Sophomore Housing

Your Home on Campus

No matter where you’re from, return HOME for your sophomore year.

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!

Stay tuned for additional information & housing application updates throughout the 2019 fall semester.

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.
  • Philo – streaming television services
  • 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
Sophomore Housing Timeline
  • 1750 Jackson is currently under construction and will be available to the Class of 2023 for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Proposed Housing Rates Available
    • Thanksgiving 2019
  • Your Home on Campus Presentations for Sophomore Housing
    • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 (Trads) – 6-7 PM
    • Thursday, January 23, 2020 (Maple) – 6-7 PM
    • Monday. January 27, 2020 (Elm) – 6-7 PM
  • Housing Applications Open on Housing Portal through Trailhead
    •  1750 Jackson: Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Friday, February 7, 2020
    •  Maple Hall: Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Friday, February 7, 2020
    •  Mines Park Apartments: Sunday, March 1, 2020 – Sunday, March 3, 2020

Sophomore Housing Options

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