Invitation for Public Comment

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 17, 2013 – Colorado School of Mines invites comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

Mines will host a visit April 22-23, 2013, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Colorado School of Mines has been accredited by the Commission since 1960. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public may submit written comments regarding Mines to:
Third-Party Comment on Colorado School of Mines
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments through the Commission’s website at A direct link to the third-party comment page is:

Comments must be in writing and address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. All comments must be received by March 22, 2013.

Contact Information

Institutional Research
204 Guggenheim Building
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Tricia J. Douthit
Administrative Faculty