Graduate Student Resources

Academic Advisement
As a graduate student you will be participating in designing your own curriculum. However, each department has a designated graduate advisor and its own listing of required courses.


Financial Assistance
Financial Aid Office (277-2041) http://finaid.unm.edu/, Mesa Vista Hall North.
Information on loans and work-study for graduate students is available. To receive loans or work-study, students must have a complete financial aid file.
Graduate & Professional Student Association - GPSA See Listing in Student Government
Graduate Studies Fellowships and Assistantships Inquires are made at the Office of Graduate Studies (277-2711) http://ogs.unm.edu, Humanities Room 107.
Scholarship Office (277-6090) http://scholarship.unm.edu, Mesa Vista Room 3020
Various Scholarships and grants are available to graduate students. Departments will have additional information on scholarships and grants offered in specific fields.
Research Office (277-6128) http://research.unm.edu/, Scholes Hall 327.
Provides assistance finding and securing grants and funds for graduate student research projects.


Graduate & Professional Student Association - GPSA, See Listing in Student Government.


Office of Graduate Studies (277-2711) http://ogs.unm.edu, Humanities Bldg 107.
Applicants for admission to all graduate programs except law, medicine, pharmacy, and management are processed in the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS). The office also processes applications for admission to non-degree status for graduate level study. The Dean of Graduate Studies is the college dean for graduate students.  The office has dual functions - serving as an advocate for graduate students, while implementing the policies established by the Faculty Senate that governs graduate study at UNM. The OGS staff also process all forms required for academic program completion. OGS manages some state and federal fellowships and all graduate assistantships.
OGS Special Initiatives Office The Special Initiatives office houses OGS support programs including the New Mexico Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NM-AGEP), Peer Mentoring for Graduate Students of Color (PMGC) and Society of Native American Graduate Students (SNAGS).
Teaching Assistant Resource Center - TARC (277-3341)  http://www.unm.edu/~tarc/tarcmain.html
TARC offers a course in classroom teaching skills for teaching assistants. One course section is designed for international teaching assistants. TARC also maintains reading and reference materials pertinent to classroom teaching and the needs of TAs. TARC is a program of the Office of Support for Effective Teaching (OSET), which offers additional services to teaching assistants. These include classroom and outcomes assessment consultation and a teaching awards program.