About the Diversity Offices

Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

Assists the University in retaining Asian Pacific American students through direct service and support and by providing programs that foster cultural awareness on campus and in the Fort Collins community.

  • Academic support
  • Asian American Success Class
  • Asian Fest
  • Community outreach
  • Cultural awareness
  • Educational programs

Black/African American Cultural Center

Assist students who identify as or with the African American culture with their transition to Colorado State University and throughout their academic career by providing support and encouragement for their academic, professional, cultural, and personal development. We strive to provide a “family-like” support system made up of faculty, staff and student organizations that help students succeed.

El Centro

Assist students who identify as Hispanic, Chicana/o, Mexican American, and Latina/o students in their academics, cultural, professional and personal pursuits through programs and services. 

  • Academic support
  • Mentoring
  • Community outreach
  • Public school outreach
  • Professional development
  • Cultural enrichment awareness
  • Leadership development
  • Educational programs

Native American Cultural Center

Assists the University in retention of Native American students through services and programs that support students’ cultural, academic, professional, and personal development. Offer programs to increase awareness and appreciation of American Indian culture on campus and in the community.

  • Academic support
  • Leadership development and training
  • Native American Success Class
  • Pow-Wow
  • Cultural awareness programming

Pride Resource Center

Provides support services for GLBT students and allies of the CSU community. The office initiates, coordinates and provides educational materials, programs and professional development opportunities for all Colorado State University students, faculty and staff members on GLBT issues to help enhance a campus environment that welcomes all students, faculty and staff. Also remove that the office provides counseling.

  • Education and Campus Outreach
  • Resources and Referrals
  • Incidents of Harassment, Discrimination, & Intimidation
  • Support & Advising

Student Disability Center

Provides services and accommodations to ensure students with disabilities are afforded equal access to all University programs and activities for which a student is qualified to benefit or participate. Enrolled students with mobility, visual, hearing, and learning disabilities are qualified for support, as well as students with chronic health conditions.

  • Alternative testing services
  • Accessible van service
  • Reader/taper service
  • Information and referrals
  • Note taking support
  • Individual advocacy
  • Sign language/oral interpreting services
  • Mental health

Women and Gender Advocacy Center

Provides services and programs with women as the focus. Serves all students — undergraduate and graduate, women and men, faculty and staff, and community members. Offers programs to expand awareness and interest levels of students, while creating conditions that allow both women and men students to share fully and equally in the many University opportunities and resources.

  • Information, 24/7 confidential advocacy, and referral
  • Victim Assistance Team (V.A.T.) 
  • Red Whistle Brigade – peer educators for interpersonal violence education
  • Outreach Programming – Feminist Thought & Activism Conference, Survivor support and healing groups, podcasts, etc.
  • The Resource Library