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The Pack is Back!

Join us August 20-26, 2022 for Welcome Back Events!

Get ready to create your experience here at UNM!  There are countless opportunities for you to get #UNMInvolved and meet new friends!  Find your support system that will guide and inspire you.

Take a look at welcome events scheduled, and don’t forget to keep visiting the UNM Events Calendar!


2022 Welcome Events

Friday Night Live
Friday, August 19: 7:00-10:00pm

Join over 2,500 students in the Student Union Building (SUB) from 7:00 – 10:00 pm for the first event of the semester!   The entire building will be full of great events, including games, free food and more.

Discover UNM
Sunday, August 21: 1:00-3:00pm

Information fair held at Student Union Building Ballroom. Come meet with representatives from various units regarding campus resources and services to support your academic and social success.

First-Year Convocation
Sunday, August 21: 4:00pm

First-Year Convocation is a UNM event which is intended to welcome incoming students and their families to the University Community.  The event will include a ceremony, reception, and class crawl. Don’t forget to sign up at

Class Crawl
Sunday, August 21 (After First Year Convocation)

Class Crawl is an opportunity for new students and their families to discover where their classes will be located at the University of New Mexico Main Campus prior to the first day of classes.  Bring your class schedule, and get ready to meet fellow Lobos!

Movie on the Field
Sunday, August 21: 8:00pm

Come watch Top Gun (2): Maverick outside Johnson Field starting at 8:00 pm. Bring a blanket and friends for a "drive-in move" experience.

Welcome Back Days
August 22-26

Stop by the duck pond and enjoy the many themes associated with each day.  Meet student leaders, administrators, and learn about campus resources.  You can also visit with campus departments and programs, campus communities, and much more!  Enjoy free food and live entertainment.