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A Student Guide to NMSU

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.


New Mexico Tax Free Weekend

TaxFreeWeekendCelebrate New Mexico’s Tax Free Weekend Aug. 1-3 at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU in Las Cruces. This is the ideal time to purchase a new Mac or iPad, get your educational discount, and avoid the tax! The Tax Free Weekend applies to all devices under $1,000.00 and peripherals under $500.00. For any questions, please call the Tech Store at 575-646-1791 and “join” the Facebook event page for updates and reminders.

Part-time employment available at Barnes & Noble at NMSU

Barnes & Noble EmployeesThe Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces is looking for part-time booksellers for FALL semester to work mornings and early afternoon shifts between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and is open 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, and with special extended hours Aug. 17-30 available at http://aux.nmsu.edu/rush/. Please apply at www.bncollegejobs.com or call 575-646-4431 for more information.

“Legendary Locals of Las Cruces” reading and signing

CharlotteTallmanAxisTVAuthor Charlotte Tallman will read from her book, “Legendary Locals of Las Cruces” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces. A signing will follow. Both events will take place in the 2nd floor northeast Living Room. Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. next door to Panda Express. All campus parking is free on the weekend. Please call 575-646-4431 for more information or “join” the Facebook event page for updates and reminders.

Back to School concert contests

Casting CrownsFacebook users can register to win free tickets to two different upcoming Pan American Center concerts by joining each of their individual Facebook event pages. The first concert is the Casting Crowns “Thrive Tour” with special guests Mandisa & Sidewalk Prophets, while the second is Foster The People with Fitz And The Tantrums. Both event pages are located at Facebook.com/NMSUi/events. Once you “join” the event so that your Facebook account identifies you as “going,” you’ll automatically be registered for the tickets. Plus, if you “invite” your Facebook friends to either event, then they’ll also be automatically registered to win. Since we will award tickets to both the “going” and “invited” groups separately, you can invite your friends without hurting your own chances of winning! Two tickets will be given to each Foster The People winner and four tickets will be given to each Casting Crowns winner. See site for official rules or contact auxservices@nmsu.edu for more information.

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.

Parking lot reopen/closure update for July 28, 2014

NMSU Transportation & Parking Services

NMSU Transportation & Parking Services is pleased to announce that Parking Lots 21, 57, H1, H2, and H3 have all reopened, while lots H5 & H6 at Cole Village have closed. Please refer to http://bit.ly/1nUGLAa for a complete list of closures and expected reopening dates. Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, dates may change without notice. Transportation & Parking Services will do its very best to post up-to-date changes to the schedule as the information becomes available from the contractor. Please contact 575-646-1839 or parking@nmsu.edu for more information.

Presale password for Foster the People & Fitz and the Tantrums

Foster the PeopleAmerican indie pop band, Foster the People, who catapulted to success with the release of “Pumped Up Kicks,” will bring their worldwide tour to NMSU’s Pan American Center at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 to promote the release of their new album, “Supermodel.” Joining Foster the People in Las Cruces will be critically acclaimed, Nol. 1 Billboard Heatseekers artist, Fitz and the Tantrums.

Tickets are $25, $35, and $40 (plus fees) and go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 27, at the Pan Am Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or online. Readers of this posting can take advantage of a special presale from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at either the Pan Am Ticket Office or online with password: SUPERMODEL. For more information, including artist videos and social links, please visit PanAmCenter.com and “join” the Facebook event page for updates and reminders.

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.