Colorado State University (CSU) is proud of its efforts to enhance, appreciate and support diversity and multiculturalism as part of its mission as a land-grant institution of higher education. Below are a selection of programs and services designed to support students in a variety of ways and provide opportunities to successfully participate in, and contribute to, the diverse campus environment. While each office listed may emphasize a specific segment of the student body, services and programs are available to benefit all students at CSU.
Black/African American Cultural Center The Black/African American Cultural Center (B/AACC) promotes a diverse, inclusive campus environment and serves as a resource to the campus community as well as surrounding communities, through academic, professional, cultural and personal development programs that embrace Black and African American experiences. The primary goal is to enhance the overall college experience so that students achieve academically and are able to compete in a global society. The office has as one of its foremost goals to enhance students' knowledge of the culture, history, heritage, and traditions that are unique to the African American experience.
Location: LSC Room 335, (970) 491-5781
El Centro El Centro provides an inclusive learning environment that welcomes all students. El Centro supports and strengthens the academic and cultural experiences of students by providing workshops, leadership opportunities and Latina/o cultural awareness programs that promote student success and retention.
Location: LSC Room 225, (970) 491-5722
Pride Resource Center The Pride Resource Center seeks to foster a campus free of prejudice, bigotry, harassment, and violence by providing a space for all members of CSU communities to explore and increase their understanding of aspects related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in an open and nonjudgmental environment.
Location: LSC Room 232, (970) 491-4342
Native American Cultural Center The Native American Cultural Center (NACC) aims to ensure a successful educational experience for students by providing support and services related to recruitment, retention, graduation, and community outreach. The office embraces and encourages a supportive environment based on the traditions and cultures of Native American peoples.
Location: LSC Room 327, (970) 491-1332
Women and Gender Advocacy Center The Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) provides programs and resources focusing on all genders, social justice, and interpersonal violence prevention. Additionally, WGAC provides advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment and relationship violence. Our purpose is to provide a safe and affirming space for the students we serve at Colorado State University, while supporting systemic change to end all forms of oppression within our community.
Location: 112 Student Services and satellite office at LSC 234, (970) 491-6384
Student Disability Center The Student Disability Center (formerly Resources for Disabled Students) recognizes that disability reflects diverse characteristics and experiences, and is an aspect of diversity integral to society. To that end, we collaborate with students, instructors, staff, and community members to create useable, equitable, inclusive and sustainable learning environments. SDC is also committed to supporting Colorado State University as a non-discriminating environment for qualified students with disabilities as mandated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its amendments.
Location: 100 General Services and satellite office at LSC 223, (970) 491-6385