UNM Los Alamos

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Student success at UNM-LA begins with our New Student Orientation sessions which are designed to answer all the typical questions new students have about UNM-LA. 

Orientation Agenda 
January 9, 2018, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

12:45-1:00   Sign in at Student Services table, Student Center

1:00-1:10   Welcome—Dr. Cindy Rooney, Student Center

1:10-1:15   Students to Lecture Hall for Grey Area Training 

1:15-2:45   Students: Grey Area, Lecture Hall, 230
                   Parents: Reception, Library

2:45 2:50    Separate into 3 groups:
                     Students 1
                     Students 2

2:50-3:20   Students 1: Getting Connected, Room 628
                  Students 2: Campus Tour
                  Parents: Supporting your Student’s Success, Lecture Hall, 230

3:25-3:55  Students 1: Where’s the Money? Room 412             
                  Students 2: Getting Connected, Room 628                 
                  Parents: Academic and Career Advancement, ASC

4:00-4:30  Students 1: Academic and Career Advancement, ASC
                  Students 2: Where’s the Money? Room 412   
                  Parents: Campus Tour

4:35-4:55 Students 1: Campus Tour 
                 Students 2: Academic and Career Advancement, ASC
                 Parents: Where’s the Money? Room 412           

4:55-5:10  Survey and Prizes – Student Center
                   * All groups reconvene

Download a copy of this agenda here.

About the Sessions

  • Campus Tour -I ncludes survival tips and tricks- Office Hours, Syllabus, where to find help, Library resources, career steps, etc.
  • Getting Connected - Includes IT support, how to access and manage your online account and LAN, understanding advisement and Student Services, degree audit, UNM-LA website, Twitter, FB, Lobo Web and Lobo Achieve
  • Where’s the Money? - Includes financial aid access, forms, etc., and Cashiering, how, where and when to pay your bill, deadlines to be aware of.
  • Academic and Career Advancement - UNIV 101, using the Academic Support Center, Academic Resources on campus, and Career Advisement