Aerial shot of Canvas Stadium at CSU
Experience Ram football during your visit to Colorado State University!

Cheer on the CSU Rams at Canvas Stadium! Join an information session and campus tour before select home football games. This visit opportunity is designed for high school juniors, seniors, transfer students, and families interested in experiencing the game day atmosphere on campus.

Visitors will attend an information session focused on how our campus community and academic opportunities shape who we are as an institution, join a current student on a campus walking tour, and experience Ram pride first-hand during tailgate activities and the football game.

There is a $15 per-person fee to attend. Cost includes football tickets and reserved on-campus parking. Payment is due upon registration to confirm your spot at the event. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Football tickets will be distributed to registered guests at event check-in.

  • 4 hours before kickoff – Check-in and parking opens
  • 3.5 hours before kickoff – Information session starts (30 minutes)
  • 3 hours before kickoff – Campus tour starts (90 minutes)
  • 1.5 hours before kickoff – Guests participate in tailgate activities and traditions
  • Kickoff

Guests signed up for Game Day Info Sessions get to attend CSU tailgates and pregame celebrations. We also encourage you to take part in game day traditions!

Check out the specific activities and promotions for each game.

  • Be sure to review important game day information like Canvas Stadium’s clear bag and water bottle policies before attending.
  • Dress appropriately as you will be outside touring campus during your visit.
  • We’re here rain or shine! You’ll be notified via text if the weather does impact your visit. Keep up to date by checking CSU’s safety website.
  • Stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and be kind to yourself as you are at 5,000 feet of elevation.
  • Explore Fort Collins to make the most of your visit. Get tips from students and locals!

Coming from out of town?

For those traveling to Fort Collins by air, Denver International Airport is the closest major airport to Fort Collins. We are about 65 miles north of the airport, and there are several options for transportation following your flight.

Need a place to stay? Learn more about lodging in Fort Collins.

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Available games and registration

CSU vs. Washington State

September 2, 5 p.m.

CSU vs. Air Force

October 28, 5 p.m.
State Pride and Hall of Fame Weekend

CSU vs. Utah Tech

September 30, 5 p.m.
Ag Day and Orange Out


November 11, 5 p.m.
Military Appreciation Day

CSU vs. Boise State

October 14, time TBD
Homecoming and Family Weekend
and Green Out

CSU vs. Nevada

November 18, 1 p.m.
Honors Student Visit Day
Reservation is reserved for honors-eligible students with a 3.8 or higher GPA