FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

As an alumni of NMSU, you are automatically signed up for the Alumni Association. To be considered an active member after the full year post-graduation, donate a gift of any amount to the fund of your choice. Choose from over 500 funds that directly benefit NMSU students, scholarships, the Alumni Association, programs, colleges or more!

To be an active member of the NMSU Alumni Association, simply make an annual gift, of any amount, to any program, department or scholarship at NMSU. You choose where your gift goes and how you want NMSU to use it. No annual membership fee! As an active member, you prove that our alumni are proud to be NMSU Aggies! Every gift has an impact.

• Recognition for your tax deductible, charitable gift directed to the area of your choice.

• Direct link to other Aggies through networks, chapters, social media and online communities who share your passion for NMSU.

• Free access to the Always an Aggie online alumni feed, connecting Aggies around the world.

• Happy hour and networking opportunities.

• Aggie events and programs, both on and off campus.

• NMSU Library access.

• The Panorama, our award-winning alumni magazine.

• A Quarterly Alumni e-newsletter.

• A 10% Discount at NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore (excluding textbooks and computers).

• Access to Affinity programs, including Liberty Mutual Insurance discounts.

• Mentorship and philanthropy programs, and more.

Free Parking Evenings & Weekends

For those visitors who want to enjoy the NMSU campus in the evenings (after 4:30 p.m.) and on weekends (Saturday & Sunday), no parking permit is required. You may park in any regular faculty/staff, commuter student, or visitor parking space.

Metered spaces are also free after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends. (NOTE: Parking in the “Campus Resident” parking lots is restricted to permit holders 24 hours a day. Also, those parking spaces that are specially signed (e.g., “Service Vehicle” and “Postal Patron”) are restricted 24 hours a day.)

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Free Lots & Metered Parking

Visitors who are only going to be on campus for a short time and are not interested in obtaining a visitor permit can park in either a “Free” lot or at a parking meter. Meter rates are $1.00 per hour, with meters operational from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Meters are currently located in the center of campus at the Jordan St. entrance of Corbett Center Student Union, the west curb of lot 45 next to Zuhl Library, lot 44 in front of the Aquatic Center, in lot 49 off of Williams Ave. next to Frenger Food Court, at the east end of the North Horseshoe and South Horseshoe, and in the parking lot between Gerald Thomas Hall and Knox Hall. The “Free” lots can be located on the campus parking map (identified in brown).

If you are an alumni returning to Las Cruces and would like to request a tour, contact NMSU Alumni Relations at (575) 646-616 or alumni@nmsufoundation.org.

Prospective students and families, or large groups, can schedule a visit here.

Virtual experiences for campus tours are available here.

All requests must go through the NMSU Records Office.

Yes. Order a Diploma Replacement or eDiploma Online at Diplomas | Commencement | New Mexico State University (nmsu.edu). You can also email the University Student Records Office at diplomas@nmsu.edu or call (575) 646-3411 for questions.

Join our brand new digital platform, Always an Aggie, to make yourself discoverable, search the directory and connect with fellow Aggies throughout the years! If you have a specific request please contact the Alumni Office and we will be happy to pass along your contact information.

Visit our Alumni Chapter Network page. Although there are established chapters, connect with Aggies anywhere by hosting an event! Submit your event request here.

Join Always an Aggie for the most up-to-date information! Make sure your contact information is up to date to be sure that you are receiving emails about events in your area. Check out our awesome events calendar! Follow us on social media @NMSUAlumFriends on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Download the NMSU Alumni App for easy events calendar access.

Anyone, anywhere can host an Aggie Alum event. Submit your event request and a member of the Alumni team will reach out to help you coordinate your event.