Graduate Life at Mines


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There are few campuses in the United States that offer the natural beauty of Colorado School of Mines. Take a look at our featured campus videos here: Discover Mines

You will find that opportunities for relaxation and recreation outside labs and classrooms are abundant in and around Golden.

All graduate students are members of the Graduate Student Government and you are encouraged to take an active role within the organization. Not only will you have the opportunity to work with fellow graduate students in your degree program, you will meet and network with others outside your program. Additionally, Mines offers more than 100 different student organizations, clubs and recreation activities.

You will find the campus and surrounding areas to be a safe environment. Please take some time to view our Campus Safety Information.

Colorado School of Mines is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for the members of the campus community. Students in a state of distress are encouraged to seek out relevant services for assistance. The CARE at Mines website provides information on available campus and community resources.

Ethics violations can be reported through SpeakUP@Mines. Reports can be anonymous.

Colorado School of Mines is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of harassment and sexual violence. Such behaviors are not tolerated at Mines and are prohibited both by law and by University policy. The University will respond promptly and effectively to reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence and will take appropriate action to prevent, to correct, and when necessary, to discipline behavior that violates University policy.

Housing Options

Living in the Golden area offers close proximity to:

  • Denver International Airport (35 mi/56 km - campus)
  • Hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, skiing and biking
  • Live professional sports (Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rapids)
  • Broadway plays and symphony performances (Denver Center for Performing Arts)
  • Concerts (The Pepsi Center, The Fillmore, The Gothic Theatre)
  • Test your luck at area casinos (Central City and Blackhawk)

You can read more about what's happening*:

Mines Newsroom & Mines in the News

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in Colorado:

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*The Graduate Office at Mines does not endorse any off-campus websites/services.

If you would like to visit campus please click here: Visit Mines

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Colorado School of Mines
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Graduate School
Student Center E140
Golden, Colorado USA 80401-1887
(303) 273-3247
(800) 446-9488 x3247

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