Student Services & Resources
As a student at Colorado State University, you have access to a variety of University services and resources provided to ensure your success. You must register for at least one credit for the current semester to gain access to the majority of the services listed below.
- Adult Learner and Veteran Services
As an adult and/or veteran student, access a broad range of resources aimed to support your academic and professional advancement.
Receive guidance on transfer credits, course selection, and degree progress. Your advisor is assigned based on your degree program.
- Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC)
The ATRC works with CSU students and staff with disabilities to find technology that matches their strengths an preferences to maximize success.
- Career Center
Access a variety of tools to guide your job search, continue your career training, and connect with fellow students and employers.
- Career Competencies
Learn about the skills and knowledge that employers look for. Download a useful handout for the competencies and their definitions. During your job search, use these names to categorize your experiences and communicate your skills/knowledge.
- Library (Morgan Library)
Access the full extent of CSU's library databases, electronic journals, and services provided by the distance learning library team.
- Office 365
Download and install the full version of Microsoft Office on up to five computers – free of charge.
- Pride Resource Center
The Pride Resource Center provides programs and services to support the retention and thriving of LGBTQ+ students at CSU.
Arrange proctoring services designed to accommodate the needs of online and distance students.
- Student Government (Associated Students of CSU)
Share your voice and vote to determine the direction of CSU's student government by participating in elections administered through RAMweb each spring.
- Student ID Card (RamCard)
Request a RamCard to take advantage of student discounts in your community and to show your Ram Pride. To get started, email email@example.com to request a RamCard Distance ID Request Form.
- Student Resolution Center
Receive confidential assistance with navigating interpersonal conflicts, appeal processes, and university policies/procedures.
- Technical Support (Help Desk)
Receive phone or email support to address your technical needs such as issues with accessing your course in Canvas, reactivating your NetID, or downloading software.
- Women and Gender Advocacy Center
Receive confidential crisis intervention and support including information about academic, legal, medical, emotional, and other resources for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.
Wellness and Mental Health Resources
Your mental health and well-being are important to us. As an online student, you have access to several resources that are available at no charge for CSU community members:
- YOU @ CSU
Online student success tool, is available 24/7 at you.colostate.edu or through RAMweb.
Free online program based on cognitive behavioral therapy principles. It includes many different self-paced modules to help you increase your well-being, including programs focused on managing depression, anxiety, stress and sleep.
A free mobile app that helps you learn how to deal with loneliness and strengthen social ties. It uses evidence-based practices to remind us of the small things we can do to create positive moments for ourselves and the people we care about. Learn more about the app and how to download it on the Nod web page.
- Ram Recovery Community
Concerned about your alcohol or drug use in these stressful times? Take an online self-assessment to help you check in with your substance use or connect with other students in the Ram Recovery Community.
Many of the mental health resources provided by CSU Health Network, including Counseling Services, are paid for by student fees. This means that access to these services is available for fee-paying students only. CSU Online students who agree to pay the student access fee are eligible to receive services at CSU Health Network.
If you would like to access mental health services at CSU Health Network, you will be charged the University Counseling Center access fee. Your fee to access Counseling Services in the Spring 2021 semester is $53.23.*
*Fees can change from semester to semester. For more information, see the Fees section of the Health Network’s Eligibility, Fees, and Service Charges page. Fees are charged to your student account.
Note: You do not need to be enrolled in the CSU Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) to access services at CSU Health Network.
However, due to legal limitations, the CSU Health Network cannot provide services to students located outside of Colorado. If you currently reside out-of-state, we encourage you to seek care in your community.
Individual services and tickets to campus events are available at an additional cost.