Genealogy Research Requests

The Registrar's Office at the Colorado School of Mines maintains student records dating back to 1874. Our office is able to research student records information on former students for genealogy research. In order to provide information on past students for this purpose, please send us an e-mail to with the following information:

  1. The student's name, including any nicknames or alternate names he or she may have attended under.
  2. The approximate date that the student attended the Colorado School of Mines.
  3. The student's Date of Birth and/or Social Security Number, if available.
  4. A copy of the student's death certificate and a copy of documentation proving the relationship between the student and the requestor must be provided.

If documentation cannot be provided, or if the student is not deceased, requests for information must be made to the National Student Clearinghouse.

This information may also be provided to the Registrar's Office via fax to (303) 384-2253 or mail to the following address:

Registrar's Office
Suite E280
Ben Parker Student Center
1200 16th Street
Golden, CO 80401

The more information you can provide in your request, the greater the chances that we will be able to locate the appropriate student record. We can verify whether or not a student attended Mines via e-mail. Research requests are normally processed within two to four weeks.

Contact Information

OPEN M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Registrar's Office
Student Center E280
1200 16th Street
Golden, CO 80401

P: 303-273-3200
F: 303-384-2253

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