Commencement is May 15, 2021. Congratulations, Class of '21! For details, click the banner.

Commencement is May 15, 2021. Congratulations, Class of '21! For details, click the banner.

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  • 17

    Apr

    Women's Softball April-May 2021

  • 15

    May

    Commencement 2021

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  • 16

    Nov

    Academic Calendar Spring Semester 2021

  • 20

    Jan

    Full term January 20—May 14

  • 01

    Mar

    2021 Summer Semester Academic Calendar

  • 05

    Apr

    Fall registration starts 4/5/21

  • 10

    May

    Final exams May 10—14

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Campus News

Tilson Uses Data to Drive Student Success

May 06, 2021

Tilson Uses Data to Drive Student Success

Las Vegas, NM – For Heather Tilson, data is more than numbers and trends. Data is a story about real people and their successes and struggles. For Tilson, who joined Highlands May 3 as the university’s director of institutional effectiveness…

Dolores Huerta to Speak at Virtual HU Commencement May 15

April 27, 2021

Dolores Huerta to Speak at Virtual HU Commencement May 15

April 27, 2021 Las Vegas, N.M. – Dolores Huerta, a legendary American labor leader, civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez, is the guest speaker for New Mexico Highlands University’s virtual…

School of Education Sponsors National Summit June 21 – 24

April 27, 2021

School of Education Sponsors National Summit June 21 – 24

April 27, 2021 Las Vegas, N.M – The New Mexico Highlands University School of Education presents a national summit June 21 – June 24 that offers a practical approach to redesigning schools to meet children’s current needs. The first…

Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum Honors Media Arts Project

April 23, 2021

Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum Honors Media Arts Project

April 23, 2021 Las Vegas, N.M. – The New Mexico Highlands University Media Arts and Technology Department received an award from the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt museum for an interactive web app that will generate 3-D butterflies for…

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