UNM Los Alamos

Community Education

Community Education

For nearly 28 years, UNM-LA has been providing Los Alamos and surrounding areas with personal enrichment and professional development classes for every member of our diverse community. Community Education is the perfect opportunity to try something new or rekindle your desire for learning. Who knows, you might discover a hidden talent you never knew you had! 
Summer Program for Youth: losalamos.unm.edu/spy2018.html - Registration Now Open

Adult Enrichment Classes Spring 2018


AstrophysicsClass Description |  Register

Explore Your Universe: Modern Astrophysics for Everyone | Jan 30 – Apr 24 | TUE 3:00 – 4:00 PM | Nicole Lloyd Ronning | RM 628 | $25


Health & Wellness | Class Descriptions  |  Register

Yoga: Advanced Beginner, Hatha Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition | Session 2 | Mar 20 – May 8 | TUE 8:30 AM – 9:30 AMRM 631 | Laurel Conner | $80

Yoga: Beginner Hatha Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition, session 2 | Mar. 22 – May 10 | THUR 8:30 AM – 9:30 AMRM 631 | Laurel Conner | $80

Pilates Also offered as credit PENP 155 300 |Jan 18 – May 10 | THUR 11:00 AM – 11:59 AMRM 631 | Laura Kelly | $105

Strength and Conditioning, also offered as credit PENP 193 section 300 | Jan 17 – May 9 | WED 11:00 AM – 11:59 AM | RM 631 | Laura Kelly | $105

Kundalini Yoga, also offered as credit PENP 193 303 | Jan 16 – May 8 | TUE 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM | RM 631Tera Khalsa | $189


Home & Garden/Creative Arts | Class Descriptions  |  Register

Human Impact on the Caldera | THUR April 26, 5:00 - 6:30 PM Class, FRI April 27, 9:00 - 3:00 PM Hike / and FRI May 18, 5:00 - 6:30 PM Class, SAT May 19, 9:00 - 3:00 PM Hike |  Rm 203 | Bob Dryja | $80  


Instructor Training |  Class Description  |   Register

Lifeguard Instructor Course 2 step registration process | FEB 22, 23, 24, 25 |THUR, FRI, SAT, SUN | 8:00 AM to 5:00 each day | RM 203 | Leanne Sanchez | $325 / FULL

Water Safety Instructor Course2 step registration process June 4-8 | MON, TUE, WED, THUR, FRI | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | RM 203Leanne Sanchez | $325


Professional and Personal Development | Class Description |  Register

Organizational Skills for the Workplace, also offered as credit BSTC 117 | Apr 5 – May 3 | THUR 6:00 PM – 8:40 PMRM 625 | Victoria Erhart | $105

Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks, also offered as BSTC 202 | Jan 16 – May 8 | TUE 6:00 PM – 8:40 PM | RM 306 | Victoria Erhart | $302

Strange but True Tales of New Mexico | May 5 | SAT 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM | RM 203 | Mary Mortensen Dieker | $30


Registration Information

Register in person

You may register in person using a paper registration form. To do so, download, print, and complete the registration form, or pick one up at the Community Education office.

Submit completed forms to:

UNM-Los Alamos Community Education
4000 University Drive
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office: Building 7, Lower Level
Office hours: 7:30 – 4:00, M-F

If you register in person, please make your payment with cash or check.

Register by mail

You may register by mail using a paper registration form.  To do so, download, print, and complete the registration form, or pick one up at the Community Education office. Mail completed forms, together with payment (check only), to our office:

Make checks payable to UNM-LA Community Education.

UNM-Los Alamos Community Education
4000 University Drive
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office: Building 7, Lower Level
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS AND WITHDRAWALS You will receive a full refund if a class is cancelled by UNM-LA. You will be notified by email or phone.
If you withdraw in writing up to five working days before a class begins, you will receive a full refund less a $15 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after this deadline.
Withdrawal request should be delivered in writing to the UNM-LA Community Education Office at commed@unm.edu or UNM-Los Alamos Community Education, 4000 University Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544.


Contact Information

Mike Katko, Program Coordinator
Phone: (505) 662-0346
Email: commed@unm.edu