Using Generative AI tools with your Mines account

Academic Affairs has provided guidelines for the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (genAI) tools at Mines. This article provides technical and access information about tools that have been reviewed for use at Mines. If you have questions about cost, access, privacy, security, or any other aspect of a genAI tool you’re considering for use in the classroom, please request a software review from IT.

Tools you can use with your Mines credentials

  • Google Gemini: Students, faculty, and staff can log in and use this service with the Google account associated with their Mines email. 
  • Microsoft Copilot for Faculty and Staff: Mines has made a limited pilot of Microsoft Copilot available to faculty and staff accounts. To use these services, click the Sign In button and select "Sign in with a work or school account." Use your Microsoft 365 email and password. This service is not currently available for students, who would need to use a personal account.

Tools that require a personal account

  • ChatGPT and DALL-E: OpenAI tools such as ChatGPT and DALL-E requires cell phone number for text message verification of identity. If you verify with your cell phone, you can use a personal email to create an account or use the “Sign up with Google” option with your Mines account. Make sure not to share any personal or confidential information, including any student data or information covered by FERPA.
  • Microsoft Copilot for Students: Mines Microsoft 365 student accounts do not currently work with Copilot. To use Copilot, log in with a personal Microsoft 365 account. Make sure not to share any personal or confidential information.


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