Family Support at Mines

 OUR MISSION

Our mission is to create a family-friendly campus that stands out nationwide; one that makes Mines a destination university for faculty and staff, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and non-traditional undergraduate students who have families. Here you will find listings for family-friendly events, camps, programs, policies, resources and more.

EVENTS @ MINES

Mines Programs

  • K-12 Student Outreach Program:
    Various science, mathematics, and technology-content-based courses for students in K-12.
  • Summer Multicultural Engineering Training Program:
    Science and engineering program combining course work, hands-on projects, industry tours, sporting activities and social events for rising high school juniors and seniors.
  • Girls Lead the Way:
    A conference focused on women and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines for Colorado high school girls.

MOTHER’S ROOM

WELLNESS/MOTHER’S ROOMS Overview

In order to support the wellness and parenting needs of faculty, staff, and students, Colorado School of Mines has dedicated wellness/mothers’ rooms in several campus buildings.

These are private spaces dedicated for the purposes of expressing breast milk, nursing a child, administering medicine, and/or other medically necessary activities. 

Amenities

Each room includes:
A sink, counter, microwave, refrigerator, electrical outlets, and comfortable seating.

Nursing mothers should provide their own breast pumps, attachments, and cleaning supplies. Other amenities may vary by location.

Locations Across Campus

Hill Hall – Room 236

Starzer Welcome Center – Room 324

Student Center  – Room 316

OTHER RESOURCES

Mines Park Playground

Classified

Support for Families