About Us

The Division of Enrollment and Access includes the Office of Admissions, Access Center, Office of Financial Aid, and Registrar, all totaling 175 staff.
The Division was first formed in 2006, and has built a campus reputation for producing outstanding results, from enrollment of new students to customer service for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  In addition, the Division is an integral campus partner in student success initiatives, helping to achieve the retention and graduation rates desired by President Tony Frank.

Our Beliefs


The Division of Enrollment and Access is committed to excellence and setting the standard in meeting the undergraduate access, enrollment and completion goals of Colorado State University.

We succeed at our mission by engaging, recruiting, enrolling, supporting and graduating students.  Our staff is passionate about, and focused on, helping student attain their educational goals.


Our units have the following respective purpose and charge:

  • Access Center:  to provide clear pathways to higher education
  • Office of Admissions:  to recruit, evaluate and admit undergraduate students
  • Office of Financial Aid:  to remove financial barriers to an education at CSU
  • Registrar’s Office:  to support students as they pursue their path to graduation


  • We believe in finding solutions for students, respecting each individual and her or his unique situation
  • We are intentional in our work, consistently looking for ways to deliver an exceptional student experience with student success our goal
  • We work as a team within and across units, emphasizing collaboration and transformative solutions
  • We hold each other accountable while demonstrating respect for our differences
  • We are committed to making a positive impact on, and difference in, students’ lives

One of every four
undergraduate students
is first generation

Institutional financial aid has increased by 600% in the last ten years

More Colorado high school students apply to CSU over other in-state schools

7,787 degrees
awarded in 2018-2019