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Resources and Support

Social distancing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak has presented many challenges for families trying to manage work, school, and keeping active from home. We hope the links below with tips and resources from experts in the college will be beneficial as you adjust to a new reality.

Father holding a toddler and smiling

Tips for Staying Active

See tips from Kimberly Burke, director of CSU’s Adult Fitness Program, as well as short workout videos on the Adult Fitness YouTube channel.

Kimberly Burke with an Adult Fitness participant

Kimberly Burke, director of CSU’s Adult Fitness Program, interacts with a participant before the program closed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mental Health Resources

Our Center for Family and Couple Therapy and School of Social Work are providing self-care and mindfulness tip sheets during this difficult time. In addition, the CFCT is offering online counseling services for families and individuals at affordable rates.

Design and Merchandising Virtual Experiences

Experience student design work plus the Avenir Museum tours virtually!

The Avenir Museum is closed to in-person visits, but you can see the current exhibits, “R.E.S.P.E.C.T. the Dress: Clothing and Activism in U.S. Women’s History,” “Proud to Wear: CSU150,” and “Women Wear at CSU” through virtual tours.

Design and Merchandising students ‘transcend’ circumstances to hold CSU Fashion Show virtually – read about it and watch the video.

Check out the Avenir Museum’s first ever virtual exhibit.

View students’ capstone projects consists of renderings, floorplans, and a description of their design in an 80,000-100,000 square foot area.

Food and Nutrition Tips

Then Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center staff is working remotely and available to answer questions and work with clients online. Read the blog for nutrition tips, including how to make a meal out of foods you might already have in your freezer and pantry.

Woman in a supermarket choosing peppers

Resources for Seniors

With Colorado under a safer-at-home-order, residents may feel more cut off from society, especially older adults. To help seniors and their caregivers access services and information, Colorado State University Extension has partnered with local aging organizations to create Senior Access Points of Larimer County.

Enrichment and Grooming for your Pet

Human-Animal Bond in Colorado, a part of CSU’s School of Social Work, provides animal-assisted therapy and activities at sites around Colorado. During this time of social distancing, they recorded a few play-at-home activity videos for active dogs. See also their tips for grooming at home during quarantine.

Girl holding a large dog on her lap

Staying at home? CSU researchers offer tips for improving the health of your home

Stay Connected

Connect with us during this difficult time. We’re here for you!

Our faculty recorded warm wishes for students as they transitioned to online classes.

In honor of CSU’s 150th anniversary, learn about the amazing women leaders in the early days of our college.