Welcome Veterans!

Whether you are active duty military, a member of our National Guard or Reserves, a spouse or family member with a loved one in the military, a retired service member, or have left the service and are looking forward to the next chapter in your life, Colorado State University is here to help.

For 145 years, CSU has served those who have served our nation, and we are currently home to 2,000 student-veterans, benefit using family members and active duty military.

CSU’s continued commitment to better serve military veterans has been recognized by Military Times as the university placed No. 4 in the nation among public universities in its annual “Best for Vets: Colleges 2017” rankings.

We are dedicated to helping you hone your talents, drive, and goals into marketable, in-demand, professional skills to accelerate job opportunities and your transition into a sustainable career.

You will find a culture of respect and inclusion for veterans on our campus, and you could benefit from the extremely generous privately-funded scholarships for veterans and family members. We are a world-class research university and we understands the value veterans bring to the classroom through life experience, maturity, and outstanding work ethic. We have numerous programs and offices on campus who have partnered with student-veterans, faculty, and staff to create a culture of respect and campus immersion that includes:

  • Financial guidance and counseling, including bridging any GI Tuition Assistance Bill funding gaps
  • Camaraderie and social opportunities
  • Womens’ Veteran Initiative providing opportunities and activities for female student-veterans
  • Layers of support and teamwork throughout the education process
  • Outstanding career counseling and placement services
  • Individualized programs that address physical, mental, and emotional challenges

Colorado State University is dedicated to ensuring that you reach your educational, career, and personal goals. If you have any questions about how we can help, please don’t hesitate to contact either of us:

Col. Mark Gill, USAF, retired
Chief of Staff to CSU President Tony Frank
(970) 491-6211

Maggie Walsh
Assistant Chief of Staff
Director Veteran Initiatives
(970) 491-6231