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Ram Welcome helps create lasting memories

January 12, 2012

The Ram Welcome experience trully is one-of-a-kind. It offers new first-year and transfer students the opportunity to meet other students and create memories that will last a lifetime.

First step in becoming a Ram

Annually, new first-year and transfer students get the opportunity to experience Ram Welcome and become a part of the Ram family. They get to meet with other students, explore academic programs, get to know their advisor, become a part of the traditions and learn about the many services offered for students here at CSU.

For students beginning at CSU this spring, Ram Welcome will be held Jan. 12-20, 2012, and will offer them a variety of activities to kick them off to a great semester.

Thursday, Jan. 12

University Welcome and Reception: Lory Student Center Ballroom, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Join other CSU students, staff and university administrators for an official welcome to the university. You'll meet current students, receive your first For-Ever-Green t-shirt and learn what it means to be a member of the CSU community. Light appetizers and refreshments are provided and parent and family members are invited to attend.

Monday, Jan. 16

Class Quest: Meet at Lory Student Center Info Desk, 3 p.m.-4 p.m.

Bring your class schedule and go on a guided quest to find your class buildings and learn campus traditions in the process.

Transfer Student Induction Ceremony: Student Recreation Center (Meeting Rm. A and B), 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Transfer students will have the opportunity to learn about the history and traditions of CSU, meet fellow transfer students and hear from distinguished guests as they convey the importance of transfer students' educational endeavors and CSU's commitment to support you in the achievement of your goals.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Transfer Connection: Lory Student Center Longs Peak Room, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Transfer Connection will teach you more about your new school, help you make connections with other new students and answer those questions that came up during your first day of class.

New Student Reception and Men's Basketball Game: Student Recreation Center and Moby Arena, 7 p.m. (Game starts at 8 p.m.)

Meet in meeting rooms A and B of the Student Recreation Center for snacks and refreshments, then head over to Moby Arena to cheer on the Rams as they take on the Boise State Broncos. Be sure you bring your CSU ID for admission and wear your For-Ever-Green t-shirt to show off your Ram pride!

Thursday, Jan. 19

Transfer Student Kick-Off: Lory Student Center Ramskeller, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Take a break from the first week of classes to meet new friends, have fun, relax and enjoy some free pizza.

Friday, Jan. 20

Winter Carnival: Lory Student Center, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Join other CSU students at the LSC for a night you won't soon forget! There will be casino night, several live performances, interactive games, crafts, free food and prizes.

For questions or to learn more about Ram Welcome, call (970) 491-6011.