ASUNM Student Special Events (SSE) is the branch of student government (ASUNM) that provides the University of New Mexico with multicultural, diverse events that include concerts, speakers, a spring festival (Fiestas), and community outreach activities. For an idea of what types of events SSE produces, please go to our events section.
Homecoming Week will run September 26th through October 1st. The week starts off with Karaoke on Tuesday from 11am to 2pm in the SUB Atrium. Wednesday is the Homecoming King and Queen election from 9am - 5pm in the SUB or online. Thursday is the new event Silent Lights in Zimmerman Plaza from 8:30pm to 11pm (Click Here for more information). Friday is the All-Sports Pep Rally in the SUB Atrium from Noon - 1pm where the Homecoming Court is announced. Saturday is the Football game against San Jose State at 2pm with the Homecoming Coronation happening at Halftime.
Get ready for a massive outdoor Silent Disco here, on campus. 3 DJs and a synchronized Projection Mapping light show on the Humanities Building. 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 only. Bring your Lobo ID!
Stop by the SUB Atrium to listen to the spectacle that is Dueling Pianos from 11:30-1:30! This high energy show is centered around comedy and the most popular songs of all time that you will be singing and dancing in no time! For a sample of what to expect, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY-trcWfd_Y.
Stop by the SUB Mall to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by watching Albuquerque's own Baila! Baila! dance company entertain with traditional Folklorico and other dance styles. Baila! Baila! has entertained countless guests at various events ranging from Church Fiestas (one of our personal favorites) to events as prestigious as the “Autumn Dance Festival” at Carnegie Hall in New York City and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Baila! Baila! also made an appearance as entertainment around the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Stop by the SUB Mall to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Green Chile Roast sponsored by Bueno Foods and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. Chartwells Dining Service will be taking that freshly roasted green chile and putting it on Cheeseburgers for you to purchase for the low price of $2 or $3 with a water!
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
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.
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!