Locations & Hours

ITS manages and operates one primary facility in the Center for Technology and Learning Media (CTLM) and supports several satellite facilities on campus. The main Computer Commons is located on the first floor of the CTLM in the east wing. The east wing also houses the staff offices (2nd floor) and computer teaching labs on both the first and ground (basement) floors. Additionally, the west wing houses computer teaching labs, a 150-seat lecture hall, study rooms, MEL laboratories, the Physics Learning Studio (PLS), and the Center for Engineering Education (http://engineering-education.mines.edu).
Computer Commons facility (CTLM East)
Computer Commons facility (CTLM East)
Primary and evening/weekend access to the Computer Commons location in the CTLM is through the north door on the east wing of the building. Elevator access is available during weekday daytime business hours or by special arrangement. The Mines Service Center is in room 156A in the east wing and the ITS main office is in 244.
CTLM West (offices and labs)
CTLM West facility  (offices and labs)

The main entrance is via the west doors next to the atrium tower at the southwest corner of the building. Some staff offices are immediately to the left, in room 114, directly across from the atrium.

Computer Commons Hours

Hours listed apply year-round except for holidays, break periods, some summer periods, and special circumstances. Extended hours are implemented for several hours during the week before final exams. Limited hours or closings may occur at the end of semesters and during the summer. Changes from the listed hours will be posted in the facility and in the announcements section of the ITS web site.
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Thursday7:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Friday7:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Saturday9:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Sunday9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Computer Commons is a full-service facility during the normal working hours of 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Limited services are available outside of these hours.
Most central systems and services are available via network connections 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, except when technical problems exist or for infrequent maintenance periods. Planned outages are announced in advance through appropriate mechanisms.

CTLM Hours (academic year)


Hours listed apply to the academic year only and may differ for Mines holidays, break periods, and special circumstances. end of semester, summer, closings, and other special hours will be posted in the building and the announcements section of the ITS website. The building is accessible via BlasterCard 24/7.

DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Thursday7:30 a.m.9:45 p.m.
Friday7:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.