Homecoming September 13 - September 22


Sunday, September 15, 2019

Campus police update:
Gunshots were reported on campus, but campus police do not now believe it is an active shooter situation. Police are still investigating. If you see any suspicious activity, call Campus Police at 505-454-3278 or 911.

 CLASSES: In general, it is the policy of New Mexico Highlands University to remain open during regularly scheduled hours. However, if any students, faculty, or staff believe that weather conditions prevent their traveling safely to the university, they may choose to remain at home.  In such cases, students who miss class will be responsible for making up any work missed, and faculty should be reasonable in dealing with individual student situations.   

If a two-hour delay is announced for the main campus, courses originating from the main campus starting prior to 9:30am are cancelled.  Courses normally starting at 9:30am will begin at 10 a.m.  Courses beginning at10 a.m. or later will begin on a normal schedule.  Online courses will take place at the discretion of the course’s professor. 

  • Delays and Center closures at NMHU-Rio Rancho will be made by the center Director in consultation with the President or Provost.   
  • Courses and offices at NMHU-Santa Fe will correspond with Santa Fe Community College delays and closures. 
  • Courses and offices at NMHU-Farmington will correspond with San Juan College delays and closures. 
  • School of Social Work Albuquerque courses and offices will correspond with CNM Main Campus delays and closures. 

In the event of a delay or closure at a Center, Center Directors should contact the Director of University Relations to coordinate appropriate announcements. The University Relations Office will update the main campus’s Face Book Page accordingly. 


Employees should consult with their supervisor and arrange for taking annual leave. 

In concert with all campus, non-exempt personnel who work six hours on delay days, Facilities non-exempt personnel will work six hours on delay days and shall leave work two hours early at the end of their shift(s).             

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