Student Activities Center

Full Event Calendar

Upcoming Events:

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Friday Night Live 2016!

August 19, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

Student Union Building

Join over 2,500 fellow students in the SUB for the 11th annual Friday Night Live! The entire building will be full of great events. This year there will be a Photo Booth, Casino Games, Henna Tattoos, Karaoke, Student Organizations, Video Games on Projection Screens, Lobo Sports Teams, a Dance, and Free Food every 30 minutes (Pizza, Desserts, Finger Foods, Candy Popcorn, Pepsi Products & More)!

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Class Crawl Campus Tour

August 21, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - Cornell Mall

Meet at the fountain just north of the Student Union Building on the Cornell/SUB Mall. Look for the tent.

Freshmen!  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 - Captain America: Civil War

August 21, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Field

Johnson Field

Join us Sunday, August 16th on Johnson Field and see CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR on a huge movie screen under the stars at this Welcome Back Days tradition. This is the closest you may ever get to a drive-in style movie! Bring a blanket and your friends, this event is open to the public and is FREE!

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Welcome Back Days - President's Ice Cream Social

August 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Main Campus - Duck Pond

Duck Pond between Dane Smith Hall and Mitchell Hall.

Start the first day of school off right by stopping by the UNM President's Ice Cream Social.  Administrators will be serving ice cream from Noon until it is gone at the food tent at the Duck Pond.  There will also be great information booths from campus departments from 10am to 2pm and live entertainment from Noon to 1pm.

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Welcome Back Days - Safety, Health and Wellness Day!

August 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Main Campus - Duck Pond

Duck Pond between Dane Smith Hall and Mitchell Hall.

Enjoy free massages, a climbing wall, pinatas and FREE Watermelon! Booths from the Safety, Health, Wellness and Recreation departments will be at the Duck Pond. ROTC booths will be located on the SUB Mall. Great Live Music and healthy food from Noon - 1 p.m. FREE MOVIE - CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - SUB Theater at 8:00 pm.

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Captain America: Civil War - Free Movie!

August 23, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

The theater is located in the lower level (plaza) of the Student Union Building, room 1003. The Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each screening.

** Free this week only!**
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Communities Day!

August 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Main Campus - Duck Pond

Duck Pond between Dane Smith Hall and Mitchell Hall.

Information about all of the Cultural, LGBTQ and Women's programs and departments at UNM. Cultural entertainment will run throughout the day by the Duck Pond.   Look for UNM museums, student art displays and performing arts information as well.  Enjoy a long standing tradition of Welcome Back Days - free green chile stew from Noon until it is gone! Live music from Noon to 1pm and a FREE MOVIE - CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - SUB Theater at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

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Welcome Back Days - North Campus Day

August 24, 2016 - 11:30 AM

North Campus - School of Medicine

The Plaza between Basic Medical Sciences Building and the Nursing and 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 - 1:30 with great information booths, free watermelon, and free Pepsi.

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Captain America: Civil War - Free Movie!

August 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

The theater is located in the lower level (plaza) of the Student Union Building, room 1003. The Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each screening.

** Free this week only!**
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

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Captain America: Civil War - Free Movie!

August 24, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

The theater is located in the lower level (plaza) of the Student Union Building, room 1003. The Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each screening.

** Free this week only!**
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

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Welcome Back Days - Student Organization Day!

August 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Main Campus - Duck Pond

Duck Pond between Dane Smith Hall and Mitchell Hall.

Meet student leaders from around campus and learn how to get involved with the over 450 student organizations on campus.  Listen to great live music at the Duck Pond from 12 - 1 p.m. while ASUNM student government leaders serve free pizza and Pepsi. FREE MOVIE - CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - SUB Theater at 3:30 pm.

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Captain America: Civil War - Free Movie!

August 25, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

The theater is located in the lower level (plaza) of the Student Union Building, room 1003. The Box Office opens 30 mins prior to each screening.

** Free this week only!**
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Employment and Community Service

August 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM


Duck Pond between Dane Smith Hall and Mitchell Hall.

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 - 2 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. Alumni will serve free hotdogs & Pepsi. Enjoy more live music from Noon - 1 pm.

Red Rally

Red Rally Bonfire and Pep Rally!

September 8, 2016 - 8:00 PM


Johnson Field

Red Rally was rated #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 calling 277-0372.

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Homecoming Week!

September 26, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Main Campus -

Various

Homecoming Week will run September 26th through October 1st.  The week will include various events and conclude with the football game on October 1st against San Jose State.  More to come soon!

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Lobo's Got Talent - Talent Show!

November 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

SUB Ballrooms

The 8th Annual Lobo's Got Talent Show showcases the best UNM has to offer from our talented students!  Applications for the show will be out in late September / early October.  Audition nights will take place on November 7th and 8th.  Approximately 10-15 acts will make the final show.  The final show takes place in the SUB Ballroom at 7pm on November 11th. 
Prizes are given for 1st ($500), 2nd ($350), 3rd ($150) and Audience Choice ($100) - Sponsored by Lobo Village and Casas del Rio.  Stop by to support our talented UNM students!  For more information, contact the Student Activities Center.

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Harry Potter Day!

November 22, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Main Campus - Student Union Building

SUB Atrium

Join the Student Activities Center for the 3rd annual UNM Harry Potter Day in the SUB Atrium from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Tuesday, November 22nd.  This year's Harry Potter Day will include a sorting hat ceremony, Harry Potter trivia with Geeks Who Drink, Butter Beer at Hogsmead, Bertie Botts, Cookies and more magic!  Stop by and enjoy the Wonderful Wizarding World of UNM!