Commencement 2024 Information

Commencement 2024 Information

This is Historical Data. See current data at the HLC website.
September 28th and 29th, 2015


New Mexico Highlands University is currently undergoing a periodic evaluation by our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. Highlands University has been continuously accredited by the Commission since 1926. As part of the periodic evaluation Highlands has prepared an Assurance Argument demonstrating our ongoing ability to meet the Commissions Criteria for Accreditation. Highlands will also host a visit on September 28th ad 29th with a team representing the Commission.


We encourage everyone to review the Assurance Argument document and to meet with the team.



A schedule of open forums with the visiting team will be made available once the agenda for the team’s visit is finalized.


The public is invited so submit comments regarding NMHU to:
Pubic Comment on New Mexico Highlands University
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411


The public many also submit comments on the Higher Learning Commission’s website at


Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing either by correspondence to the address above or through the website indicated above. Comments should be received at least a month before the visit in order to be considered by the team.