major advising

As a student who has declared their major, you’ll receive advising from your CASA major advisor as well as a faculty mentor in your academic department. Including yourself, this trio encourages holistic academic success and understanding of your curricular needs within your time at Mines in addition to your experiential and career opportunities. 

Advising Information

Click on your major below for information about registration advisement.

  • All Students: To find your current advisor, log into your Trailhead account and select Student on the left hand side of the screen. Click on Student Self-Service and then click on Student profile.
Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Biochemistry
  • Advising Details
    • All declared students must meet with faculty advisor to receive a registration pin. Students may schedule a meeting with the CASA advisor for biochemistry, Jennie Gambach, prior to or after their faculty advising meeting if desired
  • PINS
    • Required for all declared students in Biochemistry.
    • You must meet with your faculty advisor to receive your Registration pin. Jennie may not distribute pins.
    • Info on how to find your faculty advisor’s name and make the most of your meeting can be found here. Contact Samuel Nez samuelnez@mines.edu for Chemistry Canvas site access.
  • Helpful Information
Business Engineering and Management Science
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
  • Advising Details
    • All declared students must meet with faculty advisor to receive a registration pin. Students may schedule a meeting with the CASA advisor for chemistry, Jennie Gambach, prior to or after their faculty advising meeting if desired
  • PINS
    • Required for all declared students in Chemistry
    • You must meet with your faculty advisor to receive your Registration pin. Jennie may not distribute pins.
    • Info on how to find your faculty advisor’s name and make the most of your meeting can be found here. Contact Samuel Nez samuelnez@mines.edu for Chemistry Canvas site access.
  • Helpful Information
Civil Engineering
  • PINS
    •  Required for all declared students with a GPA  below 2.5
    • Schedule a meeting with Stephen Green to receive your PIN prior to your registration time.
  • Helpful Information
    • More information can be found on the CE Student Portal on Canvas. Email Stephen Green if you need access to the Canvas page.
Computer Science
  • Advising Details
    • Interrupt: Group Advising:
      • First-year and Sophomore students
        • Tuesday 10/26 (12:30-1:30PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
        • Thursday 11/4 (5:00-6:00PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
      • Junior and Senior students
        • Thursday 11/4 (12:30-1:30PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
        • Tuesday 11/9 (5:00-6:00PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
    • Check your email to register for Interrupt.
    • First-year students and graduating seniors are welcome, but not required to attend Interrupt.
  • PINS
    • All declared CS students are required to attend Interrupt to receive their PIN.
    • All declared CS students with a gpa below a 2.5 are required to meet one-on-one with Colleen and attend Interrupt to receive their PIN.
  • Helpful Information
Economics
Electrical Engineering
    Engineering
    • Group Advising
      • Group advising dates TBD
    • PINS
      • Required for all declared students BSE Students
      • Schedule a meeting with your faculty advisor prior to registration.
    Environmental Engineering
    Geological Engineering
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared GE students to meet with their faculty mentor if GPA is above a 2.5.
        • Students with a GPA below 2.5 need to meet with faculty mentor and Jaime.
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the GE canvas site, email jbachmeier@mines.edu

      Geophysical Engineering
      Mechanical Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising is required for all Sophomores who have confirmed ME as their major
        • Sophomore Required Group Advising: Thursday, October 28 @ 5pm in Hill Hall 202 register here and Monday, November 8 @ 4pm in Hill Hall 202 register here 
        • General Group Advising: Wednesday, October 27 @ 3pm in McNeal 213, register here and  Thursday, November 11 @ 4pm in Library 119, register here. All ME students are welcome!
        • Student can also meet one-on-one with CASA major advisor or ME faculty mentor
          • Appointments for meeting with major advisor: If your last name starts with the letter A-F, schedule with Dr. Karla Pérez-Vélez here. If your last name starts with letter G-Z, schedule with Ben Moore here.
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared Sophomores – must attend group advising to receive PIN
        • Required for students with a GPA below 2.5- must meet one-on-one with CASA major advisor or ME faculty mentor
      • Helpful Information
        • Registration information, FAQ’s and contact information for major advisors and faculty mentors can be found on the ME student portal in Canvas
      Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared students with a GPA  below 2.7
        • Schedule a meeting with Stephen Green to receive your PIN prior to your registration time.
        • Dr. Gerald Bourne, Faculty Mentor, and Stacey Lucero can also provide registration PIN
      Mining Engineering
      Petroleum Engineering
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared PE students with a GPA below 2.5 to meet with wither their faculty mentor or Jaime.
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the PE canvas site, email jbachmeier@mines.edu
      Physics
      • Advising Details
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared physics majors
        • PINs will be shared at group advising
      • Helpful Information
        • Physics mailing list. Email Taylor Hase or Barbara Shellenberger to be added.
      Quantitative Bioscience and Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • The QBE program will be hosting Spring Registration Advising Session on Monday, November 8th, 5pm-6pm in person in CK150 or on Zoom at https://mines.zoom.us/j/6015543785. Required for all QBE majors who are in their sophomore year and up, encouraged for any undergraduate interested in QBE. We will review the spring course offerings for QBE, the updated semester-by-semester plan, and answer any questions you may have.
        • Students with lingering questions after the 11/8 meeting can schedule an advising appointment with Jennie Gambach or Josh Ramey.
      • PINS
        • Required for all QBE declared students (2nd year and up). To get your registration pin you must attend the group advising session (info above). If you are unable to attend, you may watch the recording.
      • Helpful Information
        • FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: You are encouraged to see your first-year advisor. If they recommend that you meet with Jennie Gambach, you are welcome to schedule a meeting after November 20

      ADA Accessibility: CASA’s new location in Aspen Hall, 1869 W. Campus Rd., is not ADA accessible. If you require ADA accessibility, we are happy to work with you! Please consider scheduling an online appointment or e-mailing casa@mines.edu 48 hours in advance to set up an appointment in a common ADA accessible area on campus.

      ADA Accessibility: CASA’s new location in Aspen Hall, 1869 W. Campus Rd., is not ADA accessible. If you require ADA accessibility, we are happy to work with you! Please consider scheduling an online appointment or e-mailing casa@mines.edu 48 hours in advance to set up an appointment in a common ADA accessible area on campus.