Parking Requirements

Parking regulations are strictly enforced on the Colorado School of Mines campus. All visitors to campus are required to pay for parking in all locations. Payment is made using the parking payment stations that can be found in Parking Lots E, B, D, O, CTLM, I, and J. The stations accept payment in cash and by credit card. On-street parking may be available. Payment for on-street parking must be made using the payment stations in the parking lots. Please note that some parking areas are restricted/reserved and are not available for use by campus visitors.


Parking Rates

Payment for parking on campus is required Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM. Parking is free all day on weekends and after 5:00 PM on weekdays. Rates for the various areas are as follows:



Daily Rate

Hourly Rate

Lot J



All other lots







A map of the campus showing parking locations is available.  The SHD meeting will take place at the Ben Parker Student Center (Bldg. 6 in the map).  Thus, the closest parking lot is Lot D. Get map


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