New 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 Spring 2019

  • November 1 – December 15: Applications open through Residence Life Housing Portal on Trailhead
  • December 17 – January 7: Winter Break
  • January 2nd: Mines Park Apartment Spring Move-In
  • January 6th: Residence Hall Spring Move-In

Important Dates for Fall 2019

  • April 1 – May 15: Must complete a housing application and sign your housing contract during this time
  • April 1 – May 3: Applications for Theme Learning Communities (TLCs) must be completed during this time
  • May 1: Deadline to request any housing accommodations must be made through Student Disability Services
  • August 13th: Theme Learning Community move-in
  • August 15th: Move-In Day for all incoming students not in a TLC

Important Links & Resources