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We invite all our parents to be engaged in the life of our University. Whether you are the parent of a prospective student, current student, or a lifetime student, your Greyhounds are our greatest treasure. We are grateful to you for supporting their decision to attend ENMU, and we share your pride in their success. We welcome your commitment to and involvement with our Eastern New Mexico University family.

ENMU's Family Weekend

Student Orientation

Dawg Days is the new student orientation held at ENMU every fall. We invite parents to join us.

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financial aid

Paying for College

Our financial aid policies are designed to ensure that no student will encounter cost as a barrier.

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April 2019 | ENMU Academics

2019 Spring Graduation

Due to the high number of graduates walking in our 2019 Spring Commencement, ENMU will be holding two Commencement ceremonies on May 11, 2019 as indicated below:

Ceremony TimeCollege
10 a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2 p.m.
  • College of Business
  • College of Education and Technology
  • College of Fine Arts

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Commencement Reception

Immediately following each commencement ceremony, the ENMU Alumni Association and ENMU Academic Affairs cordially invite families, friends, faculty and staff to attend a commencement reception to honor the graduates

Location: South Gym, Greyhound Arena (GA)

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Greyhound Baseball and Softball

Feb. 2019 | ENMU Athletics

Spring at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound baseball and softball! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events). See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com.

Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship Deadline is March 1.

Feb. 2019 | ENMU Academics

Future Greyhounds who are New Mexico Residents can apply for the Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship until March 1. The Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship information and application is available for your review below.

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Dec. 2018 | ENMU Academics

2018 Fall Graduation

Date: Dec. 15, 2018
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Greyhound Arena

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Commencement Reception

Location: South Gym, Greyhound Arena (GA)

Immediately following the commencement ceremony, the ENMU Alumni Association and ENMU Academic Affairs cordially invite families, friends, faculty and staff to attend a commencement reception to honor your Greyhound's graduation.

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Greyhound Men's and Women's Basketball

Dec. 2018 | ENMU Athletics

Winter at ENMU means it's time for Greyhound Men's and Women's Basketball! Your Greyhound can attend all games for free (except for Lone Star Conference or NCAA championship events). See the schedule online at GoEasternAthletics.com.

2018 U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27

October 2018 | Student Affairs

Make your plans now to join us for U.S. Bank Family Weekend Oct. 26-27 featuring the following events:

Friday, Oct. 26

  • Greyhound Women's Soccer vs. UT Permian Basin | Greyhound Stadium
  • President's BBQ | ENMU President's residence
  • Greyhound Volleyball vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville | Greyhound Arena

Saturday, Oct. 27

  • Tours of the Golden Student Success Center
  • ENMU Academic Colleges Open Houses
  • Coffee and Donuts with the President | Presidents Office, Administration Building
  • Fall Atlatl Competition | Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark
  • Brunch at Crossroads Cafe Dining Hall | Campus Union (CUB)
  • Family Fair | Dallan Sanders Patio (CUB)
  • Greyhounds Men's Soccer vs. West Texas A&M | Greyhound Stadium
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Greyhound Stadium featuring hot dogs, burgers and refreshments
  • Greyhound Football vs. UTPB | Greyhound Stadium (general admission seating)

Tickets are just $10 for adults and kids 12 and under are free!

It's FAFSA Time!

October 2018 | Financial Aid

Your Greyhound can complete and submit the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning Oct. 1, 2018 using 2017 income and tax information. For more information concerning FAFSA, contact Financial Aid at 575.562.2194 or 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668) or visit studentaid.gov/FAFSA. If your Greyhound is attending ENMU July 1, 2019-July 30, 2020, they should submit their 2019-20 FAFSA as early as possible, beginning Oct. 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

All Greyhounds who want to work on campus (work-study or student hire) also need to have a FAFSA on file prior to starting on-campus employment.

Remember, use fafsa.gov when filling out your FAFSA (ENMU's FAFSA school code is 002651).

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Reminders

Crossroads Cafe Late Night Breakfast, May 6, 10 p.m.

Spring Final exams, May 6-10

Spring 2019 graduation, May 11, Time: 10 a.m. | 2 p.m.

Memorial Day (campus closed) | May 27

Summer 2019 session begins | June 3

Second 4-week session begins | July 1

Last day to apply for graduation | July 1

Independence Day (campus closed) | July 4

Summer Final Exams | July 25-26

Dawg Days | Aug. 17-19

Fall 2019 session begins | Aug. 20

View Academic Calendar for more information >