New graduate waving to commencement crowd

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

**Deadline to apply for graduation is Friday, March 29, 2024**

Photo of graduate with Sam Minner

To order regalia, please visit Herff Jones at
***Deadline to order regalia is Wednesday, April 3, 2024***

Commencement Schedule

Las Vegas Campus

Schedule: Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.
Location: NMHU Main Campus Wilson Complex, 1216 9th Street, Las Vegas, NM 87701
Student Check-in: 12:30 p.m.
Rehearsal: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at the John A. Wilson Complex

*Santa Fe students may attend Las Vegas campus commencement

For accessibility services needed at the Las Vegas Campus Ceremony please contact the Office of the Registrar at 505-454-3438 or email your request to

Safety Precautions

To ensure the safety of all graduates and their guests, heightened security measures will be in effect throughout the commencement ceremony. We thank you for your cooperation with these important precautions.

1. No weapons allowed on University property.
2. All persons entering this facility are subject to search.
3. No outside food or drinks.
4. No large purses, backpacks, or bags allowed inside the Wilson Complex.
5. No alcohol or drugs.
6. Intoxicated persons will not be allowed to enter.

Picture of graduate

Rio Rancho & Albuquerque Campus

Schedule: Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Rio Rancho Events Center, 3001 Civic Circle NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Student Check-in: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Student Line-up:  5:00 p.m.

Veteran and Legacy cords will be distributed at check-in.

For accessibility services needed at the Rio Rancho & Albuquerque Campus Ceremony please contact Joseph Moreno, Rio Rancho/Metro Center Manager at 505-891-6914 or email your request to

Mortarboard "Mom, I did it"

Farmington Campus

Schedule: Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Learning Commons Plaza at San Juan College
Student line up: Henderson Fine Arts Building 9000s rooms at San Juan College at 8:00 a.m.

For accessibility services, please call 505-566-3367 or 505-566-3285 so we can arrange accommodations for you or your family member during the ceremony.  For family members that have difficulty sitting outside, the ceremony will be simulcast in the Suns Lounge, the Henderson Fine Arts Center, or via a link on the San Juan College Homepage on the day of the commencement ceremony.

General inquiries and commencement information: (graduate and undergraduate students) or 505-454-3438.