We want you! ASCSU is a student run organization that benefits all students. We want you, the student, to work with us and make our campus a better place. Whether it’s writing pertinent legislation, planning and organizing historical CSU traditions or furthering your involvement on campus, ASCSU is a place for everyone.
Student’s in ASCSU
Million in Student Fees
ASCSU WANTS YOU
HAVE A PASSION FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS?
ASCSU is the one of the most autonomous and impactful student governments across the nation, all funded by your student fees. As Colorado State’s Universities sole student government, every student has a say, has a voice and has the power to invoke meaningful change.
INTERESTED IN WRITING LEGISLATION FOR THE STUDENT BODY?
ASCSU is funded solely by student fees. We have the oversight of over $57 million in student fees, through the Student Fee Review Board. Fee areas that are included are things like The Collegian (student media), Transfort, and The Rec Center. We work with fee areas as well as other areas on campus to improve student involvement, experience and outreach throughout CSU.
DESIRE TO PROBLEM SOLVE?
With oversight in so many student fee areas, we are able to create impactful and lasting change. That’s why we WANT YOU! Leave your name, student email and a message if you want to get involved!
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Know someone who is setting the standard here at CSU? Nominate them to be a Pacesetter! A Pacesetter is a student who “sets the pace” for their fellow students by excelling academically, taking leadership roles in extracurricular activities, improving their CSU community, and positively affecting the lives of those around them.
A Pacesetter lives a well-balanced life of academics, extracurricular activities, and community service while maintaining a healthy lifestyle for themselves. They serve as leader to their peers and will continue to do so past their collegiate years. If selected as Pacesetters, students will participate in the Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 12th, and receive the Albert C. Yates Scholarship.
Pacesetter nomination forms and applications must be submitted by September 26th, by 5pm to our Traditions Director.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
If you have a question that you would like to be answered on the ASCSU website, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What does ASCSU stand for, and who really is in ASCSU?
ASCSU stands for the Associated Students of Colorado State University. Every student is a member of the organization per the ASCSU Constitution. Any member can be an officer of the organization as long as they have a 2.0 GPA.
How can I contact the ASCSU offices?
The office phone number is 970.491.5931. The front desk administrative assistant can be reached through email at ASCSU_FrontDesk@mail.colostate.edu.
What does ASCSU really do for me?
There are several things that ASCSU directly does for you. We provide services such as RamRide, the Collegiate Readership Program, Transfort, For-Ever-Green t-shirts, and funding for student programs. ASCSU also lobbies the Fort Collins City Council and sometimes the State Capitol on behalf of the students.
I have something I want to change on campus; how do I go about doing that?
One avenue to effect change on campus is through legislation. Any student is eligible to write their own legislation, but you can also contact a Senator to help you write it. Through legislation, the Administration of Colorado State University can hear your voice. Additionally, contacting a member of the Executive Branch can help to direct you to the right person.
How do I contact a senator?
There are several ways to contact your Senator. The best way to find their contact information is through our website at ascsu.colostate.edu, where Senators emails will be posted under the Legislative Branch section of the website. You can also stop by the office during Senator’s office hours, which are posted on the ASCSU website, to speak to your Senator in person.
How do I get involved with ASCSU?
There are several ways to get involved in ASCSU. The best way to get more information on our various involvement opportunities is through the Senate Recruitment and Retention Officer, who can be reached at ASCSU_Senate_Membership@mail.colostate.edu, or the Director of Campus Engagement, who can be reached at ASCSU_CampusEngagement@mail.colostate.edu.
Where is the ASCSU Office located?
The office is located in the south section of the Lory Student Center near the LSC Theater. Coming from the main entrance, walk towards the information desk and take a left at the elevator. Follow the hallway (south) and take a left.
How can I change student fees?
The best way to help impact and change student fees is through joining the Student Fee Review Board. You can contact the Vice President of ASCSU if you are interested in joining the board.
Can ASCSU help my student organization with a program we’re doing?
Yes, ASCSU can endorse as well as fund student organization programming. Again, you can contact a Senator to help get your program endorsed. You may also contact the Director of Finance at ASCSU_Finance@mail.colostate.edu to connect with someone who can help you pursue funding through the Board for Student Organization Funding.