Mission, Vision and Core Values

Inspire learning and academic success.  

The Division of Student Affairs is the primary student services provider for the University of New Mexico’s large and varied student population. Student Affairs departments are home to support services for students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and for women; student health care; campus housing; student entertainment and recreation; academic support services, including advisement, tutoring and mentoring; child care;  professional development and career services; and the student union.


The Division of Student Affairs provides access, support, and encouragement to all students in pursuit of academic excellence in the University of New Mexico’s diverse community.  As a Division, we establish inclusive partnerships, programs, facilities and services, build leadership, enrich academic and career goals, and enhance the quality of life for potential and current students, and alumni.


The Division of Student Affairs at UNM encourages students to achieve their individual potential to become life-long learners and engaged members of a global community through the development of learning environments that inspire learning and academic success.

Core Values

  • Academic Success:  recruitment, retention & graduation, career development
  • Leadership:  accountability, opportunity, sustainability
  • Community:  civility, health & safety, respect
  • Excellence: diversity, equity, integrity