Guest Housing Visitor Info

Information for Staying Overnight at Colorado State University

Welcome to Colorado State University. As your arrival date approaches, here is some information to ensure that you have the best possible experience while on our campus. We are so excited that you have chosen to spend some of this summer with us!


Upon checking in, each guest will be given a lanyard that includes a meal card and one electronic key. The electronic key unlocks your sleeping room and the front entry door of your building, 24-hours a day. Be sure to have your keys on you at all times, as most doors on campus lock automatically. If you get locked out or misplace your keys, you may borrow a temporary key from the front desk for up to 30 minutes. Report lost or stolen keys at the front desk, where you will be issued temporary keys until yours are replaced. A replacement charge may be assessed.







Colorado State University is a smoke free campus, this includes tobacco, vaping, and marijuana. The possession and consumption of alcohol, medical/recreation marijuana and illegal drugs/paraphernalia is prohibited on campus.


Q: Can I do laundry?

A: Laundry rooms are located in every residence hall. Our machines are free for overnight guests to use.


Q: What time is checkout?

A: Check out time is at 10:00 a.m. promptly. Please bring all of your keys to the front desk upon checking out.


Q: What is included in my room?

A: An XL twin-sized bed(s), bed linens, blankets, bath linens, and a pillow are included. Please bring your own toiletries and other personal effects.


Q: Is there Wi-Fi?

A: Yes! To access CSU’s guest wireless network Internet, connect to CSU’s wireless network: csu-guest. You do not need a user name and password. Visit or call (970) 491-4734 for more information.


Q: Can I receive mail?

A: Yes! Please note that mail and packages are typically delayed 2-4 days for campus delivery. All mail for guests MUST be addressed to the CSU Conference & Event Services office at:

Attn: Guest Housing

Attendee Name

8037 Campus Delivery

Fort Collins, CO 80523

CSU Campus Map Summer 2021

All CSU parking lots are enforced Monday – Friday between 7:30am and 4:00pm. All parking permits are digital and tracked through your license plate number. If you are lodging on campus, you may park in Zone Q/W/X/ZR designated lots (see CSU Campus Map Summer 2021 here). Please be prepared to provide your license plate number and state code to your front desk staff member upon check in.


A free on-campus shuttle that loops campus every 20 minutes from 7am-6:40pm, Monday – Friday. Please note that an alternate bus route will be in effect this summer, due to campus construction.



Groome Transportation, book online at:


Max Bus Rapid Transit Service:

The MAX bus line connects North Fort Collins and South Fort Collins. For more information visit:



Fort Collins has several rideshare options, with designated pick-up/drop-off locations on campus.


Upon checking in, each guest will receive a meal card. Your meal card is valid at Ram’s Horn Dining Center for the meal of your choice (breakfast, lunch, or dinner). One on-campus meal, per person, per night’s stay, is included. Additional meals may be purchased on-site or by contacting Conference & Event Services (970-491-6222).

You may not bring outside food into any dining center. When leaving the dining center, you may take with you one (1) piece of whole fruit OR one (1) dessert item. To-go food containers are available upon request at the check-in counter, when you swipe your meal card and there are no refills with to-go containers.


Breakfast Hours: 7 a.m. –  9 a.m.
Lunch Hours: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner Hours: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Ram’s Horn Express Hours: 8 a.m. –  2 p.m.


Ram’s Horn Express is a convenience store and coffee shop, located near the entrance of Ram’s Horn Dining Center. Offering a wide variety of snacks, bottled beverages, espresso drinks, and freshly prepared grab ‘n go wraps, sandwiches, and salads. Meal cards included with your room night are not valid in this location, but credit/debit cards and RamCash are accepted. Ram’s Horn Express will be open 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. throughout the summer.

  • Dining menus available to view online at
  • Bags and compostable containers with flatware will be provided
  • Staff maintain consistent sanitizing of serving and production areas
  • Please practice social distancing while in the dining areas

CSU is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 guidance and orders as outlined by public health experts and governmental agencies, which require a number of measures including practicing social distancing. For the latest updates please click on the links below:




CSU Health and Medical Center (CSUHN):

The CSU on-campus medical center offers a primary care and an urgent care clinic for summer guests. They have expertise from older adults to pediatrics and are able to directly bill most health insurance companies.

151 West Lake St., Fort Collins, CO 80523-8031

(970) 491-7121



In the event of an emergency, dial 911. To report any dangerous or suspicious activity on campus, contact campus police (CSUPD) at (970) 491-6425.