Family Support at Mines
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
- 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.
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.
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
Mines Park Playground
Support for Families
- Dependent Tuition Benefit
- Nursing Mothers Accommodations
- School Closures and Severe Weather Policy
- Faculty Handbook, Section 5.4 Leave Benefits
(Includes: Paid/unpaid, vacation, sick, FMLA, Holiday, administrative, funeral, military, jury, medical disability and parental leave)
- Faculty Handbook, Section 5.5 Insurance
(Includes: Health/disability, medical, dental, vision, life, travel/accident)
- Classified Handbook
- Colorado State Employee Assistance Program
- Colorado: 303-866-4314
- Toll-free: 800-821-8154
- Compensatory Time in the Workweek