UNM Residence Life & Student Housing’s newest college housing option is located in the Innovation District in Downtown ABQ. Innovate ABQ, the City of Albuquerque and UNM Residence Life & Student Housing have partnered to create a unique urban living and learning environment. Open to Innovation Academy students, current UNM Residents and UNM upper-classmen, the Lobo Rainforest offers 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment-style units, including full kitchen, living space, and washer and dryer. 

  • Live in the heart of Albuquerque with all modern amenities included, as well as UNM staffing and 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.