Resources for Disabled Students is part of the Student Affairs Division, comprised of many departments that offer services in support of students' success at Colorado State University. For more information on the Student Affairs Division, go to the Student Affairs Division website.
In addition to RDS, the following resources listed below may have more significance to students with disabilities. Some are positioned in the Student Affairs Division while others are associated with other divisions of the university. Regardless, the offices listed below may help you better navigate the strategies toward graduation.
Some offices may require an appointment. Most services are provided free-of-charge to fee-paying students, unless otherwise noted. For more details, call or visit the website listed.
305 Occupational Therapy Building, (970) 491-6258
Assists with equal access to technology and electronic information for students with disabilities. Services include assistive technology (adapted computing hardware and software) assessments, accommodations, training and technical assistance. Students must provide appropriate documentation of disability and be referred through RDS.
Help Desk, (970) 491-1535
There are five rooms available for students who use assistive technology to access computer instruction or information. Reservations to use these rooms and equipment must be made online, in person or by phone.
117 Gibbons, (970) 491-6129
Academic coaching and other academic support including tutoring for many lower division courses, study instruction strategies, career counseling, peer mentoring and leadership development. Students must meet specific criteria for services (low-income, first generation, or learning/physical disability). Documentation of disability should be on file with RDS.
Room 6, Eddy Hall, (970) 491-0222
Assists students with the writing process, including brainstorming, drafting, revising, researching, and proofreading skills for written assignments. On-line service and information on study skills available. Weekly "Writing Center Tutorials" available for qualified students. In addition to the Eddy Building and online services, writing consultations available at Morgan Library.
327 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-1332
Eagle Feather Tutoring Program is a free service available to students on a walk-in or appointment basis at the NACC office. Tutoring schedules are posted on website.
TILT Building, 801 Oval Drive, (970) 491-5365
Open tutorial sessions for a variety of math, science and liberal arts courses with peer tutors. Tutoring for specific courses are at pre-determined times each semester.
TILT Building, 801 Oval Drive, (970) 491-3132
TILT's Learning Programs are designed to enhance students' educational experiences by teaching academic skills, supporting work in courses, providing preparation for life after graduation, and offering enrichments that go beyond the classroom. Programs include: Arts and Sciences Tutoring, Academic and Study Skills Workshops and Online Resources, Enrichment Programs, and Private Study Rooms.
Medical Services - Hartshorn Building, 600 South Drive, (970) 491-7121
Counseling Services - 123 Aylesworth Hall NW wing, (970) 491-6053
CSU Health Network is an integrated and innovative approach to providing seamless and comprehensive quality mental health and medical services. Students registered for six or more credit hours pay fees that make them eligible for services. Fees allow unlimited office visits with physicians/nurse practitioners through multi-disciplinary clinics and an initial visit with the mental health staff plus five subsequent free sessions. There is no charge for group sessions. Enrollment in the CSU Health Insurance Plan is not required for access care at the CSU Health Network.
123 Alysworth Hall NW wing, (970) 491-6053
Diagnostic screening and testing of difficulties with attention, focus, learning, and visual perception (Irlen Syndrome) for fee-paying students.
320 Occupational Therapy Building, (970) 491-5930
Individualized services for "academic mentoring" including cognitive exercises to help with study skills, memory-building strategies, organizational skills, time management, self-advocacy and semester academic planning. Referral from VA or DVR or self-pay ($50/hr).
The Opportunities for Postsecondary Success (OPS) program is a fee for service program for students with disabilities with complex needs, including students on the autism spectrum or who have a brain injury. As a grant funded program, some students may qualify for a grant funded scholarship; if qualified, OPS support services are provided at no cost for up to three semesters. Scholarship awards are provided on a first come, first serve basis.
Campus Recreation Center, (970) 491-6359
Promotes the pursuit of a balanced, healthy lifestyle through diverse programs and activities including: intramural sports, aquatics, fitness classes, sports clubs, and outdoor experiential opportunities. Membership is dependent upon fee paying status.
195 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-3977
Assists with the transition of veterans and adult students to campus life; facilitates academic success through programs/services and referrals, including: information on scholarships, awards, programs and services, one on one consultation, and community building.
Lower Level, Lory Student Center (970) 491-5708
Internship and career planning resources, job/internship search tools, and information to help choose a major or graduate school. Conducts career fairs and on-campus interviews with employers.
1st Floor, TILT Building, 801 Oval Drive, (970) 491-7095
Academic advising for undeclared students, those seeking a controlled major and those planning a career in a health-related profession. Assists non-admitted students wanting to take courses and well as students needing to withdraw.
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Colorado State University (CSU) is proud of its efforts to enhance, appreciate and support diversity and multi-culturalism 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.
Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center (A/PACC)
Location: 333 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-6154
Black /African American Cultural Center (B/AACC)
Location: 335 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-5781
Location: 224 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-5722
Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Queer Questioning Ally Resource Center (GLBTQQA)
Location: 232 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-4342
Native American Cultural Center (NACC)
Location: 227 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-1332
Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC)
Location: 112 Student Services (main office) and 234 Lory Student Center , (970) 491-6384
Resources for Disabled Students (RDS)
Location: 100 General Services (main office) and 223 Lory Student Center, (970) 491-6385
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