Purpose & Values


All CSU students need and deserve a strong foundation, including a stable home and supportive community.


Relationships, Collaboration, and Social Justice.


Colorado State University has a unique mission in the State of Colorado. As a land grant University we are committed to a foundational principle of inclusive excellence recognizing that our institutional success depends on how well we welcome, value, and affirm all members of the Colorado State community. Only through the inclusion of the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and alumni can we truly be excellent in our pursuits.

Read more about Colorado State University’s position on diversity and inclusive excellence.


The CSU principles of community