Cashier's Office

Location & Contact

(303) 273-3298
Fax (303) 384-2514
Cashier Hours -Monday thru Friday 8:00 to 4:00

Payments may be mailed to:

Attn: Student Tuition
Colorado School of Mines
Dept. 911914
Denver, CO 80291-1914

Please note: This is a lockbox address and is unable to accept payments that require signature for receipt.

Correspondence may be mailed to:

Colorado School of Mines
Attn: Cashier
1200 16th Street
Golden, CO 80401

Scholarship Payments ONLY should be mailed to:

Colorado School of Mines
Financial Aid Office
1200 16th Street
Golden, CO  80401

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  • Receive payment of student charges
    • Only Cash or Check accepted at Cashier's Office
    • Credit Card Payments via web only through Trailhead (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) A 2.75% convenience fee is assessed for domestic transactions, 4.25% for international credit card transactions
  • Cash checks for students, faculty & staff (Please see Check Cashing Policy below)
  • Reimburse CSM Petty Cash forms up to $50.00 (original itemized receipts required)
  • Reimburse departmental Petty Cash funds
  • Provide wireless hand-held credit card terminal for events
  • Provide cash boxes to departments for events
    • Please request one week in advance to ensure availability
    • Fill out the Cashbox Request Form and bring it to the Cashier's office
    • Form must be signed by an authorized approving authority
    • In request you need:
      • Department requesting cash box
      • INDEX-Account or FOAP to be charged (if necessary)
      • Date of event
      • Requested pick-up date
      • Purpose of the event 
      • The break down of change requested (enter the quantities; Excel will calculate the total)
  • Accept and process departmental deposits and Credit Card Transactions.


Check Cashing Policy

  • Only Personal Checks accepted
  • Students up to $25.00 (per day)
  • Faculty and staff up to $50.00 (per day)

Wire Transfers

  • Information on Wire Transfers available upon request. Please call or contact student receivables at or 303-273-3158.

Student Tuition Refunds

  • Student Refund Request forms must be electronically submitted via Trailhead in order to request the disbursement of your refund.  Select: Self Service, Student, Student Records, Student Request Form.
  • For questions email Student Receivables



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Controller's Office

1500 Illinois St.
Guggenheim 224
Golden, CO 80401

Tressa Constantineau Ries, CPA
(303) 273-3262

Nicole Horton
Administrative Assistant
(303) 273-3166

What's new

Appropriateness of Expenditure Form

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.


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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:

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Procedure Manual

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Worksheet

(Updated 10/09/15)