There are a lot of ways to participate in Spring Ram Welcome 2021. Whenever you have time outside of your scheduled small groups, we encourage you to participate in the events listed below. Whenever you’re engaging in activities, be sure to take pictures and post them using #RamWelcome2021!


Virtual Interest Sessions

Check out these interest sessions to hear from a variety of offices and groups across campus! Descriptions, links, and times will be updated and listed below. More information on how to join these sessions will be listed soon, including times and Zoom join links!

Fraternity & Sorority Life Ambassador Chat

Have questions about joining a fraternity or sorority? Visit fsl.colostate.edu and click on the Chat with Us icon in the bottom right corner of the homepage to connect with students and staff from the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Campus Recreation Spring Ram Welcome 2021 Offerings

For Spring Ram Welcome 2021, our Campus Recreation Center will be offering several opportunities for you all to get involved with! These sessions will be focused on actual fitness classes and information about the Rec and how you can interact with them throughout the upcoming semester. For more information on these sessions, check out the links below to join!

The Outdoor Program
January 14th, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Zoom Join Code: 955 6589 5969 (passcode: outdoor)

The Outdoor Program is an office located with the Rec Center where you can learn more about how to get connected to the outdoors! Our conversation will focus around how to get connected with our office, how to access the climbing wall, and more about how to rent gear from our office for all of your outdoor adventures! We hope to see you all there!

Intramural Info Session – Spring 2021
January 14th, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Zoom Join Code: 940 7848 9070 (passcode: IMs2021)

Intramural Sports is a great way to get involved and meet other students on campus while also playing several different types of sports! For more information on how to get involved with IM Sports and learn more about what they have to offer, please join this session. We hope to see you all there!

Online Fitness Classes
Join our online and in-person fitness classes for some free ways to get active while social distancing! For any in person or online classes, please use this registration link to sign up for a slot to participate.

  • Online Fitness Classes
    • WERQ Dance with Michelle
      January 14th, 2021 from 6:10 – 6:55 pm
      Zoom Join Code: 608 082 2185
    • Kickboxing with Lexi
      January 15th, 2021 from 10:40 – 11:25 am
      Zoom Join Code: 608 082 2185

 

Additional Residence Hall Programming for On-Campus Students

For Spring Ram Welcome 2021, if you are living on campus, you should find ways to get involved with your residence halls early on. One way that you can do that is by joining the Residence Hall Association and the National Residence Hall Honorary for the following opportunity.

  • Cozy Kits
    January 15th, 2021 at 7:00 pm
    Pickup Located in the Durrell Center
    Free socks, mugs, and drinks from Residential Leadership Programs to start the spring semester off right! You can pick up your Cozy Kits at the Durrell Center or the Edwards Event Center on campus. The Durrell Center is located just North of Moby Stadium. For more information and updates about this event, make sure that you are following both the CSU Residence Hall Association Instagram page (@csurha) and the CSU National Residence Hall Honorary Instagram page (@nrhh_coloradostate).

 

Participate in GooseChase game to win prizes!

Interested in getting to know campus better while also learning about CSU? Participate in a GooseChase game/mission! Check out our GooseChase page for information on how to participate!

Bike Registration

If you brought a bike to campus, this is a great place to start.

  • The online registration is accessible through the PD’s website at https://police.colostate.edu/.
  • BIKE REGISTRATION (The Customer How To’s):
  • Watch the video on the PD’s website that walks through how to fill out the online registration form (where to find the serial number and make and model for both a bicycle and an e-scooter) and where to affix the registration sticker 
  • Complete the online form and submit it online
    • PD staff will then prep an envelope that includes the booklet of rules and regulations, the registration sticker, information about CSUMoves and info about The Spoke
    • PD staff will bill the $10.00 fee to the student/staff’s
  • Customers will receive an email telling them how and when they should specifically pick up their registration envelope from the PD. 
    • For registration forms that are submitted with questionable information (i.e. Serial number issues)– These people will be asked to bring their bikes so that my team can obtain the correct information
Take a Bike Tour of Campus

Interested in seeing some cool areas of Fort Collins via bike? Check out Ram Welcome Bike Resources through Parking and Transportation Services to see 3 routes that will get you to Old Town, Roland Moore Park, and City Park!

CSU Moves Bike Education Module

Take the CSU Moves training to learn about your local transportation options and key strategies for navigating campus safely and efficiently!

You @ CSU

This year YOU@CSU launched a new interface with exciting new functionality to help you create an even more personalized digital experience. Upon creating or returning to your account, you’ll be guided to select interest areas, confidentially share information, and personalize your content. Home page widgets will help you get the most out of YOU@CSU assessments, content, and goals. The explore page will assist the navigation of thousands of pieces of relevant content such as about online learning, coping with COVID, and other timely topics. Start exploring at you.colostate.edu

  • Be sure to complete the YOU@CSU virtual orientation  – This short welcome experience will walk you through a handful of interactive well-being tips while orienting you to the value of the YOU tool. 
  • YOU@CSU Virtual Orientation: https://youatcollege.typeform.com/to/Ux4tUn
Run Campus 5K Route

Interested in getting to know campus better? Dust off your running shoes and head to the Oval for a self-paced 5K Route around campus! Click on the link below to see the route!

Make sure you take a picture and post it using #SpringRamWelcome2021Virtual5k

5KCourse_2021

Hike the “A”

It’s hard to miss the giant “A” that adorns the foothills just west of town. The “A” stands for “Aggies,” which was CSU’s mascot before we became the Rams. Hiking to the “A” will engage you in this nearly century-old tradition as well as give you great views of Fort Collins and the Horsetooth Reservoir. For information about the hike, click the link below:

Hike the A

Hike Natural Areas in Fort Collins

Fort Collins has beautiful natural areas all around. If you’re interested in starting to explore those, check out the link below containing information about different areas and ideas of where you can start!

Hike Nearby Natural Areas

Decorate with the Ram Welcome Decoration Pack

Download, print, and decorate with this packet of CSU-themed decorations!