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 are 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 Student Cultural Center (APACC) exists to support the matriculation, retention, and graduation of students at Colorado State University through direct service as well as through campus-wide programs focused on cultural education, leadership, and service. Committed to inclusion and interculturalism, APACC creates and supports opportunities for interaction among University and community constituencies to provide a learning environment that supports all students.
Location: LSC-rm 333 (970) 491-6154
Black/ African American Cultural Center (BAACC) promotes a diverse, inclusive campus environment and serves as a resource to the campus community as well as surrounding communities, through academic, professional, cultural and personal development programs that embrace Black and African American experiences. The primary goal is to enhance the overall college experience so that students achieve academically and are able to compete in a global society.
Location: LSC-rm 335 (970) 491-5781
El Centro El Centro Student Services provides an inclusive learning environment that welcomes all students. El Centro supports and strengthens the academic and cultural experience of students by providing workshops, leadership opportunities and Latina/o cultural awareness programs that promote student success and retention.
Location: LSC-rm 225 (970) 491-5722
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Ally Resource Center (GLBTQ2A) 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: LSC-rm 232 (970) 491-4342
Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) The Women and Gender Advocacy Center provides programs and resources focusing on all genders, social justice, and interpersonal violence prevention. Additionally, WGAC provides advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment and relationship violence. Our purpose is to provide a safe and affirming space for the students we serve at Colorado State University, while supporting systemic change to end all forms of oppression within our community.
Location: 112 Student Services (970) 491-6384, or LSC rm 234
Resources for Disabled Students (RDS) Resources for Disabled Students (RDS) recognizes that disability reflects diverse characteristics and experiences, and is an aspect of diversity integral to society. To that end, we collaborate with students, instructors, staff, and community members to create useable, equitable, inclusive and sustainable learning environments. RDS is also committed to supporting Colorado State University as a non-discriminating environment for qualified students with disabilities as mandated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Location: 100 General Services (970) 491-6385