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Share the gift of education and career advancement by letting the people close to you know about CSU Global.

At CSU Global, online education isn’t another thing we do -- it’s all we do. We are proud to provide students with a premier online learning experience that is interactive and engaging, and that allows them to approach their education the way they learn best and on their own time.

Do you know someone who’s considering online learning? Use the referral form below to help them achieve their academic goals. We'll reward you for spreading the word with a $50 gift card to the CSU Global school store.

We are confident that the friends and family members you refer will benefit from our future-facing programs, built to provide a superior online learning experience and career success. Please review the Terms and Conditions for complete eligibility requirements and restrictions.

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Terms and Conditions


The Colorado State University Global Refer-A-Friend Program is open to current students (those who have been admitted to the university and have passed the census date of their first class); alumni of CSU Global who reside within the United States or Canada and are in good academic and financial standing with the university. CSU Global employees, including staff and faculty, are not eligible to participate in the refer-a-friend program.


Participants enroll in the referral program by completing the registration form at The current CSU Global student or alumni (Referrer) must submit the completed referral form before the beginning of the referred student's (Referral) first term.


Referrals must include a valid email and phone number and referred parties must be able to be contacted via one of those two methods.

Students who are currently taking classes, students who are registered to take classes, and students who have already been accepted to the university are not eligible to be referred.

The eligibility of a token gift is based on initial inquiry only and not related to application for admission or enrollment of the referral in anyway. Referrers may be ineligible for the referral gift if the prospective student they refer meets any of the following criteria:

  • The name of the prospective student is false (e.g. Mickey Mouse, Uncle Sam, etc.);
  • The contact information is invalid;
  • The prospective student did not request information about the university’s school;
  • The prospective student hangs up on the university’s staff when they are initially contacted;
  • The prospective student is on the university’s Do Not Contact list;
  • The prospective student was incentivized to submit a request for information by methods including, but not limited to, false promises of grants or scholarships;
  • The prospective student was seeking employment;
  • The prospective student does not speak English;
  • The prospective student must be 18 or older and have completed high school or high school equivalency;
  • The prospective student is a duplicate of a student received through another source.

Gifts of appreciation will be selected by CSU Global and have an approximate value of up to $50 each. The gift you receive is at the sole discretion of CSU Global based on item availability.

Referrals will be processed on a rolling basis as they are received. Referrers are not eligible to receive more than five gifts of appreciation in a calendar year.


CSU Global shall bear no responsibility whatsoever for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind that result from acceptance and/or use of any prize. Decisions of CSU Global are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure, and fulfillment in respect to the Refer-A-Friend program. CSU Global reserves the right at any time to withdraw the referral programs or to modify, amend, or supplement these rules, in its sole discretion. By participating in the referral programs, the selected entrant consents to the use by CSU Global of their name, city and state of residence, occupation, and affiliation with CSU Global for any lawful purpose, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Selected entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Terms and Conditions, and understand that the decisions of CSU Global are final and non-negotiable.


CSU Global does not sell, rent, or lease personally-identifiable student or employee information to outside vendors. Personal information provided to the university becomes property of the university and is stored and used for student service functions only, including provisions for directory information as defined by CSU Global and authorized by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. However, the CSU Global website is a public domain and information contained therein may be seen and used by others. CSU Global reserves the right to alter these provisions at any time and without prior notice and any such changes will be posted to the CSU Global website in a timely manner.

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