Founded in 1891

What is Rocky Mountain Student Media?

As the college student voice of Colorado State University and the city of Fort Collins, Rocky Mountain Student Media Corp (RMSMC) exists for two main purposes:

To give CSU students the opportunity to gain valuable on the job training to help them develop the skills to be successful in their post college careers; and to provide news, entertainment, and other content to the CSU and Fort Collins communities.

At the heart of our media production is six award winning, student-run media outlets: The Rocky Mountain Collegian, CSU’s daily newspaper and website; KCSU 90.5 FM radio station; Collegian TV; College Avenue Magazine; Tree Stump Films; and CSU Life, a monthly publication for faculty and staff. In addition, RMSMC has 2 video production units (Student Video Productions and OnSpec Video Training Team).

RMSMC also has 6 other student led departments: Business and Operations Support, Marketing, Advertising, Street Team, IT and Web Support, and the RMSMC Board of Directors.

On average, there are 200 students working for RMSMC at any given time, with a normal year seeing over 425 students involved in some capacity. Student Positions are open to any major and to undergraduate, graduate, and part-time students. RMSMC commits itself to finding a spot for any student that wants to get involved.


Approximately 59% of Rocky Mountain Student Media Corp’s income is provided by the Associated Students of Colorado State University (ASCSU) for the purpose of fostering student careers post-college and greater campus awareness and engagement.

Media Outlet Information

The Collegian

Colorado State University’s student-run newspaper, provides readers with campus, local, sports and entertainment news from the college student perspective. Collegian.com is the online center for all student media. The site features breaking news, aggregated blogs, online programming, videos and live stream television and radio.


Colorado State’s student run radio station, prides itself on alternative music programming with specialty DJ programs and news and sports updates, including exclusive live play-by-play of women’s volleyball. The 10,000 watt signal reaches devoted listeners along the Front Range from Cheyenne to Longmont and is also available on the KCSU APP. KCSU also produces music related videos, podcasts, and provides DJ services for events.

Collegian TV

Available on Comcast and CSU channel 11 and streaming at Collegian.com, Facebook and YouTube features news, sports, talk and entertainment shows produced live at 7PM during the school year. CTV also broadcasts live special events held on campus.

Fifty03 Visuals

Produces professional videos for on and off campus clients.

Tree Stump Films

Provides students with real-world experience in the planning, production, and broadcast of a documentary film.

College Avenue Magazine

A quarterly lifestyle publication available both in print and online. Each edition features a different theme covered from a student perspective.

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