Visitor/Guest

University Welcome Center

The Welcome Center serves as the University’s official front door for our visitors and friends. The center offers general information about campus and the Fort Collins community, along with admissions information for prospective students and their families, including daily information sessions and campus tours.

Directions to CSU

CSU is located 50 miles from Denver, Colorado. At the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is within an hour’s drive of major recreation areas such as Estes Park, Red Feather Lakes, Cache la Poudre River (Colorado’s Trout Route) and several mountain parks, including Roosevelt National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park. Horsetooth Reservoir, a human-made boating and recreation area, is a 10-minute drive from campus.

Residence Hall Map

Looking for the residence halls? Use our map to learn more about our halls and watch our Web videos.

University Apartments Map

Locate our four villages and learn more about each community.

Dine in the Hall as our Guest

Visiting campus and want to eat in one of our residential dining centers? Find out about guest passes.

Conference Services

Colorado State is a premier conference site. The Office of Conference Services assists about 100 programs each year ranging in size from under 50 to over 5,000 participants. CSU offers award-winning campus facilities, an outstanding location adjacent to the Rocky Mountains, reasonable rates, and a veteran staff of conference professionals providing a full range of support services.

Mountain Campus

Interested in CSU’s mountain campus? Just three hours from Denver International Airport and 53 miles west of Fort Collins, Colorado, lies a beautiful mountain valley called Mountain Campus. The 1,200-acre campus is within sight of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Comanche Peak Wilderness Area, and Roosevelt National Forest. Pingree is the perfect location for conferences, retreats, and team-building activities.

Fort Collins Attractions

Located near the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins has a lot to offer visitors and guests including tons of outdoor activities as well as great restaurants and shopping.

Residence Hall Policies/Overnight Guests

Review our Guest Policy for the Residence Halls.

CSU Parking