On-Campus Visit Opportunities

Explore our in-person visit opportunities for first-year, transfer and graduate students below. 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.

Transfer Students

Students currently or previously enrolled at another college or university.

Graduate Students

Students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are interested in pursuing a graduate degree.

Group Visits

High school or special organizations bringing a larger group to campus.

First Year Students

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

Programming may be unavailable on select days due to holidays or other campus events. 

Prospective Student Information Sessions & Campus Tours

​Available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
through December 2022

Available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays
1:30 p.m
Available Tuesdays & Thursdays 
9:30 a.m.
beginning January 2023

 

Start with a half-hour info session designed to provide an overview of Colorado School of Mines. Topics include academic programs, student life, the application process and other important tips and recommendations.

Following the info session is an hour-long walking tour of campus led by a student ambassador. This tour showcases academic and student life facilities. It also gives you an opportunity to connect with a current student. A Q&A period is available after the tour concludes.

Students are limited to one (1) additional guest. We recommend allowing a minimum of two hours for this visit experience.

 

Please note: these information sessions and tours are intended for individual prospective high school students and their guests. If you are a school counselor or teacher, please do not fill out this form for a group visit. All group visit requests must use our group tour registration form.

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Accepted Student Information Sessions & Campus Tours

Available Mondays,& Fridays
9:30 a.m.

beginning January 2023

 

This half-hour session provides an overview of Colorado School of Mines for accepted students. Topics include important next steps, upcoming deadlines, financial aid opportunities, and other important tips and recommendations. 

Following the info session is an hour-long walking tour of campus led by a student ambassador. This tour showcases academic and student life facilities. It also gives you an opportunity to connect with a current student. A Q&A period is available after the tour concludes.

Students are limited to one (1) additional guest. We recommend allowing a minimum of two hours for this visit experience.

 

Please note: these information sessions and tours are intended for individual prospective high school students and their guests. If you are a school counselor or teacher, please do not fill out this form for a group visit. All group visit requests must use our group tour registration form.

A tour group walks through the campus library.

Department Meetings

By Appointment Only
Advanced Notice Required

If you are interested in meeting with a specific department or faculty member while visiting, our office can assist in facilitating connections. Meetings are not guaranteed, and are offered at the discretion of individual departments or professors.

Please contact us at least two weeks prior to your visit to allow ample time to coordinate schedules. Due to scheduling considerations, academic visits are not available during the first and last two weeks of each semester.

Two students converse over a laser instrument in a lab.

Self-Guided Tours

Available Anytime

Planning on visiting Mines when tours are unavailable? Take a self-guided tour! Stops include academic spaces, recreation facilities, the student center and more.

Self-guided tour materials are always available at the Starzer Welcome Center:

1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Blaster the mascot stands next to a statue of himself.

Transfer Students

Students currently or previously enrolled at another college or university.

Programming may be unavailable on select days due to holidays or other campus events. 

Transfer Advisement Sessions

In-person programming arriving in Spring 2023.

A student sits at a laptop in the library.

Department Meetings

By Appointment Only
Advanced Notice Required

If you are interested in meeting with a specific department or faculty member while visiting, our office can assist in facilitating connections. Meetings are not guaranteed, and are offered at the discretion of individual departments or professors.

Please contact us at least two weeks prior to your visit to allow ample time to coordinate schedules. Due to scheduling considerations, academic visits are not available during the first and last two weeks of each semester.

Two students converse over a laser instrument in a lab.

Self-Guided Tours

Available Anytime

Planning on visiting Mines when tours are unavailable? Take a self-guided tour! Stops include academic spaces, recreation facilities, the student center and more.

Self-guided tour materials are always available at the Starzer Welcome Center:

1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Blaster the mascot stands next to a statue of himself.

Graduate Students

Students who have earned a bachelor’s degree interested in graduate studies.

Programming may be unavailable on select days due to holidays or other campus events. 

One-on-One Sessions

By appointment only. Advanced notice is required.

Connect in-person with our Graduate Admissions team! During this 30-minute session, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about the graduate application process, academic programs, student services and more.

A student writes on a whiteboard in one of the campus makerspaces.

Self-Guided Tours

Available Anytime

Planning on visiting Mines when tours are unavailable? Take a self-guided tour! Stops include academic spaces, recreation facilities, the student center and more.

Self-guided tour materials are always available at the Starzer Welcome Center:

1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Blaster the mascot stands next to a statue of himself.

Special Groups

High school or special organizations bringing a larger group to campus.

Programming may be unavailable on select days due to holidays or other campus events. 

Group Visits

Available select Wednesdays during the academic year
11:00 a.m.

We welcome larger group visits every year, including high schools, TRIO programs and more!

Groups visits include a 30-minute information session followed by a one-hour campus tour.
Due to staff availability, these visits are limited to students currently enrolled in high school.

Total group size is limited to 33 visitors, including chaperones. Register early, space is limited.

Registration Unavailable

All available group tour slots have been booked for the fall 2022 semester. Please check back in January for spring 2023 availability. For further questions, please reach out to our office at (303) 384-2027, or admissions@mines.edu.

A group of students carry their rocks up during the annual M climb.

Self-Guided Tours

Available Anytime

Planning on visiting Mines when tours are unavailable? Take a self-guided tour! Stops include academic spaces, recreation facilities, the student center and more.

Self-guided tour materials are always available at the Starzer Welcome Center:

1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Blaster the mascot stands next to a statue of himself.