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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.

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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 >

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Paying for College

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

More about paying for college >


Final Exam Time is Here

Dec. 2017 | Counseling and Career Services

Is your Greyhound stressing about final exams? Take a look at some of the services and suggestions we offer here at ENMU.

Visit wellness resources for Greyhounds >

Textbook Buyback Dec. 11-15

Dec. 2017 | ENMU Campus Bookstore

Be sure to let your Greyhound know they can sell textbooks back to the bookstore during the week of Dec. 11 through Dec. 15.

Get more info about ENMU Campus Bookstore textbook buyback >

Foundation Scholarships Applications Available Soon

Dec. 2017 | ENMU Foundation

Current Greyhounds can begin applying for Foundation Scholarships on Jan. 1. You'll be able to find scholarship descriptions and applications online soon!

Get more information about scholarships for current ENMU students >

Greyhound Men's and Women's Basketball

Dec. 2017 | 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) with a valid ENMU student ID. See the schedule online at

Campus Closed for Winter Break, Dec. 23-Jan 2

Dec. 2017 | Communication Services

The campus is closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 1, and will reopen for regular business hours on Jan. 2.

View the academic calendar for academic-related important dates >

Break Housing Available While Campus is Closed

Dec. 2017 | Housing and Residence Life

If your Greyhound is staying on campus between the fall and spring semesters, we have break housing available. This year, our dorms are closed from Dec. 16 through Jan. 13. If your Greyhound needs stay in the residence halls during this time, they need to contact Housing and Residence Life, 575.562.2631 (there is a $15 charge for each night).

Find out more about Winter Break housing >

ENMU's 133rd Commencement is Dec. 16

October 2017 | Registrar

If your Greyhound is graduating this December, it's time to make plans to attend graduation. Be sure to remind your Greyhound to apply before Nov. 10 so they can be included in the commencement program. Parents and families of walking graduates are invited to a reception in the North and South Gyms of Greyhound Arena following the commencement ceremony.

Get more information about 2017 Fall Commencement >

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! Greyhounds 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 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

Greyhounds 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 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 when filling out your FAFSA (ENMU's FAFSA school code is 002651).

Golden Student Success Center Update

September 2016 | Student Affairs

The Golden Library is undergoing significant renovations that will result with the renaming of the building to the Golden Student Success Center (GSSC). The Golden Student Success Center will still be our library with traditional library services but will have additional services such as tutoring and academic advising in the building. The GSSC will house customizable group study areas, a cafe, and presentation spaces along with individual study spaces and many more resources for students and employees. Until June 2018, the library functions have been relocated to Bernalillo Hall. The resulting GSSC will continue Eastern's history of renovating and updating our facilities to meet the needs of our Greyhounds and our campus.

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Fall final exams, Dec. 11-15

Fall Commencement, Dec. 16

Winter Break, Dec. 18-Jan.12

Spring Semester Begins, Jan. 15

Payment Arrangement deadline, Jan. 22

President's Day Holiday, Feb. 19

Spring Midterms, March 5-9

Spring Break, March 12-16

On-Campus Job Fairs, Jan. 17-18

Foundation Scholarship Deadline, Feb. 15

Payment Plan Installment 2, due Feb. 26

View Academic Calendar for more information >