Sophomore Housing



Residence Life will be announcing new housing configurations and processes for the coming school year as soon as possible. We will update our website and communicate these changes via email to inform all students as changes are determined and if any actions are needed. Please continue checking your Mines email and this website for more details and housing information to come.

Sophomore Housing:

If you are going to be a second-year undergraduate during the 2020-2021 academic year, please contact for sophomore housing availability in the new 1750 Jackson or Maple Hall. The application for Mines Park Apartments is currently available through the housing portal on Trailhead. If you are currently assigned to Sophomore Housing and have any questions or concerns regarding your assignment, please contact Please note: the application/assignment information for 1750 Jackson and Maple Hall will not be available through the housing portal until July 2020, once our first-year application process has closed.

Your Home on Campus

No matter where you’re from, you have a HOME on campus.

For the first-time, Mines Residence Life is excited to offer undergraduate sophomore students three on-campus housing options during the 2020-2021 academic year!

Sophomore Housing Application Now Available through Housing Portal on Trailhead

Sophomore Housing Options

1750 Jackson

Introducing 1750 Jackson – available fall 2020! As one of the newest buildings on the Colorado School of Mines campus, Jackson will be home-away-from-home for second-year undergraduate students and offer an apartment/residence hall hybrid living option in close proximity to everything campus and Golden has to offer!

  • 360 Residents
  • Fully furnished units with bathroom(s) and kitchen:
    • Studio: 1 person with 1 bed/1 bath
    • Two-bedroom: 4 people with 2 double bed/2 bath
    • Three-bedroom: 4 residents with 1 double bed/2 single bed/2 bath
  • Neighborhood living option
    • Applicants can request to live near 11 friends!
  • No meal plan required
    • Sophomore voluntary plans available
    • Close proximity to Safeway
  • A 10-month academic year housing contract
    • August 1 – May 31
    • No contract renewals
    • Sophomore residents only
    • The building will remain open during winter break
  • Limited parking in a covered garage
    • Lottery based
  • Fitness area
  • Outdoor courtyards
  • On-site laundry
  • Common areas on each floor include social lounges, study areas & nooks
  • Bike & locker storage
  • Front desk lobby & lounge
  • Centrally located near downtown Golden, campus & across the street from several businesses


Maple Hall

Maple Hall is a 5-story residence hall that was built in 2012 and located in a central location across from Mines Market dining and 17th Street. 

  • 180 Sophomore Residents 
  • Suite-style Living (single and double room suites with shared baths)
  • Neighborhood Living Options
    • Request to Live Near 11 Friends!
  • Quiet Room
  • Social Lounges
  • Study Rooms
  • Music Room
  • Conference Room
  • Resident Meal Plan Required
    • Sophomore Specific Plan Options 
    • Close Proximity to On-Campus Dining   
  • Large Community Kitchen/Program Center
  • Common Area Computers
  • Piano in Living Room/Lobby
  • Bike and Ski Storage/Workroom
Mines Park Apartments

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.

  • All Apartments are Unfurnished
  • 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 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

View the 2020-2021 Sophomore Housing Timeline & Application Process

Sophomore Housing Options

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