Foundation News!

Homecoming is just around the corner!

For all the events and fun, click here!


Please consider making a gift to one or all of these important funds during Homecoming Week 2020.

Rio Mora Wildlife Refuge Fund—This site is a key resource to Highlands and Northern New Mexico and offers unique and unmatched educational, research and retreat opportunities for our students and Highlands community. Click here to donate.

Friends of Art Society—This is your opportunity to support the New Mexico Highlands Foundation’s collection of fine art prints used as a valuable teaching resource for Highlands’ students. Through the generous matching gift of a donor, Highlands University will acquire one new print by Santa Fe artist Willard Clark in its collection for every $100 raised. Click here to donate.

Dean Farmer Student Emergency Fund—This fund assists Highlands students who have experienced significant and unexpected emergencies. It continues to be instrumental in helping our at-risk students who are acutely feeling the hardships brought on by COVID-19. Click here to donate.

HU Athletics—Your gifts help support equipment, scholarships and travel, the tools for a chance at RMAC Championships, National Championship runs and successful careers for our student-athletes after graduation. Click here to donate.

General Scholarship Fund—Most of our students qualify for Pell Grants, and almost half are first-generation college students. This fund helps support them in their struggle to find the resources to advance their education. Click here to donate.

NMHU Alumni Association—As an alum of Highlands, you are automatically a member of the NMHU Alumni Association. Your donation supports our mission of Student Success through outreach to our communities encouraging philanthropy and engagement. Click here to donate.


To donate to one of our other funds or endowed scholarships, please click here.

NMHU Alumni Events Postponed

Highlands Family, Alumni and Friends,

Due to the fluid coronavirus situation, out of an abundance of caution and to remain compliant with Governor Lujan Grisham’s request to avoid large gatherings, the NMHU Alumni Office will postpone our future events through December 31 2020.


NMHU will be making regular updates at

An ongoing list of canceled events can be found here:

We will be sure to communicate at least two weeks before any event to inform you if that event will continue as scheduled, or be postponed.

Thank you so much for your understanding, and we hope to see you soon!

The mission of the New Mexico Highlands University Foundation is to provide support to benefit students of the University and the University as a whole through the acquisition, development, and administration of financial and other resources.