Apartments at Mines Park

The Apartments at Mines Park is an apartment complex that was built to provide convenient, affordable housing for the expanding Mines’ community. The complex houses both single undergraduate and graduate students, along with families.  There are one, two, and three bedroom units for single undergraduate and graduate students, and one and two bedroom units for families.  The Department of Housing and Residence Life hopes that this community provides students a more autonomous experience for upper-class students.  With the increased autonomy, students are encouraged to take ownership of their living environment and create the community they desire

All Mines Park units are unfurnished.  Kitchens are equipped with a full-size refrigerator with an ice maker, dishwasher, and an oven and range.  Each bedroom has wired and wireless connections to the Mines network.  All students living in Mines Park will be provided with an account for streaming television services (Philo) that can be viewed via a smart device (cell phone or tablet), computer connected to the internet, or a TV with a Roku box.

There are two Community Centers at Mines Park, which feature laundry facilities, television lounge, study area, and kitchen.  Residents of Mines Park also have the opportunity to reserve a Community Center for programs, events, and gatherings.

Mines Park FAQs


Mines Park map

Sample Lease

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

Please note that the sample 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 Agreement.

Mines Park Amenities

In addition to hosting a convenient and involved living experience, the Apartments at Mines Park offer a wide variety of additional amenities. 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.
  • Philo – streaming television services
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Laundry facilities in both Community Center 1 & 2
  • Parking (included in monthly rent)
  • 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, streaming television service (Philo), 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.

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 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. Mines Park residents may ONLY have Mines Park permits. Your permit is included in your rent.
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.

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).

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 CCIT at 303-273-3431.

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.

What kitchen appliances are included?

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

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.

Important Numbers for Apartments at Mines Park

  • 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
  • Paul Carey, Residence Life Coordinator for Mines Park Apartments: (303) 273-3922