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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
8:45 am – 9:45 am Discovery Fair- Pan American Center
9:00 am – 9:45 am Check In –  New Mexico State University Pan American Center
10:00 am – 10:30 am Welcome Session – Pan American Center
10:45 am – 12:15 pm College Round-Up
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
Presentation Series
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm On-site Admissions Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Student Life Pre-Health
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm On-site Admissions Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Housing Tours 2:00 – 3:00 Student Life
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm On-site Admissions Financial Aid & Scholarships Housing & Residential Life Exploratory Majors
Exploratory Tour Series
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Miller Gates Tour

Fine Arts Tour

Athletic Tour

Housing Tour

A-Mountain Hike
 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm ‘A’ Mountain Hike- Sign Up for the Hike!
Dinner
 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  Sunset Dinner at NMSU Golf Course

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 Pan American Center. 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)

  • Take I-10 West
  • Take I-25 N toward Las Cruces/Albuquerque
  • Take the University Avenue exit, exit Number 1
  • Turn left onto University Avenue
  • Go to the stop light at Triviz and turn left. You will see the Pan Am Center

Estimated travel time: 49 minutes

From Albuquerque (north of Las Cruces)

  • Follow I – 25 S to E University Ave in Las Cruces
  • Take the University Avenue exit, exit Number 1
  • Merge right onto University Avenue and get into the left lane right away
  • Go to the stop light at Triviz and turn left. You will see the Pan Am Center

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 the University Avenue exit, exit Number 1
  • Merge onto University Avenue and get into the left lane right away
  • Go to the stop light at Triviz and turn left. You will see the Pan Am Center

Estimated travel time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

From Deming (west of Las Cruces)

  • Take I-10 East to Las Cruces
  • Take the Main Street exit, exit Number 142, toward NMSU
  • Merge right onto University Avenue and get into the left lane right away. Keep right at the fork in the ramp
  • Turn right onto NM-478 N, Main Street
  • Then, turn right onto NM-101 E, University Avenue.
  • Then, turn right onto NM-101 E, University Avenue
  • Turn right at Triviz and you will see the Pan Am Center.

Estimated travel time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Attire

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