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We invite all our parents to be engaged in the life of our University. Whether you are the parent of a prospective student, current student, or a lifetime student, your Greyhounds are our greatest treasure. We are grateful to you for supporting their decision to attend ENMU, and we share your pride in their success. We welcome your commitment to and involvement with our Eastern New Mexico University family.

ENMU's Family Weekend

Student Orientation

Dawg Days is the new student orientation held at ENMU every fall. We invite parents to join us.

More about Dawg Days new student orientation >

financial aid

Paying for College

Our financial aid policies are designed to ensure that no student will encounter cost as a barrier.

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GREYHOUNDconnect

Dec. 2018 | ENMU Academics

2018 Fall Graduation

Date: Dec. 15, 2018
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Greyhound Arena

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Commencement Reception

Location: South Gym, Greyhound Arena (GA)

Immediately following the commencement ceremony, the ENMU Alumni Association and ENMU Academic Affairs cordially invite families, friends, faculty and staff to attend a commencement reception to honor your Greyhound's graduation.

Please feel free to contact the office of Alumni Affairs if you have any questions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Greyhound Men's and Women's Basketball

Dec. 2018 | ENMU Athletics

Winter at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound Men's and Women's Basketball! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events). See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com.

2018 U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27

October 2018 | Student Affairs

Make your plans now to join us for U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27 featuring the following events:

Friday, Oct. 26

  • Greyhound Women's Soccer vs. UT Permian Basin | Greyhound Stadium
  • President's BBQ | ENMU President's residence
  • Greyhound Volleyball vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville | Greyhound Arena

Saturday, Oct. 27

  • Tours of the Golden Student Success Center
  • ENMU Academic Colleges Open Houses
  • Coffee and Donuts with the President | Presidents Office, Administration Building
  • Fall Atlatl Competition | Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark
  • Brunch at Crossroads Cafe Dining Hall | Campus Union (CUB)
  • Family Fair | Dallan Sanders Patio (CUB)
  • Greyhounds Men's Soccer vs. West Texas A&M | Greyhound Stadium
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Greyhound Stadium featuring hot dogs, burgers and refreshments
  • Greyhound Football vs. UTPB | Greyhound Stadium (general admission seating)

Tickets are just $10 for adults and kids 12 and under are free!

It's FAFSA Time!

October 2018 | Financial Aid

Your Greyhound can complete and submit the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning Oct. 1, 2018 using 2017 income and tax information. For more information concerning FAFSA, contact Financial Aid at 575.562.2194 or 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668) or visit studentaid.gov/FAFSA. If your Greyhound is attending ENMU July 1, 2019-July 30, 2020, they should submit their 2019-20 FAFSA as early as possible, beginning Oct. 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

All Greyhounds who want to work on campus (work-study or student hire) also need to have a FAFSA on file prior to starting on-campus employment.

Remember, use fafsa.gov when filling out your FAFSA (ENMU's FAFSA school code is 002651).

Greyhound Athletics

September 2018 | ENMU Athletics

Fall at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound Athletics to kick into gear! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events) with a valid ENMU student ID. See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com. Also, you should follow Greyhound Athletics on social media to keep up with the latest, breaking news!

Connect with ENMU Athletics social media >

 

2018 U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27

August 2018 | Student Affairs

Make your plans now to join us for U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27 featuring the following events:

Friday, Oct. 26

  • Greyhound Women's Soccer vs. UT Permian Basin | Greyhound Stadium
  • President's BBQ | ENMU President's residence
  • Greyhound Volleyball vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville | Greyhound Arena

Saturday, Oct. 27

  • Tours of the Golden Student Success Center
  • ENMU Academic Colleges Open Houses
  • Brunch at Crossroads Cafe Dining Hall | Campus Union (CUB)
  • Family Fair | Dallan Sanders Patio (CUB)
  • Greyhounds Men's Soccer vs. West Texas A&M | Greyhound Stadium
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Greyhound Stadium featuring hot dogs, burgers and refreshments
  • Greyhound Football vs. UTPB | Greyhound Stadium (general admission seating)

Tickets are just $10 for adults and kids 12 and under are free! 

ENMU Family Weekend Registration

How to Get $8 Million for ENMU and Bring 1,300 New Jobs in New Mexico

July 2018 | General Announcement

If Bond D passes, $128 million will be given to New Mexico's colleges and universities which will, in turn, bring 1,300 new jobs to our state. Additionally, ENMU would receive $8 million to start the renovation of Roosevelt Science Center. There are no new taxes coming from this Bond D.

  • A renovated Roosevelt Science Center (RSC) will give ENMU students and the surrounding community access to essential academic resources by providing:
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Innovative classrooms and research facilities for STEM-H related fields
  • New location for Miles Mineral Museum and Genarro Natural History Museum
  • Upgraded Wi-Fi hotspots
  • Updated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Fully compliant with all facets of ADA accessibility requirements
  • And more!

Step 1 If your Greyhound is not registered to vote already, register to vote at RockTheVote.com. Your Greyhound's registration must be postmarked no later than Oct. 9. Tell your friends and family to register too!

Step 2 Vote on Nov. 6! When you vote, be sure to turn the ballot over to vote on Bond D. You can also vote early between Oct. 20 and Nov. 3.

New Mexico General Obligation Bond D

Golden Student Success Center Grand Opening

July 2018 | Student Affairs

The Golden Student Success Center (GSSC) renovations are nearing completion! The GSSC Grand Opening will be held Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. We encourage greyhounds and their parents to come celebrate the grand opening with us. This newly renovated building will still house our library with traditional library services but will now offer additional services such as tutoring and academic advising. You can also find customizable group study areas, a cafe, and presentation spaces along with individual study spaces and many more resources for your Greyhound and the Eastern New Mexico University family. The GSSC is a shining example of Eastern's commitment to renovating and updating our facilities to meet the needs of our Greyhounds and our campus.

Golden Student Success Center Grand Opening

2018 Dawg Days

June 2018 | ENMU Campus Life

Date: Aug. 18-20

Dawg Days is the new student orientation held at ENMU every fall. It is a series of programs and events designed to help your future Greyhound prepare for college life, in and out of the classroom. Student leaders guide your future Greyhound through a fun-filled weekend of academic and entertainment programs. Whether your future Greyhound is getting their computer account, learning the fight song or making new friends at the social mixers, they are guaranteed to have fun at ENMU's Dawg Days.

Dawg Days Event Schedule

2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony

April 2018 | ENMU Academics

Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Greyhound Arena

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Commencement Reception

Location: South Gym, Greyhound Arena (GA)

Immediately following the commencement ceremony, the ENMU Alumni Association and ENMU Academic Affairs cordially invite families, friends, faculty and staff to attend a commencement reception to honor your Greyhound's graduation.

Please feel free to contact the office of Alumni Affairs if you have any questions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Greyhound Baseball and Softball

Feb. 2018 | ENMU Athletics

Spring at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound baseball and softball! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events). See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com.

Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship Deadline is March 2.

Feb. 2018 | ENMU Academics

Future Greyhounds who are New Mexico Residents can apply for the Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship until March 2. The Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship information and application is available for your review below.

More About Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship >

Student Involvement and Leadership

September 2017 | Campus Life

Encourage your Greyhound to stop by the Office of Campus Life, located on the main floor of the Campus Union (CUB). They can learn more about ways to get involved and make the most of their time at ENMU. Check out the Student Involvement section of our site to learn more.

Greyhound Athletics

September 2017 | ENMU Athletics

Fall at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound Athletics to kick into gear! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events) with a valid ENMU student ID. See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com. Also, you should follow Greyhound Athletics on social media to keep up with the latest, breaking news!

Connect with ENMU Athletics social media >

It's Almost FAFSA Time!

September 2017 | Financial Aid

Your Greyhound can complete and submit the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning Oct. 1, 2017 using 2016 income and tax information. For more information concerning FAFSA, contact Financial Aid at 575.562.2194 or 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668) or visit studentaid.gov/FAFSA. If your Greyhound is attending ENMU July 1, 2018-July 30, 2019, they should submit their 2018-19 FAFSA as early as possible, beginning Oct. 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.

All Greyhounds who want to work on campus (work-study or student hire) also need to have a FAFSA on file prior to starting on-campus employment.

Remember, use fafsa.gov when filling out your FAFSA (ENMU's FAFSA school code is 002651).

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Reminders

Last day of classes, Dec. 7

Crossroads Cafe Late Night Breakfast, Dec. 10

Final exams, Dec. 10-14

2018 fall commencement, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. 

ENMU Foundation scholarship applications available, Jan. 4

Residence halls open, Jan 13

First day of classes for Spring 19, Jan. 14

Part-time job fair, on-campus jobs, Jan. 15

Part-time job fair, off-campus jobs, Jan. 16

Martin Luter King Jr. Day Commemorative Celebration, Jan. 21

Last day to add/drop a course, Jan. 21

Black history month kickoff, Feb 1

ENMU Foundation scholarship application deadline, Feb. 15

President's Day, Feb. 18

Spring 2019 graduation application due, March 1

Midterm exams, March 4-8

Spring Break, March 11-15

Second 8-week courses start, March 18

Junior Preview Day, March 23

Summer/Fall registration begins, March 24

Career Teacher Fair, April 19

ENMU Scholarship Awards Ceremony, April 23, 3:30 p.m.

Crossroads Cafe Late Night Breakfast, May 6, 10 p.m.

Spring Final exams, May 6-10

Spring 2019 graduation, May 11, Time TBA.

 

 

 

 

 

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