UNM Los Alamos

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

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

Orientation Agenda 
August 2 & 9, 2019, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

12:45- 1:00  


1:05 - 1:10


1:10 - 1:15

General Announcements: Students to Grey Area, Parents to Reception

1:15 - 2:15

Students: Grey Area

Parents: Reception

2:20 - 2:50

Students 1: Getting Connected, Advisement & IT

Students 2: Academic and Career Advancement, Career Advisement

Parents: Where’s the Money? Financial Aid and Bursar

2:55 – 3:25

Students 1: Campus Tour

Students 2: Getting Connected, Advisement & IT

Parents: Academic and Career Advancement, Career Advisement

3:30 – 4:00

Students 1: Academic and Career Advancement, Career Advisement

Students 2: Where’s the Money? Financial Aid and Bursar

Parents: Campus Tour

4:05 - 4:35

Students 1: Where’s the Money? Financial Aid and Bursar

Students 2: Campus Tour

Parents: Supporting your Student’s Success, Dir. Student Affairs

4:40- 5:00

Surveys and Prizes – All groups reconvene

Download a copy of this agenda here.

About the Sessions

  • Academic and Career Success: Being your best self, using the Academic Support Center, Academic Resources on campus, and Career Advisement opportunities at UNM-LA.
  • Admissions: For students whose admissions are incomplete. Information on your next steps and getting enrolled in your classes.
  • Campus Tour: Includes survival tips and tricks, where to find help, library resources, and finding your way around campus.
  • Getting Connected: Includes IT support, how to access and manage your online account and LAN, using LoboAchieve, LoboWeb, degree audit, UNM Learn, and the UNM-LA website.
  • Grey Area: Mandatory sexual assault prevention training for all students.
  • Supporting your Student’s Success: Includes information about campus deadlines, how to support your student to be successful, realistic expectations of the workload of college, FERPA, and other student-related information of interest to parents.
  • Where’s the Money? Includes accessing your financial aid information, forms, your Bursar Account Suite, the cashier’s office; how, where and when to pay your bill, and important payment deadlines to be aware of.