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New Student Orientation Seeks Leaders
January 22, 2016

New Student Orientation leaders

The New Student Orientation program is looking for students who are passionate about UNM and looking for a way to make a positive impact in our UNM community to serve as Orientation Leaders.  Ori…

Nominations Sought for Clauve Awards
January 22, 2016

Clauve Awards

Nominations are being sought for this year’s Clauve Outstanding Senior Award.  Clauve Outstanding Senior Award honors outstanding senior students who have performed well academically and ma…

2016 Student Affairs Fellows Appointed
January 13, 2016

2016 Fellows

Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres is pleased to announce the names of the 2016 Student Affairs Fellows who will begin their 15-month term this month.  The Student Affairs fellows program began…

U.S. Secretary of the Navy to Visit UNM
January 12, 2016

Ray Mabus

United States Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, will bring his vision of leadership to students and tour a cutting edge laboratory during a brief visit to the University of New Mexico campus on the af…

Welcome Back Days for Spring 2016
January 11, 2016

Welcome Back Days Logo

UNM Student Activities will host two Welcome Back Days for the spring 2016 Semester on Wednesdays Jan. 20 and Jan. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the SUB Atrium.

On January 20, information on vari…


UNM Encourages Kindness, Gets Big Results
February 29, 2016


The UNM Kindness Committee in conjunction with the UNM Division of Student Affairs, Nusenda Credit Union, Satellite Coffee, Chartwells, and several other UNM departments and programs, reaped the rewar…

Student Affairs to Host Department "Open Houses"
February 24, 2016

Did you know that the UNM Division of Student Affairs is one of the largest divisions on campus, and home to twenty-five of the University’s programs and services?  As the primary student s…

Residence Life Seeks RAs and CDAs
February 4, 2016

RA flyer

Residence Life & Student Housing is hiring for 2016-2017 Resident Advisors & Community Development Assistants and we are looking to hire your students!  Dates and times for mandatory information …


BeKind UNM Pays It Forward to APD
March 29, 2016

BeKind thank you photo

Please see the video by Aaron Hilf from University Communications and Marketing.  

Members of the BeKind UNM committee delivered teddy bears and other toys to Albuquerque Police Chief Gordon Eden…

2016 Louie Award Winners
March 28, 2016

Honorary Louie Award winners

Last week, at a Hawaiian-themed ceremony, coordinated by the 2016 Division of Student Affairs Fellows, the annual Louie Awards were given to outstanding employees in our Division who make a difference…

BeKind UNM Initiative Pays it Forward to APD
March 22, 2016

Teddy Bear

Members of the BeKind UNM committee will deliver teddy bears and other toys to Albuquerque Police Chief Gordon Eden and area commanders on Friday, March 25 at 9 a.m. in front of the police station on …

UNM CAMP to Celebrate Farmworker Awareness Week
March 16, 2016

Cindy Botello

The UNM College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will join hundreds of educational institutions and community organizations across the country in celebrating farmworkers during its third annual Farmw…

STEM Gateway to Host Cultural Colloquium
March 8, 2016

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The STEM Gateway program is hosting a STEM Cultural Colloquium Getting at the Gap on Friday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the UNM Student Union Building, Lobo A and B rooms.  The event aim…

Help WRC Celebrate Women all Month
March 8, 2016

Cupcakes and condoms flyer

Today is International Women’s Day!  We would like to invite you all to celebrate with us not only today but throughout the month of March with some great events hosted by the UNM Women&#82…

Student Affairs Seek Louie Nominations
March 3, 2016

Louie Luau

Nominations for this year’s Louie awards are being accepted through March 16 at 5 p.m. in the following categories (the first four awards are specific to our Division and the final award, Outsta…


ASUNM Community Experience Spring Storm 2016
April 15, 2016

Community Experience Logo

On Saturday, April 16, the Associated Students of UNM (ASUNM) Community Experience will be holding their annual Spring Storm.  This is an annual event in which over 1,000 students, staff and facu…

Dean of Students Finalist Forums Set
April 15, 2016

Dean of Students Logo

After a nationwide search, finalists have been selected for the position of UNM Dean of Students. Final candidates include: Jenna Crabb, Nasha Torrez, and Rob Burford from The University of New Mexico…

UNM Celebrates Outstanding Seniors
April 12, 2016

Recognition Reception awardees

Last week, The University of New Mexico celebrated nearly 50 of its best and brightest at the annual Recognition Reception hosted by the Student Activities Center.  This annual reception recogniz…

El Centro de la Raza to host Undergraduate Fair
April 8, 2016

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On Wednesday, April 13, El Centro de la Raza will host an Undergraduate Student Opportunities Fair in the Mesa Vista West Courtyard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to l…


Torres Thanks Dr. Jenna Crabb
May 27, 2016

Dr. Jenna Crabb

As we previously announced, the new UNM Dean of Students, Nasha Torrez, will take on her new responsibilities on Wednesday, June 1.  However, before Torrez begins her new role, I would like to ex…

Dean of Students Named
May 17, 2016

Nasha Torres

After conducting a national search, vice president for Student Affairs, Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres is pleased to announce the appointment of Nasha Y. Torrez as the new UNM dean of students, …


UNM Displays Alejibre on Loan from Mexican Consul
June 16, 2016

Cheo and Consul with Alejibre

The University of New Mexico is currently displaying the monumental alebrije “Xólotl: Dios Perro” (Dog Diety) in the main lobby of the Center for the Arts building. The piece …


Curanderismo Class Complete for 2016
July 29, 2016

Curandero class photo

For the sixteenth consecutive summer, Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, UNM Vice President for Student Affairs and professor of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies, in conjunction with t…


UNM Ethnic Centers Welcome Students Back
August 17, 2016

Welcome Back chalkboard

The UNM ethnic centers are each holding their annual welcome back events to get students back into the groove of school.  Here are the scheduled times and details:

Career Services Hosts Student Job Fair
May 11, 2011

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Career Services will be holding their Student Fall Job Fair on at the Duck Pond.  This is great opportunity for students interested in working on campus t…


UNM Student Support Services-TRIO Hosts Conference
September 29, 2016

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The University of New Mexico Student Support Services – TRIO program will be hosting a Focus on the Future conference on Friday, Sept. 30 on the UNM campus. 

The conference, which is expect…

UNM Welcomes New Diplomat in Residence
September 7, 2016

Ken Chavez photo

Please help us in welcoming the new U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence for the Rocky Mountains Southwest region, based at the University of New Mexico, , who will be housed in Ca…

2016 Safety Week
September 7, 2016

Safety Week Flyer

The Women’s Resource Center, the Office of Equal Opportunity, Dean of Students Office, Residence Life and Student Housing, COSAP, Greek Life and the LGBTQ Resource Center are partnering up to pr…


Take One for Raymond Flu Shot Clinics
October 14, 2016

Take one for Raymond logo

SHAC will offer free flu shots for anyone 18 years old or older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SUB Atrium on the following dates:          


Important Message from the Dr. Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, Vice President for Student Affairs
November 10, 2016

Video version of message can be seen here.  

Please see the list of resources available to students at the end of this message.  

Dear Students and Members of the UNM Community,&#16…


AASS Reflects on 2016 Looks Ahead to 2017
December 21, 2016

Scott Carreathers
The UNM African American Student Services department recently reflected on accomplishments and changes for 2016 and is looking ahead to a busy 2017.  2016 saw the new staff additions of Chrisaund…

El Centro to Hold Day of Hope and Inclusion
December 13, 2016


This Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, El Centro de la Raza will host their 3rd Annual Day of Hope and Inclusion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Northeast Mesa Vista Courtyard.  Below is a history of the sign…