UNM Residence Life & Student Housing is delighted to offer an off-site college housing option for graduate students and upperclassmen. Located off of main campus in Downtown Albuquerque, Lobo Rainforest is a partnership between Innovate ABQ, The City of Albuquerque, and UNM Housing to create a unique urban living and learning environment.

Lobo Rainforest is open to Innovation Academy students, current UNM Housing Residents, and UNM upperclassmen— featuring 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment-style units with a full kitchen, living space, and washer and dryer. 

  • Live in the heart of Albuquerque with all modern amenities included.
  • Have access to UNM staff, RA Programming, and the ability to use your financial aid.
  • Be linked to Innovate ABQ, UNM STC, and their partner resources including on-site collaboration and makers space, internship opportunities and specially designed programming, and activities.
  • Experience a diverse and dynamic neighborhood with food, entertainment and transportation all within walking distance. 

Innovation Academy: A community located in an urban, modern, and collaborative living space where residents are close to innovative resources and entrepreneurial opportunities, working with mentors, innovators, and business advisors. It’s where roommates become co-founders.

For more information about the Innovation Academy, click here.

Take a look at our video tour of Lobo Rainforest here.


Lobo Rainforest

Living Learning Programs

Graduate Student Community: a unique living community that addresses the needs of UNM graduate students, including international graduate students; connects residents to resources available through the Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of International Programs & Studies.