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 cannot distribute pins.
    • Info on how to find your faculty advisor’s name and make the most of your meeting can be found in Canvas. Contact Samuel Nez samuelnez@mines.edu for Chemistry Canvas site access.
  • Helpful Information
    • Latest flowsheets for biochemistry are on the Chemistry Undergraduate Communication Canvas site
    • 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 April 8th.
Business Engineering and Management Science
Chemical Engineering
  • Advising Details
    • Group and Quick Q&A Advising Sessions are available as well as scheduled appointments with CBE CASA advisor Jennie Gambach.
    • Pre-registration required. Please see teh full options and register on the CBE UG Canvas site here (note you must be logged into Canvas for this link to work).
  • Pins
    • Required for all declared students with a GPA below 3.0.
    • Meeting is required to receive your pin. Options for meetings are listed in the above link.
  • Helpful Information
    • More information can be found on the CBE Undergraduate Communications Page on Canvas. Email Jennie Gambach if you need access to the Canvas page.
    • 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 April 8th.
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 cannont distribute pins.
    • Info on how to find your faculty advisor’s name and make the most of your meeting can be found in Canvas. Contact Samuel Nez samuelnez@mines.edu for Chemistry Canvas site access.
  • Helpful Information
    • Latest flowsheets for chemistry are on the Chemistry Undergraduate Communication Canvas site
    • 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 April 8th.
Civil Engineering
  • Advising Details
    • Group Advising
      • In-Person: March 16th, 12-1pm, Brown Building W280
      • Online: March 30th, 4-5pm, via Zoom
    • Advising Appointments
  • 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.
    Computer Science
    • Advising Details
      • All declared CS students are required to attend Interrupt (group advising)
        • Interrupt: Group Advising:
          • First-year and Sophomore students
            • Tuesday 3/15 (12:30-1:30PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
            • Monday 4/4 (12:00-1:00PM)- Green Center, Petroleum Hall
          • Junior and Senior students
            • Monday 3/14 (12:00-1:00PM)- Green Center, Metals Hall
            • Tuesday 3/29 (5:30-6:30PM)- CTLM 102
        • Check your email or canvas 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 for Proactive Advising and attend Interrupt to receive their PIN.
    • Helpful Information
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    • Advising Details
      • Group Advising: Will take place in a computer lab. Sign up required (sign up link will be shared via EE mailing list)
        • Group advising dates: Monday, March 14th from 5-6pm in Marquez Hall 022 Wednesday, March 16th from 5-6pm in Marquez Hall 022
        • The Monday session will focus on supporting Juniors and Seniors
        • The Wednesday session will focus on supporting Sophomores and Juniors.
        • During group advising, students will receive information about the EE curriculum, electives being offered this semester, learn about emphasis areas, and can ask questions
        • Students will have the opportunity to build their schedules in GEODE with assistance from the department
      • Appointments: Individual appointments available. Click to schedule an appointment with Taylor
    • PINS
    • Helpful Information
    Engineering (BSE)
    • Group Advising
      • March 29th, 5 – 6:30pm, McNeil Hall 213
    • PINS
      • Required for all declared students BSE Students
      • Schedule a meeting with your faculty advisor prior to registration.
    Environmental Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising
          • In-Person: March 16th, 12-1pm, Brown Building W280
          • Online: March 30th, 4-5pm, via Zoom
        • Advising Appointments
      • 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.
    Geological Engineering
    • Advising Detail
      • Group Advising: We will be offering a remote and in-person session. The presentation will cover information about summer and fall course offering, registration, PINs and more.
        • Group advising in-person: Thursday, March 10th from 3:30pm – 4:30pm in CT – 102
        • Group Advising remote: Tuesday, March 15th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm over zoom
          •  To register click here
    • PINS
      • All students will have a registration PIN
      • All students above a 2.5 GPA must meet with their faculty mentor to receive their pin.
      • All students with a 2.5 or below GPA must meet with their CASA major advisor. Email casa@mines.edu schedule an appointment
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the GE canvas site, email casa@mines.edu

      Geophysical Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Advising Detail
          • Group Advising: We will be offering a remote and in-person session. The presentation will cover information about summer and fall course offering, registration, PINs and more.
            • Group advising in-person: Wednesday, March 9th from 1:00pm – 2:00pm in BE – 243
              • To register click here
            • Group Advising remote: Wednesday, March 16th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm over zoom
              •  To register click here
      • PINS
        • All GP students will have a registration PIN
        • GP students can receive their PIN after attending a group advising session (students will be emailed PIN  after they attend) or by meeting with their faculty mentor or CASA major advisor
        • GP students who have a 2.5 or below cumulative GPA must meet with their faculty mentor or CASA major advisor (Karla) to receive their PIN
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the GP canvas site, email casa@mines.edu
      Mechanical Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advsing is optional for all students (only required for Sophomores in the Fall)
        • General Group Advising:
          • Session 1 will be March 16th from 4-5pm in BB W375. Register here.
            • Registration is required for this session.
          • Session 2 will be March 31st from 4-5pm in BB W250. Register here.
        • Student can also meet one-on-one with CASA major advisor or ME faculty mentor
          • Click here to schedule an appointment with CASA Major advisor Ben Moore.
      • PINS
        • 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
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising: We will be offering a remote and in-person session. The presentation will cover information about summer and fall course offering, registration, PINs and more.
          • Group advising in-person: Monday, March 7th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm in BB – W210
            •  To register click here
          • Group Advising remote: Tuesday, March 15th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm over zoom
            •  To register click here
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared MN students to meet with their faculty mentor.
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the MN canvas site, email casa@mines.edu
      Petroleum Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising: We will be offering a remote and in-person session. The presentation will cover information about summer and fall course offering, registration, PINs and more.
          • Group advising in-person: Thursday, March 10th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in GC – Metals
            •  To register click here
          • Group Advising remote: Monday, March 14th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm over zoom
            • To register click here
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared PE students with a GPA below 2.5. Students can meet with Dr. Battalora, Dr. Miller, Terri Snyder, or Dr. Pérez-Vélez to receive their registration PIN.
      • Helpful Information
        • If you need access to the PE canvas site, email CASA@mines.edu
      Physics
      Quantitative Bioscience and Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • The QBE program will be hosting group advising information sessions for QBE majors on  Wednesday, March 16th, 5pm-6pm in person in CK150.
          • Required for all QBE majors who are in their sophomore year and up, encouraged for any undergraduate interested in QBE.
          • We will review the fall and summer course offerings for QBE, the semester-by-semester plan.
          • Answer any questions you may have.
        • QBE fall registration walk-in advising will be held on Thursday, March 17th from 10am – 12pm in AH252.
        • Students with lingering questions after the March 17th 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.
          • Registration pins will be emaile to all students that attended the session.
      • Helpful Information
        • FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: You are welcome at the group advising meeting (see above) and encouraged to see your first-year advisor with scheduling questions. If they recommend that you meet with Jennie Gambach, you are welcome to schedule a meeting after April 9th.
      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.