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 mid-May 2020.

This includes the athletics meetups, originally scheduled for March 12 in Las Vegas, March 13 in Albuquerque and March 26 in Santa Fe, and the Alumni Meetup in Las Vegas, Nevada, and HU @ the Zoo, originally scheduled for April 18.

We will be in touch as soon as possible with updates about Commencement.

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!

We have a full year of Alumni Events planned!



 Commencement 2020 Come welcome our newest alumni to the family!

May 7 NMHU Rio Rancho Center Commencement 6 pm Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle NE 

May 9 Highlands Commencement  2 pm Highlands Main Campus, Wilson Complex

May 9 Roswell Center Commencement 1pm ENMU Performing Arts Center, Roswell

May 16 Farmington Center Commencement 9-11 am San Juan Community College, 4601 San Juan Community College Blvd.

May 16 Alumni Hotel Castañeda Tour & Reception 3-5 pm 541 Railroad Avenue, Las Vegas, NM
Private tour for alumni and guests by Southwest Detours 3-4 pm, catered reception by Kin@Castaneda 4-5 pm. $25 per guest, limit of 40 participants. *RSVP by May 8 required. For hotel reservations at the Hotel Castañeda or the Historic Plaza Hotel, call (505) 425-3591.



 June 12 Alumni Family Pool Party & BBQ 5:30-7:30 pm Riverpoint Sports & Wellness, 9190 Coors Blvd. NW
Bring your family and friends of Highlands and join us for a splashing good time at the beautiful Riverpoint private pool and patio. Stay for a barbeque and some fun activities. *RSVP for this free event.

June 26 Highlands Alumni Board meeting 2-5 pm Santa Fe Higher Education Center, room 217

June 27 H-Club Annual Golf Tournament Buffalo Thunder Resort
This tournament benefits all Highlands athletic teams. For more info, contact Syl Perez (432) 349-0020 or check it out at

Ongoing Events

Alumni Zumba
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:15-6:05 pm, Wilson Complex
Join us for a low-impact energizing workout. Free to alumni and community. Donations to the Alumni Association gratefully accepted. Call for more information.

Free Movies at Ilfeld
Each Wednesday and Friday enjoy recently released Hollywood movies.

Some dates and times may change.

If an RSVP is required, contact the Foundation office at (505) 454-3248 or

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Be a Cowboy Host!

We’re looking for hosts for networking events! It can be in your home, your place of business, or a public venue. The Alumni Office will provide support.

Interested? Contact us at today!

Thank you to Extreme Canopy for our high quality custom canopy.

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.