Coming Events

NACADA 2017 National Conference Dates October 11-14; Location: St. Louis, Missouri.

2017 New Mexico Academic Advising Association (NMAAA): Dates: June 22-23, 2017; Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico (CNM). Description: Advising through Collaborative Resources. Register here.  

2018 UNM Spring Advisor Institute: Date: May 23, 2018; Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico (TBD). Description: During the Spring 2018 Institute advisors will participate in plenary and break-out sessions that will include updates from supportive departments as well as presentations from advisors on various topics.

Dream Zone Training: Understanding the undocumented student population and the issues that they face when coming working within an institution that has rules and regulations that might not fit properly with providing individualized services.  You will receive information and resources on how to help undocumented students at UNM and in the community. Learning Objectives: How to work with undocumented students. Schedule found in Learning Central.

Safe Zone Training/LGBTQ 101 Training: Dates: Contact 277-5428 or safezonetrainings@gmail.com. Description: The first is our LGBTQ 101 training, which covers how to be an ally, basic terminology, and micro-agressions. This training lasts and hour and a half and serves as a base training any and all who wish to learn more. We can offer this training as a basic workshop, a class presentation, etc. It also serves as the required pre-cursor to our certifying Safe Zone Training. The Safe Zone training is a four hour training that delves further into how to be an ally, terminology, and different types of hate, negativity, and -phobias. Individuals who complete a Safe Zone training will be able to mark their offices or work spaces with a Safe Zone sticker, showing students that these locations are safe spaces for them. Doing so can also provide a greater sense of safety and support among LGBTQ individuals on campus. Contact LGBTQ resource center for scheduling.

Green Zone Training: Prepare university faculty and staff to better understand the experience of veterans, service members and their families at UNM. Participants will be able to better communicate the strengths, challenges and unique needs of our military student population. They will also be better equipped to refer those students to appropriate services when needed. Individuals who complete the Green Zone Training are visibly identified by a “Green Zone” Lobo paw print. Similar to the “Safe Zone” program of the LGBTQ Center, the Green Zone paw identifies allies to the military community and helps foster a supportive environment at UNM. Contact VRC for scheduling.

Title IV and Sexual Misconduct - UNM Staff Responsibilities: Participants will learn the basics of Title IX and sexual misconduct (including sexual assault), what to do with a report of Title IX discrimination or sexual misconduct, talking points when someone discloses to you, confidentiality requirements, how to support students who allege sexual misconduct and what you have to do. Learning Objectives: Title IX basics, reporting obligations under UNM policy, definitions of sexual misconduct, talking points with students around Title IX, UNM policies related to Title IX and sexual misconduct, resources. Who Should Take This Course: Staff and Faculty who have contact with students; those who want to learn more about Title IX and the University's obligations; those who may receive a report of sexual misconduct. Online course through Learning Central.