Second Year Student Event Calendar

Check out these awesome events on campus for second-year students to know about and participate in:



CAM-Unity Block Party
Monday, August 21, 2017
4:00 P.M- 6:00 P.M.
CSU Lagoon – corner of Plum & Meridian

Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:30 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Moby Arena
Held annually during the fall semester, RAMFEST is RamEvents largest program throughout the year and typically features nationally recognized musicians.

CSU Volleyball vs. Duke and Rams After Dark
Friday, August 25, 2017
6:00 p.m.

Moby Arena and Various Locations
Come watch the Rams’ first home volleyball match of the season!This will be the annual WHITE OUT.

Cinema Under the Stars
Friday, August 25, 2017
7:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Lory Student Center, West Lawn

CSU Football vs. Oregon State
Saturday, August 26, 2017

New On-Campus Stadium
Be a part of the first game at the New On-Campus Stadium! Don’t forget to wear your CSU Green to game. 

Grill the Buffs
Wedesnday, August 30, 2017

Sculpture Garden
Prior to the Rocky Mountain Showdown, students gather for "Grill the Buffs" to celebrate the anticipated rival football game.



Rocky Mountain Showdown
Colorado State vs. Colorado Football Game
Friday, September 1, 2017

Sports Authority Field, Denver
Don’t miss out on the biggest football game of the season as your Rams battle the archrival Colorado Buffaloes at Sports Authority Field (home of the Denver Broncos) in Denver! For ticket information, visit, call 800-491-RAMS or stop by the CSU Ticket Office at Moby Arena.

Fall Involvement Expo
Wed.-Thurs., September 6, 2017- September 7, 2017

10:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
Lory Student Center Plaza
Do Something CSU! If you're still hoping to get involved on campus, the Fall Involvement Expo is a great opportunity for you. By connecting with 300+ Student Organizations and Community Agencies, you have the opportunity to become involved and leave your mark at CSU.

Cinema Under the Stars
Friday, September 8, 2017
7:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Lory Student Center, West Lawn

Education Abroad Fair
Friday, September 15, 2017
10:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M. 

Lory Student Center Ballrooms

Cinema Under the Stars
Friday, September 15, 2017
7:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Lory Student Center, West Lawn

President’s Fall Address & University Picnic
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. 

The Oval
The Fall Address has been a campus fixture for decades, giving University presidents the opportunity to welcome students to campus while presenting the state of the university. The picnic was added in 1997 – after a flash flood devastated campus and the surrounding community just a few weeks prior to the start of classes – to celebrate the resiliency of the campus and to look forward to a bright future. 

Cinema Under the Stars
Friday,  September  22, 2017
7:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Lory Student Center, West Lawn

Cans Around the Oval Kickoff
Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

ASCSU Senate Chambers
Cans Around the Oval is a Colorado State University tradition, where students, faculty, and staff partner with the community members, local media, and area businesses, to raise awareness about hunger in our community, as well as raise food and monetary donations for the Food Bank of Larimer County.



Wednesday, October 11, 2017
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. 

LSC Plaza
This event is a continuation of Cans Around the Oval.

Homecoming and Family Weekend
Thurs.-Sat., October 12-14, 2017
Join the CSU campus community as we celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend! Activities include the Festival on the Oval, Friday Night Lights (pep rally, bonfire, fireworks, and lighting of the “A”), Homecoming parade, and of course, the Homecoming football game!

Cans Around the Oval Collection Day
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

CSU Oval
This event is a continuation of Cans Around the Oval.


If you have questions or for more information, contact Orientation and Transition Programs at (970) 491-6011 or