Orientation Step 1: Launch

Launch your Career at Mines!

Launch is designed to prepare students for a smooth and successful transition to Mines. This program is for those students who have committed to enroll at Mines and have submitted their $200 confirmation deposit. Highlights of this program include sessions with academic and support services, campus tours, connecting with current students and faculty, our community fair, and much more. 

Effective Friday, April 10**At this time, due the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions of gathering in large groups, we have moved all Launch sessions to an entirely online virtual format. This virtual format will consist of live forums from 10AM-2PM MST on your Launch date where you will able to hear from a variety of campus resources and offices and also be able to ask questions in real time. Will we re-open registration for our Virtual Launch dates on Friday, April 17 for anyone who has not already registered to do so. If you have already enrolled in a Launch date, you will automatically be enrolled in the Virtual Launch for that date and you will receive an email with additional information. If you have any questions, please reach out to our office at nest@mines.edu.

If you have not already registered, once registration opens on April 17, click on a date below that you would like to attend. If you are an incoming transfer student, you should register for the July 10 Virtual Launch date only.

Launch 2020 Dates

*Note: The July 10 Launch date is designated for Transfer Students.


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 have automatically been enrolled in this course and it is also accessible for families and guests. Click here to access the online orientation course!


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