Move-In Guide

We are looking forward to seeing you in the Fall!

Tuesday, August 15th Move in Day for all Theme Learning Community Residents & International students. 
Thursday, August 17th Move in day for all  other first year students*
*Fall Athlete-Please check-in with your coaches on your arrival date.  

Residence Life has strong connections with the Mines Community, making move-in volunteers possible. We strive to use the latest technology to make your move-in process easier. Please utilize our mobile-friendly guide at for the latest on everything that you need to know to move in.



What you should bring...
€ Extra long twin sheets (80x30 and 75x38 ½)
€ Pillows, bedspread or comforter, blankets
€ Towels, washcloths and bathrobe
€ Shower tote, caddy, and shower shoes
€ Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
€ Clothes hangers
€ Cellular phone
€ Surge Protector
€ Laundry basket/ detergent/ fabric softener
€ School supplies/ backpack
€ Alarm clock or clock radio with batteries
€ Refrigerator and microwave
What you may want to bring...
€ Stereo(bookshelf size)
€ Small safe to store valuables
€ TV and DVD Player
€ Computer/laptop/printer (optional due to computer lab in all residence halls)
€ Iron and ironing board
€ Posters and poster putty (no tape or tacks can be used on walls)
€ Camera
€ Fan and/or humidifier
€ Bike and bike lock
€ Flashlight
€ Hand-held vacuum/ carpet sweeper
€ Sports equipment/ skis/ snowboard € Calendar, daily planner and/or PDA
€ Storage bins/ small organizer
€ Desk/floor lamps
€ Full length mirror(Cannot be hung on residence hall doors)
€ Non-perishable food items
€ Coffee maker
Please Don't Bring...
€ Pets, with the exception of fish (with a limit of 25-gallon tanks)
€ Waterbeds or mattress from home
€ Drapes for the windows
€ Hot plates, candles, and incense
€ Halogen or torchiere-style lamps
€ Unapproved materials for hanging, including Scotch, duct, electrical or masking tape, tacks, and nails; anything that might damage walls
€ Candles
€ Valuable possessions you don't really need
€ Alcohol/Drug paraphernalia
$euro; Extension Cords
Items to discuss with your roommate before purchasing
€ T.V.
€ Carpet/rugs
€ Video game console
€ Couch
€ Futon
€ Reclining Chairs

Residence Life

Department of Residence Life & Housing

Main Office
Phone: (303) 869-LIFE(5433)
Toll Free: (800) 446-9488 x5433
Fax: (303) 384-2261
Location: Campus Living Office (Elm Hall)
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 5 pm

Saturday & Sunday:
Closed in the Summer

Apartments at Mines Park Office
Phone: 303-869-5444
Toll Free: (800) 446-9488 x5444
Location: Community Center 2 at Mines Park
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 5 pm

Saturday & Sunday:
10 am – 5 pm


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