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Prospective Residents

Living on campus is about more than having a place to rest your head. It's about the experience! From our Living Learning Program to events and activities, you'll find a variety of experience outside the classroom. Register Today!

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Current Residents

As a Resident Lobo, you will thrive in our vibrant, healthy communities. For information on how to get connected to your community, contract information, expectations and conduct, and more check out Current Residents.  

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News / Announcements

July 1, 2019

Operation Lobo Move-In - Sign Up Now to Volunteer

It won’t be long before many of our Resident Lobos are back on campus for the fall semester. We are in search of some generous volunteers who can help our new and returning residents get comfortable on campus. Operation Lobo Move-in is Aug. 13-17 and is a great way to welcome students to their UNM home – you will be one of the first faces they see. There are several time-slots available; please consider signing up here.

May 8, 2019

New Student Orientation is on the Horizon

With the 2019 spring semester coming to a close, Residence Life and Student Housing is preparing to welcome almost 3500 incoming students for New Student Orientation. From life skills to academic advisement to class registration, newcomers learn how to make a successful transition into the Lobo Life. During their session, future Lobos have the opportunity to spend the night in an Residence Hall and get the feel for on-campus housing. Click here to learn more about applying for Fall 2019.

April 3, 2019

Make UNM Housing Home Again

Did you miss out on Priority Renewal for next fall? Don’t worry because it is never too late to call UNM Housing home again! Apply now to live your best Lobo Life. Learn more about applying here..

March 29, 2019

Taking Summer Classes?

You can live on campus! Our summer options are perfect for students taking courses over the summer, and even those who don't. Yes, if you have a fall UNM Housing agreement and aren’t taking summer classes, you are still eligible to live here. We offer apartment-style living in Student Residence Center (SRC) Apartments with the same great amenities as the rest of the year. Learn more about Summer Housing Here...

March 5, 2019

It's So Hard to Say Goodbye, but Summer is Calling!

On May 11th at 2pm, UNM Housing will be bidding adieu to our Resident Lobos. Look out for upcoming closing floor meetings where your RAs will be explaining how to properly check out of your on campus residence. Learn more about Moving Out here..

February 27, 2019

UNM Partners with Navajo Nation for Innovative Housing Initiative

The University of New Mexico and Navajo Nation have announced a partnership to provide residence hall space for 118 Navajo students at Lobo Rainforest, UNM’s newest housing option, located in the innovation district of downtown Albuquerque. Learn more here...

Navajo Nation student Housing is currently at capacity for 2018-2019. Students may still apply for it but will be placed in other available UNM housing at the regular rate as well as be placed on a wait list to be offered the opportunity to move to the Navajo Nation living area if space becomes available.

February 15, 2019

UNM Creates Pet Friendly Residence Halls

UNM Housing is excited to announce two designated pet-friendly residence halls for the 2019-2020 academic year; traditional style Santa Clara Hall and one of the Student Residence Center Apartment buildings. Students with approved ESA or certified service animal may live in any UNM Housing facility, but may also select the option to reside in the pet permitted communities. Learn more about on the types of animals accepted and their semester fees here..