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SRPU 2019 RamRide


RamRide is thrilled to be hosting the 2019 Safe Ride Programs United Conference! RamRide is a free, safe, non-judgmental ride home for CSU students. Since 2003, the program has been dedicated to improving the safety of the Colorado State University and Fort Collins community. RamRide operates on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights with a fleet of 19 vehicles, serving 30,000 patrons per year.

Thank you!

Thanks to all the schools who attended SRPU 2019! 

See below for presentations from the conference! 

See y'all at SRPU 2020! 

Below is a Google Drive with all the Presentations and Resources from the SRPU 2019 Conference! 

A full description of each presentation is available in the drive as well.




Contact with any questions! 


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Optional Social Activity - 6:00pm-9:00pm

Friday, March 1, 2019

Breakfast & Welcome - 8:30am-10:00am

Keynote, Zach Mercurio - 10:00am-10:45am

Breakout Session - 11:00am-11:45am

Lunch & Keynote, Summer Shaffer - 12:00pm-1:00pm

Breakout Session - 1:15pm-2:00pm

Breakout Session - 2:15-3:00pm

Wrap Up - 3:00pm

Dinner - 5:00pm

Social Activities - 6:30pm-10:00pm

Observe RamRide Nightly Operations - 8:30pm-10:30pm

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Breakfast - 9:00am-10:00am

Breakout Session - 10:00am-10:45am

Breakout Session - 11:00am-11:45am

Lunch - 12:00pm-1:00pm

Breakout Session - 1:15pm-2:00pm

National Association of Safe Ride Programs & SRPU business - 2:15pm-3:15pm

  • NASRP Introduction & Discussion

  • Announcement of 2020 SRPU host

  • Voting on 2021 SRPU host

Wrap Up - 3:15pm

Dinner - 5:00pm

Social Activities - 6:30pm-10:00pm

Observe RamRide Nightly Operations - 8:30pm-10:30pm

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Closing breakfast & Session - 9:00am-11:00am

Session Topic Preview

  • Secret riders

  • Member/volunteer recruitment

  • Independent operations centers 

  • Fundraising and community involvement

  • Transition of leadership

  • IT security

  • How to run effective meetings

  • Risk management protocols

  • Working with Lyft/Uber

  • Data collection and analysis

  • Social justice/Diversity

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Messaging/Public Relations

  • Situational Leadership

  • Supporting survivors of sexual assault

  • Working with police

  • Advisors chat

  • Aligning purpose with actions

  • Health & alcohol poisoning 

Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. 

Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a Mountain Campus. Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations.


Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.


Any questions? Contact Gabriel Navarro


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