Campus Preview Days

Explore our large on-campus preview days for prospective and accepted students and family members. Once you’ve found a program you’re interested in, visit our registration portal to begin your Mines visit experience.

First Year Students

Students planning on enrolling in college for the first time after graduating high school.

Discover Mines

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Discover Mines is designed to introduce prospective students and family members to Colorado School of Mines, our community and the student experience. Join us on campus to get all your questions answered before you apply, make connections and learn about what makes Mines unique!


A faculty member presents to a group of students.

Explore Mines

Spring 2023

Explore Mines is an event designed for accepted undergraduate students and family members to learn more about the Colorado School of Mines community and student experience and help you make your college decision Topics include on-campus housing, next steps after you’ve been accepted and how to enroll at Mines, meetings with departments and more!


A student holds a rock over their head during the M climb.

Meet Me @ Mines

Spring 2023

Meet Me @ Mines is an exclusive, on-campus event for our first-generation and/or underrepresented students and family members. Guests will experience an interactive and informative day to learn more about what it is like to be an Oredigger. 


A group of students present a project to an instructor.



Making the Connection is a visit program for accepted women and female-identifying undergraduate students interested in learning more about Colorado School of Mines and connecting with our community. Guests are invited to spend a day on our campus meeting with faculty and students, campus activities and support offices, admissions and financial aid.

A female student works through a hands-on learning assignment,