Visitor Information for Events

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

Parking Information
In preparation for your visit, please check out our campus map. A printable campus map can be found herePDF versionText only version. There are a number of parking lots across campus, however, we recommend the CTLM lot which are the three large, adjacent areas in blue on this map.

Driving Directions
From the Denver International Airport (DIA)
It takes around 45 minutes to an hour depending on traffic to drive between Colorado School of Mines and DIA. From DIA, take Peña Boulevard (10 miles) south to I-70 west. Follow I-70 west (18 miles) and take exit 265 for CO-58 west. Follow CO-58 west to Washington Avenue (4 miles). Turn right on 19th Street and continue to Illinois Street and turn right. Then take your first left on 18th Street and park in parking lot E.

From Denver
Take 6th Avenue and head west into Golden. Turn right onto 19th Street and then left onto Illinois Street. Take your first left onto 18th Street and park in Lot E.

From Boulder
Take Highway 9 into Golden (turns into 6th Avenue East). Turn left onto 19th Street. Turn left onto Illinois Street and then take your first left ontoo 18th Street and park in Lot E.

Transportation Options from DIA
Car Rentals
Super Shuttle
Light Rail
Take the University of Colorado A Line to Union Station. From there, take the W line to Jeffco Government Center in Golden.

Accommodations in Golden
Table Mountain Inn
Golden Hotel
The Dove Inn Bed and Breakfast
Pansy’s Parlor Bed and Breakfast
Clear Creek RV Park

Nearby Accommodations
Hampton Inn (special Mines rate can be found here)
Comfort Suites
La Quinta Inns & Suites
Marriott Denver West
Courtyard Marriot
Candlewood Suites
Days Inn

Things to Do
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum  (check out the Moon Rock and other fascinating displays!)
Miners Alley Playhouse
City of Golden Events

Golden Eats (within walking distance from campus)
Bridgewater Grill
Woody's Wood-Fire Pizza
Sherpa House Restaurant
Indulge Bistro and Wine Bar
Table Mountain Inn Cantina
Old Capitol Grill
Cafe 13
Windy Saddle Cafe

On Campus Dining
Mines Market (Elm Hall)
The Periodic Table - Starbucks, Habaneros, Wow Cafe, Elements  (Student Center)
Subway/Jamba Juice (Recreation Center)
Einstein Brothers Bagels (CTLM)
Blaster's Brew (Brown Building)

Office of Admissions Address
Starzer Welcome Center
1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401


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