Spring at CSU

Spring has sprung on campus. The flower beds are beginning to have daffodils and tulips sprout, our arboretum trees have begun to bud, and campus is buzzing with excitement for the last few weeks of the semester before summer. Spring is a great time to visit CSU! There is so much to experience for all ages.

Spring Events

We celebrate Green and Gold Days during the entire month of April. From live music to guest speakers, spring sports games to music, theater and dance performances, there is something for everyone.

Our Thematic Year: Year of Democracy continues with several guest speakers and events this spring. The University Center for the Arts features a performance daily throughout the semester and its museums are also open to the public with beautiful exhibits. The Act Human Rights Festival is April 3-7. CSU’s Asian Pacific American Cultural Center hosts is 40th Anniversary Celebration and Luau on April 20. CSU celebrates Earth Day on April 22.

Our Spring Game Weekend on April 20 features an 11 a.m. soccer game, 1 p.m. football game, and 3 p.m. softball game that are all free to the public to enjoy. As we look ahead to summer and fall sports don’t forget to visit CSURams.com to view all our student athlete game schedules. 

CSU has so much to experience and there is something always happening on campus. Select from the menu on the right for more information about CSU and visit our Calendar of Events for more information about what’s happening during your visit to CSU.

Live Music & Entertainment

On April 25 RamFest 2024 features Midland, live in concert at Moby Arena. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and local favorite Sugar Britches! kicks off the concert. Tickets start at $10.00.

CSU re-launches into the thriving northern Colorado music scene with multiple on-campus venues for live music. CSU isn’t new to the music scene. In fact, CSU has featured big names like The Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ludacris, Macklemore, Nico & Vinz, Lee Brice and more! Each summer CSU hosts the Lagoon Concert Series, a 6-week concert series with local & Colorado talent with recording contracts as headliners. Don’t forget, the University Center for the Arts features over 200 performances each year! From big name concerts to intimate acoustic performances, Colorado State University has something for everyone year-round.


As the semester comes to a close we celebrate our graduating students and faculty for an incredible academic year. Commencement ceremonies take place May 10-May 12, 2024. Visit CSU’s commencement website for more information about ceremonies and commencement activities.

Tour Tuesdays

Our summer Tour Tuesday features tours on Tuesdays June and July.  “Tour Tuesdays” is a series in which we offer tours that highlight various areas of campus to our CSU faculty & staff, students, alumni, donors and community members. There is no cost to attend a tour but registration is required as tour group sizes are limited. Learn more about our tour offerings by selecting Tour Tuesday from the menu on the right. Registration will begin May 2024. 

Plan Your Visit

More information about CSU, where to stay in Fort Collins when you visit campus, what to experience in the broader Fort Collins Community, self-guided tours and more can be found via links on the menu.