Parking & Venue Overview

Parking (Friday 7AM-5PM ONLY)

For parking within this time frame you must obtain a parking permit at the designated parking lots: General (blue) and Commuter (yellow) lots. Parking permits can be obtained at pay stations in each parking lot. The rates for General (blue) parking are $1.50 per hour or $8 daily; rates for commuter (yellow) lots are $1 per hour or $5 daily. For additional information on parking please visit:

A map of the parking spaces and pay stations at Colorado School of Mines, as well as the event locations, can be found here. 

NOTE: Some street parking spots require a City of Golden parking permit; please observe all signs. It is best to find parking on-campus.

Parking ANY other time

Parking is free in any of the parking lots and along the streets on-campus on Saturday and Sunday. Parking is free after 5pm Friday.


A more detailed map of the area and on-campus venue locations can be found here.

If you have any questions about parking or navigating throughout campus, please don't hesitate to contact us.