Celebrating 45 Years of Excelencia



                                                                       We are pleased to announce:
                                                        The 23nd Annual Raza Graduation Ceremony!

You have been added to this email because you are close in completing your degree. If you have, or will, be graduating in:
fall 2014, spring 2015, summer 2015, fall 2015 you are eligible to participate in this year’s ceremony.

         Every year El Centro hosts a very special family and cultural oriented graduation for Latino/a students at UNM. 
           Raza Graduation is also an excellent way to celebrate the students’ accomplishments and younger students
                                    with role-models as they progress through their educational track.

                                  We would like to invite you to participate in this special celebration with us.
                        Raza Graduation will take place on Friday May 1, 2015 at the UNM Student Union Building.

                                If you would like to participate, please follow this link and fill out your bio-form: 


             As the semester progresses you will be sent updates for further instruction for the day of. 

            Thank you for your time and please feel free to contact me for further information at 505 277-5020 or 

                                                    Armando A. Bustamante, Raza Graduation-Chair 

Key Programs & Services

El Centro provides the following programs and services to UNM Undergraduate and Graduate students and prospective students:

Student Support

  • Student Advocacy
  • Mentoring
  • Academic Support
  • Research Opportunities
  • Professional & Leadership Development
  • Workshop Series

Academic and Professional Development

  • Academic Advisement
  • Financial Aid Resources
  • Scholarships
  • Career/Professional Advisement
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Professional Internships & Fellowships (Graduate & Undergraduate Opportunities)

Community Outreach

  • Cultural Programs
  • Service Learning & Civic Engagement
  • Student Organizations
  • Community Events & Conferences
  • Special Events & Activities


  • Computer Pod
  • Free Printing & Copying 
  • Conference/Library Room
  • Fax Services 
  • Break Room & Kitchen