Due to COVID-19 and the University's decision to move Ram Orientation to a virtual format, Ram Connect will not​ be taking place in 2020.


If you already paid for a 2020 Ram Connect experience, you will be issued a full refund.

Ram Connect: Mountain

Get ready for your next adventure and bring your orientation experience to the mountains!

Enhance your orientation experience by joining fellow new students for this add-on extended orientation program at Colorado State University’s Mountain Campus. On the border of Rocky Mountain National Park, the CSU Mountain Campus immerses students in the sights and sounds of the natural world.

For two nights and two days you will be able to create a deeper sense of community at CSU through engaging in adventure. This experience is designed to further connect you with CSU, and help prepare you for your upcoming transition to CSU, while setting a course for success.

For detailed information about Ram Connect: Mountain including a packing list and sample schedule, explore the Ram Connect: Mountain Beginning Your Adventure Guide!

At Ram Connect: Mountain, you will…

  • Build upon your Ram Orientation experience
  • Spend the weekend in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado at CSU’s unique Mountain Campus.
  • Participate in a challenge ropes course at 9,000 feet
  • Challenge yourself on a hike in the Rockies (no hiking experience necessary!)
  • Engage in a campfire community-building program
  • Build relationships with other new transfer students, faculty, and staff
  • Have fun, while preparing for your upcoming semester at CSU

2020 Dates:
Session 1: July 10-12

Cost: $250

Click here to download necessary waivers/medical forms.

For information about activities for family/guests, click here.

How do I sign up?
Reservations for Ram Connect: Mountain are available through your Ram Orientation reservation as an additional opportunity.