How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Key Communities at Colorado State University!


Please note that there are different application links and timelines for each group listed below.  Pay close attention to the description of each group to ensure you’re selecting the correct link.

Fall 2020 students accepted into Key who deferred to spring 2021:
Students who were already accepted into Key for the fall 2020 semester have been automatically accepted for the spring, and will not need to complete an application.  Visit to accept your space in Key.

New first-year students starting at CSU in spring, 2021:
Students who will be starting at CSU in spring, 2021 and were not previously accepted into the Key communities can visit to complete a spring only application.

New first-year students starting at CSU in fall, 2021:
The application for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available in January, 2021. Please check back at that time for additional information.
If you would like to receive an email from our office once the application is available, please provide your contact information at

Continuing students interested in Key Plus:
The application for Key Plus is will be available in February, 2021.  For information about Key Plus, visit