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Student Life

Create You at Columbus State

Discover an educational experience that's as big and broad as your dreams. At Columbus State, you'll be part of a welcoming community of learners – people of all ages and backgrounds who are exploring, learning, and creating together.

Whether you study at CSU's main campus or at CSU RiverPark Campus, you'll have access to outdoor concerts, sporting events, student clubs and organizations, and world-class learning facilities. Our residential campuses – and the city of Columbus – are filled with the sort of creative energy that makes connecting easy.

Create what's next. Live, learn, and lead at Columbus State!


Upcoming Events


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December 7-8, 2023
Congratulations to our Fall 2023 graduates! Visit below for more information on all of our commencement ceremonies.

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Cougar Athletics

Columbus State University Cougar Athletics

Check out our latest athletic sports and game schedule!

Cougar Athletics

Tower Traditions

Columbus State University Tower Traditions

Start your tradition book now - log on today and begin tracking your progress! Complete 45 of the 58 traditions throughout the year and receive the Tower Traditions medal at a special ceremony to wear at commencement.

Tower Traditions


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Student Life Information and Resources

Traditional Events

Student Organizations

Hazing Information, Policies, and State Law

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Campus Life

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