Payment Options

Payment Plans

-Payment is due on the first business day following Census Day.

-There is a 5 business day grace period. Therefore, any payment not received by the close of business on the last day of the grace period will be assessed a late fee.

Pay by Check or Cash

The preferred method of check payment is through Trailhead via electronic check, free of charge.
Log into Trailhead and select:

  • Self Service

  • Student

  • Student Records

  • My Account Page

  • Make a Payment

Payments are accepted at the Cashier Office M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

  • Cash or Check only

Please mail check payments to:

Attn: Student Tuition
Colorado School of Mines
Dept. 911914
Denver, CO 80291-1914
Pay by Credit Card
Cards Accepted:
Mastercard, American Express, and Discover
A convenience fee will be assessed at the time of your credit card payment. You will be advised of this fee before the transaction is completed to help you determine whether to continue with the transaction.

If you need to pay an outstanding balance in order to register or request the release of a transcript or diploma, PLEASE DO NOT wait until the last minute to pay on line.


Pay by International Funds Transfer (IFT)

Click here for directionsPDF versionText only version

Frequently Asked Questions

Through the international student payment portal you will receivebefore you send your funds. You will always know the amountpayment and have confidence that the right amount will arrive atas a PDF through the international student payment portal. Youwho collects the funds on our behalf. Western Union Businessallocated accordingly using your individual student ID.

~Can I make a transfer via my own bank?


This ensures yourdelayed.

~Which fees can I pay using this service?


Unfortunately due to international and domestic banking regulations some currencies are unable to be traded on the opencountry appears as an option but the currency is unavailable, youyour payment will be posted to your student account quickly.


Pay by Wire

Please contact Sarah Chambers @ (303) 273-3260 or Michelle Hockett @ (303) 273-3410

For website questions, please contact Jaime Mendez

What's New


Indirect Cost Return Distribution Procedure

The Controller’s Office has implemented a new Indirect Cost Return distribution procedure that all research centers and departments must follow. The procedure manual and distribution worksheet are provided for your reference below:


   ** UPDATED **

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Procedure Manual

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Worksheet

(Updated 7/29/14)


Banner Index Codes

In an effort to continually heighten financial efficiency throughout the CSM community, the Controller's Office has implemented a new 'shortcut' number for your financial accounts.

For more information on the new Banner Index Codes please read the following document: Banner Index Codes.