This website provides information about the world-wide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for all those who plan to attend an event administered by Continuing and Professional Education Services at Colorado School of Mines.

The impacts of the ongoing world-wide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak are continuing and are rapidly changing. Response to the outbreak by the government of Colorado and the administration of the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) has been updated and will likely undergo further changes as the situation warrants. Please check individual program status below to verify those events cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.

Since many events administered by Continuing and Professional Education Services (CPES) at Mines take place on the school's campus in Golden, Colorado, the source of the best and most current information regarding the general impact of the coronavirus on CPES-administered events is the Mines website. Please use the link below to access the Mines coronavirus information resources.

https://www.mines.edu/coronavirus/

The status of individual CPES-administered events is shown below. This information will be updated as the situation at Mines changes. Information regarding transferring registrations to other sessions of events and regarding registration cancellation policies is also available on this webpage.

Please direct any questions you may have to Learn@mines.edu. Additional contact information can be found on our Contact Us webpage. Please be aware that the CPES office staff, like most of Mines personnel, are working remotely; therefore, contact by email will be the most expedient method. 

Status of Upcoming Events

Note: Events not listed are not affected by coronavirus concerns at this time. Event status information presented here is subject to change.

Event DatesEvent TitleStatus
March 18-21, 202042nd Intercollegiate Mining Competition Canceled
March 23-25, 2020Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods (2.5-Day Course)Canceled; Transfer available to sessions in July, August, or November
March 25-27, 2020Project Management for MiningPostponed; Sessions March 31-April 2, 2021 and October 20-22, 2021 available
May 11-14, 2020Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods (4-Day Course)Canceled; Transfer available to sessions in July, August, or November
May 17-19, 2020Rocky Mountain Section ASEE Regional Conference 2020 Canceled
May 19-21, 2020Communities and Social Performance in the Extractive Sector: A New ParadigmPostponed; new dates October 13-15, 2020
May 20, 2020Practical Python for Earth ScientistsRescheduled; New date: October 1, 2020
June 9-11, 2020PTMSS/SRR 11th Joint Meeting (Ottawa, Canada)Postponed; Dates to be determined
June 14-17, 2020New Directions in Mineral Processing FundamentalsPostponed until July 13-16, 2021
June 14-19, 2020GPR 2020 - 18th International Conference on Ground Penetrating RadarPostponed until June 2022
June 15-18, 2020Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods (4-Day Course)Canceled; Transfer available to sessions in July, August, or November
June 16-19, 2020Filtered, Paste and Thickened TailingsPostponed until June 7-10, 2022
June 22-27, 2020Petroleum Engineering SuperSchool Hybrid CoursePostponed until January 25-30, 2021
Summer 2020K12 Student Outreach Academies for Young Minds Summer Camps scheduled for June, July, and August 2020Most are canceled; four new online camps are available. Info: https://students.csmspace.com/academies2020summer.html
June 2020K12 Student Outreach Engineering Design SolidWorks Summer Camps scheduled for June 2020Rescheduled to August 3-7 and 10-14, 2020; Info: https://students.csmspace.com/edsc2020.html
July 20-23, 2020Grouting and Ground ImprovementRescheduled to May 17-20, 2021
July 27-30, 2020Natural Gas ProcessingOffered online: July 27-31, 2020
August 12-14, 2020Introduction to Petroleum Refining Technology and EconomicsPostponed to August 11-13, 2021
Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2020Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods (4-Day Course)Canceled; Transfer available to session in November
October 12-16, 2020Sampling Theory, Sampling Practices, and Their Economic ImpactPostponed until October 11-15, 2021
October 13-15, 2020Communities and Social Performance in the Extractive Sector: A New ParadigmPostponed until March 30–April 1, 2021
October 19-22, 2020Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice, and InnovationsPostponed until October 18-21, 2021
October 21-23, 2020Project Management for MiningPostponed; Sessions March 31-April 2, 2021 and October 20-22, 2021 available
Various datesMineral Exploration Block Module SeriesPostponed; Dates to be determined

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If an event is canceled: Registrants of canceled events will receive a full refund of all registration fees paid. No action is required of the registrants; the refunds will be issued automatically.

If a registrant cancels a registration for an event that has not been canceled: The cancellation policy stated for the event will apply.

If a registrant cancels a registration for an event that is subsequently canceled: The registrant will be refunded any cancellation penalty that was applied at the time the registration was canceled. No action is required of the registrant; the refund will be issued automatically.

If a registrant transfers to a session of an event for which the registered session is postponed or canceled: The registrant can transfer at no charge to a different session of the event for which he/she is registered.