Healthy for Life

Healthy is more than a state of being; it's a lifestyle a commitment to eating right, staying active, and getting involved that will leave you feeling better, sleeping sounder, more sharply-focused, and strong.

Even 30 minutes a day makes a difference. Get up and go! 

Below are some activities and resources that will help you keep healthy and have some fun doing it:


From dodgeball to volleyball, frisbee to soccer, intramurals are a great way to hone your competitive edge and meet new people. With coed, rec, competitive, and ladies leagues, there's an intramural for every interest and ability. Find out more about Mines Intramurals here.

Student Organizations

Whether you feel at home on a climbing wall or a tennis court, our student organizations get you off campus and into the community. Find out more about Student Organizations at Mines Link.


Our state-of-the-art facilities offer students a multitude of options for fitness, recreation, and athletics. The O'Harra Stadium is one of the best in the region with newly-renovated locker rooms and a new scoreboard. Our new Wellness Center features a climbing wall and many other sports and health-related amenities.

Black Hills, Badlands & Lakes

Four seasons of adventure to fuel your adrenaline fix.

From beginner to expert, you can rip, ride, and tear it up on the biggest verticals from the Rockies to New England. Grab your board and carve up the ice on a tricked-out half pipe or shred the slopes at Terry Peak or Deer Mountain. Whitewater raft through the "Hummer," a heart-pounding 10-foot drop along Rapid Creek. And with 1.2 million acres of Badlands National Park and hundreds of miles of trails, there's no shortage of hiking and backpacking destinations.