Parent & Guest Information
Graduate Student Commencement
Reception to follow the commencement ceremony
For Undergraduate Commencement information, please click here.
Fresh Flowers will be available for purchase at the Colorado School of Mines Commencement ceremonies and are available now for pre-order online at: www.TheCommencementGroup.com/Mines NOTE: that Commemorative Commencement T-Shirts are not available for Graduate Students.
Due to recent events, we are requesting that all graduates and their guests refrain from bringing bags, backpacks, large purses, etc. to the Commencement Ceremony. Please leave these items at home or in your vehicle.
No guest tickets needed for the Graduate Student Commencement.
The Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association partners with several area hotels to guarantee a discounted hotel rate. For a complete list of partner hotels view the Alumni Association website.
Directions to Colorado School of Mines from Denver International Airport
Merge onto I-70 West. Take exit 265 toward Golden/Central City. Take the Washington Ave exit. Turn left onto Washinton Ave. Turn right onto 18th street and follow the signs for parking. Allow approximately one hour driving time from the airport to Colorado School of Mines. If traffic is light, the drive will take less time.
Directions to Colorado School of Mines from Interstates
From the north, take I-25 South to Exit 216B to merge onto I-76 West toward Grand Jct. This will then merge into I-70 West. Take Exit 265 toward Golden/Central City. Take the Washington Ave exit. Turn left onto Washinton Ave. Turn right onto 18th street and follow the signs for parking.
From the south, take I-25 North to Exit 209B for 6th Avenue toward US 6 W/Lakewood. Merge onto 6th Avenue Freeway. Turn right onto 19th street and follow the signs for parking.
Parking & Airport (DIA) Transportation
Parking permits and meter receipts are not required on the day of Commencement.