Student Events

Download the Fall 2024 Student Activities Calendar - Click Here! Stop by our office (SUB Room 1018) to pick up a physical copy.

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Friday Night Live!


Student Union Building

Join over 2,500 fellow students in the SUB for Friday Night Live! The entire building will be full of great events. This year there will be Casino Games, Photo Booths, Henna Tattoos, Karaoke, Student Organizations, Laser Tag, Lobo Sports Teams, DJ/Dance, and Free Food every half hour! To see a video of a past Friday Night Live, click HERE!

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Class Crawl Campus Tour


Cornell Mall

1st Year Students! Come print out your class schedule and we'll help you find where your classes are on a campus tour. Look for us outside on the Mall just north of the Student Union Building (north of Popejoy Hall) after the Freshman Convocation for a personalized campus tour!Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Dean of Students Office and Residence Life.

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Movie on the Field - IF


Johnson Field

Join us on Johnson Field for IF starring Ryan Reynolds at 8:00 pm. Family and friends are welcome to join you. Bring a blanket or a chair to enjoy this summer hit Drive-In Style. To see a trailer for IF click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ss2KvK-w6w8 .

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Welcome Back Days - UNM Departmental and Programs Day - President's Ice Cream Social


Duck Pond

Start the first day of school off right by stopping by the Duck Pond for the President Stokes' Ice Cream Social! President Stokes, and other campus administrators, will be on hand to give you your choice of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate! Popsicles will be available too! Visit the booths to get great information from campus departments, programs and colleges from 10am to 2pm. Live entertainment will take place from Noon to 1pm. The food is generously sponsored by the Office of the President.

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Welcome Back Days - Safety, Health and Wellness Day


Duck Pond

Enjoy free watermelon courtesy of the UNM Children's Campus from Noon until it is gone! There will be booths from the Safety, Health, Wellness and Recreation departments on campus located at the Duck Pond. New this year: Sports Club Fair! Stop by the Duck Pond to speak with representatives of the different sports clubs at UNM. Great Live Music from Noon - 1 p.m.

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Communities Day - Green Chile Stew


Duck Pond

Stop by the Duck Pond for information about all of the Cultural, Veteran, LGBTQ and Women's programs and departments at UNM. UNM's favorite free food tradition of Green Chile Stew will continue from Noon until it is gone. UNM's food service provider, UNM Food, Chartwells and Nusenda, are the sponsors and provider of the free food today. Cultural entertainment will run from Noon - 1:00 pm by the Duck Pond. Look for UNM museums, student art displays and performing arts information as well.

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Welcome Back Days - North Campus Day


North Campus

HSC Courtyard between Fitz Hall and Nursing & Pharmacy Building

North campus will celebrate its Welcome Back Day in the Basic Medical Sciences Building plaza area in the Health Sciences Complex from 11:30 - 1:00 with great information booths! Free Watermelon will be served from 11:30 until it is gone courtesy of the UNM Children's Campus.

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Free Mid Week Movies - IF starring Ryan Reynolds


Theater

IF - From writer and director John Krasinski, IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids. IF stars Ryan Reynolds, John Krasinski, Cailey Fleming, Fiona Shaw, and the voices of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Louis Gossett Jr. and Steve Carell alongside many more as the wonderfully unique characters that reflect the incredible power of a child’s imagination. Check out the trailer: Click Here.

Free Event! Take a break, Bring a friend!

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Welcome Back Days - Student Organization Day - Dion's Pizza


Duck Pond

Meet student leaders from around campus and learn how to get involved with the over 350 student organizations on campus. Stop by the Welcome Back Days food tent for FREE DION'S PIZZA from Noon until it is gone. The free pizza is sponsored by ASUNM Undergraduate Student Government and Dion's. Listen to great live music at the Duck Pond from 12 - 1 p.m.

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Employment and Community Service


Ortega Hall

The Young Alumni Board and the Alumni Association will be serving free donuts and coffee from 9:00 am until they are gone in the Welcome Back Days food tent. Looking for a campus student job? Interested in helping out in the community? Stop by! University departments looking to hire students will be set up at an On-Campus Jobs Fair north of Ortega hall from 10 am - 1 pm. They will have information about their workstudy and student employment positions. Community organizations will be recruiting volunteers for their worth while events and causes.

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Fall Frenzy Campus Cleanup



UNM Duck Pond

Join other UNM Students in this Homecoming Week Campus Cleanup! We'll be raking leaves, planting flowers, laying mulch, planting trees, and generally beautifying campus! For signups and more information, go to http://tce.unm.edu .

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Silent Lights - 3 DJs - 1 Silent Disco - Immersive Light Experience



Zimmerman/Smith Plaza

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind outdoor Silent Disco here, on campus. 3 DJs and a massive light show in the newly remodeled Smith Plaza. At a silent disco or silent rave you get down, but the music won't bump through the speakers, instead it's broadcasted via radio transmitter directly through the headphones we provide. Don't miss this one of a kind experience. Free Admission. UNM Students get in with LOBO ID and can bring one guest.What is a Silent DiscoCheck out the video from a previous Silent Lights: Click Here.See what it takes to put on Silent Lights: Click Here.Free Parking is available in the Yale Parking Structure from 7p-midnight.This event is sponsored by ASUNM Student Special Events, ASUNM Lobo Spirit, and University Communications and Marketing, with special support from Student Union Building and Parking and Transportation.

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Red Rally Bonfire and Pep Rally


Johnson Field

Red Rally was rated number 55 in Sports Illustrated's "102 Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate" article. Join over 3,000 students burning a 25' tall Aggie at the stake to get pumped up for the game vs NMSU! The football team, spirit squads and Spirit Marching Band will be on hand for the pep rally! Help ASUNM Lobo Spirit build the Aggie by following on Instagram @asunmlobospirit, emailing: lobosprt@unm.edu, calling 277-0372, or checking the schedule at lobospirit.unm.edu, .

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Ghouling Pianos - Dueling Piano Show Halloween Themed!


Join ASUNM Student Special Events for a fun afternoon of "Ghouling Pianos". Ghouling Pianos are two skilled pianists engaging in a musical showdown, taking all requests and adding some Halloween favorites to make your everything spooktacular! With festive decor, amusing performances, and interactive entertainment, the Midwest Ghouling Pianos promises to be an unforgettable haunting experience. This is a FREE event in the SUB Atrium.

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Halloween Event - Summoning Spirits with Peter Boie


Ballroom C

Summoning Spirits is a seance meets magic show that will make you scream! Written and performed by Peter Boie who has been featured on the national hit tv show "Penn and Teller Fool Us”, and is a best selling magic inventor. Join Peter as he brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight… and fright. Peter brings you into the stories with videos and pictures of where these incredible happenings are said to have occurred. Summoning Spirits isn’t just a show, it’s and interactive experience that combines multimedia, freaky magic effects and masterful storytelling to create one of the most unique and spine tingling experiences you will ever be a part of!

For more more information about the Summoning Spirits:

Video - Website - Video Reactions to the Show - Peter Boie on Penn and Teller's Fool Me Show

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Lobo's Got Talent Show!


Ballroom C

The 17th Annual Lobo's Got Talent Show showcases the best UNM has to offer from our talented students! All types of student talent is displayed: Singing, Dancing, Spoken Word, Comedy, Bands, and more! For more information, contact the Student Activities Center. Applications and rules for currently enrolled UNM students will be available at sac.unm.edu in late September / early October. Only the first 32 applicants are guaranteed and audition spot, so get it in ASAP! Here is a little taste of a past Lobo's Got Talent show: Click Here!

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60th Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair


Ballroom A
Ballroom C
Ballroom B

Wednesday, November 20 - Friday, November 22 / 10:00am - 6:00pm daily.

Join us for the Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair. You will have the chance to purchase handmade works of art from students and local vendors. Explore 72 booths with a variety of creative works. Enjoy musical entertainment during this 3 day event.

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60th Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair


Ballroom A
Ballroom C
Ballroom B

Wednesday, November 20 - Friday, November 22 / 10:00am - 6:00pm daily.

Join us for the Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair. You will have the chance to purchase handmade works of art from students and local vendors. Explore 72 booths with a variety of creative works. Enjoy musical entertainment during this 3 day event.

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60th Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair


Ballroom A
Ballroom C
Ballroom B

Wednesday, November 20 - Friday, November 22 / 10:00am - 6:00pm daily.

Join us for the Annual ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair. You will have the chance to purchase handmade works of art from students and local vendors. Explore 72 booths with a variety of creative works. Enjoy musical entertainment during this 3 day event.