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About Us

The mission of the Office of the General Counsel is to protect the legal interests of the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System ("System") and its constituent institutions Colorado State University, Colorado State University-Pueblo, and Colorado State University-Global Campus.

The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the System and represents the Board of Governors and its constituent institutions in all legal matters. The General Counsel is selected by the Board of Governors upon the recommendation of the Chancellor.  The Office of the General Counsel deals with a wide range of legal matters.

The Office of the General Counsel does not provide legal advice or representation to individual members of the Colorado State University System regarding matters against the university or where the interests of the university and the interests of the individual are not aligned. Further, the Office of the General Counsel does not provide legal services or representation for personal matters. If you need legal assistance for a personal matter, please see the Links & Resources tab.

Below is a list of some of the topics the Office of the General Counsel office handles: 

  • Contracts and Signature Authority
  • Lawsuits, Subpoenas and Investigations
  • Policy Development
  • Open Records Request

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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