1119 Mesa Visa Hall
MSC06 3800
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone: (505) 277-6343
Fax: (505) 277-0033
E-mail: sidekicks@unm.edu

Student Resources

American Indian Student Services

American Indian Student Services provides cultural and academic programming for American Indian students attending UNM in an effort 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 near tribal reservations; tribal and community colleges; tribal governments; and tribal higher education programs and organizations that directly impact the recruitment and retention of American Indian students at the University of New Mexico. All students are welcome!

African American Student Services

The African American Student Services Program at UNM provides culturally relevant programs designed to assist primarily African American students in making a confident transition and successful adjustment to the Universe of New Mexico. 


UNM’s Air Force ROTC’s goal is to recruit, develop, train and commission premier Air Force Officers through their tradition of excellence.


The mission of UNM’s Army ROTC is to commission officers into the United States Army as Second lieutenants who will go o to serve the nation in the Active Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve.

Career Services

The UNM Career Services is for students, alumni, and community members. Wherever you are in your career, the Office of Career Services will work with you to develop goals and optimize your career plan. 

College Enrichment Program (CEP)

The College Enrichment Program (CEP) is responsible for providing leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of student support services and activities which are designed to assist CEP students’ academic achievement and their personal, cultural and social development. 

Children's Campus

The Children’s Campus provides the children of UNM’s student, staff and faculty parents with a high quality early childhood experience. The Campus is a site for UNM student and faculty research, observation and practicum.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students is committed to creating opportunities for student success and takes a challenging and supportive institutional approach to the development of the whole student.

El Centro de la Raza

The El Centro de la Raza family – an every evolving and symbiotic group of students, faculty, staff, community members and families – strives to stand together against oppression and transcend geographic and cultural communities for the achievement of collective power through life-long learning.

Graduate Resource Center (GRC)

The Graduate Resource Center is an information, referral, and resource hub that provides programs and services tailored to the needs of graduate and professional students.

LGBTQ Resource Center

The LGBTQ Resource Center was established in 2010 to provide services to UNM students, faculty and staff of gender identities and sexual orientations through support, advocacy, education and safety.


LoboRESPECT is the name of UNM’s  comprehensive approach to preventing and responding to sexual violence in our campus community. Their website includes information on prevention education efforts and programs, services and support for victims of sexual violence, policies and sanctions, and much more.


Recognizing that diversity of scholars is integral to education excellence, the University of New Mexico Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program and the Research Opportunity Program (ROP) seek to produce scholars and researchers who will more accurately reflect the growing diversity in intellectual perspectives, life experiences and cultures in academe.  

Men of Color Initiative (MOCI)

UNM Men of Color Initiative is led by Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Latino, Native and other men of color students organizing together with campus and community partners to increase access and success for men of color in education.

NROTC Program

The NROTC Program was established to develop Midshipmen mentally, morally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, and loyalty, and with the core values of honor, courage and commitment in order to commission college graduates as US Naval Officers who possess a basic professional background, are motivated towards careers in the Naval Service, and have a potential for future development in mind and character so as to assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship and government. 

New Student Orientation (NSO)

The mission of New Student Orientation is to welcome students to the UNM community and introduce them to their role in the creation of new knowledge. We will do this by sharing resources and strategies that encourage students to reach ambitious goals and exceed their own expectations.

Parking and Transportation Services (PATS)

Get the information you need to get to and from campus. Get information on parking, permits, transportation, and alternative transportation.

Recreational Services

Rec Services proves services and activities for UNM Students. In addition to overseeing the daily operations of Johnson Center’s Open Recreation Program, Rec Services also supervises Intramural sports and offer Getaway Adventures and Fitness classes for UNM students, faculty, staff and community.

Residential Life

Get Connected. Be Engaged. LIVE On Campus! Residential Life & Student Housing is the Official Housing for students at the University of New Mexico, They provide seven different options which are made up of traditional, suite, and apartment style housing.

Student Activities Center (SAC)

College is more than going to class. . .Be #UNMInvolved Create your community for you at UNM by getting involved and familiar with campus resources. Discover and practice your passions while building your resume and learning important skills all while having fun!

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)

UNM Student Health & Counseling (SHAC) is a one-stop health service available to all currently-enrolled UNM students. SHAC is located on Main Campus north of Johnson Center and across the mall from the Student Union Building. Services include medical appointments (advanced and same-day), pharmacy, women’s and men’s health, allergy and immunization, medical specialty clinic’s, physical therapy, lab and x-ray, travel health clinics, counseling services, health education and prevention, and a student health leadership council.

Student Union Building (SUB)

The Student Union Building is more than just a building. They offer students a variety of services from food to entertainment or event just a cool place to meet up with friends and hang out.


Student Support Services – TRIO provides motivated first-generation college students from moderate and low-income families with resources and services that will assist them to stay in school, do well in school, and graduate.

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center is centralized resource hub, available to all service members, veterans and their families. VRC supports you in achieving your academic goals as well as transitioning from the military in to a civilian/academic environment.

Women's Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center is a place of advocacy, support and safety for all members of the great University and New Mexico community. Through a feminist model of empowerment and educational social and cultural programming, WRC seeks to promote women’s self-determination and political involvement; awareness and advancement of women’s rights to ensure equality in all spheres of life; redress of inequities based on gender, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, and economic class. The WRC seeks to promote understanding and mutual respect among women and men to achieve individual and social change as well as to create a positive campus environment.