Willard O Eddy Hall Aug 2020


The Department of English is a vibrant community of critical thinkers pursuing works of creative artistry and interdisciplinary scholarship within and beyond the walls of Willard O. Eddy Hall — our primary residence at CSU.

Caleb González poses at the entrance of Harris’ home

Advocating for a human-centered approach to teaching

MFA alum Caleb González is a PhD candidate whose research about first-year writing programs at Hispanic-Serving Institutions got him an invitation to VP Harris’ home.

Outstanding Grad: Anaïs Markwood

While coming to Colorado State University felt a little like coming home for recent graduate Anaïs Markwood – a second-generation Ram – it was when she stretched out of her comfort zone that she found the greatest success. 

Fort Collins Book Fest features CSU faculty, alumni

Fort Collins Book Fest, an annual multi-week celebration of all things local and literary, will run Feb. 1-19 and feature more than 20 authors, including several Colorado State University alumni and faculty.

Seats at the Table

Students sitting and writing outside of Eddy Hall

Centering Student Choices through Linguistic Justice

What does it mean to challenge a monolingual expectation of language?

This question, along with many others, are at the center of conversations surrounding linguistic justice—both nationally, and among educators right here at Colorado State University.


Three degrees  |  Five areas of study  |  A world of possibilities

Flexible Experience

Find What You Seek

Whether you are looking for a multi-dimensional undergraduate major or graduate program, a complementary minor, or an interesting course, you can find what you seek in the CSU English department.

The English department and the University Composition Program offer a wide range of courses and experiences. As an undergraduate, you choose one of five concentrations for your BA. Graduate students likewise choose from four MA programs or an MFA in Creative Writing.

Throughout your program, participate in internships, clubs, workshops, and more. Attend an event in the Creative Writing Reading Series. Discover the limitless possibilities of an English degree.

The English department supports and abides by The Principles of Community, which in turn support the CSU mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service and engagement.

Need help with a writing project?

The Colorado State University Writing Center is here to help. Visit the Writing Center website to schedule a free online appointment with a consultant today.

Ready to engage?

If you want to join a diverse and inclusive group, which values individual voice and the power of community, and if you're curious about studying challenging ideas and texts, take the next step toward your English education at Colorado State University.

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