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.

First year and Undeclared students!

If you are a first year student, or have not yet declared your major please click the button below for your registration information.

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
Business Engineering and Management Science
Chemical Engineering
  • Advising Details
    • Walk-in and scheduled appointments are available.
    • Faculty walk-in advising sessions in AH368: 11/9 3:00-4:00pm, 11/10 9:00am-11:00am, 11/11 12:00pm-1:00pm
    • Please see the 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
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
Civil Engineering
  • Advising Details
    • Group Advising
      • In-Person: November 2, 12-1pm, Brown Building W250. Register here.
      • Online: November 9, 4-5pm, via Zoom. Regsiter here.
    • Advising Appointments
  • PINS
    •  Required for all declared students with a GPA  below 2.5
    • Schedule a meeting with Dana Morrison 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
            • Thursday 10/27, 12pm-1pm (Metals Hall)
            • Wednesday 11/9, 4pm-5pm (Petroleum Hall)
          • Junior and Senior students
            • Friday 10/28, 4pm-5pm (Metals Hall)
            • Tuesday 11/1,  5:30pm-6:30pm  (Berthoud Hall 241)
        • Check your email or canvas to register for Interrupt.
        • First-year students and seniors graduating in December 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 Maroney and attend Interrupt to receive their PIN.
    • Helpful Information
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    Engineering (DE)
    • Group Advising
      • November 1st from 5pm-7pm in Marquez 108.
    • PINS
      • Required for all declared DE Students
      • Schedule a meeting with your faculty advisor prior to registration.
    Environmental Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising
          • In-Person: November 2, 12-1pm, Brown Building W250
          • Online: November 9, 4-5pm, via Zoom
        • Advising Appointments
      • PINS
        •  Required for all declared students with a GPA  below 2.5
        • Schedule a meeting with Dana Morrison to receive your PIN prior to your registration time.
    Geological Engineering
    • Advising Detail
      • CASA Advisor Appointments: Individual appointments available. Click here to schedule an appointment with Lindsey Toper.
      • Faculty Advising: Please e-mail your faculty mentor to set-up an appointment for advising. Click here for faculty contact information.
      • Walk-In Advising: Offered virtually & remote during registration week (Nov 14 – 18, 2022)
        • Nov 14: 9:30 – 11:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 939 3371 5222 & passcode: 688039)
        • Nov 15: 1:30 – 3:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
        • Nov 16: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
        • Nov 17: 8:30 – 10:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 990 2588 7290, & passcode: 469806)
        • Nov 18: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
    • 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, Lindsey Toper. Click here to schedule an appointment with Lindsey Toper.
      • We strongly recommend that GE students meet with both their faculty mentor & CASA major advisor every semester.

      Geophysical Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising: Friday November 11, 2022 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm in MZ 204. Register here.
        • CASA Advisor Appointments: Individual appointments available. Click here to schedule an appointment with Lindsey Toper.
        • Faculty Advising: Please e-mail your faculty mentor to set-up an appointment for advising. Click here for faculty contact information.
        • Walk-In Advising: Offered virtually & remote during registration week (Nov 14 – 18, 2022)
          • 14: 9:30 – 11:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 939 3371 5222 & passcode: 688039)
          • Nov 15: 1:30 – 3:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 16: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 17: 8:30 – 10:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 990 2588 7290, & passcode: 469806)
          • Nov 18: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
      • PINS
        • All GP students will have a registration PIN.
        • Registration PIN’s can be obtained from a CASA advisor or your faculty mentor.
        • We strongly recommend that GP students meet with both their faculty mentor & CASA major advisor every semester.
      • Helpful Information
      Mechanical Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advsing is optional for all students
        • General Group Advising:
          • Session 1 will be November 2nd from 4-5pm in BB W375. Register here.
            • Registration is required for this session.
          • Session 2 will be November 10th from 4-5pm in CTLM 102. Register here.
          • Session 3 will be November 14th from noon – 1pm in BB W250. Regsiter 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 (Last Names G-Z).
          • Click here to schedule an appointment with CASA Major advisor Karla Perez-Velez (Last Names A-F).
      • 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 Dana Morrison 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
        • CASA Advisor Appointments: Individual appointments available. Click here to schedule an appointment with Lindsey Toper.
        • Faculty Advising: Please e-mail your faculty mentor to set-up an appointment for advising. Click here for faculty contact information.
        • Walk-In Advising: Offered virtually & remote during registration week (Nov 14 – 18, 2022)
          • Nov 14: 9:30 – 11:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 939 3371 5222 & passcode: 688039)
          • Nov 15: 1:30 – 3:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 16: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 17: 8:30 – 10:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 990 2588 7290, & passcode: 469806)
          • Nov 18: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
      • PINS
        • All mining students will have a registration PIN.
        • All declared mining students are required to meet with their faculty mentor to receive their PIN.
      • Helpful Information
      Petroleum Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • Group Advising:
          • Session #1 will be November 2nd, 12 – 1 PM (MST), in-person in MZ 335, lunch provided. Register here.
        • CASA Advisor Appointments: Individual appointments available. Click here to schedule an appointment with Lindsey Toper.
        • Faculty Advising: Please e-mail your faculty mentor to set-up an appointment for advising. Click here for faculty contact information.
        • Walk-In Advising: Offered virtually & remote during registration week (Nov 14 – 18, 2022)
          • Nov 14: 9:30 – 11:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 939 3371 5222 & passcode: 688039)
          • Nov 15: 1:30 – 3:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 16: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
          • Nov 17: 8:30 – 10:30 AM (MST) via Zoom (click here to connect, meeting ID: 990 2588 7290, & passcode: 469806)
          • Nov 18: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MST) in Aspen Hall
      • PINS
        • Petroleum Engineering students will have a registration PIN if their cumulative GPA is below a 2.5.
        • PE students with a GPA below 2.5 can meet with Dr. Linda Battalora (lbattalo@mines.edu), Dr. Mark Miller (mmiller@mines.edu), or Lindsey Toper (ltoper@mines.edu) to receive their registration PIN.
      Physics
      • Advising Details
        • Drop-In Group Advising on Physics Discord: https://discord.com/invite/Psq5s95hsn
        • Three dates available!
          • Tuesday, November 8th from 2-4pm on Discord
          • Wednesday, November 9th from 2-4pm on Discord
          • Thursday, November 10th from 2-4pm on Discord
        • MANDATORY for all declared Physics majors (this is where you will receive your registration PIN).Registration PIN – How to Tell If You Need One  
          • Declared Physics majors MUST complete a tracking sheet and upload it to their digital folder prior to attending group advising. Not sure what this means? Check your Mines email for instructions (these were sent numerous times). Can’t find the instructions? Email Taylor Bickford (CASA Major Advisor for Physics) at Thase@mines.edu.
      • PINS
        • Required for all declared physics majors
        • PINs will only be shared at drop-in group advising on Discord.
      • Helpful Information
      Quantitative Bioscience and Engineering
      • Advising Details
        • The QBE program will be hosting group advising information sessions for QBE majors on Tuesday November 1st from 5:00-6:00pm in person in BE108. To register click here.
          • Required for all QBE majors who are in their sophomore year and up.
          • We will review the Spring course offerings for QBE and the semester-by-semester plan.
          • Answer any questions you may have.
        • QBE Spring registration walk-in advising will be held on Friday, November 4th from 12pm – 2:00pm in AH447.
        • Students with lingering questions after the November 4th 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 emailed to all students that attended the session.
      • Helpful Information
        • More information can be found on the QBE Undergraduate Communications Page on Canvas. Email Jennie Gambach if you need access to the Canvas page.
        • FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: You are welcome at the group advising meeting (see above) and encouraged to see your first-year advisor with scheduling questions.
      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.