Winter at CSU

With the fall semester wrapping up and we congratulate our newest graduates, we head into wintertime at CSU. There’s so much to experience during the winter months which makes CSU a destination to explore year-round.


Fall Commencement ceremonies take place December 16 & 17. For more information visit our Commencement website.

CSU at the National Western Stock Show

CSU’s partnership with the National Western Stock Show spans 117 years. As National Western Stock Show runs 16 days January 7-22, 2023 with activities for the whole family to enjoy. CSU Spur’s Hydro Building Grand Opening kicks-off this year’s National Western Stock Show on Friday, January 6. New this year is a CSU passport adventure for all ages to experience six CSU locations featured at the National Western Stock Show.  Once attendees complete the passport they will receive a prize. Each stop is interactive with a wide-range of activities and includes stops at CSU Ag Adventure and CSU Spur. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the CSU Day at the National Western Stock Show rodeo on Saturday, January 14, 2023. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Colorado State University and Fort Collins will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16, with a community march as well as a keynote by poet and political activist JC Futrell — known by the stage name as Panama Soweto.

The annual community march on Jan. 16 starts at 11 a.m. at Washington Park (301 Maple St.). From Washington Park, the march will head north to Cherry Street, west to Meldrum Street, and south back to campus, ending at the Lory Student Center. The route, approximately 1.3 miles, features several historical Black houses located on Meldrum Street.

The keynote will start at the Lory Student Center shortly after the march ends at 12:45 p.m. 

Plan Your Visit

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.