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  • Crimson Scholars – Spring 2019

    Crimson Scholars – Spring 2019

    The Crimson Scholar program is a recognition and enrichment program for students of exceptional academic achievement. Designation as a Crimson Scholar is placement among the top New Mexico State University students. Crimson Scholar students must be continuing undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must earn at least(3) GPA hours per semester, and must be degree seeking.

  • Crimson Pin Scholars – Spring 2019

    Crimson Pin Scholars – Spring 2019

    The Crimson Scholar program is a recognition and enrichment program for students of exceptional academic achievement. Designation as a Crimson Scholar is placement among the top New Mexico State University students. Crimson Scholar students must be continuing undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must earn at least three(3) GPA hours per semester, and must be degree seeking.

    Crimson Pins: Received after the accumulation of 24 Crimson Scholar credit hours.

    Commencement: Accumulation of 38 Crimson Scholar credit hours AND a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in the semester before graduation.

    Transcript Notation: Accumulation of 45 Crimson Scholar credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above at the end of the last semester. “Crimson Scholar Graduate” will be printed on the final transcript.

    Note: Students with a confidentiality hold will only be listed if the hold is lifted in the Admissions and Records Department that is located in the Student Services building, , 575.439.3600.

  • President’s Honors List – Spring 2019

    President’s Honors List – Spring 2019

    President’s Honor List for Academic Achievement: The top 15 percent of eligible students for the semester will be named to the President’s Honor List.

    To be eligible, a student must have been enrolled in 12 or more semester credits with a computable grade in each. Students eligible for the Spring 2019 President’s Honor List had a semester GPA of 3.93 and above.

    Note: Students with a confidentiality hold will only be listed if the hold is lifted in the Admissions and Records Department located in the Student Services building, 575.439.3600, .

  • AggieCAREER Manager is now powered by the “Handshake” system

    AggieCAREER Manager is now powered by the “Handshake” system.

    AggieCAREER Manager is now powered by the “Handshake” system to connect eligible work study students to available jobs on campus and more through their MyNMSU Launchpad.

    Students have the ability to login to review available jobs and apply. Students returning to their department as a work study are only required to provide a current Financial Aid Award (Fall 2019-Spring 2020) signed by the supervisor. For more information students can contact Human Resources Department, or call 439-3623/3697.

    NMSU-A Departments who need to fill work study positions can e-mail a job description to the Human Resources Department to post on the new system. All of the on-campus employer accounts have already been created. Please contact HR at 439-3623/3697 if you have any questions.

  • SCCORE 2019 News Release

    SCCORE 2019 News Release

    Vicente Lombraña, Jr.
    NMSU-Alamogordo NM AMP Institutional Coordinator


    Three NMSU-Alamogordo students, Jazmin Lopez, Julian McPherson, and Trever Perkins, have been selected to participate in the 2019 Summer Community College Opportunity for Research Experience (SCCORE) program. This will be Trever Perkin’s second year participating in the program.

    SCCORE, which is affiliated with the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (NM AMP) program, a statewide partnership of universities and colleges funded by the National Science Foundation, targets pre-transfer, community college students majoring in STEM disciplines and provides them with an opportunity to participate in ongoing STEM research by working as research assistants for faculty mentors at host universities. The three aforementioned NMSU-Alamogordo students participating in SCCORE 2019 will be hosted by NMSU-Las Cruces, where they will live on campus, attend a credit-bearing SMET 201 class, and receive professional development training. The program will run from June 3–June 28. Participating students will be presenting their research at the annual NM AMP Student Research Conference this coming October. The conference includes a poster competition for both community college students and university students.

    For more information about the NM AMP and SCCORE programs, and the annual Student Research Conference go to https://nmamp.nmsu.edu/ , https://nmamp.nmsu.edu/sccore/, and https://nmamp.nmsu.edu/conference/, respectively, or contact Dr. Vicente Lombraña, the NMSU-Alamogordo NM AMP Institutional Coordinator at vLombran@nmsu.edu.

  • Degree and Certificate Application Deadline for Summer 2019 is July 8

    Degree and Certificate Application Deadline for Summer 2019 is July 8

    Apply by this deadline and the application is Free!

    See Advisor: Log in to MyNMSU.edu Student Tab Degree Application.


    Note: Application deadline for certificates is also July 8 and Free!

    See Advisor: Go to https://nmsua.edu/student-services/application/

  • Attention Future Surgical Technology Students!

    Attention Future Surgical Technology Students!

    Maxine Chapman, the Surgical Technology Director from San Juan College, will be at the NMSU Alamogordo campus on June 12th from 1:30-3:00 pm in the Allied Health Conference Room, SC160.

    She will be your lab instructor. She is available to answer any questions you may have so take this opportunity to see her.

    Note: Any student interested in the Surgical Technology Program, can contact Maxine Chapman at 505.566.3492, chapmanM@sanJuanCollege.edu

  • Student of the Month – May: Leslie Peterson

    Student of the Month – May: Leslie Peterson

    Leslie Peterson enrolled at NMSU-A in the fall of 2017 and has maintained an average GPA of 3.7. She was accepted into the School of Nursing program for fall 2019, and will earn her BSN. Even though she has been busy with school work she has participated in Student Government, is the president and a senator of the Social Science Club, she is also the represent Social Science Club at the Student Government meetings. She is the secretary of the Alpha Nu Beta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and attended the New Mexico PTK regional conference.

    When not at school, Leslie is busy with her 5 year-old-son and has assisted in coaching under 6 soccer teams for both fall 2018 and spring 2019 seasons. She has also assisted with activities at her son’s preschool, i.e. crossing guard, lunch time assistant, set up/tear down of events. She has a second son who is 10 yrs old and lives with his dad in Washington state.

    Leslie is a proud Army Veteran who served as a combat medic for the US Army active service component for 12 years and 9 months, with 1 twelve month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq. She was honorably discharged in February 2016 at the rank of Sergeant.

    Her motivation is to complete school and show both her children that no matter what age you are and no matter what life challenges you may have, completing a college degree is possible. Leslie hopes to be hired after graduation through the federal system at an active duty military medical treatment facility or at a Veteran Affairs medical treatment facility in the state of Washington where her oldest son resides.

  • Spring 2019 diplomas have been ordered

    Spring 2019 diplomas have been ordered

    The Spring 2019 diplomas have been ordered. Students can view their diploma status and order an electronic diploma online at the following link: http://commencement.nmsu.edu/diplomas/status/

    If a diploma hold exists, the student will need to contact Accounts Receivable or Financial Aid to clear the hold. Financial Aid holds are due to Exit Counseling that must be completed by the student online thru the Financial Aid website.

    After the hold is released, contact diplomas@nmsu.edu to request the diploma to be mailed.

  • STEM Camp for Middle School Students

    STEM Camp for Middle School Students

    Are you ready for a STEM adventure? Hosted by New Mexico State University Alamogordo, the 704th Test Group STEM Outreach program and Air Force STEM.

  • Otero Rebels Basketball Team practices being held at the Tays Center this summer

    The Otero Rebels Basketball Team practices are being held at the New Mexico State University Alamogordo Tays Center this summer

    Mondays-Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Starting May 28)*.

    For more information regarding the Summer Basketball camp or the practices, please contact Gary Sanders, oteroRebels@gmail.com, 505.639.3509.

    *Dates are subject to change based on the availability of the Tays facility.

  • Allied Health Pre-advising Schedule

    Each student registering for an Allied Health or Emergency Medical Technician course with a clinical component must attend a pre-advising session prior to course registration.


    NMSUA Allied Health Pre-Advising Schedule

    WHEN: Monday and Thursday of each week

    There will be no pre-advising on the following dates: June 3, June 6, and June 24.

    TIME: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

    LOCATION: Science Center Atrium or in Science Center office #170

    Please sign up for your preferred date on the schedule posted to Science Center office door #170 and bring the following to the meeting:

    • Driver’s License
    • Immunization Records
    • Student ID Card
    • CPR/BLS Card
    • Social Security Card
    • EMT Students MUST Provide Proof of Health Insurance

  • List of Candidates for Graduation – 2019
  • Letter to Graduating Class of 2019 From the Honorable United States Senator Tom Udall

    Letter to Graduating Class of 2019 From the Honorable United States Senator Tom Udall.

    Download letter in PDF format.

  • Letter to Graduating Class of 2019 From the Honorable United States Senator Martin Heinrich

    Letter to Graduating Class of 2019 From the Honorable United States Senator Martin Heinrich.

    Download letter in PDF format.

  • Graduation Day – May 10, 2019

    Graduation Day – May 10, 2019

    Time – 6:00 pm

    Location -Tays Center

    • 4:30 pm – Early check-in for graduate photos ($10-$20 packages)
    • 4:45 pm – Graduates check-in at PACE/Adult Education Entrance
    • 5:45 pm – Graduates must be lined up in room 116/117

    • Dress code: Business casual
    • Leave personal items with guests
    • Turn of cell phones/set to quiet mode
  • Allied Health Pre-Advising

    Allied Health Pre-Advising

    Mondays and Thursdays

    2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Description: Allied Health Pre-Advising with Becky Ross, Director of Allied Health, available Mondays and Thursdays with exceptions of Spring Break and other campus holidays.

    All students choosing to take a course offered through Allied Health must meet for pre-advising with Becky Ross, Director Allied Health, prior to the registration period.

    Students should bring the following to the meeting: Driver’s license, social security card, CPR card, proof of health insurance, and proof of immunizations.

    Point of Contact: Becky Ross, bRoss@nmsu.edu, 575.439.3873

  • Degree Application Deadline for Spring 2019 is January 25

    Degree Application Deadline for Spring 2019 is January 25.

    Apply by this deadline and the application is Free!

    See Advisor, Login to MyNMSU.edu, Student Tab, Degree Application.

    Note: Application Deadline for certificates is March 4.

  • Extended Hours in Student Services

    Extended Hours in Student Services

    Student Services will have extended hours January 2-January 31, 8:00 am – 6:00, Monday through Thursday (8:00 am-5:00 pm Friday)

  • Admissions Deadline for New Students

    Admissions Deadline for New Students

    New Students must submit admissions application seven (7) business days prior to the start of classes to be admitted for the first eight-week mini semester and the 16-week semester.

    Deadline is at 5 pm. For more information please contact the Admissions Office at 575.439.3600 or admissNMSUA@nmsu.edu. All admissions applications received after that date will only allow applicants to be admitted the second eight-week semester or the following semester.