Archive for February, 2012

Town Hall Chat BBQ on Tuesday, March 13

admin | February 28, 2012

There will be Town Hall Chat on Tuesday March 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM on the patio. This event will be held in conjunction with SVAA, Student Government, PTK, and ACE. It is also a free BBQ for all students. The topic of this Town Hall Chat will be the Online Task Force, and Dr. Hill is the guest speaker.

We invite all students to attend this free event to learn more about the Online Task Force and to get all your questions answered.

The Student Veterans of America-Alamogordo (SVAA) will be taking donations for the Wounded Warrior Project during this event.

See you there!

Certificate Application Deadline is on March 2, 2012

admin | February 21, 2012

Are you close to meeting the requirements for your Certificate? The deadline for Certificate applications is March 2nd.

It’s not too late to apply for your degree. The final deadline for Degree applications is March 2nd. Late fees apply for Degree applications.

If you have any questions, please contact Advising and Career Services at 439-3720.

File FAFSA by March 1st for Maximum Financial Aid Eligibility

admin | February 17, 2012

For maximum financial aid eligibility, the recommended deadline for filing the 2012-2013 Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) is March 1st.

Regulations have changed beginning with the 2012-2013 aid year. You are strongly encouraged to use the IRS Data Retrieval to access your 2011 tax information. Otherwise, it may be necessary for you to request a tax transcript from the IRS to complete the verification process. This will cause delays.

Contact the Financial Aid Office, check-out our website and like us on Facebook for additional information, helpful hints and assistance.

Reminder: The Scholar Dollar Application Deadline is also March 1. This one application can be used to apply for all NMSU scholarships and several NMSU-A scholarships.

Scholar Dollars Scholarship

admin | February 14, 2012

The Scholar Dollars general scholarship application is now available for students to fill out at This single application covers several NMSU-Alamogordo scholarships, as well as Main Campus scholarships for those students that are planning to transfer in the Fall or Spring.

Please take advantage of this opportunity to apply for many scholarships at once! The deadline is March 1, 2012.

Form for 2012 Graduation Ceremony

admin | February 14, 2012

Note: Students must have submitted an application for the Summer 2011, Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 semesters to participate in the graduation ceremony. The deadline for Late Applications for Spring 2012 is March 2. Apply online at

The Thirty-Fifth Annual Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Tays Center. Please let us know if you plan to attend the graduation ceremony so we can reserve your seat.

Student ID Number (required)

 Yes, I will be attending No, I will not be attending

Degree:  Associate Bachelor in Education Master’s Degree Certificate

This is how I want my name in the Program and announced at the graduation ceremony. (required)

Name (required)

NMSU E-mail address (required)

Phone Number (required)

Important: The name on your diploma will appear as last updated on your academic records. To make a change, please provide the required documentation to the Admissions Department by March 2, 2012.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Services at 575-439-3716 or e-mail

Vice President for Student Success Candidates

admin | February 1, 2012

NMSU-A is currently seeking a new Vice President for Student Success. We invited the community, faculty, staff and students to view the agenda and resumes for each candiate. The four (4) candidates for the position of Vice President for Student Success are scheduled to do the Open Forums in the Rohovec at 3:00 pm on February 3, 6, 9 and 10 as part of the interview process, and we invite you to attend.