one of these activities.  Please choose your first, second, and third choice for the activity in which you would like to participate.  You may only participate in one activity as they will all be happening at the same time so choose wisely!

1 + 3 =  Solve This To Prove You are a Real Person, not a SPAM script.
  • First Name is required.
  • Last Name is required.
  • CSU ID is required.
  • Cell Phone is required.
  • Email (please list address you check regularly) is required.
  • Must be a valid email address.
  • Gender is required.