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General Questions:

Q: What are the Office of the Registrar's hours?
A: 8 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

 

Q: Where is Records and Registration?
A: Mesa Vista Hall - North (Building #66 on the Campus Map)

 

 

Q: What is the Office of the Registrar's address?
A: Office of the Registrar, MSC11 6325, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

 

Q: When is Spring/Winter Break?
A: Refer to the Academic Calendar.

 

 

Q: How do I register for a closed class?
A: Have the instructor or offering Department add a CLOSED override to your account and register on LoboWeb, or complete an Enrollment Authorization (Yellow) card found at the Records and Registration Office located in Mesa Vista Hall - North.

 

 

Q: How do I add a course after the deadline?
A: Complete the Enrollment Authorization - After Deadlines (Pink) card and submit it to the Records and Registration Office located in Mesa Vista Hall - North. This will generate late transaction fees on your account.

 

 

Q: Where can I get a green/yellow/pink card and where do I turn it in?
A: You can pick up a green card from the Office of Graduate Studies. You can pick up yellow and pink cards at the Records and Registration Office in Mesa Vista Hall - North (many departments have these available). Once completed, bring them back to the Records and Registration Office for processing.

 

 

Q: When is the last day to drop a class?
A: Refer to the Academic Calendar.

  


Schedule/Catalog ...... more info

Q: When does the Schedule of Classes come out?
A: The Schedule of Classes is available on-line approximately two weeks prior to registration for a specified semester. Please click "more info" above for the current schedule. A Schedule Quick View, updated nightly during registration, is also available at the same location.

 

Q: Where can I get a printed copy of the Catalog?
A: Contact the UNM Bookstore at (505) 277-5451.

 


Lobo Card ...... more info

 

Q: Why doesn't my Lobo Card work?
A: There could be several reasons why your card doesn't work. 

  • You're not enrolled - contact the Records and Registration Office.
  • Your magnetic strip is bad - contact the Lobo Card Office.
  • You're using an old, non-current Lobo Card - contact the Lobo Card Office.

Residency/Reciprocal Program 

 

Q: How do I get New Mexico residency?  ...... more info
A: Refer to the Catalog for residency questions. 

 

 

Q: What is the Reciprocal Program?   ...... more info
A: It is a program between some New Mexico and Colorado schools to trade students for up to eight semesters and receive in-state tuition rates.  The students must take 30 credits per year and maintain  full-time status.  For more information or to apply for this program, contact the Records and Registration Office at (505) 277-2247 . 

 


Transcripts/Enrollment Verification ...... more info

Q: How do I request a transcript?
A: Online here for fastest processing. You may also mail or come to the Records and Registration Office in person to request your transcript. The form is available here.

 

Q: How do I request a verification of enrollment?
A: You may mail or come to the Records and Registration Office in person to request your enrollment verification. The form is available here.

 


Diplomas ...... more info

Q: Are diplomas presented at the graduation ceremony?
A: No.  They are available by mail or pick-up in approximately 4-6 weeks after the semester is over.

 

Q: Is there a fee for the diploma?

A: There is NO fee for diplomas.

 

Q: Will my diploma be held if there's a financial obligation to the University that I haven't paid?
A: No

 

Q: How can I order a duplicate diploma?
A: There is a $15 charge for duplicate diplomas.  

You can place a request in person at the Records and Registration Office (or) 

You can place your request in writing remembering to include your written signature, date of request, current/previous name(s), social security number/UNM ID, date of birth, date graduated, degree received, major or college, mailing address, daytime telephone number, Email address and check/money order (or)

You can complete the Replacement Diploma Form.

 

Q: How long does it take to get a duplicate diploma?
A: It usually takes about 2-6 weeks.

 

Q: I graduated last semester but still haven't received my diploma.
A: If you haven't received your diploma in 8-10 weeks then contact the office at 277-6310.

 


Graduation ...... more info

Q: Is graduation automatic?
A: No, you need to contact your college advisor.

 

Q: How can I tell if I'm on the graduation list?
A: Contact your college advisor.

 

Q: I'm not going to complete my degree requirements until Summer semester, but I'd like to go through Spring commencement.  Should I file a degree application?
A: If you are within 6 hours of graduating at the end of the Spring semester, you may request permission from the Office of the University Secretary to attend the Spring commencement.

 

Q: Will my name appear on the commencement program if I don't file a degree application?
A: No, it won't.

 

Q: Where do I get my cap and gown, announcements, etc?
A: These are available at the UNM Bookstore.

 

 


 
Office of the Registrar
MSC11 6325
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque  NM 87131-0001
Phone (505) 277-8900 | Fax (505) 277-6809