Engineering Transfer at Red Rocks Community College

Fall 2020 Update

Please join the Engineering Transfer group on D2L by clicking on "Self-Registration" on the top navigation bar, scrolling to Engineering Transfer, and click Join. We will use the D2L page to make announcements about transfer to Mines, Boulder, other universities, workshops, internships and other events. Questions? Please email

Start your Engineering Pathway at Red Rocks

Red Rocks offers an Associate of Science with an Engineering emphasis. Student are encouraged to meet with a Red Rocks advisor to declare the A.S. Engineering emphasis in order to receive important program information about courses, events, transfer advising, internships and more.

In a special agreement with Colorado School of Mines, Red Rocks students can take 60+ credit hours that will transfer directly upon acceptance to Mines. Scholarships to support transfer to Mines are also available. Students who plan to transfer to the Colorado School of Mines should consult the transfer agreement course matrix.

Interested in CU-Boulder? Check out the RRCC to CU-Boulder Transfer Pathway in Engineering. Explore other transfer options here.

Questions? Please contact Liz Cox for more information

Gain Engineering Skills in the IDEA Lab

The IDEA Lab is the center of engineering activities. The Lab offers a makerspace with 3D printers, tools, and prototyping equipment, as well as workshops ranging from soldering to programming Raspberry Pis. Students are also involved in real world projects such as building land survey drones, designing water systems for communities in Africa, or participating in STEM outreach at local schools. Any RRCC student can become an IDEA Lab user - it is free and required.

building an aquaponics system

students build CNC machine

engineering project

Congratulations to Harvey Scholars

The Harvey Family Foundation has granted scholarships to assist Red Rocks students on their pathway to being our country's next great engineers. Harvey Scholars at Red Rocks are full-time students committed to completing their engineering degree at Colorado School of Mines. Application to the Harvey Scholarship is through the RRCC Foundation Scholarship Program.

Harvey Scholars