Orientation Step 1: Launch

Launch your Career at Mines!

Launch is designed to prepare students for a smooth and successful transition to Mines. This one-day orientation program is for those undergraduate students and families who have committed to enroll at Mines and have submitted their $200 confirmation deposit. Launch is mandatory for new undergraduate students and families and guests are also encouraged to attend! Highlights of this program include:

  • Sessions with Financial Aid, Bursar, Residence Life and other offices that will share important details and deadlines
  • Connecting with current students and your new peers through peer discussions
  • Meeting your academic advisor and learning more about how advising and course enrollment will work at Mines

For Summer 2021, Launch will be a virtual experience. Specific dates can be found below. Registration for Launch will open on Monday, December 1. In addition to participating in a virtual Launch session, all new students will also be enrolled into an online orientation course starting May 1. Families and support systems will also have access to this online course. More details will be provided in the coming months. It’s important to note that whatever email address you use to register for Launch is the same email address that future Launch information will be sent. Registration will close one week prior to each Launch date.

Launch 2021 Dates

Click on a date below to register!

Online Orientation Course

In addition to registering to attend a Virtual Launch date, the Office of New Student & Transition Services has also created an online orientation course in Canvas. All new students who have committed to attend Mines will automatically been enrolled in this course on May 1, 2021. This course will also accessible for families and guests. Check back to this page on May 1, 2021 for access!


Office of New Student and Transition Services
Campus Living Office, Elm Hall
1795 Elm Street
Golden, CO 80401