ALVS manages CSU specific scholarships.  Click here to learn more.


ALVS and our Peer Advising Program can be a conduit for all of the resources available to Rams at CSU.

Ram Kidz Village

One of a kind program that supports parenting students.

Student Groups

ALVS offers a connection to various students groups and student engagement opportunities.


In light of COVID-19, ALVS is open on Mondays from 10am-2pm where both our ALVS staff & Veterans Education Benefits Office (VEBO) team are available to answer questions in person, distribute calculators & iClickers, and provide a pick-up opportunity for RKV Activity Bags.

The main tenets of our office are Community & Engagement.  We are committed to staying engaged with our community during this time.  We will continue to be open virtually & by phone Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.  You can reach us at our main number 970-491-3977 or reach out to Acting Director, Lisa Chandler, at  We also have a ‘Live Chat’ option on our website,

Spring 2021 ALVS Resources

ALVS Career Center Liaisons & Workshops

ALVS continues to be supported by our Career Center Liaisons, Madigan Turnquist & Jenny Kim, CSU Career Education Coordinators.  Look out for future information on ALVS Specific Workshops on topics:

  • Translating military experience on your resume
  • Explaining gaps in employment
  • Is age bias real? And how to navigate it
  • Making a career shift: transferable skills

Looking for a quick review of your resume? Wondering where to find on-campus employment, or how to translate previous military experience? Or maybe you’re preparing for a job search and just want some thoughts on where to start! Contact see Madigan & Jenny!

Veteran Education Benefit Office (VEBO)

Student Veterans, if you have questions about your education benefits please email or call 970-491-6340.

Ram Kidz Village

Ram Kidz Village (RKV) will be closed for in-person services for Fall of 2020 semester with the hope of returning in the Spring of 2021. In the meantime, check out their Mindful Mondays & Wisdom Wednesdays on their social media and sign up for weekly activity bags here.

VA Transition & Care Caseworker

Drew Waldbauer, VA Transition & Care Caseworker, can be reached at or 307.274.5707.  Drew can help coordinate patient care activities, needs, and help you navigate your way through the VA system.

ALVS Student Services

Meeting Request Form

Schedule a meeting with someone on our ALVS staff. Request an in-person meeting, a virtual video meeting, or a meeting by phone by filling out this form.

Tutoring Request Form

Request a free ALVS tutor by filling out this form. Tutors available for most lower division science and math classes. However, if we don’t currently have a tutor for your particular class, we will work on finding one for you.

Peer Advisor Request Form

Connect with an ALVS Peer Advisor by filling out this form. Peer Advisors are here to help answer questions, direct students to resources, and build a strong community of adult learners.

Community Building Form

Connect with other adult learners by completing this form. Options for both in-person and virtual community building are offered,

ALVS Newsletter Request Form

Stay informed and find out about opportunities for our ALVS community by filling out this form.

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