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Rent the Tays

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Rent the Tays

The Tays Center is an ideal location to host your upcoming event with a 13,275 square-foot gymnasium, a 2,300 square-foot lobby, and a 1,230 square-foot stage. Additional facilities include a full-service kitchen and locker rooms. These facilities make the Tays an ideal location to hold public and private events such as receptions, ceremonies, conferences, some types of concerts, sporting events, fairs, and corporate training.

The Tays Center is available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For rental information or to begin the rental process please contact Mary Fechner, Executive Assistant to the President. She can be reached at 575.439.3696 or

  • Sample Tays Rental Agreement (PDF)-This is for review only; do not complete. Effective dates are listed at the top.
  • Tays Fee Schedule (PDF)-Costs to rent the gym, kitchen, audio visual equipment, etc. are listed, as well as personnel costs. Effective dates are listed at the top.
  • Description of Special Events Areas (PDF)-This shows the square footage of the gym, lobby and stage, number of tables and chairs available at NMSU-A, etc.
  • NMSU-A Decorating Policy (PDF)-This shows what is and is not allowed when decorating the gym, lobby and/or stage. Effective dates are listed at the top.
  • For crime statistic reporting requirements and applying to sell beer and/or wine, see important information from our safety and security department.