New Faculty Information

We are delighted that you have accepted our offer to join the faculty at Colorado School of Mines. To get started, please read the steps below and review the associated links.

Onboarding is the process of bringing a new employee into the organization. We realize this is a process and is more than just orientation. This guide looks to provide information you may need in the next few weeks, and aims to get you off to a good start.

General Onboarding


Academic Affairs

Office of the Provost with information and resources for the university’s academic activities.

Navigating Mines Systems

Online management and navigation for all things Mines

  • Self Service – personal information, funds & finances, class schedules/rosters
  • Canvas – course management
  • Cognos or CRS – data and reports
  • Project Management – resources and software
  • Percipio – online trainings

Additional Department Information

  • MAPS (Mines Administrative Processing Services)
    • Chrome River – Expense allocation and reconciliation
    • Travel processing 
    • Reimbursements
    • OneCard – university procurement card for authorized Mines users 
    • Payroll
    • Student Contracts 
    • Administrative forms
  • Registrar’s Office
    • Academic Calendar
    • Class/Exam Scheduling
    • Course Catalog
    • Grades
    • Academic Room Reservation
  • Student Life
    • CASA Center for Academic Services and Advising
    • CARE – Crisis Assessment, Response, and Education




Teaching, Learning, and Mentorship

  • Trefny Innovative Instruction Center
    • Teaching and Assessment Support
    • Course Design/Review
    • Teaching Observations
    • Learning Metrics & Outcomes
    • Analyzing Student/Course Data
    • Online Degrees/Classes

Mines Communications

Infrastructure and Operations


Campus Culture

Security and Campus Safety