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On Campus Resources

UNM Financial Aid Office

  • UNM Financial aid provides help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), information about grants, work-study, and UNM scholarships.

UNM Dream Team

Contact Info: unmdream@unm.edu

  • UNM Dream Team is a student club that advocates for immigration reform and to increase access and success for immigrant students and families at the university.
  • UNM Dream Team is an affiliate of the New Mexico Dream Team and United We Dream.

DREAM Zone Training

  • A comprehensive training facilitated by the UNM Dream Team will help in understanding the undocumented student population and the issues that they face when working within an institution that has rules and regulations that might not fit properly with providing individualized services. 
  • You will receive information and resources on how to help undocumented students at UNM and in the community.
  • If you are a UNM Staff or Faculty member you can sign up through Learning Central, dates are to be scheduled.
  • Watch the DREAM Zone informational video HERE

 

 

El Centro's Commitment

We work diligently to offer a welcoming and safe space with personalized support and advocacy to undocumented students and their families. El Centro is committed to building a sense of community, a supportive environment and, advocating for students to be successful in higher education, regardless of their background or immigration status.


Did you know?

In 2005 the State of New Mexico we have a law commonly referred to as SB 582 which has been around since 2005. This law establishes two things:

1. Universities are prohibited from discriminating against students based on their immigration status; and

2. Provides in-state tuition and state funds such as the Legislative Lottery Scholarship if you:

  • Attended a year of secondary education in New Mexico and
  • Graduated or obtained a GED in New Mexico

For more information and suggestions about UndocuResources please contact Alejandro Mendiaz-Rivera at amendiaz@unm.edu.