Presentation Requests and Condom Delivery Cancelled
Presentation requests and condom delivery  have been cancelled until further notice. Other health education resources are available on YOU@CSU and through our SilverCloud, online well-being program.


NO JUDGEMENT

CREWS peer educators present information in a nonjudgmental manner. They give facts and information to help students make their own choices.

GET CONNECTED

CREWS peer educators have many opportunities to make connections – with students, fellow peer educators and staff.

NOW RECRUITING

Applying to be a peer educator is easy — just fill out the online form.

About Us

CREWS stands for Creating Respect, Educating Wellness (by and for) Students.

CREWS is a diverse, trained peer education team who help fellow Rams make safer, healthier decisions about alcohol, sexual health and tobacco.  We provide highly interactive and fun events for campus groups, classes, and even football games. No prior experience needed!

As a Peer Educator, you would:

  • Make a difference at CSU
  • Find new friends
  • Connect with other Rams from all academic majors, life experiences, race/ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations that reflect who we are as a campus.
  • Earn upper-level academic credits and a National Peer Educator Certification after training.
  • Become trained in the areas of listening skills, teaching/ presentation techniques, risk reduction skills and resource/referral skills.

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CREWS at a Glance
    • CREWS is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year
    • CREWS is a trained, non-judgmental peer education team who help fellow Rams make safer/healthier decisions about alcohol, sexual health and tobacco.
    • Our members are a collection of diverse student from a variety of academic majors
    • Through CREWS programming, our team reaches 9000-10,000 CSU students every year utilizing various leadership skills to develop and implement new educational programs and initiatives
    • CREWS peer educators provide highly interactive and fun events for campus groups, classes, and even football games.

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Apply to CREWS

CREWS Application Form

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Required Interview Materials

If you are selected for an interview, you will be required to fill out two recommendation forms as part of the interview process; preferably one from an academic source and one from a work experience source. Please bring these to your interview.

Click here for recommendation form

CREWS Programming
Presentation Requests Cancelled
Presentation requests have been cancelled until further notice. Other health education resources are available on YOU@CSU and through our SilverCloud, online well-being program.

The CSU Health Network provides various presentations to assist students in making healthier choices to accomplish both academic and personal goals. C.R.E.W.S. currently offers program in the following 3 areas.  If you’re interested in scheduling a program, please visit the Presentation Request page.

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Our alcohol programs aim to engage peers in critical thinking about alcohol use, reduce risks associated with high-risk drinking and how to take care of others who may be at risk.

DUDE, WHERE’S MY CAR?

Participants take part in a hands-on, interactive discussion about alcohol serving sizes, as well as the alcohol content of different beverages. They learn how alcohol affects the body and how much time sobering up takes. BAC (Blood Alcohol Level) is explained, along with how to calculate it and why it is important to know. Participants will also explore how more is not necessarily better and when drinking is the most risky and what can be done to reduce risk.

Option:  An optional addition to this program includes a Marijuana Quiz.  This quiz is brief and includes facts about potency, sleep effects, local laws, memory/cognition, edibles and more. If you would like this option, please select the Alcohol- Dude, where’s my car? (With Marijuana Quiz) on the Presentation Request Form.

Presenters: C.R.E.W.S peer educators 
Duration: Average time 30-45 minutes
Minimum: 8 people
Maximum: 100+ people

These fun and interactive programs aim to educate peers about sexual health in a judgment-free manner. The programs are designed to enhance understanding of risk and protective factors around sexual health.

CONDOM LINE UP

In this interactive session, participants will learn the proper steps to using a condom (using bananas and condoms). They also learn about ways to best negotiate condom use and the importance of consent. Expect a lively group discussion about information learned.
Presenters: C.R.E.W.S peer educators
Duration: 20-30 minutes
Minimum: 10 people
Maximum: 60 people

SEX TRIVIA

In this fun and interactive program, students team up to test their sexual health knowledge while engaging in friendly competition with peers. This sex positive program is designed to education students about sexual health information, consent, and resources offered at CSU

Duration: Average time 45-60 minutes
Minimum: 10 people
Maximum: 75 people

Our programs give you the straight facts about tobacco products including hookah and e-cigarettes.  We’ll give you the information so you can make your own choices regarding tobacco.

Know What You’re Smokin’

In this unique presentation, participants examine the world of hookah smoking, associated risk of smoking hookah and ways to reduce those risks. Information on tobacco cessation recourses available to CSU students is provided.
Presenters: C.R.E.W.S peer educators and CSU Health Network Staff
Duration: 30 minutes
Minimum: 10 people
Maximum: 200+ people

TOBACCO 101

In this presentation, participants learn interesting tobacco facts, including: what is in a cigarette, the health effects of second-hand smoke on humans and pets and the truth about chewing tobacco. Participants will also explore how the tobacco industry targets and markets to college students and resources for quitting tobacco are presented.
Presenters: C.R.E.W.S peer educators and CSU Health Network Staff
Duration: 30-60 minutes
Minimum: 10 people
Maximum: 200+ people


Condom Delivery Now Available

If you are an RA, part of a student group, or a member of an FSL organization, you can request condoms by emailing crew@colostate.edu.


CREWS Members

Kaci

Hi! My name is Kaci and I'm a third-year social work student with a minor in ethnic studies. This is my third year in CREWS. I love being in this group because of the awesome people and our great sexual health programs. I'm super grateful for the opportunity to make a difference on our campus. 

Dani

I'm Dani DeRousseau and I'm a third -year animal science student and a third-year CREWS member. I love how close our group is, as we can all bond over what we love to do as a team. 

Dana

My name is Dana and I'm a third-year in CREWS. I study psychology and I am very involved on campus. CREWS has become a second family to me - we are the ultimate team!

Paxtynn

Hey, my name is Paxtynn! I'm a Senior (4.5 year) at CSU studying sports medicine and gerontology. It's my third year in CREWS and it's been an amazing experience. CREWS helped me open up and I really enjoy teaching my peers about staying safe.

Jenna

My name is Jenna and I'm a fourth-year at CSU studying biochemistry. This is my fourth year in CREWS and I love how tight-knit our group is – it's a place I really feel I belong. Plus, I love getting to teach students how they can have fun and be safe!

Rhiannon

Bio coming soon!

Yoriko

My name is Yoriko and I'm a fourth-year studying I/O psychology and criminology. I'm a fourth-year member with CREWS. What I love about CREWS is that it has multiple opportunities for members to grow and develop. 

Jaylin

Hi, my name is Jaylin, and I am a second-year at CSU studying neuroscience. This is my second year in CREWS and I already think I have made an impact on fellow Rams because of the activities we do on campus. I love making a difference on campus with my fellow members and friends!

Lexi

My name is Lexi and I am a second-year biology major. This is my second year with CREWS. I love being involved with CREWS because I get to help educate others. 

Hailey

My name is Hailey and I'm a third-year at CSU. I'm studying psychology and Spanish. This is my second year in CREWS and I love being able to share information with my peers and still have fun. 

Jake

My name is Jake and I'm a second-year at CSU studying organismal biology. This is my second-year in CREWS. The best thing about CRES is that it taught me how to be a better public speaker and continue to help me better my public speaking skills. 

Nathan

Hello y'all! My name is Nathan and this is my third year at CSU. I'm a biochemistry major and this is my second year in CREWS. Something I love about CREWS is that I can learn more about safe drinking habits and sexual health. I also like outdoor activities and walking dogs. 

Derek

My name is Derek. I'm a fourth-year at CSU studying Health and Exercise Science. This is my second year in CREWS. CREWS has taught me so much about helping people make desired changes. 

Claudia

My name is Claudia. I'm a third-year student at CSU, double majoring in psychology and sociology. It's my second-year in CREWS. I really love and enjoy my CREWS members and events here. This is really an inclusive group which embraces me. It's a great place for me to make friends and keep relationships. 

Kate

My name is Kate. I am a junior English creative writing major. I am a second-year in CREWS and I love that it gives me an opportunity to practice public speaking. 

Kojo

Aloha, my name is Kojo. I am a fourth-year studying electro engineering. I have been with CREWS for four years now and it has really made a difference in my life. Throughout my time here, I have been able to communicate with lots of people and continue to have an impact on those around me. 

Dixie

My name is Dixie and I am a third-year at CSU pursuing a major in civil engineering and sustainable water interdisciplinary minor. This is my second year in CREWS. My favorite part is empowering students by giving them the facts to make their own decisions. 

Sheroya

My name is Sheroya and I'm a second-year student Health and Exercise science. This is my second year in CREWS and it is truly my family away from family. 


Questions, comments, or feedback? Drop us a line using the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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