Rites of Passage

This program is designed to improve the academic performance and retention rate of African American first-year and transfer students. Components of this program include peer mentoring, a fall retreat for incoming first-year students, seminars/community building forums, community service involvement and leadership development.

Fall Retreat for New Students

The annual off-campus, community building retreat allows first-year and transfer students the opportunity to develop relationships with one another, work on communication skills, conflict resolution, relationships, self-esteem and team building.


First-Year Student Retreat Information

YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO

September 15th - 17th 2017

This event is free (although you will need to submit a $10.00 deposit, refunded to you after you attend the retreat).  Transportation to and from all retreat activities, meals (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner/Sunday breakfast, and lunch), CSU swag and lodging!

SPACE IS LIMITED, so please register today.

The Deadline to Register is September 4th