Orientation Step 1: Launch

This orientation program 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 fee.  Highlights of this program include small-group advising, sessions with academic and support services, departmental open houses, and much more. 2017 sessions are now closed, but an online version is available here:


Online Launch Program 

The videos below were recorded at a previous Launch session. Please view videos on the topics you find beneficial at your leisure.

Registration Information
The Registrar’s Office will create fall semester schedules for all incoming students. Student schedules will include all applicable AP/IB/transfer coursework and will include courses in the Core Curriculum. Schedules will be available to view on Trailhead towards the end of July, and students are able to make changes to their schedules in early August should they so desire.

If you want to deny any or all of your AP/IB credit, please visit this website for detailed instructions: https://inside.mines.edu/decline_ap_ib_credit/


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