Mines Park

About Mines Park Apartments

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.

Mines Park Redevelopment Project

Mines Park has been undergoing renovations and the start of new construction since Summer 2023 – an exciting project for the Mines Park community!

As of Spring 2024, all of the 1800s buildings have been demolished, and new buildings are in the early stages of construction now. These buildings will expand the capacity at Mines Park and are scheduled to be open in Fall 2025.

The 1900s and 2000s buildings are in various states of renovations and completed renovations. By the end of the current academic year (2023-2024), all units in these buildings will be newly renovated.

In Summer 2024, several buildings in the 1900s and 2000s will be furnished, and the remaining buildings will be furnished in Summer 2025. All units will be furnished with brand new furniture. Living rooms in each unit will be furnished with a sofa, an entertainment center, and two counter stools. Each bedroom will be furnished with a full-sized bedframe and mattress, 2 two-drawer dressers, a desk chair, and a desk.

Mines Park Apartment Details

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.

  • Kitchens are equipped with a full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, and an oven and range
  • One, Two, and Three-Bedroom Units for Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students
  • One or Two-Bedroom Units for Family Housing
  • Community Center 2 – Laundry facilities located here for students in the 1900s. Residents have the ability to reserve Community Center 2 for programs, events, and gatherings.
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Mines Park Parking Permit
  • Community Programs and Events
  • Recreational areas and green space
  • Maintenance
  • Transportation: RTD and OreCart
  • Utilities: Everything is included, except Xcel Energy (energy & gas)
  • Air Conditioning and heating in all units in 2000s buildings and 1900s buildings
  • Trash and recycling receptacles
  • Safe walking distance to campus
Unit Layouts
One-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

One-Bedroom (1900s)

One-Bedroom (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

 

 

Two-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

Two-Bedroom (1900 Buildings)

Two-Bedroom (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

Three-Bedroom Apartment Layouts

Three-Bedroom (2000 Buildings)

 

 

 

 

 

FAQ
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

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