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For questions or comments, please contact our office:

Training & Organizational Development
Colorado State University
Johnson Hall, Room 100
Fort Collins, CO 80523-6006

Phone: (970) 491-1376
Fax: None

Upcoming Events

See all staff development workshops
offered by our department. Pre-registration is required.

Staff Development Training Listserv

Our listserv is used less than a dozen times per year to let CSU staff know when all classes in each semester are open for registration, or when a class is added mid-session.

If you'd like to join our listserv, contact Ellen.

Organizational Consulting Services

We offer training and assistance to meet the specific needs of departments and work units experiencing change and conflict. We often provide maintenance for departments who want to continue moving in a productive direction.

Our services are provided at no charge.


Our trainings are free and are available for CSU employees and associates with e-IDs. Titles offered throughout the year


May 27, 2015

Summer trainings are open for registration

Training topics include:

  • Communication, leadership, supervision and caregiving
  • Building proctor
  • Kuali travel, purchasing and year-end
  • Commuter transporation planning

Mindfulness Drop-in meetings return

Informational flier | Registration instructions


May 21, 2015

Summer commuter trainings are open for registration

In collaboration with Vanpool and Transfort, CSU's Parking and Transportation Services is hosting commuter trainings in Room 129, Johnson Hall.

  • Vanpool Formation Trainings: Vanpool users pay a monthly fare, and save money while sharing driving responsibilities.
  • Transfort Bus System Trainings: Transfort staff will help CSU staff learn about alternative ways to get to and around campus. A brief presentation will be followed by on-on-one transporation route planning.

Registration instructions


May 12, 2015

Summer Kuali Travel Trainings are available

These hands-on workshops are designed to help users transition to the new travel system in Kuali. More


May 4, 2015

Women of Color & and Allies Retreat

Join the Women of Color & Allies Network, a subcommittee of the President’s Commission on Women and Gender Equity, for a retreat focused on women’s issues, with special attention on finance, health, and community, as it relates to women and communities of color. The retreat is free to all CSU employees. Register for June 5th event


April 2, 2015

Women's Leadership Webinar Series events are open for registration

Registration Instructions


April 1, 2015

Thinking about a job or career change?

Several resources are currently available for CSU employees who are updating their career goals and resumes.


“Career WOW!” is a no-cost online career development tool developed for CSU employees.


The College of Business offers a reasonably priced online career planning class. For details and upcoming classes, contact Felicia Zamora, Center for Professional Development and Business Research, (970) 491-1885.


April 1, 2015, 2015

University Employee Orientation

Registration is open for April through mid-August 2015 for this required training opportunity. This training isn't just for new employee — find answers to frequently asked questions and learn how the process works. More


September 26, 2014

Toastmasters groups on campus

Gain the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation, and open up a new world of possibilities. Become the speaker, communicator, and leader you want to be. Two groups meeting regularly on campus. | CSU Meetings | Toastmasters International |


September 6, 2013

The Ripple Effect

“The Ripple Effect” is an initiative with the goal of making CSU the best place for women to work and learn. Lorie Smith, Director of Training and Organizational Development and University Initiatives, is active on the team implementing and supporting the initiative.

The Ripple Effect website is an interactive site where visitors can explore diversity, equity, wellness, balance, discovery, and leadership and growth. This innovative website is a forum for women and men to share ideas with the university and watch to see the best ideas be discussed, forwarded to university officials, considered for implementation and create change. Learn more


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