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Spring Hours

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am -5pm

 

1119 Mesa Vista Hall
MSC06 3800
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 277-6343
Fax: (505) 277-0033
E-mail: aiss@unm.edu

Native News

Important UNM Deadlines
- Monday, March 18, 2019 is the first day of classes for Second Half (2nd 8 weeks) term.
- Friday, March 22, 2019 is the last day to ADD sections and CHANGE credit hours on LoboWEB for Second Half (2nd 8 weeks) term.
- Friday, March 22, 2019 is the last day to CHANGE grade mode on LoboWEB for Second Half (2nd 8 weeks) term.
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2019 Outstanding American Indian Student Service Award Nominations

Nominations for the Outstanding American Indian Student Service Emerging Lobo Award and the Outstanding American Student Service Award are currently being accepted until Friday, March 22nd at 5pm. The awards commend UNM Native students committed to serving the community at large. Recognition is based on applicant accomplishment and achievement in the areas of leadership, participation in campus activities and organizations, academics, and service to Native organizations and tribal communities. Award recipients will be honored at The University of New Mexico annual Recognition Reception on Friday, April 26, 2019.

For application process and details, please access: http://aiss.unm.edu/.
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College Horizons Workshop
Students are invited to this workshop and will have the opportunity to hear from other UNM Native students about College Horizons summer internships, info about grad school opportunities with Graduate Horizons, and discuss how to make the most out of your Undergraduate experience! Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM at the Honors College Forum (basement level of the Student Health and Counseling building). Food will be provided.
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Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines
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Scholarships
Visit http://aiss.unm.edu/pages/private_scholarships.html for a listing of scholarships with March 2019 submission deadlines.  For specific application and guideline information, please visit the links provided. 

- UNM INLP Michael and Enokena Olson Memorial Scholarship
Completed application packets for 2019 Spring Michael and Enokena Olson Memorial Scholarship are due Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4PM. For application and guidelines, please visit https://library.unm.edu/about/inlp.php.

- UNM Alumni Association
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 Alumni Association Scholarship are due Friday, March 22 2019 at 5:00 pm.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://www.unmalumni.com/.

- Indian Health Service –New Applicants
Completed application packets for 2019-20 academic year are due March 28, 2019 at 5PM MST.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/.

- AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

- AISES Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native American
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

 - AISES Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

- AISES Chevron Corporation Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

 - AISES Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

- AISES Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

- AISES Oracle Academy Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.

- AISES VGT an Aristocrat Company Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due on March 31, 2019.  Application information and guidelines are available at http://www.aises.org.
- Cobell Scholarship
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due March 31, 2019.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://cobellscholar.org/.

- American Indian Education Foundation
Completed application packets for the 2019-20 academic year are due April 4, 2019.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://aiefprogram.org.
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Upcoming Native Health Initiative (NHI) Opportunity
Running Medicine invites the UNM community to come out for 12 weeks of fun and fitness, starting with an opening ceremony to the spring season on Saturday, 3/23, at 8 am at UNM North Golf Course. All ages, speeds, and abilities welcome! For more information, please visit https://runningmedicine.org.
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Miss Indian UNM Fundraiser Project
Support the 2019-2020 Miss Indian UNM by purchasing raffle tickets at the American Indian Student Services Front Desk (1119 Mesa Vista Hall) now until April 10, 2019. All proceeds support MIUNM initiatives, appearances, supplies, promotional items, and travel. Check out all the great raffle items on the @msndnunm Facebook photo album at https://www.facebook.com/pg/msndnunm/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1061698484009574, tickets are only $2 each.
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Summer Internship Opportunity
College Horizons is offering summer internships exclusively for UNM undergraduate students to work locally with the college access non-profit and the Bernalillo Public Schools Student Success Grant program. The full-time paid internship is a six-week summer position that starts in mid-June and ends in early August at the College Horizon office in Bernalillo. Each intern will be paid a $2500 stipend. For specific information and how to apply, email Mikaela@collegehorizons.org. Deadline to apply is April 26, 2019.
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Volunteers Needed - 2019 Miss Indian UNM Pageant
The 2019 Miss Indian UNM Pageant is taking place on Friday, April 12, 2019 at UNM’s North Campus – Domenici Auditorium. Volunteers are needed from 3:00-10:00PM for Prep, Set-Up, Pageant, & Clean-Up. Sign up at AISS Front Desk (1119 Mesa Vista Hall) today!
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American Indian Convocation
The 2019 American Indian Convocation will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballrooms to honor and recognize undergraduate and graduate Native students that graduated in December 2018 or who will be receiving their degrees in May 2019 or Summer 2019.  Graduating students must confirm their attendance (and indicate the total number of anticipated guests) by:
1.  Completing an on-line Confirmation & Biography Form on the AISS website by Friday, May 3, 2019. Click on the Convocation link at http://aiss.unm.edu.

Graduates: This is an opportunity to invite your parents, children, grandchildren, extended family members, faculty members, tribal leaders, and friends to celebrate your accomplishments!!!  Your personal message will be read when you are individually recognized during the program.

IMPORTANT: Due to the limited seating, each Graduate is allotted 10 Guest Tickets, which must be picked up at the AISS Front Desk (1119 Mesa Vista Hall) after completing the on-line registration. If a graduate needs more tickets, they will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis after April 22nd.

2.  Even if you are unable to attend the event, it is important that you indicate your tribal affiliation by calling AISS at 277-6343 or stopping by in person at your convenience.  Tribal leaders have requested a list of graduating students from their respective communities and AISS wants to honor the request.
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AISS Advisement
Do you need help discussing course options or have other questions about how to have a successful semester?  Stop by AISS Monday through Friday to see an Advisor.  Set up an appointment through LoboAchieve.unm.edu (see below for instructions).  If you are not a current UNM student, appointments are also available by calling 505.277.6343 or by stopping by the AISS Front Desk.  Check out the following link for AISS Advisement resources:  http://aiss.unm.edu/pages/aiss_advisement.html.

HOW TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT

  1. Go to LoboAchieve.unm.edu
  2. Login using your UNM NetID and Password
  3. There are three ways to schedule an appointment with your advisor:
    1. Option 1 – via the “Your Advising Offices” section on the Home Page
      1. Select “Schedule” – you will be able to schedule with your assigned Advisor
    1. Option 2 – via the “Schedule Appointment” tab on the navigation bar
      1. Select your assigned Advising Office and Advisor
    1. Option 3 – “Advising Offices” tab in the navigation bar
      1. Scroll to find your preferred Advising Office and select “Schedule Appointment”
  1. All options will take you to an availability calendar
  2. Select an available time & date *Note: Students will not be able to create same day appointments*
  3. Once a time & date is selected a window will pop up containing the important information regarding the advisement session
  4. Provide a detailed description of why you are making this appointment
  5. Click “Schedule”
  6. Once the appointment is created, a confirmation will be sent to your UNM email