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Fort lewis college

Fort Lewis College

Calling all first-year freshmen!
Come to Purg Sports Downtown or the Ticket Office at the Mountain
for your free 2023/2024 season pass! Must have current student ID at time of pickup.

At the Center of the Southwest

From alpine summits to red rock canyons, ski resorts to cattle ranches, Durango, Colorado is much more than a ski town or mountain biking destination. It’s at the confluence of all things Southwest, nestled between Native American communities, and positioned for outdoor enthusiasts to launch on mountain, canyon, and river adventures. And Fort Lewis College (FLC) is the cultural and intellectual hub at the center of it all.

FLC’s core is its academics, built around small classes, original research by undergraduate students, and faculty who are committed to the art of teaching and mentorship. At the heart of student life you’ll find a community as active in the outdoors as they are committed to building a better world. You’ll also discover one of the most culturally diverse college campuses in the nation.

Serving the region, FLC hosts cultural and performing arts events on campus, leads heritage preservation at the Center of Southwest Studies, and tackles regional issues such as water resources and rural small business development.


Come See Campus for Yourself

Visit campus and get a free day pass to Purgatory! Campus tour options are available daily. Call 877-352-2656 with questions.

Free Ski Passes for First-Year Students!

As a first-time, full-time, first-year student*, you’ll receive a ski pass from Mountain Capital Partners as part of your admission package. The passes are good at Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area, the local night-skiing site. Whether you’ve been curious about skiing, or already know you’ll balance studies with snow, don’t miss this opportunity.

Blackout Dates: TBD

*To be eligible, you must be in your first year, carrying at least 12 credit-hours on Census Date (12th day of classes) during Fall 2023, or Spring 2024.


Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 877-352-2656
Contact the Office of Admission

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