The following student clubs are all registered through the CSU SLiCE Office and focus on sustainability across multiple disciplines.
One Health Club
The CSU One Health Club supports the global One Health Initiative through organized involvement and collaboration with the environmental, public, and animal health communities. The One Health Club is dedicated to providing a broad base of student involvement and provide a forum for the discussion of health-related issues facing humans, animals, and the ecosystem. The OHC recognizes that there is an inextricable link between the health of all species and their environment, and that a holistic approach to these issues is needed.
350 at CSU
350.org is a non-profit organization that works worldwide on a wide variety of climate campaigns. We believe firmly in climate justice, that we are stronger when we collaborate, and that mass mobilizations of ordinary people can create change. These principles guide us as we fight towards three main goals:
- Keep carbon in the ground
- Help build a new, more equitable low-carbon economy.
- Pressure governments into limiting emissions.
The Colorado State University Agribusiness Association (ABA) is an organization devoted to the education and further understanding of the agricultural business through club-sponsored meetings, volunteer activities, networking with a variety of industry leaders by taking facility tours or from presentations at our meetings, networking with students who share the same interests as you, and most importantly having fun.
The purpose of the CSU Agronomy Club is to gather together students with similar interests for their common benefit and advancement. The Agronomy Club provides a chance for students to take an active part in their department through fundraising projects, social events, and scholastic activities. The CSU Agronomy Club is 100% CSU students.
American Fisheries Society Student Sub-Unit
The Colorado State University Student Sub-unit of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is a nonprofit, student run organization. The mission of the AFS at CSU is to enhance the education and professional development of its members. We strive to help our members become future fisheries professionals dedicated to advancing the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems. Officially we are a recognized sub-unit of the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter and national organization of the American Fisheries Society.
Animal Welfare Science Club
We are a community of undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary students interested in the science AND ethics related to animal welfare decisions in production, wildlife, companion and research species.
ASCSU Environmental Affairs
ASCSU is the voice of CSU students, advocating for them at campus, local and state levels. This means fighting for affordable textbooks, negotiating a clean-energy option in campus residence halls, and overseeing $54 million in student fees. As well, we serve students through programs like RamRide, Student Fee Review Board, and the Collegiate Readership Program.
Our goal is to create a diverse and interactive group of people that have an interest in any area of the biological sciences. We do so by putting together numerous club activities, volunteering throughout the community, having guest speakers of various backgrounds come talk about their work, and more! Biology Club is open to all members!
Climate Reality Project Campus Corps
Climate Change is the greatest challenge our generation will face. While we are the first generation to experience the consequences of it, we are the last generation that can do something to turn the tides. Our mission is to bring students together in demanding that campus leaders commit CSU to generate 100% of their energy from renewable sources by 2030.
CSU Zoology Club
Our goal is to provide a place for CSU students, staff and community members to meet, socialize and learn about topics relating to animals. We also provide opportunities for students to network with peers, faculty and those who work in animal related fields. This club also organizes group trips to zoological establishments and outdoor adventures.
CSU Geosciences Club
We are a student organization devoted to showing students the side of geology and related fields that is not readily present in the academic world. We meet every two weeks and have speakers from vastly different fields of the geosciences to broaden the students industry knowledge, and show them possible career paths. Our goal is also to inform our members about the elegance and beauty of the geologic world through field trips and events. We meet every two weeks on wednesday at 5pm in NR 316 (Warner College of Natural Resources third floor), and of course there is food and drinks provided.
Defend Our Future
"We’re tired of waiting for our leaders to act on climate, so we’re challenging people like you to take action. Instead of sitting on the sidelines hoping someone else will act, you, the doers, the solvers, and the innovators, will help solve the greatest challenge of our generation. With your help, we want to show candidates of all parties that climate change is a priority issue for young voters, regardless of political affiliation. Defend Our Future is building a diverse coalition of partners that share the goal of finding actionable and common sense solutions to solving climate change. Working with student body presidents, campus administrators, actors, athletes, artists, musicians, businesses and others, we are building a nationwide movement of young people who support bold action on climate to protect the environment, their communities, and future generations."
The Eco Leaders are student leaders within the Residence Halls who help foster a culture of sustainable behavior.
Ecosystem Science and Sustainability Club
The purpose of this club is the meet other ESS students, connect with ESS faculty, explore careers, give ESS a presence on campus, involve the Fort Collins community in sustainable/environmental practices, and have fun. Members of the club will learn about ecosystems, sustainability and how to live as an environmental steward.
Engineers Without Borders at CSU
EWB-CSU is an organization that works with communities in developing countries to improve quality of life through sustainable engineering & community development projects.
Environmental Engineering Society
Our purpose is to be a resource for Environmental Engineers and provide experience, environmental awareness, networking, academic help and volunteer opportunities.
Environmental Health Student Association
The Environmental Health Student Association (EHSA) at Colorado State University is a student-run organization that is committed to promoting the field of Environmental Health to the Colorado State University community, and to connecting our current students to professional development and networking opportunities. EHSA consists of primarily undergraduate students who are interested in careers in the Environmental Health field, and the organization focuses on enhancing our students' educations through networking events, community volunteering, and scholarships.
Fair Trade University
Fair Trade University is an education and action student-run organization devoted to bringing socially and environmentally responsible goods to CSU. We are an affiliate member of United Student Against Sweatshops and will working with the Fair Trade University and Town Movement to achieve a Fair Trade University Certification. We will work with the Center for Fair and Alternative Trade as well as other student organizations that share similar goals.
Food and Nutrition Club at CSU
The Purpose of the Food and Nutrition Club at CSU is to serve as a student outreach and service organization of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition providing health and wellness education to Colorado State University and the greater Fort Collins community. As ambassadors of the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center, members will have opportunities to build relationships, gain leadership experience and further develop professional skills and networks.
Global Awareness and International Affairs
As a student run non-profit organization at Colorado State University, Global Awareness and International Affairs Club(GAIA) aims to equip students with the skills and opportunities required to gain cultural perspectives and become dynamic agents in the international careers.
Habitat for Humanity
CSU Habitat for Humanity is a student organization dedicated to building homes for those who can not afford them. As a campus chapter, we partner with our local affiliate to help elminate poverty housing by providing volunteers, education and funds to support the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes in the Fort Collins area. In addition, we partner with the CSU community by participating in activites like Fall Clean Up, CSUnity, Cans Around the Oval, and more! We are also working in partnership with other local organizations such as Fort Collins Rescue Mission, Homeless Gear and Catholic Charities to address issues of homelessness in the Fort Collins community. We hope that you will join us!
The CSU Horticulture Club is one of the oldest university clubs, dating back to the 1920's. The Hort club has a wide range of exciting and fun activities for those who are passionate and interested in plants and horticulture. The Hort club has monthly plants sales for the University community to help fund club endeavors. Other activities in the past have included field trips to the Denver Botanical Gardens and the Butterfly Pavilion among many others. We also have speakers from industry and researchers who deliver talks in order to give students a more indepth perspective of the horticulture industry.
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
To promote and implement the advancement of diverse members of the CSU community in agricultural, natural resource, and related sciences; As well as to ensure the development of career preparation, leadership, professional skills, scholarly excellence and an active support network among the members. MANNRS student organization shall not deny membership to any student on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability.
In our three stage curriculum we hope to build a generation of environmentally conscious individuals by incorporating values of sustainability into their daily lives. It will consist of some ice breaker games where we introduce the broad topic of sustainability. This first stage will end by narrowing our focus from sustainability to food production and consumption, and an introduction to the immersive experience ( a visit to a local farm and food coop). The second stage is the immersive experience where students will be participating hands on to learn the practices of a sustainable businesses in food consumption and production. The third stage will be a reflection of everything we have learned. We like to think of it as an "ice builder" where we will highlight practices the students can apply to their lives in order to be environmentally responsible consumers.
Net Impact CSU
The Net Impact Colorado State University Chapter is part of a global network for more than 100,000 professional and student members from over 330 chapters focused on social and environmental change on campuses and in professional settings.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (oSTEM)
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a national GLBTQ2A-affirming organization aiming to provide services, networking, and support for students in STEM fields.
Rams Organizing for Animal Rights
ROAR advocates animal interests, vegan and vegetarian lifestyles, and sustainability for animals, humans and the environment. Our primary goal is twofold: to provide community and to engage in peaceful animal activism. Find out more: sign up on our email list by emailing a blank message to email@example.com or by joining our Facebook group, at http://www.facebook.com/groups/45559698221/.
Rangeland Ecology Club
The Colorado State University Rangeland Ecology Club, a recognized chapter of the Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management, is a student organization composed of individuals with a common interest in the study and management of rangelands.
Real Food CSU
The goal of this organization is to improve the quality, ethics, and source/sustainability of food available within the CSU and Fort Collins regions.
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union CSU
The young people involved in Farmers Union colligate chapters develop leadership qualities, along with a desire for meaningful and effective advocacy in their lives. By educating students on the future of family farm agriculture and its dependence upon the civic involvement of the next generation. Farmers Union believes young people can practice good citizenship now, and encourages this through leadership training and leadership opportunities. The organization focuses its curriculum on the pillars of education, cooperation, and legislation. Educating people on the importance of family agriculture, and the various and the benefit cooperative business has on the American economy. While also encouraging political evolvement from members of all ages. The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union colligate chapter will strive to educate members through interactive experiences.
Science in Action
The mission of Science in Action is to 1.) educate members about policy issues facing science and 2.) how science affects federal policies. To the effect of understanding policy issues we will 3.) practice our communication skills with the purpose of communicating the importance of our graduate work with government officials, the public, and within our own university community. With these two main goals (education and practice) we aim to prepare graduate students in the sciences and engineering with the knowledge and skills to affect policy change and be ambassadors to educate their own communities about the value of scientific research.
We are food lovers! We take pride in knowing where our food comes from, and being able to enjoy it with others. This club is based on making food, eating food, and participating in foodie events and service! We will be doing activities like potluck dinners, farm workdays, food events, farmers markets, school gardens, cooking & gardening workshops etc. We are an organization of fun friends and food. We are open to ideas for events and campaigns that align with the vision of Slow Food International.
Society for Conservation Biology
SCB is an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. As a student chapter we focus on getting students involved in hands on expriences such asdoing restoration work on the historic Robert's Ranch, working with Wildland Restoration Volunteers, and Larimer County Natural Resources Department to further our understanding of the natural world and helping out our community. We aim to get students involved from all disciplines, from natural resource management, to watershed science, to zoology. Having an interdisciplinary approach is crucial to our development as future scientists as we work with people from a variety of disciplines.
Society for Ecological Restoration Student Association
The CSU Society for Ecological Restoration Student Association is an official student chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER). The CSU student association works to support SER's mission and students receive membership privileges within SER. The specific goal of the student club is to bring together individuals from different disciplines who are involved with solving environmental problems in order to create a web of communication that enhances the effectiveness of environmental problem solving through the increase of knowledge that comes with multi-disciplinary networking.
Society for American Foresters
We are the Alpha student chapter of Society of American Foresters (SAF). SAF is the largest professional society of foresters in the world. As a student chapter, we connect students to professional foresters through speakers, activities, and conventions.
Society of Women Environmental Professionals
SWEP is an national non-profit organization devoted to women involved or interested in environmental law, science, business and policy. This collegiate chapters serves to help women in environmental fields network and gain opportunities for the future.
Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability
The Colorado State University Chapter of SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability) is committed to enhancing ecology education, especially for underrepresented minorities. We engage in various activities with the primary goal of enhancing students' and communities' understanding of ecology and promoting students' ability to pursue a career in the sciences. We offer research fellowships, field trips, and other great opportunities for students to gain valuable research and networking experience. Our activities primarily include community outreach, career development, and sustainable initiatives. We welcome students from all backgrounds and interests!
The Invictus Initiative
The Invictus Initiative; an international and local platform that will better coordinate and utilize humanitarian resources to help the most disadvantaged individuals and communities live fulfilling and empowered lives. Our mission is to bring conquerable solutions to the world’s unconquerable people. We do this by effectively matching up the skills, abilities, and resources of our volunteers with identified sustainable humanitarian causes and organizations around the globe. Whether you are a retired engineer or a teen entrepreneur, a seasoned medical professional or an education undergrad, an industrial plant owner or a lemonade stand operator, whatever your expertise and background, The Invictus Initiative will effectively direct any skill, ability, or resource to the humanitarian causes and organizations that need it most.
U.S. Green Building Council at CSU
To foster scientific study and research in the field of environmentally sustainable building and operation of buildings; To develop and disseminate knowledge in sustainable building research and design; To improve the methods and design of sustainable buildings; To develop better public understanding and appreciation of the challenges and solutions posed by improved sustainable building practices and the sustainable operation of existing buildings; To promote understanding, adoption and use of environmentally sustainable design, construction, and building operation practices across the CSU/Fort Collins community; To cultivate leadership skills among USGBC Students group members that will prepare them to champion sustainability on campus, in their community and in future career.
This is a club for everything water. It is run by Watershed science majors but welcome to anyone else who wants to join us. We have speakers and professionals from the water world and we have a lot of fun.
Wildlife Disease Association
The mission of the CSU Student Chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association is to increase student participation and opportunities in the field of wildlife health and disease ecology through education, communication, and collaboration.
Student Education Garden
The Student Educational Garden is a place for students to learn organic vegetable cropping systems from seed to market.