Arrival Options


Arrival/Move-In Day for ISO is 8/15
Int'l Student Orientation (ISO) is 8/16 to 8/18 


**If you plan to arrive before the official arrival date above, you will need to make your own local housing arrangements as this day is the earliest you can move into your dorm room. More information on local hotels can be found here.


You will need to make your own travel arrangements from the Colorado Springs (COS) or Denver International Airport (DIA). Please see the information below on taking a Taxi, Uber, or Lyft ride to campus.


After departing the baggage claim area, exit the airport on the lower level and walk to the first island. Map of Colorado Springs airport here. You will be responsible for finding transportation to campus. Numerous options will be available when you land at the airport, including Taxis, Uber and Lyft.

TAXICAB SERVICES: A taxi provides the most direct transportation to campus and are generally available at any time of the day. Taxis can be hailed at the Colorado Springs airport outside the airport exit. For more information about taxi services available at the Colorado Springs airport, visit

UBER AND LYFT: Uber and Lyft are private or shared ground transportation services that can be arranged via app. Discounts are available for first-time riders. Be sure to note details listed in the app about where to meet your driver. Cost: Uber - around $21, Lyft - around $22; exact cost will be indicated when you request the ride through the app.


If you will be arriving in Denver and cannot take a flight to Colorado Springs, you will need to take an airport shuttle to Colorado Springs.

  • Groome Transportation offers direct shuttle service between Denver International airport (DIA) and Colorado Springs every day of the year. Reservations are recommended to ensure you have a seat. Check out or call 1-719-687-3456 for details on arrival times and bus stops. A one-way ticket will cost about $45.00 USD.

Please Note: Groome Transportation will drop you off directly at Colorado College in front of Boettcher (building #25 on the campus map) if you call to make your reservation and indicate that you are a "prospective student." Request cannot be made online and reservation must be called in. Otherwise, the closest drop off point is the Antlers Hotel. From the Antlers Hotel, you can request an Uber/Lyft/Taxi to get you to campus.






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