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

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.

To learn more about Brown Hall, visit here.
For more information about the sustainability measures implemented in Brown Hall, visit here.

Elm Hall -- LEED Silver

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.

To learn more about Elm Hall, visit here.
For more information about the sustainability measures implemented in Elm Hall, visit here.

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.

To learn more about Maple Hall, visit here.
For information about the sustainability measures implemented in Maple Hall, visit here.

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.

To learn more about Marquez Hall, visit here.
For more information about the sustainability measures built into Marquez Hall, visit here.

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.

To learn more about Starzer, visit here.
For more information about the sustainability measures built into Starzer, visit here.

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.

To learn more about the Student Wellness Center, visit here.
For more information about the sustainability implemented in the Student Wellness Center, visit here.

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.

CoorsTek Center -- (Pursuing) 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.

To learn more about the CoorsTek Center, visit here.