Mines Park

Student Apartments for Upper-class (second-year and above) Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Student Families

Mines Park is an apartment complex that was built to provide convenient, affordable housing for the expanding Mines community. The complex has apartments for both single upper-class (second-year and above) undergraduate students, graduate students, and families. There are one, two, and three-bedroom units for single students (individual bedrooms) and one and two-bedroom units for families. The Apartments at Mines Park are located at the southwest corner of 6th Avenue and 19th Street, at the base of Mt. Zion – only a 10-minute walk to campus.

Important Phone Numbers for Current Residents
  • For locks-outs or other assistance 24/7, please call the on-call Community Assistant: 303-808-2446
  • For additional assistance or apartment questions please visit the Mines Park Housing Office from 8 am – 7 pm Monday-Friday, and 10 am – 2 pm Saturday-Sunday
  • Samantha Ralston, Residence Life Coordinator for Mines Park Apartments: (303) 273-3922

Application Timeframes

Current Mines Park Residents Renewal/Vacate Process – February 1-20

New Residents at Mines Park Apartments (Current Students Application) – March 1 – March 3

New Residents at Mines Park Apartments (Incoming/Transfer Application) – April 1 – Summer 2021

The current student application for upper-class undergraduate, graduate, and family housing at Mines Park Apartments will open at 10 AM MST on Monday, March. 1, and remain open through 11:59 PM MST on Wednesday, March. 3.

All times are listed in Mountain Time. Applicants are selected, assigned, and offered housing through a lottery process based on housing availability. When you apply has no bearing on the lottery process as long as an application is submitted within the designated time frame. Application processes are NOT first-come, first-serve. An application does not guarantee housing. Housing offers are based on housing availability. Housing preferences including assignments with members of Roommate Groups are not guaranteed.

Proposed Mines Park Rates 2021-2022

Mines Park Apartments 2021-2022

Residents at Mines Park Apartments are responsible for their own Xcel Utilities. The rates listed below include laundry, internet, water and trash.

All apartment rates are per month per unit.

The following rates have NOT been finalized by the Board of Trustees for the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change until approved.

Family Housing

One-Bedroom Family Unit: $1,352.00 per month

Two-Bedroom Family Unit: $1,542.00 per month

Single Students

One-Bedroom Unit: $1,352.00 per month

Two-Bedroom Unit: $1,852.00 per month ($926.00 per person per month)

Three-Bedroom Unit: $2,539.00 ($846.00 per person per month)

Now Offering Optional Mines Park Bedroom Furniture!

For a one-time charge of $200 per semester ($40 per month), you may request to reside in a furnished bedroom space through the application process. The unit will not be furnished, only bedroom furniture will be provided. Please note: if you indicate you would like a furnished bedroom in your application, your preference may not be guaranteed, but Residence Life will inform you whether your bedroom is furnished and if a $200 charge per semester will be added to your student account if you are selected for housing offer through the lottery process. Housing offers are not guaranteed based on housing availability. Bedroom furniture will include an XL twin bed, pedestal, dresser, and a desk chair for the built-in desk.

Mines Park Apartment Details
  • All apartments are unfurnished*
    • *Furnished bedrooms now available for an additional $200 per semester – details provided in application for new residents applying for 10-month lease during the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Kitchens are equipped with a full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, an oven and range
  • One, Two, and Three-Bedroom Units for Single Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students
  • One or Two-Bedroom Units for Family Housing
  • Community Center 1 & 2 – Residents have the ability to reserve Community Center 1 for programs, events, and gatherings
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Laundry facilities in both Community Center 1 & 2
  • Mines Park Parking Permit
  • Community programs and events
  • Recreational areas and green space
  • Maintenance
  • Transportation: RTD
  • Utilities: Everything is included, except Xcel Energy (energy & gas)
  • Air Conditioned Units in 2000s buildings (A/C is not included in the 1800s and 1900s buildings)
  • Heating in all apartment units
  • Trash and recycling receptacles
  • Safe walking distance to campus
Unit Layouts
One-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

One-Bedroom Units 1-112 (1800 and 1900/Family Buildings)

One-Bedroom Units 113-272 (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

Two-Bedroom Units 1-112 (1800 and 1900/Family Buildings)

Two-Bedroom Units 113-272 (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

Three-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

Three-Bedroom Units 1-112 (1800 Buildings)

Three-Bedroom Units 113-272 (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mines Park Apartments

Apartment Buildings

Total # Years Students Can Reside in Their Unit

Community Centers Featuring Laundry Facilities, Television Lounge, Study Area & Kitchen

Required Meal Plans (Voluntary Meal Plan Options Available)

View the 2021-2022 Upper-class Housing Timeline & Application Process

Current Resident Resources

FAQ
Map

MINES PARK – MINERS SPUR (BUILDINGS: 1805, 1807, 1809, 1811, 1813, 1815)

MINES PARK – TANGENT WAY (BUILDINGS: 1901, 1903 & 1905) – FAMILY HOUSING

MINES PARK – DIGGER DRIVE (BUILDINGS: 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913) – FAMILY HOUSING

MINES PARK – INFINITY CIRCLE (BUILDINGS: 2001, 2003 – (GRAD), 2005 – (GRAD), 2007, 2009 – (GRAD), 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023, 2025, 2027)

Mines Park Map

Proposed Lease SAMPLE

To view the Proposed Mines Park Student Housing Lease Agreement (“Lease”), please select one of the options below:

Please note that the proposed leases provided above are for informational purposes only and are not to be taken as a legal form of any current or valid Mines Park Student Housing Lease Agreement.

Mines Park Features

In addition to hosting a convenient and involved living experience, the Apartments at Mines Park offer a wide variety of additional features. The following features and services listed below are all offered to Mines Park residents:

  • Community Center 1 & 2 – Residents have the ability to reserve Community Center 1 for programs, events and gatherings.
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Laundry facilities in both Community Center 1 & 2
  • Mines Park Parking Permit
  • Community Programs and Events
  • Recreational areas and green space
  • Maintenance
  • Transportation: RTD
  • Utilities: Everything is included, except Xcel Energy (energy & gas)
  • Air Condition units in 2000s buildings (A/C is not included in the 1800s and 1900s buildings)
  • Heating in all apartment units
  • Trash and recycling receptacles
  • Safe walking distance to campus
What is included in rent?

Mines pays for water, sewer, public area lighting, trash removal, snow removal, parking and wired or wireless connection to the Mines network.

Does rent include all utilities?

No. Upon move-in, student will contact Xcel Energy to transfer utilities into his/her name(s). Xcel is the utility provider for both gas and electric.

Do I have to have a parking permit to park at Mines Park?
Yes, a parking pass is required to park at Mines Park, 7am-5pm, Monday through Friday. For more questions on the Campus Parking Policy, contact Parking Services at 303-273-3100 or visit www.mines.edu/parking. In single student apartments, one Mines Park parking permit per resident is included. Residents of single student apartments are permitted to have one vehicle at Mines Park. In family housing, one Mines Park parking permit per unit is included. Residents living in family housing with an adult may have two (2) vehicles at Mines Park provided both vehicles are properly registered with Parking Services; both vehicles must display a parking permit. The Mines Park parking permit allows the permit holder to park a vehicle in the residential areas of Mines Park only. No other campus permits are not available for Mines Park Residents. Residents are subject to all policies contained in the Colorado School of Mines Vehicle Operation and Parking Policy.
 
Can visitors to Mines Park residents get a parking permit?

Parking Services provides FREE temporary parking permits for short-term visitors. Residents should bring the license plate number of their visitors vehicle and we will issue a temporary permit for Mines Park so they are not ticketed for not having a permit, if they happen to be visiting during our enforcement hours.

I am unable to connect to the wireless internet. What should I do?

If you are having trouble using your computer to access the internet on the Mines wireless network, or if you think that a wired ethernet port in your apartment is not working, contact IT&S through the Mines Help Center

What do I do if I have locked myself out of my apartment?

You have a few options. If you have locked yourself out during business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00am-7:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm) stop by the Mines Park Housing Office for assistance.

If you have locked yourself out during before or after business hours, you will need to call the Community Assistant on call at (303) 808-2446.  The Community Assistant on call will assist you with your lock out.

If you do lock yourself out of your unit or bedroom, you will be charged a $30.00 penalty fee.  This charge will be put on your account within a few weeks to a month after the lockout has occurred.  It is highly suggested and encouraged that all resident carry their keys on them at all times.

Do the apartments come furnished?

No, the Apartments at Mines Park do not come furnished. Students will need to provide their own furniture. Main kitchen appliances are provided (i.e. refrigerator, stove/oven, dishwasher).

Is any type of smoking allowed?

No. The Apartments at Mines Park are strictly smoke free. This includes hookahs and any other smoking devices. Smoking must be done 25 feet away from any Mines building.

Are pets allowed?

No. The only exception is harmless aquatic life kept in appropriate domains, not to exceed 10 gallons.

Are window air conditioners or satellite dishes allowed?

No. However, you may purchase a portable floor model air conditioner to be used in your unit. Under no circumstances are any objects allowed to hang or protrude outside of the apartment windows.

Do the apartments have storage units?

Apartments on Infinity Circle have a secure storage closet outside of their unit. Units in the 1800 and 1900 buildings have space inside their unit to store their belongings.

What kitchen appliances are included?

Units include a stove, dishwasher and refrigerator. You must bring any additional appliances you may require.

Mines Park Apartments Addresses

Mailing & Physical Addresses
Mines Park – Miners Spur
(Buildings: 1805, 1807, 1809, 1811, 1813, 1815)
Recipient’s Name
Colorado School of Mines Building #___
Miners Spur – Unit #___
Golden, Colorado 80401

Mines Park – Tangent Way
(Buildings: 1901 & 1905)
Recipient’s Name
Colorado School of Mines Building #___
Tangent Way – Unit #___
Golden, Colorado 80401

Mines Park – Digger Drive
(Buildings: 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913)
Recipient’s Name
Colorado School of Mines Building #___
Digger Drive – Unit #___
Golden, Colorado 80401

Mines Park – Infinity Circle
(Buildings: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023, 2025, 2027)
Recipient’s Name
Colorado School of Mines Building #___
Infinity Circle – Unit #___
Golden, Colorado 80401