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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 Deadline
- TODAY, Monday, January 14, 2019 is the first day of classes for the Full (16 weeks) and First-Half (1st 8 weeks) terms.
- Friday, January 18, 2019 is the last day to ADD sections and CHANGE credit hours on LoboWEB for First-Half (1st 8 weeks) Term.
- Friday, January 18, 2019 is the last day to CHANGE grade mode on LoboWEB for First-Half (1st 8 weeks) Term.
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Honors College Faculty Public Session
Students are invited to a presentation and question & answer session with potential faculty candidate Tanaya Winder (Duckwater Shoshone), MFA, TODAY, Monday, January 14, 2019 in the Honors College Forum (ground floor of Student Health) from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Ms. Winder is currently the Director of the University of Colorado’s Upward Bound Program and is a poet, writer, and artist and educator who was raised on the Southern Ute reservation in Ignacio, CO.
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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 January 2019 submission deadlines.  For specific application and guideline information, please visit the links provided. 

- American Indian Services – SUMMER 2019
Completed application packets for the Summer 2019 American Indian Services Scholarship are due February 1, 2019. For application and details, please visit https://www.americanindianservices.org/.  

- Daughters of the Revolution (DAR) American Indian Scholarship
Completed application packets for the DAR American Indian Scholarship are due February 15, 2019. For application and details, please visit http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian.

- Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Completed application packets for the Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship are due on February 15, 2019.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian.
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Thinking About a Career in Public Health?
Undergraduates interested in addressing health disparities in underserved communities and advancing health equity are invited to attend this information session on Wednesday, January 16th at AISS (1119 Mesa Vista Hall) at 4:00 PM to learn about:

  • Planning for admission to a Public Health Program
  • Career goals and opportunities in Public Health
  • The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program
  • ALL Majors welcome!

For more info, call AISS at (505) 277-6343 or via email at aiss@unm.edu.
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President Stokes Traveling Office Hours
Students are invited to meet President Stokes on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am in the Ethnic Center Foyer (Mesa Vista Hall 1148, 1st Floor).
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2019 Miss Indian UNM Interest Meetings
ATTENTION Native Women: Interested in learning what it takes to be the next Miss Indian UNM? Attend one of the three Spring Interest Meetings leading up to the February 1st application deadline. Learn about the Pageant process and meet with the current Miss Indian Coordinator. Join us on either:
 

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ American Indian Student Services (1119 Mesa Vista Hall)
  • Monday, January 28, 2019 @ the Ethnic Center Conference Room (1151 Mesa Vista Hall)
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ the Ethnic Center Conference Room (1151 Mesa Vista Hall)


For more information check out the @msndnunm Facebook Event or contact MIUNM Coordinator, Ashley Tso at aftso@unm.edu or call American Indian Student Services at 505.277.6343.
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The Sidekicks Mentorship Program
The American Indian Student Services Sidekicks Mentorship Program is accepting participant applications for the 2019 Spring semester.

The peer-to-peer model is designed to build a community of support to positively impact students’ ability to maximize their UNM experiences. Students are paired into teams and can compete in competitive monthly challenges. As a Team, participation in academic enrichment activities, service initiatives, student success events, and Getaway Adventures are ways to earn points!

Visit http://sidekicks.unm.edu for more information and complete an application.
 
If you have questions please contact Ashley Tso at aftso@unm.edu or at sidekicks@unm.edu.
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2019 American Indian Summer Bridge
The American Indian Summer Bridge (AISB) Program is NOW accepting applications for the 2019 cohort! AISB is designed to immerse incoming students into the rigors of college life while providing academic and social preparation for the first-year university experience. Please share with graduating high school seniors who plan to attend UNM-Main Campus in Fall 2019. For the application & more info go to,  aisb.unm.edu.
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UNM FAFSA Update
Students, due to the federal government partial closure, effective immediately UNM will be accepting paper 1040 tax return forms in place of IRS tax transcripts for the FAFSA of 2018-19 and 2019-2020 years.  Documents needed are as follows:
A.)  For tax filers –a signed copy of 1040 form (1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ)

  • 2016 tax form for 2018/2019 and/or 2017 tax form for 2019/2020.

B.)  For non-tax filers – a signed statement indicating

  1. Attempted and were unable to obtain the “verification of non-filing” document from the IRS, and
  2. Did not file and are not required to file a tax return for the year in question and
  3. List sources of income for the year.

These apply both to the student and the parent(s)/guardian(s).  If you have any questions concerning this, please contact the UNM Financial Aid Office at 1800-CALL-UNM.
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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. Log into LoboAcheive.unm.edu using your UNM NetID and Password – current undergraduate students ONLY.

    • You should see a UNM sign in screen. (If you see the Starfish screen, please clear the web browser’s cache/cookies and try again.)

2. Once you have successfully logged in you will see a Services tab at the left side of the screen.

    • Please click “SEARCH SERVICES
    • Type in “American Indian Student Services
    • Click “Schedule Appointment
    • Use the “Show Advisors” to view either Daniel Begay, Jeannette Stahn or Ashley Tso advising hours

3. If the advisor appearing on your screen is the advisor you wish to schedule with, select the appointment time that fits your schedule.
4. Click the time you wish to schedule.
5. Enter the reason for your appointment and select “Schedule”. After this you are done. You will receive an appointment confirmation email that will be sent to your UNM email address.