Run with Your Pack
Run with Your Pack
Getting involved can help you create community, get connected to campus resources/events, and discover your passion! Learn important skills to help build your resume and network with classmates who have similar interests.
How do I get #UNMInvolved?
- With so many options, start small! Send an email to organizations you may be interested in, find out when meetings are, and attend!
- When in doubt, bring a friend with you!
- Remember, Student Organizations are excited to meet you too!
- If you live on campus, consider getting involved in your Community Association or RHA (Residence Hall Association) . On campus neighbors could be your new besties!
- Need more guidance? Stop by the Student Activities Center, located at the SUB (Student Union Building), Room 1008. They’ll be happy to talk with you about involvement opportunities.
400+ Chartered Student Organizations for a comprehensive search of clubs and organizations
ASUNM – Student Senate with elected positions and service agencies
GPSA – Student Government for graduate/professional students
Explore more than two dozen Greek Letter fraternities and sororities at UNM. Find your new sisters or brothers in one of three different councils: For more information: 505-277-4706
- Multicultural Greek Council: These organizations are smaller size groups with a cultural basis and traditions. They hold interest meetings in the Fall and Spring.
- College Panhellenic Council: These organizations are larger size women's groups that may have housing available on campus. They have a formal recruitment process every August and may recruit in the Spring.
- Interfraternity Council: These organizations are larger size men's groups that may have housing available on campus. They have an informal recruitment process each Fall and Spring semester.
Lead/Live on Campus
Living on campus is more than just a place to sleep and study. As a resident, you can get involved in hall government, leadership organizations, community activities, and sustainable organizations. Best of all, it's just a few steps outside your door.
- Residence Hall Association: RHA represents the interests and concerns of all students living on campus. Along with promoting fun, educational and cultural programs, RHS also has representatives on several committees across campus. If you live on campus, you are a member of RHA!
- Community Association: Each hall has its own independent Community Association and all residents are welcome to attend as well as become leader. CA's are funded via student activity fees, so it's a great way to be a voice in planning the events and activities happening in your hall!
- National Residence Hall Honorary: Did you know there is a national leadership organization for on-campus residents? NRHH offers great opportunities to gain leadership and service experience. NRHH provides recognition to outstanding members of the residence life community, volunteer experience in the Albuquerque community, scholarship opportunities, and leadership experiences at regional and national conferences.
- EcoReps: If you care about the environment and want to get involved, EcoReps is a great opportunity. EcoReps seek to provide residents with ways to "live green." Initiatives include recycle bins for each resident, energy conservation with heat, air conditioning and electricity in the halls, and the very popular Resident Reclaim, our own thrift store-style donation event in the fall.
Be Active, Go Lobos!
- Intramural Sports: Sport activities offered by Recreational Services include flag football, soccer, slow-pitch softball, volleyball. badminton, basketball, golf, tennis, and many others. Co-recreational offerings include slow-pitch softball, indoor soccer and basketball. Questions? Call: 505-277-0178
- Sports and Recreation Clubs: Student Activities has more than 15 sports and recreation clubs which are instructional and some are competitive against other colleges & universities on a club level (non NCAA sports). These clubs include Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, and Water Polo as well as clubs like Bowling, Mountaineering, Fencing, and Cricket. Find the full list here and sort by the Sports and Recreation category.
Whether you are from New Mexico, out of state, or out of country, there are so many things to see and do in the Land of Enchantment. When all of your studying is done, reward yourself with the many places to go and things to do and plan your New Mexico adventure. Learn to snowboard, visit one of the many national monuments in the state, or just relax in some hot springs.