Professional Development Award

Colorado State University’s Commitment to Campus program and the Vice President for University Operations offer financial support to assist Administrative Professional and State Classified employees seeking professional development. (Faculty members are not eligible for this award program). Awards may be made to applicants based on merit as demonstrated by their application. Funding requests may be made in any dollar amount, limited to a total of $2,000 per individual per application. Requests may be partially funded, depending upon other requests received and/or available funds. Awards will be paid to the awardee’s department for purposes of reimbursing the cost of the professional development experience after all payments have been made and receipts are furnished. No payments for awards can be made from C2C/VPUO directly to the employee, outside vendor, or to a grant (53-fund) account. No late applications will be accepted.

Applications are currently closed

Thanks to generous support from the Office of the Vice President for University Operations, Colorado State University offers financial support to assist Administrative Professional and State Classified employees seeking professional development. 

Learn how CSU employees utilize Commitment to Campus Professional Development Awards

Free Newspapers

USA Today

C2C is excited to share that USA Today is now available digitally for CSU faculty and staff.  When on campus, and connected to the CSU network, just visit to read the latest USA Today e-Edition.  If off campus, you must first authenticate to the Pulse VPN gateway at and paste the URL into the URL bar, as shown in image below:

The USA Today Collegiate Readership Program provides digital newspapers to the campus community, thanks to a partnership between C2C and ASCSU.

The New York Times

The New York Times has gone green!  Through this same partnership, the New York Times is now available at  To access your digital subscription please go to the activation page at  Select Colorado State University from the drop-down and then follow the prompts to sign up for access.  Faculty and staff will need to repeat the process annually.  For more information please see the NYT Library Guide.

This subscription now includes access to NYT Games! Times Games have captivated solvers since the launch of the
Crossword in 1942. Their experts create engaging word and visual games that stimulate and keep the mind sharp. All Games are available on the web and NYT App; Crossword and Spelling Bee are available in the Crossword App. For information about accessing NYT Games, please go to our discount codes page. Note, you will need to log in with your university credentials to access.

Lagoon Summer Concert Series

Enjoy a free summer concert series at Colorado State from June 14-July 26 on Wednesday nights at 6:30. Find more information on the Lagoon Summer Series website.


LinkedIn Learning

The Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs is offering free access to LinkedIn Learning for all CSU faculty, staff, and students. 

LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning industry leader in online training, with a digital library of more than 18,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business/professional and creative topics, and new courses are added every week

Using your CSU credentials, log in & access your LinkedIn Learning account HERE

For more information, check out the Office of the Provost’s page 

University Center for the Arts


Commitment to Campus tickets will not be available online until December 1, 2022. To receive your tickets prior to that date please call (970-491-2787) or visit our box office during box office hours (M-F 3:30-5:30 PM) to reserve your tickets.

Through the University’s Commitment to Campus initiative, all CSU Faculty and Staff can receive one pair of free tickets, each academic year, to School of Music, Theatre and Dance performances at the University Center for the Arts. Tickets are available in person or by phone at the UCA Ticket Office or online – advance reservations recommended. A valid CSU faculty-staff ID (full-time, part-time, and adjuncts) must be presented for ticket redemption.


  • Log into the ticket site using the Students / Faculty / Staff login link and be sure you are using your email address
  • Select the event and number of tickets as usual using the Adult ticket type for your C2C tickets
  • On the Checkout page enter C2C2223 in the Coupon Code field and select apply

*Commitment to Campus tickets are not available for Classical Convergence Series, the Annual Holiday Spectacular, community or summer events.



Online Reservations

and use the Colorado State Community log in.

Phone:  (970) 491-2787


ACT Human Rights Film Festival 

Check later back for 2024 discounts!




Sleep your way to the slopes with SkiSU! SkiSU offers roundtrip transportation between CSU and the designated ski resort for $30 per employee. For trip details and ticket purchasing, please visit the SKISU website

2023 season is now over. Check back later for the 2024 season dates!


Janet and Allan Eddy Scholarship

The Janet and Allan Eddy Scholarship was established to annually provide a $1,400 scholarship to two eligible Colorado State University employees who have made sustained progress toward attaining an undergraduate degree from CSU. 

Applications close May 31, 2023, at 11:59 pm.  More information and application online.

Janet and Allan Eddy worked at Colorado State University for over 30 years, in a number of offices including Enrollment Services, Human Resources, the Music Department, Hartshorn Health Center, and the Alumni Office.

They have encouraged family and fellow workers to continue their education as a way to prepare themselves for both work and home. Both Janet and Allan hope this scholarship will provide both the incentive to continue pursuing a degree as well as some meaningful monetary assistance to the person chosen. 

Recipients must be enrolled at that time to receive the funds.

Selection criteria are described on the online application form.

Joan Gaynor Kuder Scholarship

In 1989, the Joan Gaynor Kuder Scholarship was established in memory of Joan who served in several capacities during her 17 years of association with the university.  She believed strongly in and encouraged life-long learning, and the important role it plays in employees’ job satisfaction.  The first scholarship was awarded in 1992.

There are two scholarships available for the 2023-2024 academic year, each for $2,465.  

Applications close May 31, 2023, at 11:59 pm.  More information and application online

The Scholarship Committee accepts applications for these scholarships from full-time, 9- or 12-month CSU employees (administrative professional, state classified, faculty) who have an active record of academic achievement and advancement, are working toward an identified educational goal, and have contributed to their particular units and/or to the University community by serving in additional capacities.

Employees do not have to be formally admitted to a degree program to be considered for this scholarship; past recipients are not eligible for the scholarship.

The recipient(s) must be enrolled at that time to receive the funds.

Need a passport?

The Office of International Programs can help you with that! Simply complete the paperwork, submit your picture (they can help you with that, too!), and schedule an appointment.  

Poudre River Library District Access

Use your CSU RamCard to access Poudre River Library District materials, including:

  • Get homework help from an online tutor using Help Now from Brainfuse.
  • Learn a new language with Mango Languages.
  • Write and publish your own eBook using the Pressbooks and SELF-e tools in our Writers’ Café.
  • Popular fiction & nonfiction e-books, electronic magazines, and audio books.

To set up your library login, follow these instructions.


Poudre River Library District

Loan & Reserve Desk

Professional Development Opportunities

Talent Development designs and coordinates training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth for Colorado State University employees — academic faculty, administrative professional staff, and state classified personnel. Customized training and organizational development consulting services are also available. Trainings and services are free of charge.

Supervisor Training

What does it take to be successful as a supervisor at CSU? Experience teaches us that focusing on self discovery, interpersonal skills (relationship building), systems thinking, and coaching helps us to be successful leaders and creates successful teams.

The Supervisor Development Program is designed to help supervisors become effective and inspired in their role at CSU for the betterment of themselves and their team members.

Career Counseling and Assessment Clinic

The Career Counseling and Assessment Clinic at CSU’s Psychological Services Center offers a comprehensive career assessment program for CSU employees  and their immediate family members at 20% off the already-discounted faculty and staff rate, thanks to C2C.  The program includes formal assessments of interests, values, personality, abilities, and workplace culture preferences; 5 one-on-one interpretation and career counseling sessions; and a comprehensive summary letter.  The service is designed to assist adults who are seeking a stronger sense of direction and purpose in their career.  To take advantage of the program, simply call (970) 491-5212 and mention the C2C offer when scheduling your first appointment.

Living Mindfully Mastery Badge

CSU faculty and staff now have the opportunity to participate in the Living Mindfully Badge program at a discounted rate.  Get an introduction to the fundamentals of mindfulness in this online training program. Learn how to increase your awareness, move beyond distractions, and live more in the present. These behaviors can help learners in their personal life and workplace, as well as supporting healthy communities.  CSU employees receive a 25% discount for any single course or bundle (Mastery and/or Quest Badge) registration. On the registration page, enter LMBBGRP25% in the Discount Code field at the upper right corner of the registration page.

Employee Study Privilege

CSU faculty and staff are eligible to take nine free credits per year using their
employee study privilege.

These credits can be used for taking classes:


Employee Study Privilege Information

Phone: (970)491-6947

Financial Wellness Course

CSU is launching a financial wellness education course for employees via the Bridge My Learning Employee training system.  In this course, CSU @ Work Financial Wellness, learners study sound financial practices for life, delivered through online personal finance modules sponsored by the Charles Schwab Foundation.  The course is free to CSU employees via Bridge My Learning Library, go to  and search the Course by name or under Health and Financial Wellness.


Tuition Scholarship for Eligible Family Members

Eligible family members of CSU faculty and staff may qualify for a 50 percent tuition discount. For information, visit

CSU employees’ eligible family members may apply their tuition scholarship benefits at CSU-Pueblo or CSU-Global Campus as well as at CSU. For more information, contact Human Resources at (970) 491-MyHR (6947).


Human Resources Website

Phone: (970)491-6947

Exchange Programs

Colorado State University, in cooperation with the Colorado School of Mines, the University of Northern Colorado and the University of Colorado, provides tuition-free instruction for graduate students through reciprocal agreements. Additionally, through a cooperative program with Aims Community College (Greeley), full-time Colorado State students may register for one course (maximum of five credits) per term at ACC without additional tuition assessment.

Lifelong Learners

Lifelong learners (age 55 & older) may visit CSU resident instruction classes on a space available basis at no cost.

You can find all of the procedures and regulations on the Lifelong Learner Class Visitation Request Form.

For information about accessing the virtual class resources on Canvas, please see the Lifelong Learner Visitation & Canvas instruction sheet.