Welcome to the Green Campus Tour
Green Buildings on Campus
The Colorado School of Mines campus features a variety of LEED certified buildings. These buildings — ranging from residence halls to academic buildings — give a unique aesthetic to the campus while also helping to improve its overall sustainability. Click through the options below to discover some of the most unique LEED certified buildings on the Mines campus!
Current LEED Certified Buildings
CoorsTek Center -- LEED Silver
CoorsTek’s and the Coors family’s funding, in conjunction with a $14.6 million grant from the state of Colorado, enabled the construction of the 95,000-square-foot CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering, a world-class facility that supports a broad range of academic and research activities on the Mines campus as well as serves as a focal point for the CoorsTek-Mines research partnership.
Brown Hall -- LEED Gold
Brown hall is one of the largest academic buildings on the Colorado School of Mines Campus. Currently, Brown Hall houses the Computer Science Department, Mechanical Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department, and Mining Engineering Department.
Elm Hall -- LEED Gold
Elm Hall is the most recently completed dorm on the Colorado School of Mines Campus. Elm Hall currently houses Mines Market, the largest cafeteria on campus and features a beautiful sky bridge connecting the East and West sides of the building.
Maple Hall -- LEED Silver
Maple Hall is the first new residence hall to be built on the Colorado School of Mines campus since 1978. Maple Hall includes indoor bike and equipment storage and a kitchen and event room.
Marquez Hall -- LEED Silver
Marquez Hall is one of the most recently completed buildings on the Colorado School of Mines campus. Marquez Hall houses the Petroleum Engineering Department on campus and its unique front atrium is the home to several informal banquets on campus.
Starzer Welcome Center -- LEED Gold
Starzer Welcome Center is the first building that prospective students see when they come to visit the Mines campus. The Admissions Office and Mines Foundation currently preside in Starzer and help to truly welcome all newcomers to the lovely Mines campus.
Student Wellness Center -- LEED Silver
In the spirit of Dr. Wright’s legacy, the Wellness Center is home to several offices that provide health related services to Mines students. Offices located in the Wellness Center are the Student Health Center, Counseling Center, Dental Clinic, Disability Support Services, Title IX Office and Insurance Office.
LEED Buildings Under Construction
Arthur Lakes Library -- (Pursuing) LEED Gold
Arthur Lakes Library is the main point for research, record keeping, and coffee on the Mines campus. Since 1955, Arthur Lakes Library has been serving the Mines campus. During its time on the Mines campus, the Arthur Lakes Library has been renovated once, in 1978. Now, the Arthur Lakes Library is scheduled for another renovation that will elevate the building to a LEED Gold status. To learn more about Arthur Lakes Library, visit here.
Can you find the LEED plaques in all of our certified buildings?