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A Student Guide to NMSU

2014 Crimson Kick-off! Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule of Events

AWO_Poster_2014The beginning of the Fall semester is only a few days away and we are getting ready to kick-off our welcome week events! Check-out the full schedule here!

New Student Registration is Now Open

housing_09_072312New Student Registration (NSR) and Orientation is now open for new incoming students!
New Aggies can sign up to attend an NSR event in April, May, June or July.

Step 1: You will need your NMSU Username and password. If you do not have this, go to my.nmsu.edu and create your student account.

Step 2: Make your NSR Reservation

Step 3: Wait for a confirmation email. This will confirm the date for which you have reserved and the details you need to know about that day. Make sure to provide the correct email when you make your reservation.

New Student Registration programs are available in 2 day and 1 day formats.

For information on Mandatory Orientation, visit awo.nmsu.edu.

Labor Day Weekend hours

Finals Pancake SupperWhile most of the NMSU campus will close on Monday, Sept. 1, for Labor Day, including NMSU Mail Services, Corbett Center Student Union’s USPS Post Office, and the Pan American Center Ticket Office, some university restaurants and stores will remain open for your convenience. Please visit dining.nmsu.edu/hours/ to see which vendors will be open/closed on Monday and which will close early on Friday, Aug. 29.

In addition Corbett Center Student Union will continue to operate with regular hours the entire weekend: 6 a.m. – midnight Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. – midnight Saturday & Sunday.

Please contact auxservices@nmsu.edu for more information.

Las Cruces Shrine Club Circus returns to Pan Am Sept. 26

Las Cruces Shrine Club Circus performersThe Las Cruces Shrine Club Circus will once again fill NMSU’s Pan American Center with aerialists and circus performers for one night only, Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. From crazy clowns to death-defying feats of balance and agility, you won’t want to miss this perfect family event! Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for children and will be available at the Pan Am Ticket Office one hour before the show. Look for free kids tickets at your area merchants.

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Casting Crowns “Thrive Tour” with guests Mandisa & Sidewalk Prophets

Casting CrownsGrammy and Dove Award-winning Christian rock band, Casting Crowns, will bring their Thrive Tour to the “City of the Crosses” at NMSU’s Pan American Center on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. With multiple #1 hits to their name, concert goers can expect an incredibly uplifting evening of great music and encouraging words to live by.

Joining Casting Crowns will be former American Idol finalist and K-LOVE Female Artist of the Year, Mandisa. Mandisa finished in the Top 10 in season 5 and The Hollywood Reporter ranked her in the Top 5 of Idol finalists with the most Billboard No. 1s.

Also along for the ride will be Sidewalk Prophets. This male quartet has been featured on The Rock & Worship Roadshow tour, has won a Dove Award for Best New Artist, and their album, These Simple Truths, was nominated for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year.

Reserved seats are available for $20, $30, $40, and $50. Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of a special $2 discount per $20 or $30 ticket. Fees may apply. Tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 18, at the Pan Am Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or Ticketmaster.com.

The Casting Crowns Thrive Tour with special guests Mandisa & Sidewalk Prophets is presented by the NMSU Office of Special Events and ACTS. Please call 575-646-1420 for more information.

Funds can now be added online to Aggie Cash

Charge up your Aggie ID online!All NMSU Aggie ID cards come with an Aggie Cash account that allows you to pay for food, vending services, laundry machines, and other campus services without having to carry cash. With the new online funding feature, adding funds to your Aggie Cash account is easier than ever. Anyone with an account holder’s last name and Aggie ID number can add funds, allowing Aggie parents or othersthe opportunity to make sure students have the money they need for food. Aggie Cash can be a great gift idea as the funds can also be used at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café and at all NMSU concession stands. For more information regarding Aggie Cash, where it’s accepted, and how to add funds, simply visit idcard.nmsu.edu, call 575-646-4835 or e-mail hsgandcl@nmsu.edu.

Summer golf programs

NMSU Golf CourseThe NMSU Golf Course will once again host its popular “Get Golf Ready” and Youth Summer Camp sessions during the summer months. Several options are available to accommodate you or your child’s schedule. Please view http://bit.ly/1jzOGXf for Junior Youth Camp info and http://bit.ly/R4ItpE for “Get Golf Ready” or contact Jason White at jaw@nmsu.edu or 575-646-4867 for more information.

New catering options available on campus for student organizations

Dick's CafeThe Dick’s Café / Smokey Dick’s BBQ combo restaurant located in Frenger Food Court is taking catering orders and will deliver to any building located on the NMSU Main Campus in Las Cruces, except for Corbett Center Student Union.  For items and pricing, please call Ace Perez at 575-650-6980. Dick’s is open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday until May 9 and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. beginning May 12. For Corbett catering, please contact https://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com/catering/index.html.

NMSU INSIDER social redesigns

NMSUinsiderMosaicCrimson2ToneTwo NMSU INSIDER social pages have undergone recent redesigns. The Twitter account has an all new look, while the Google+ account has all new links, photos, videos, and more. Plus, remember to “like” our new alternative Facebook page, as our older account has reached the maximum number of allowed “friends.”

NMSU INSIDER is managed by New Mexico State University Auxiliary Services and supports the following campus departments: Special Events (including the Pan American Center), the Golf Course & Pro Shop, Dining & Catering, Corbett Center Student Union, Conference Services, ID Card Services, Mail Services, Housing & Campus Life, Transportation & Parking, and the Barnes & Noble at NMSU bookstores. Please visit http://aux.nmsu.edu/ to access all of these departments or contact auxservices@nmsu.edu for more information.

WWE LIVE comes to Las Cruces June 7

KaneWWE LIVE will make a stop at the Las Cruces Pan American Center Saturday, June 7 at 7:30pm.  This will be your chance to see your favorite WWE Superstars including: Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, The Shield, Kane, the WWE Divas and much more. The lineup is subject to change, so please monitor http://www.wwe.com/events/wwepresents-live-lascruces for updates.

WWE offers the best value in entertainment, with tickets starting at $15Tickets to WWE LIVE at the Pan American Center go on sale to the general public this Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. and will be available via http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/98676/, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000, other Ticketmaster locations, select Ticketmaster outlets, and the Pan American Center Ticket Office during normal business hours. Readers of this notice can take part in a special presale event. Use password WWEFAN between 10 a.m. April 9 and 10 p.m. April 11 at either the Pan Am Ticket Office or http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/98676/ to get first dibs at tickets. Please note, there is a 10-ticket limit per transaction. Please call 575-646-1420 or visit http://panam.nmsu.edu/wwe/ for more information.