Parents and Family members are invited to engage with Colorado State University through the following opportunities during Ram Welcome: 

Ram Welcome Parent & Family Lounge
Monday August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th, & Wednesday, August 18th
10am-4pm
Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center
Parent and Family Programs will be hosting the Parent and Family Lounge for parents and family members of new students in the Iris and Michael Smith Alumni Center from 10AM-3PM every day on Monday, August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th and Wednesday, August 18th.   The Iris and Michael Smith Alumni Center is located on the north side of Canvas Stadium on the South end of campus. Parents and family members can drop by any time during this time that the Parent and Family Lounge is open to talk to various CSU offices including the Office of Financial Aid, Housing and Dining Services, CSU Health Network, Parent and Family Programs, and the Student Involvement Opportunities. Additional resources, and grab-and-go snacks will be available. A beer and wine cash bar will be offered between 1-3:30pm.   

Parent & Family Hour with University Leadership
Monday August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th, & Wednesday, August 18th
3-4pm 
Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center
Every day on Monday, August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th and Wednesday, August 18th, parents and family members will have a chance to meet and hear welcome remarks from university leadership including President Joyce McConnell, Provost Mary Pedersen, and Vice President for Student Affairs Blanche Hughes to welcome them to the Ram Family. 
**Spanish interpreters will be available throughout the day and during Leadership remarks. 


CSU Family Photos at Canvas Football Stadium
Monday August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th, & Wednesday, August 18th
12-3pm 

Canvas Credit Union will be hosting Photos on the Football Field on M-W from 12-3pm for parents, families, and their students during move-in. If you stop by the Ram Welcome Parent and Family Lounge, you can easily head over to get your photo! 


CSU Guided On-Campus Tours in Spanish
Monday August 16th, Tuesday, August 17th, & Wednesday, August 18th
10am and 2pm only

Campus tours will be available guided in Spanish and will be leaving from the Iris and Michael Smith Alumni Center. Look for signage that details where to go and who to talk to as you arrive to the Alumni center. 


Fall 2021 Convocation Livestream for Parents & Family Members
Friday August 20th
10am (Mountain Time)

Convocation is the ceremony that begins a student’s academic journey at Colorado State University. It kicks off the Ram Welcome College Day with formal remarks from CSU leadership.

Watch it live!

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Complete Ram Welcome Parent & Family Newsletter can be found here: https://parentsandfamily.colostate.edu/ram-welcome-newsletter-2021-edition/


For more information, contact Orientation and Transition Programs at orientation@colostate.edu, (970) 491-6011 or use the live chat function on this website.