Planning and Construction Projects

Projects in Design:

  • Ben H. Parker Student Center - Contact Robert Lee

The Ben H. Parker Student Center will undergo a major renovation to aproximatly 60-percent of the building. All of the west wing will be renovated to include a larger bookstore, a remodeled kitchen and food court. In the east wing, the current bookstore and Digger Den will be renovated to include spaces for several student organizations. Construction is expected to last up to a year and a half.

  • CoorsTek - Contact Kathy Burris

(Website Under Construction)

  • GRL Annex - contact Gordon Thomson

(Website Under Construction)

  • Edgar Mine Improvements - contact Tana Lane

The Edgar Mine located in Idaho Springs recieved a grant to improve the infrastructure, including the road and utilities as well as design of a new classroom building and Dry building

  • Traditional Halls Renovation - contact Tana Lane

Over the next two summers Morgan, Randall, Thomas and Bradford will recieve cosmetic upgrades to the residence rooms and bathrooms.

  • Mining Office and Computer Lab - contact Tana Lane

Design for a larger computer classroom and expansion of the Mining Office is underway to complete in Fall 2015.

Projects Under Construction:

  • Steinhauer Field House Interior Finish Renovation

The field house track will recieve a much needed new floor system, ceiling netting, paint and public address system. Construction is expected to start early August and be complete late October.

  • Welcome Center -- Contact Susan Miner

(To  receive periodic e-mail updates on this project please click here.)

A new 32,000 square foot office and event space for the Alumni Association and the Foundation is rising out of the ground.  Construction to be complete Summer 2015

  • Athletic Center - Kathy Burris

(To  receive periodic e-mail updates on this project please click here.)



The Athletic Center which includes a North and South building a soccer/Track building and concessions  is slated to b e complete Summer 2015 for the first home football game on September 5th



Projects Recently Completed:

  •  Elm Residence and Dining Hall - Now serving the entire campus Mines Market, within Elm Hall, is a 600 seat two level Dining room serving fresh healthy traditional and international options throughout t





CPC Directory

Capital Planning and Construction

1801 19th Street

Golden, CO 80401

Main (303)273-3568

FAX: (303)273-3534


Chris Cocallas, AIA

Director of Capital Planning and Construction

Campus Architect



Mike Bowker, PE

Associate Director



Kathy Burris

Business and Operations Manager



Tana M. Lane, AIA




Robert Lee, AIA




Rita Kowalski

Department Assistant



Susan Miner, AIA




Denise Kincaid

Contract Administrator



Gordon Thomson

Construction Project Manager