Serving our community locally and globally

CSU will serve as a national model for land-grant university systems, enhancing our infrastructure to nimbly translate innovation into impact.


Be The Connector:

We will build the infrastructure to transform research and discovery into impact by supporting researchers, students, and other innovators and entrepreneurs through leveraging our position, partnerships, alumni, and capital.

Be Where We're Needed:

We will deliver learning experiences in a variety of innovative and engaging formats to equip all learners to live their best lives and do their best work.

Leverage Our Place:

We will maximize our physical assets and experiential learning locations statewide including our campuses at Spur, Mountain, Western, Arkansas Valley, Sturm, Foothills and Powerhouse; our statewide offices and centers for the Agricultural Experiment Station, Extension, and the Colorado at State Forest Service; and our international campus at Todos Santos to advance our green and gold aims of a sustainable thriving planet and flourishing humanity.

Bringing Communities Together:

We will increase our impact in rural communities, and we will build and strengthen connections with urban and rural partners.

Transformative Giving:

Position CSU and CSU Foundation as forces for positive change through transformative, and transdisciplinary philanthropy.

Leaders in Sustainability:

We will prepare CSU graduates to make tangible, positive contributions to addressing the world’s environmental challenges.