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.

ALVS Resources

ALVS Career Center Liaisons

ALVS continues to be supported by our Career Center Liaisons Alexis Gomez and Lisa Lelm, who serve as CSU Career Education Coordinators.

Looking for a quick review of your resume? Wondering where to find on-campus employment, or how to translate previous military experience? Curious about how to explain your gap on your resume from your time being a stay-at-home parent? Trying to figure out how your previous work experience translates to future jobs?

Chat with Alexis or Lisa!

Veteran Education Benefit Office (VEBO)

Student Veterans, if you have questions about your education benefits or how to get started you can visit the registrars page, email or call 970-491-6340.

Ram Kidz Village

Ram Kidz Village (RKV) will reopen in the fall! RKV is a free service for enrolled undergraduate & graduate students who have children ages 12 months to 11 years old.

Ram Kidz Village offers hybrid, structured, and educational services that include:

  • In-Person Drop-In Services: Up to 2 hours and 45 minutes of supervision for children of student parents in our Morgan Library Classroom.
  • Activity Kits: Kits available for pick-up with pre-planned crafts and the supplies needed to make them!
  • Virtual Resource Videos: Check out our website for different CSU and Fort Collins community partners that student parents can utilize!

Instagram: @ramkidzvillage_csu
Facebook: Ram Kidz Village

VA Resources

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.

VITAL (Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership)

VITAL is hosting weekly drop-in hours –  Friday mornings. You can use that time to ask questions or set up an appointment for follow-up care. Please use this link for virtual drop-ins during those times: or by phone 404-397-1596 Access code: 199 466 0029.

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.

ALVS Newsletter Request Form

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

ALVS Student Parent Interest Form

Colorado State University’s Adult Learner & Veteran Services (ALVS) recognizes the hard work that student parents put into balancing family life, parenthood, and college coursework. While finding that balance is not always the easiest of tasks, the ALVS is a safe space for student parents to access resources and support as they balance parenting while pursuing their degree. These resources are open to students of all ages and backgrounds. This form will help ensure that the ALVS and Ram Kidz Village (RKV) are providing supportive resources for you for this upcoming academic year.

Questions on additional ways you can receive support as a student parent on campus? Contact us on our Live Chat or call us at (970) 491-3977.

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