Accessibility Resource Center (ARC)
ARC provides academic support services for qualified students with disabilities including: interpretation, tutoring, enlargement of books, note-taking, and transcription. To become eligible for services, the student should first seek academic adjustment because of a disability and register with the office and submit documentation of the disability from a licensed or certified professional. Once a student establishes that he/she has a disability, ARC will work with them to determine appropriate academic adjustments.
Air Force ROTC
The mission of the Air Force ROTC is to develop the best Air Force leaders and citizens of character dedicated to serving the nation. The cadre serve as role models for cadets. They instruct and mentor cadets on what it takes to be an officer in the US Air Force. As with other ROTC programs, cadets learn management and enhancement of leadership skills.
African American Student Services
The AASS program at UNM provides culturally relevant programs designed to assist primarily African American students in making a confident transition and successful adjustment to the University. AASS staff are available to support the personal, academic, educational, and social development of students. AASS is not a duplicate of other services on the campus, but rather it concentrates on the special concerns that arise from the experience of being an African American on a predominantly white campus.
American Indian Student Services (AISS)
AISS provides cultural and academic programming for UNM’s American Indian students to ensure their academic achievement and assist in the development of personal, cultural, and social success. AISS is also a liaison for Native students attending local high schools and schools located on or near tribal reservations, tribal and community colleges, tribal governments, and tribal higher education programs that directly impact the recruitment and retention of American Indian students at UNM.
MAJ Tommy Chae
Army ROTC’s mission is to commission fully qualified and competent officers into the U.S. Army as Second Lieutenants who will serve in the regular Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserves. Army ROTC offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in many ways and challenges each cadet in both indoor and outdoor settings. Cadets participate in classroom instruction and engage in physical fitness training, land navigation, marksmanship, and learn management and leadership skills.
UNM’s career portal and on-campus recruiting site assisting UNM students and alumni in choosing appropriate careers and pursuing career-related opportunities. Services include career counseling, job search workshops, career fairs, cooperative education and internship opportunities, job posting database, cyberspace cafe resource center, career resource library, access to career position recruiters on campus, and Lobo Career Connection and NM Career Match for connecting UNM graduates with NM businesses.
Children's Campus for Early Care & Education
UNMCC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and serves UNM students, staff, and faculty families. UNMCC cares for children from age 6 months to 10 years and provides them with a high quality early childhood experience through integration of play with learning. UNM works with the Colleges of Education and Nursing, Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner Programs, Family Studies, Speech Pathology and Art Education to provide student training and assessment.
College Enrichment & Outreach Programs
Provides support services particularly to low-income, first generation students to ensure equal access to education. Fosters excellence through a collaboration of services including academic support and advising; career exploration and selection; and civic engagement. Provides social and cultural opportunities such as orientation including transition and retention. Offers guidance to students to increase the student’s overall development in higher education.
Community Engagement Center (CEC)
CEC is a committed learning partner bringing UNM’s resources and educational strengths to public service. CEC supports community learning projects and partnerships in tribal settings, rural villages, border towns, and statewide communities which results in better leadership for the next generation of civic minded youth and adults, and a willingness for each to become more involved with local problem solving and quality of life concerns at the grassroots and policy-making levels of community life.
Dean of Students Office
DOS provides information on various issues as well as student services. DOS is a central point of contact for students who need to resolve issues, explanation of UNM policies and procedures, and identifying campus resources. DOS handles questions about absences, safety, domestic partners, student conduct, military withdrawals, national student exchange, new student, transfer and family orientations, parent and family resources, short term loans, student death notifications, student transfers and tuition appeals.
El Centro de la Raza
El Centro de la Raza provides tools for self-determination and resiliency, supports the transformation of students through knowledge, skills and responsibility, and challenges self and systems to achieve social justice. Established in 1969 by student and community activists, El Centro continues the legacy of advocacy, holistic support and partnerships through student advocacy, peer mentoring, academic support, graduate support, financial aid and career advisement and community involvement programs.
The Mentoring Institute
The Mentoring Institute develops, coordinates, and integrates research and training in mentoring best practices at UNM. Through the application of instructional design standards, the Institute provides education, certification and evaluation services for a diverse array of staff, faculty, and students’ mentoring programs in an effort to recruit, educate, train, and develop qualified mentors for UNM, Albuquerque, and NM communities. The Institute provides excellence in teaching, research and community service.
In combination with UNM, the NROTC provides a means for students to earn a commission as an officer in the Navy or Marine Corps. NROTC is dedicated to developing individuals morally, academically, and physically to be leaders in the Navy, Marine Corps and society as a whole, through developing students in the values of honor, courage, commitment and life-long learning. Students will take courses in leadership,management, naval history, navigation, engineering, weapons systems and amphibious warfare.
Recreational Services’ mission is to provide a broad spectrum of sports, recreational, and fitness activities for men and women, and for individuals with special needs of all ability levels, in order to enhance their academic productivity, personal effectiveness and commitment to their quality of life in the campus community. Specific benefits include enhanced educational outcomes, a heightened sense of accomplishment, improved health, higher self-esteem, stress release, social interaction, and lifetime physical benefits.
Residence Life and Student Housing (RLSH)
RLSH seeks to enhance the quality of students’ lives by providing safe, clean, well-maintained facilities and exceptional customer service. RLSH supports effective programing promoting student graduation and success. RLSH includes family and graduate housing, student personnel aspects of residence halls, staff training and development, student group advisement, educational and social programming, and staff supervision and discipline for 6 residence halls. Both the facilities and programming offer students unique living experiences that last a lifetime.
STEM Collaborative (Title V Individual)
STEM Collaboration Center (STCC) is funded through a 5-year developmental grant from the US Department of Education for approximately $2.6M. This grant is available only to institutions who serve large Hispanic student populations. STCC activities are designed to increase the institution’s capacity to address the needs of Hispanic (as well as low income and “high need”) students in accordance with grant guidelines. However, an important distinction is that activities are open to ALL students. While many of our reporting outcomes are focused on select populations of students, we recruit and serve all students.
Student Activities Center
The Student Activities Center (SAC) oversees the chartering process of all student organizations, assists student organizations so they properly spend their funds through the Student Government Accounting Office, organizes the recognition reception and other student awards programs, advises ASUNM (the undergraduate student government body), fraternities and sororities. SAC also helps organize and implement numerous campus activities such as Lobos Got Talent and Welcome Back Days.
Student Affairs Assessment & Research (SAAR)
The mission of Student Affairs Assessment and Research (SAAR) is to improve organizational effectiveness in Student Affairs and improve student success by coordinating planning, assessment, and research activities for program evaluation and decision-making. Also, provides staff development opportunities and collaboration with key shareholders that facilitate learning and academic success.
Drs. Beverly Kloeppel
Interim Exeutive Directors
Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)
Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) provides a unique health service designed to assist students in maintaining optimal health and staying in school. SHAC achieves its purpose through primary medical services, counseling services, and health education and prevention. In addition, it provides information and resources for referrals, and student support services for the entire UNM campus community. Services also include immunizations, lab and x-ray, physical therapy, travel health, massage therapy, and pharmacy.
Supports students who participate in and learn from the opportunities offered in its publications and provides an environment and the professional resources to ensure an optimal learning experience as an adjunct to formal classroom instruction. The primary objective is to build a broad base of student writers, editors, photographers, designers and advertising professionals for the future. Publishes the New Mexico DailyLobo, Conceptions Southwest, and Best Student Essays.
Student Union Building
The SUB operates under the direction of the SUB Board, and students play a predominant role in its operation, policy and strategic planning. The SUB maintains the highest standard in support, services and programming to promote a strong sense of community and student life. The SUB includes a computer lab, credit union, barber shop/salon, pool hall, postal kiosk, Transportation Information Center, and food choices. Centrally localized space is provided for student organizations helping them better serve the campus community.
Veteran & Military Resource Center
The Veterans Resource Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality and comprehensive support to veterans, active service members, and their dependents (collectively referred to as military-affiliated students) in an atmosphere that provides commitment, respect, and academic excellence. We strive to remove the social, physical, and psychological challenges to education that are unique to military-affiliated students, increasing the admission, retention and graduation rates of military-affiliate students. We provide academic and professional services, administrative services, and job advisement to our military-affiliated students, as well as outreach to military communities at large. Our goal is to make UNM the premier military-affiliated student campus in the United States.
Jessica Hidalgo Holland
Women's Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is a place of advocacy, support, and safety for all members of the greater University and New Mexico community. Focusing on gender-related issues, the WRC has a wide range of programs and services which include advocacy, crisis intervention, family-friendly computer pod, guest lectures/presentations, information and referrals, newsletter, peer support groups, special events/major conferences, video library/film series, workshops and more.