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

Student Center E264:
Student Life Office, Student Center 234, 8am – 5 pm, Mon-Fri; or
Lisa Goberis, Student Life, 303-273-3230, lgoberis@mines.edu

Starzer Welcome Center 324:
Jerilin Brewer, Admissions, 303-273-3226, jerilinbrewer@mines.edu
Annette Schoon, Mines Foundation, 303-273- 3137,  aschoon@mines.edu

Hill Hall 236:
Nancy Progar, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, 303-273-3660, progar@mines.edu
Maria Burwell, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, 303-273-3780, 
burwell@mines.edu

Coors Tek 031:
Barbara Shellenberger, Physics, 303-273-3830, bpjohnso@mines.edu

OTHER RESOURCES

Mines Park Playground
Classified

Support for Families