Music M.A. Residency Information


Why should I go to the residency? Why is the residency important?

The residency is a required component of the Master of Arts in Music Education program. The residential experience brings faculty, learners, and staff together in a collegial, stimulating, and motivating atmosphere, in which application of learning from the course room and socialization into the tracks is optimized. At the residency you will meet other learners, faculty, and Adams State staff who will provide academic guidance that ensures a dynamic learning experience that is personally meaningful to each learner.

What are the costs to go to the residency?

There are no costs for the residency. You will be responsible for your own travel and hotel accommodations.

What should I wear while attending the residency?

We ask that you be comfortable yet professional. You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater in case the outdoors are chilly.

Where am I going to stay while attending the residency?

Lodging is up to you. Here is a list of hotels in the area:


  • Best Western 719-589-2567
  • Comfort Inn 719-587-9000
  • Days Inn 719-589-3988
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites 719-587-4000
  • Hampton Inn 719-480-6023
  • Holiday Inn Express 719-589-4026
  • Inn of the Rio Grande 719-589-5833
  • Super 8 Motel 719-589-6447