Canvas Credit Union Rate Boosts and Discounts

Welcome Home with Canvas
We’re helping CSU faculty and staff by slashing mortgage costs:

  • Automatically lowered rate by 0.125% APR‡
  • Waived Origination Fee and $250 application fee
  • Available on conventional mortgages, Jumbo mortgages, and 100% Home (our 0% down payment mortgage)
  • No Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) closing costs (except possible appraisal fee)

Apply for your dream home today at, or by visiting our Canvas Consultants at a branch.

Canvas Car Loans
Need a new ride to get around campus or to get to Canvas Stadium? All CSU faculty and staff receive 0.25% APR‡ off all Canvas car loans.

Fund your new ride at today, or by stopping into a branch!

Savings Account Boost!
2.50% APY† 25-month Certificate of Deposit (CD): a savings steal in honor of our Ram Fam! Why 25? The CSU Oval was formed in 1925, Rams are celebrating the 25th iteration of Cam the Ram in 2019, and our Ram family has grown to 25,000 undergrad students!

Open your CD at today, or by visiting a branch!

APR is annual percentage rate. Rate will vary based on personal credit history, value of collateral, loan to value (LTV), terms, and other factors. All loans are subject to final approval.
APY is annual percentage yield. Minimum deposit of $1,000.00 is required. There is no maximum deposit or number of CDs that may be opened. A penalty may be charged for early withdrawal.
Offers only available to current CSU Faculty and Staff. Canvas membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #410592. Insured by NCUA.

Childcare Discounts

These childcare providers offer discounts to employees of CSU:

AXIS International Preschool (10% discount)

AXIS International Preschool offers a nurturing environment where learning through play happens in two languages. All children receive language immersion each day in Spanish, French, or Chinese. Families choose one of these languages. Qualified teachers and assistants construct meaningful learning opportunities for children aligned with the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence, built on cognitive development research and a synthesis of exemplary practice and experience in the US and abroad including France, Japan, Korea, and Italy. AXIS offers full-time and part-time options for children aged 18 months to 5 years. CSU faculty and staff are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition, just indicate CSU FACULTY/STAFF upon enrollment and provide verification (CSU ID or email). AXIS is located near campus at Taft Hill Road and Horsetooth Road, 2130 W. Horsetooth Road Fort Collins, CO 80526. You can read more about AXIS International Preschool and view tuition rates on their website. Have questions? Please email or call (970) 372-2374.

KinderCare Learning Centers/Knowledge Learning Corporation (10% discount)

Little People’s Landing (10% discount)

  • Please contact each provider directly for discount information.

Colorado Symphony

Colorado State University employees are eligible to purchase $25 tickets for most* performances this season!

Contact Sean Baker at to reserve your tickets and for more information about using your corporate discount code: CSCSU20

*Fees & restrictions apply. Discounts or complimentary tickets are subject to availability and may not be eligible for certain concerts, including performances ticketed by AXS, LiveNation, or by other concert venues.

Featured October Performances

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 conducted by Brett Mitchell

OCT 4–6 • Boettcher Concert Hall  Tickets and More Info

The Goonies in Concert

OCT 11 • Boettcher Concert Hall  Tickets & More Info

The Music of Selena with the Colorado Symphony

OCT 12–13 • Boettcher Concert Hall  Tickets and More Info

Dvořák Symphony No. 8

OCT 18–20 • Boettcher Concert Hall  Tickets & More Info

Verdi Requiem – 35th Anniversary Celebration – Colorado Symphony Chorus

OCT 26–27 • Boettcher Concert Hall  Tickets & More Info

View All Concerts >>

Colorado Symphony

Symphony pictures


CSU Departments may apply for a donation of up to $300 from Costco. See attached donation request form and donation guidelines.

Join Costco

As a new CSU member you can receive over $60 in coupons with this flyer.

Denver Airport Parking Discounts

Wally Park

CSU has an agreement with WallyPark to provide parking at Denver International Airport for CSU and its employees. The discount is available for both official CSU travel and personal travel. The discount is:

WallyPark’s Daily Posted Rates and CSU Discount Rates:

  • Self-Park – regularly $13.95, CSU rate $7.17 (Savings of $6.78 per day or 48.6% off posted rates)
  • Valet Uncovered – regularly $17.95, CSU rate $9.57 (Savings of $8.38 per day or 46.7% off posted rates)

Additional Benefits and Discounts

  • For every dollar spent on parking, customers earn 1 WallyClub point
  • Redeem your points online. For every 10 points earned, you will receive $1 off your bill.

How to Use the Discount

If you have any issues logging in or booking online, contact Eric Stiever at or call 720-548-4914

Canopy Airport Parking

CSU has an agreement with Canopy Airport Parking that saves employees and alumni 50% off their regular rates. Canopy offers a variety of parking options including outdoor, covered, and indoor valet parking. To use the discount, click here for the coupon and follow the instructions. More information about Canopy Airport Parking including directions to their location and their other discount programs is available on their website,

Canopy’s Daily Posted Rates and CSU Discount Rates:

  • Self-Park – Open Air– regular $10 per day, CSU discount rate $5 per day
  • Self-Park–Covered – regular $16 per day, CSU discount rate $8 per day
  • Indoor Valet– regular $21 per day, CSU discount rate $10.50 per day

Additional Benefits and Discounts

  • 5280 Club frequent parker program
  • Express Toll Transponder discount
  • AAA member discount
  • Free electric vehicle charging
  • Car Care Services (valet guests only)

How to Use the Discount

Discount Websites

State of Colorado Employee Discount Page

The State of Colorado’s Work-Life Employee Discount Program, offers a variety of discounts on goods and services to state employees.

Working Advantage Discount Page

Frequently changing nationwide discount offers; use Employer Code 589621040.

Dunkin’ Donuts

CSU Employees receive a 20% discount from the Dunkin’ Donuts located at 2801 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, CO.

Elitch Gardens

Discounted one-day admission, regular price $54.99, CSU discount price $28.99. Season pass: regular price $79.99, CSU discount price $64.99.  For park hours and general information, visit

Elitch Gardens

For details, see the attached flyer and visit

Fort Fun

With over 10 attractions, 70 games and an onsite restaurant there is plenty of fun for everyone. Fort Fun continues to work toward providing a creative, friendly, and playful entertainment experience for residents, local businesses, and visitors to the community. Fort Fun is designed to provide families in Northern Colorado and the region with a creative playful experience at an affordable price.

CSU Staff members plus one guest will each receive $5.00 off an All-Day Fun Pass with proof of Employee ID. All-Day Fun Pass includes Unlimited Go-Karts*, Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Giant Slide, Bumper Boats, Paddle Boats, and a $5 Arcade Game Card. Check out our website for more information!  *There is a height requirement of 54″ to drive Go-Karts, 36″ to ride with adult.

Grocery Store Discounts

CSU employees enjoy a 10% discount on all purchases at Safeway stores in Fort Collins every Friday. Just show your CSU ID at checkout. Can be combined with all other coupons and discounts. Sorry, the discount is not offered at Loveland or other area stores outside of Fort Collins. Fort Collins Safeway stores:

  • 731 S. Lemay Ave.
  • 2160 W. Drake Rd.
  • 3660 S. Mason St.
  • 1426 E. Harmony Rd.

Groome Transportation (f/k/a GreenRide)

Groome Transportation operates on a regular schedule between Fort Collins and Denver International Airport.  Groome Transportation offers CSU Faculty and Staff a $5 discount off each reservation.  The easiest way you can book reservations at the discounted rate is by making reservations via the CSUEMP portal at:

You may also book reservations through the Groome Transportation main web site.  At the bottom of the reservation page you will want to enter CSUEMP as the profile ID.

See for a full schedule and additional information.

Happy Halloween! is a family owned business that started in 2001 with only a couple dozen rental Halloween costumes.  Now, they are one of the largest online retailers in the world for Halloween costumes. They offer over 20,000 products, with 40% of the inventory being exclusive to them.  And now they want to share a 15% discount with CSU employees.


Marriott, Fort Collins

Conveniently located just 2 miles from Campus our Fort Collins Marriott is the perfect place to stay when you want to catch a Colorado State University game. You can even take The Max Line directly to CSU in a few short minutes.

2019 Ram Rate: Weekday or Weekend Sleeping Room Rate of $125 per night, based on availability, Use Booking Code D34 on to book this rate.

Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn, Fort Collins

With convenient access to shopping, restaurants, and a movie theater, both of these local Inns are a great place for family and friends to stay when visiting a member of the CSU family.

2019 Ram Rate: $139 per night at the Hilton Garden Inn and $132/night at the Hampton Inn.  Call 970-225-2900 for Hilton Garden Inn and 970-229-5927 for the Hampton Inn to receive these discounted rates.

For more information:


Lennar Homes

All CSU employees who purchase a new Lennar Home in their Mosaic Single Family and Paired locations, as well as Wild Wing in Timnath and Water Valley in Windsor, will receive an additional $2,500 off the final purchase price.  Come check out Lennar’s Everything Included homes.  Welcome Home Centers are open 7 days a week call ahead for a private tour and details.

Front Range Locksmiths

Front Range Locksmith Denver and Fort Collins offers discounts on a variety of emergency locksmith services such as house and car lockouts and key replacement services if your keys were lost or stolen. The services are available 24\7.  CSU faculty and staff members receive the following discounts:

For more information see their website – Front Range Locksmith or contact them 24/7 at 720-439-4081.

Mortgage Savings from Quicken Loans

Receive $1,500+ worth of Google Home Products AND a $500 post-close check with a new home purchase or a refinance for CSU employees.

The kit includes:

  • Google Wifi (set of 3)
  • Nest Hub
  • Nest Learning Thermostat
  • Nest Temperature Sensor
  • Nest Protect smoke and CO detector
  • Nest Hello video doorbell
  • Nest Cam IQ Indoor
  • Nest x Yale Lock

Or, for those not interested in the Google products, Quicken is offering $1,000 lender-paid credit.

For more information, see the Quicken Loans/CSU website or contact Quicken Loans at 1-800-923-5766.

For more information:

Quicken Loan information sheet


North American Van Lines, through Burke Moving and Storage, offers a 60 percent discount for interstate moves and free replacement cost insurance. Contact Gordon Taylor or Debbie Johnson at (800) 987-3608 and mention Colorado State University.

Old Navy

CSU employees receive a 10% discount at the Fort Collins location of Old Navy.

Online Shopping

  • specializes in producing customized, high-quality Wall Décor and Photo Gift items. Receive an additional 15% off on all Photo Canvas Prints using coupon code CSU15 before checkout on  Code Expires on 12/31/2022. One redemption per customer.
  • provides tens of thousands of expertly curated gifts and unique ideas. Receive a 15% discount using the code: [COLORADO15]. You can find our website here:
  • Personal Creations: Personal Creations offers a wide variety of customizable gifts for every recipient and occasion. Receive a 15% discount using the code: [COLORADO15]. You can find our website here:
  • ProFlowers: ( Employees will receive a 15% discount on an assortment of flowers, plants and gifts using the code, COLORADO15, at checkout. This code does not expire.
  • Shari’s Berries: Send chocolate covered strawberries, gourmet chocolates, delicious cake pops & other treats from Shari’s Berries. Receive a 15% discount using the code: [COLORADO15]. You can find our website here:

Otter Store

The local Otter Store offers a 20% discount (in-store) to CSU employees.  See the informational flyer found here.

Restaurant Discounts

  • Smokin Fins, 327 E. Foothills Parkway, Fort Collins, CO 80525, 970-427-8800. 10% discount available to students, faculty and staff with CSU ID. Not valid on alcohol purchases. Fort Collins location only.
Kids Eat Free or Low Cost

The CSU CARE program website offers a list of restaurants that offer free or low cost meals for children. Visit

Runner’s Roost – Fort Collins, CO

The Runners Roost staff are dedicated to your positive experience.  They will listen to you to best understand your activities and your goals. Walker, jogger, runner or triathlete — Run with the Roost!  (And get a 10% discount in the process!!)

Scotchies and Camelot Dry Cleaners

CSU employees receive 20% off dry cleaning with their CSU ID.  To receive the discount employees must present their CSU ID at their first visit.  Once an account profile has been set up, the discount is tied to the account and is automatic.  Locations include:

  • Scotchies, 1827 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins
  • Scotchies, 3675 S. College Ave., Fort Collins
  • Scotchies, 1357 Water Valley Pkwy., Windsor
  • Camelot, 725 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins

Water World and Adventure Golf and Raceway

Water World Ticket discounts:

  • Main Season (Mon-Thurs) regular price $45.99; CSU discounted price $31.99
  • Main Season (Fri-Sun) regular price $45.99; CSU discounted price $31.99
  • General admission (any day) regular price $45.99; CSU discounted price $33.99

Adventure Golf Raceway

  • Regular price $24.95; CSU discounted price $22.95

Water World and Adventure Golf and Raceway

When purchasing tickets, use:

  • Store name:  CSU C2C
  • Password (if required):  RamsC2C