SkiSU provides round-trip transportation between CSU and the designated ski resort for $20 per student.
All buses depart at 6 a.m. from the bus stop at Plum and Meridian (across from Parmalee Hall).

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, occupancy on the SkiSU bus will be limited to 24 passengers and face coverings are required at all times on the bus. All trips listed below are approved at this time, but trips could be canceled if guidance from the state or county changes. Ticketholders will be notified directly via email and text in case of cancellation, and all updates will be posted to this page. A full refund will be provided if trips are canceled due to public health concerns.

This season, most resorts require a reservation from passholders or a lift ticket purchased in advance. Please check the website of the resort you plan to visit for the most up-to-date information and to make a reservation. SkiSU will work directly with the resorts that require parking reservations (Copper and Eldora) to ensure that passengers can be dropped off on our scheduled dates.

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Dates for the 2020-21 Season

Spring Semester

  • Saturday, 1/23: Copper
  • Saturday, 1/30: Winter Park
  • Saturday, 2/6: Arapahoe Basin
  • Saturday, 2/13: Eldora
  • Saturday, 2/20: Keystone
  • Sunday, 2/21: Copper
  • Saturday, 2/27: Steamboat
  • Sunday, 2/28: Arapahoe Basin
  • Saturday, 3/6: Keystone
  • Saturday, 3/27: Breckenridge
  • Sunday, 3/28: Steamboat
  • Saturday, 4/3: Copper

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Trip information

SkiSU provides round-trip transportation between CSU and the designated ski resort for $20 per student. SkiSU was a pilot project in 2017-18, brought to you through a partnership between CSU Housing & Dining Services and Parking and Transportation Services.

Funding to support student tickets for 12 trips in the 2020-21 season was provided by the Alternative Transportation Fee Advisory Board of The Associated Students of Colorado State University.


Tickets are available for purchase by current CSU students for $20 at Each student may purchase a ticket for one guest for an additional $20.
Student tickets are available for purchase until 4pm on the Friday prior to the trip, or until sold out. 24 student tickets are available for each date.

Please note that tickets are not available for CSU Employees during the 2020-21 season, due to occupancy restrictions to protect public health.


Please read through the following SkiSU policies before your trip.

  • The SkiSU Ski Bus provides round-trip transportation for the ticket holder and his or her skis or snowboard and other gear between CSU and the designated ski resort.
  • Skis, snowboards and other luggage will be stored under the bus. CSU is not responsible for damage to ski, boards or luggage in transit, so please bring a case or wrap to protect your gear.
  • The participant must arrange for his or her own lift ticket, ski or snowboard, gear, food and water for the day.
  • Please take all belongings with you when departing the bus for the day at the ski resort. CSU is not responsible for items left on the bus while at the resort.
  • All trip participants should conduct themselves in accordance with CSU’s Principles of Community.
  • The bus driver reserves the right to ask any passenger to leave due to violence, excessive noise or any other behavior that impedes his or her ability to operate the vehicle.
  • No possession or consumption of alcohol or illegal (under federal or state law or university policy, including marijuana) drugs is allowed on the ski bus.
  • At the resort, please return to the bus by 3:30 p.m. (or as stated by university student representative on the bus).
  • The bus will leave by 4 p.m., whether or not all passengers have returned.
  • Passengers who decide not to use the return trip (stay at the resort and find another way home) are asked to notify the on-bus student representative of their intention to stay, as a courtesy to the group, by 2 p.m. the day of the trip.


Questions or comments?
Please contact Erika Benti at or 970-491-7600.