Graduate Student Resources

Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department Resources
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Graduate Program Coordinator
The Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Sonya Le Febre (Natural Resources 235, 970-491-1907) can help you navigate the department and university rules and regulations that govern your degree program.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to set up an appointment.
Graduate Student Handbook
The Graduate Student Handbook provides detailed information on degree requirements and department procedures and facilities.
Department Course Offerings and Syllabi
FRS Department course offerings and recent syllabi are available here.
Variable Credit Override Form
To register for non-regular courses (those with variable credits) please complete the Variable Credit Override Form.  If you attempted to register for a class and received the following message: "Contact department for registration", then you must submit this form before you will be able to register. 
      How to Use your Email
          The university creates an email for you when you are admitted. Here are instructions on how to access it and use it effectively.

Graduate Student Thesis Defense Example
Graduate student Damon Vaughan allowed his thesis defense to be recorded for the educational benefit of other graduate students. Students can access the video through this link. The accompanying PowerPoint slides can be viewed here
Warner College of Natural Resources Resources
The Career Center Liaison
Many full-time jobs, internships, seasonal jobs, and graduate assistantship announcements are posted on CareerRAM (, CSU’s on-line job and internship posting site for students and alumni.  Students and alumni can schedule appointments with the Warner College Career Center ( by calling 970-491-5707 or 970-491-2668.  Appointments can cover any of the following topics:
  • Major/Career Exploration
  • Career Assessments
  • Cover Letter/Resume Assistance
  • Federal Application Assistance
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Interviewing Skill Development
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Online job/internship postings.                       
The Library Liaison 
For assistance in conducting library searches, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to set up an instructional appointment in using the library search engines.  

Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Research Guide, a subject and course-based research guide.

Colorado Rangelands is part of Rangelands West, a website dedicated to providing information on rangeland management particular to the western United States.

FRS Department Digital Theses and Dissertations

Scholarships and Financial Aid
The Warner College of Natural Resources offers more than 130 scholarships ranging from $450-$5000 specifically to undergraduate and graduate students in the Warner College.  Please visit the Warner CNR Scholarships website for more information.

Financial support is offered to many qualified students through both graduate research and teaching assistantships. The student pays student fees, while the assistantship pays tuition and a stipend. Most assistantships are half time; occasionally, one-quarter- and three-quarter-time appointments are available. Projects are currently being supported by the National Science Foundation; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Department of Energy; U.S. Agency for International Development; USDA Forest Service; USDI Bureau of Land Management; U.S. Department of Defense; National Park Service; Colorado Division of Wildlife; private oil, coal, and gas companies; and the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station.  Students and potential students should ask faculty they are interested in working with about assistantship opportunities.
Graduate School Resources
Deadlines for students completing their degree requirements in a particular semester
Commencement times and candidate information
University Resources
Student Financial Services: