Student Services Overview
The mission of Student Services is to provide students with a seamless support structure focused on development of skills, aptitudes and behaviors necessary to succeed in pursuit of postsecondary education, lifelong learning and viable career pathways. Student Services nurtures learning, engagement and retention through supportive programs, active endorsement of graduate studies, and promotion of the health and well-being of every student.
Our vision is to create a culture promoting education, research, wellness & economic development in the 21st Century and beyond by providing leadership, services and programs designed to strengthen communities, serve society, and encourage the pursuit of life-long learning to ensure every student will be prepared to be a productive citizen of our local and global community.
- Serve UNM as an integral component in student academic and career success.
- Foster leadership in the UNM Community.
- Develop leaders for future generations.
- Partner with UNM stakeholders in efforts aimed at improving the well-being of New Mexico.
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.
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.
UNM's career portal and on-campus recruiting site assisting UNM students and alumni in choosing appropriate careers and pursuing career-related opportunities.
College Prep Program (CPP)
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.
STEM Collaboration Center (STCC) is funded through a five-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.
Gateway aims to increase the number of Hispanic and other low-income students attaining STEM degrees, and provide a model for collaboration and faculty at 2-year institutions for greater alignment of academics and instruction.
CNM/UNM Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Undergraduate Pathways (STEM UP) Project focuses on improving, defining and implementing systemic strategies to dramatically improve student transfer success in STEM.