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The Colorado State University CLIA-certified diagnostic laboratory in Fort Collins is searching for additional staff to help with SARS-CoV-2 testing efforts. The laboratory is hiring data entry specialists and laboratory technicians. Positions are temporary, with employment lasting at least through March 31, 2021. All positions are full-time and typically work between the hours of 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (varying shifts). Some Saturday work may required. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week but 40 hours per week.​​​​​​


COVID-19 Business Information​​​​

​​The CSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories are currently open during normal business hours and accepting all submitted samples. As our staffing availability may change due to the COVID-19 situation, you may notice a delay in case results reporting and communication responses. If you have an urgent testing please, please describe this on your submission form and include animal history information on every submission form to aid us in triaging testing. We continue to provide routine sample testing but you may notice a longer turnaround time than normal. We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience.

Specific Test Information

If you have an urgent testing need, please contact the Fort Collins business office at 970-297-1281 or​, or the branch lab business offices at 719-254-6382 (Rocky Ford) and 970-243-0673 (Western Slope). We appreciate your business and remain committed to providing timely, high quality care to our clients. ​​

COVID-19 Testing Information (human samples)

Read more​ about SARS-CoV-2 testing and view patient and health care provider fact sheets.​​​


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Contact Us:

USPS Mailing Address:
200 West Lake Street
1644 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1644

Our address has changed! We are still in the same building but the address has been updated:
FedEx/UPS Shipping Address (physical address):

2450 Gillette Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80526

(970) 297-1281

(970) 297-0320

Sample Submission Address & Information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rocky Ford Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
27847 Road 21 Rocky Ford, Colo. 81067
Phone: (719) 254-6382
Fax: (719) 254-6055

Western Slope Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
3164 B 1/2 Road Grand Junction, Colo. 81503
Phone: (970) 243-0673
Fax: (970) 242-0003