First-Year Students

Welcome to your new home in Golden, Colorado!

Living on campus is not only a rite of passage – it’s also one of the best ways to ensure your success. Being a Mines student is definitely a team sport and living on campus helps you build your team and that team will help put you on the path to earning a college degree and graduating into a meaningful life. You’ll make lifelong friends, meet study partners, and dive headfirst into campus life. Being a college student is a lot of work but it’s also pretty great. We are here to make sure that you get the best possible start on your college journey.

Please use the following link to view the Incoming Oredigger Checklist and utilize other resources for Accepted Students.

Important Dates for 2021-2022 First-Year Housing:

  • April 1 – June 1: Residence Halls Academic Year Housing Application available through Housing Portal on Trailhead
  • April 1 – May 15: Theme Learning Communities (TLCs) Applications available through links in Housing Application
  • May 1: Deadline to request any housing accommodations must be made through Student Disability Services
  • June ??: Deadline to submit intent to reside off-campus for first-year
  • August ??: Residence Hall Move-In (Moving to Campus)

Important Links & Resources