TedxCSU Frequently Asked Questions

What time should we arrive at the event? We strongly recommend you arrive promptly at 8:00am for registration. This will allow for plenty of time to check-in, network with other attendees, find your seat, and settle in for the show which starts at 9:00am. Doors open to the theater and ballrooms at 8:30am.

Where do I check-in for TEDxCSU? Check-in starts at 8:00am at the Lory Student Center Info Desk. This is where you will receive your credentials, name badge, and access to the program on Guidebook.

What do I have to bring to TEDxCSU? Items you must have for entry include: your purchased ticket and official TEDxCSU name tag.

Where do I park? The event is located inside the Lory Student Center. Lots 2004 and 2006 will be the closest parking destinations to the venue. CSU Parking and Transportation allows free parking on Saturday. You are not required to pay for parking if you park in an A lot.

  • Lot 2006: is the better lot for proximity to The Lory Student Center and can be little harder to find, initially.
  • Lot 2004: is easier to find off Laurel Ave.,

Refer to the MAPS guide in the program for a map of the parking near the Lory Student Center.
*Note: there is another event occurring on the west side of the Lory Student Center on the same day. All TEDxCSU activities are occurring inside of the Lory Student Center.

What should I wear? Weather-appropriate attire. Some wear a t-shirt, others come much fancier, but almost nobody wears ties.

I have an accessibility accommodation, what do I need to do? If you have not already purchased your ticket, please purchase and email amanda.taylor@colostate.edu.

If you have an accessibility accommodation and purchased a ticket, please email amanda.taylor@colostate.edu. When you arrive at the venue, visit us at the Info Desk and we can make arrangements for your accommodations. Look for staff wearing TEDxCSU t-shirt + a staff name badge.

Where do I sit? Your seating assignment is based on your ticket type. Unless you have a VIP badge, you will have general admission and can sit anywhere in the theater unidentified. If you have questions, please locate a staff member!

Can I eat or drink inside the theatre? No food or drink is allowed in the theatre other than water.

Will there be water bottle refill stations? Yes, you can bring an empty water bottle to the event to refill at one of our water stations.

Will there be food and drinks on site? There will be beverages and small snacks provided for TEDxCSU attendees, speakers, volunteers, and staff throughout the event in the Lory Student Center.

  • Complimentary lunch and drinks are provided during intermission.