Our Mission

El Centro's mission is to provide an inclusive learning environment that welcomes all CSU students. El Centro supports and strengthens the academic and cultural experiences of students by providing workshops, leadership opportunities and Latina/o cultural awareness programs that promote student success and retention.


NLHM Details

The National Latino Month is the period from September 15th through October 15th in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and Celebrate the group's heritage and culture.

Triunfo Details

Triunfo/Triumph began in 1990, with a small group of PSD students and 20 CSU students and volunteers. Its goal; to close the achievement gap through weekly one-on-one tutoring in all academic areas. Triunfo/Triumph is open to all students without restrictions, providing free tutoring on CSU campus.

Las Comadres Details

Las Comadres is a program and concept that is as deep as family itself. The program will encourage, engage and support sisterhood among Colorado State University Latinas while supporting them in pursuing their career goals and preparing them for a diverse society.

Scholarship Details

The Elizabeth Woodworth Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit, financial need and the thoughtfulness of the essays. Students applying for this award must meet specific criteria. Please visit the office for more information.

La Conexión

The purpose of La Conexión is to foster a strong sense of community, cultural pride, student engagement, and academic excellence for Latinx students at CSU. This program supports first-year, low-income, and first generation students through their transition to college by connecting them with people who are invested in their success.



How to connect with El Centro

El Centro @ Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: 970.491.5722
Fax: 970.491.2534


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The El Centro family is deeply saddened at the unjust displays of hate happening around our nation. We would like to show our support for all individuals impacted by the shooting in Orlando and the Latinx community as a whole. Our space is always open for those who are seeking a safe place to cope with or discuss prejudices still deeply entrenched in our nation. In solidarity we stand!

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