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Aggie Experience Agenda

This agenda is tentative and subject to change.

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may call 575-646-1879 in advance of our scheduled Aggie Experience programs.

 

Welcome
9:30 am – 10:15 am Check In –  New Mexico State University Barnes & Noble Bookstore
10:15 am – 10:30 am Welcome Session – Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms
10:45 am – 12:15 pm College Round-Up
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch / Discovery Fair
Presentation Series
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Admissions Workshop Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Student Life Pre-Health
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Admissions Workshop Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Housing Tours UNM/NMSU Cooperative Pharmacy Program
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Admissions Workshop Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Housing Tours Exploratory Majors
Exploratory Series
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Miller Gates Tour

Fine Arts Tour

Athletic Tour

Housing Tour

A-Mountain Sunset Hike
 4:30 pm – 6:15 pm ‘A’ Mountain Hike- Sign Up for the Hike!

Please meet us at the Tortugas Mountain Sunset Parking Lot, 6100 Dripping Springs Rd. Las Cruces, NM 88001 by 4:30 pm

 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm  Sunset Dinner at Stan Fulton Center

All “A” Mountain hike participants must complete the Medical Waiver Information Form and Informed Consent Form and submit to the “A” Mountain Hike tour guides at the base of the mountain. If you are under the age of 18, your forms must be signed by parent or legal guardian. Hiking trail is made up of dirt and loose gravel. Please bring appropriate shoes and clothing.

 Directions and Parking

There will be parking lots around the NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore building. Follow the signs for visitor parking. You may park in lots designated for students, staff and faculty—no tickets will be issued to visitors who do not have parking permits, however, please do not park in areas marked for service vehicles, handicapped, or in other posted or restricted areas if you do not have the designated permit. See the NMSU Parking Map for more info.

From El Paso (south of Las Cruces)

  • Follow I – 10 W to E University Ave in Las Cruces
  • Take exit 142 from I – 10 W
  • Turn right onto E University Ave (follow the Aggie Experience signs to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
  • Turn right at Jordan Road (by the NMSU Barnes and Noble bookstore)

Estimated travel time: 49 minutes

From Albuquerque (north of Las Cruces)

  • Follow I – 25 S to E University Ave in Las Cruces
  • Take exit 1 from I – 25 S
  • Turn right onto E University Ave (follow the Aggie Experience signs to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
  • Turn left at Jordan Road (just before the NMSU Barnes and Noble bookstore)

Estimated travel time: 3 hours, 45 minutes

From Alamogordo (east of Las Cruces)

  • Take US-70 W
  • Take exit onto I – 25 S towards El Paso
  • Take exit 1 for University Avenue
  • Turn right onto E University Ave (follow the Aggie Experience signs to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
  • Turn left at Jordan Road (just before the NMSU Barnes and Noble bookstore)

Estimated travel time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Attire

Casual dress is recommended with a good pair of walking shoes!