College Prep



UNM FAFSA Workshops

The UNM Student Financial Aid Office is hosting free workshops to help students and families complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The best time to complete your FAFSA is between October 1, 2018 and January 4, 2019. If you would like help completing the application, or you just have questions, join us for one of our workshops. Bring your information (see list below) and UNM’s financial aid officers will help you complete and submit your FAFSA application!

When: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Tuesdays & Thursdays

October 23 & 25

November 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 27 & 29

December 4, 6, 11 & 13

Where: UNM Student Success & Services Center

1155 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, on the corner of University Blvd and Cesar Chavez

Park in the large parking lot and obtain a parking pass from the building lobby

What to Bring:

  • Your Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID that can be obtained at
  • Social Security Number(s)
  • Driver’s Licenses
  • Completed 2017 tax forms. (in lieu of tax forms, W2s to assist with estimating income)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)

Questions? (505) 277-8900


  • Weekly on Wednesday at A & B lunch in atrium or courtyard.


  • Weekly on Tuesday at A & B lunch in atrium or courtyard.

10/25/18 Navy

  • At A & B lunch in atrium or courtyard.

10/29/18 Industry Day

  • See Mrs. Affentranger in HUM 116 for info, deadline to submit permission slip is 10/25/18.

11/03/18 Fall Preview at UNM

NMSU is hosting three Aggie Experience programs this year:

  • Saturday, September 15, 2018 (Rivalry home football game against UNM)
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 (Home football game against Georgia Southern)
  • Monday, February 18, 2019 (Presidents' Day)
  • Register here!

11/07/18 Ft. Lewis College visit

  • 11th & 12th grade- See your counselor for a pass.
  • 10:15 am in the library.

11/08/18 Eastern New Mexico University Visit

  • 11th & 12th grade- See your counselor for a pass.
  • 10:50 am in the library.


  • UNM Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopedic surgeries and bio-mechanics experiments. We are now seeking applicants for our Albuquerque, NM program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering. Deadline 2/4/19:


University of New Mexico

Judy Ortiz-Aragon

Phone: 249-4502


Eastern NM University

Scott Wesselink

Phone: 1-800-367-3668

New Mexico State University

Jacque Kennedy

Phone: 575-646-0309


NM Highlands University

Joshua Grine

Phone: 454-3394


New Mexico Tech University

Hillary Pineda

Phone: 505-366-2560


Texas Tech University

Jen Miller

Phone: 806-834-7936


Central New Mexico College (CNM)

Amanda Martinez

Phone: 505-224-4130


Grand Canyon University

Roxann Vineyard

Phone: 505-358-5047




Naviance is a comprehensive website that assists in managing the college and career exploration process. Students are able to complete personality and career inventories, build resumes and utilize PrepMe which is an ACT preparation tool.

During the spring semester students in grades 8-11 will be completing their Next Step Plan through Naviance. This process identifies courses they plan on taking throughout their High School career.