Student Life

Student Organizations

The Office of Medical Student Affairs works closely with the UNM Student Activities Center to ensure support for North Campus Student Organizations. This includes, but is not limited to, information on the annual Student Organization Fair, Re-Chartering Workshops, and Student Activities Center resources. More information can be found on the UNM Student Activities Center website.

Student Amenities

MD Student Lounge

A student lounge is provided for MD students and is located in the basement of Fitz Hall (the room next to the vending machines). The student lounge is equipped with a microwave and refrigerator. There is also a ping pong table, foosball table and television. Sporting equipment (Hula hoops, footballs, soccer balls, etc.) is stored in the Student Lounge cabinet and can be checked out by visiting OMSA. Contact OMSA for the current Student Lounge code.

MD Student Lockers

First- and second-year MD students are assigned a shared locker. The locker assignment and combination are provided to students during orientation. Third- and fourth-year MD students may be assigned a personal locker in the UNM Hospital. Lockers are available on a first come, first serve basis. For locker information, please contact OMSA or call 505-272-3414.

LoboPerks

The UNM LoboPerks program is a partnership between the LoboCard Office and vendors designed to bring discounted goods and services to the attention of the campus community. For more information visit the UNM LoboPerks website.

HSC Wellness Center

The HSC Wellness Center (Gym) is located on the second floor of Domenici Center West Wing, directly above the UNM Medical-Legal Bookstore. The gym is open 24/7 (with HSC Badge access). For more information about the HSC Wellness Center and other HSC Wellness programs, visit the HSC Wellness website.

Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center is a place of advocacy, support, and safety for all members of the University of New Mexico and greater community. Through a feminist model of empowerment, the center offers educational, social, and cultural programming aimed at encouraging women’s self-determination and community engagement. The Women’s Resource Center promotes awareness and the advancement of women’s rights to ensure equity regardless of gender identity, sex, race, ability status, age, sexual orientation, economic class, or religious affiliation. The center seeks to facilitate understanding and mutual respect among all campus and community members to achieve social justice, as well as foster a positive UNM environment. The UNM Women’s Resource Center provides the tools and resources necessary to enhance success within academic, personal, and professional aspects of students’ lives. 

Student Safety

LoboAlert Messages

The University of New Mexico has three types of messages (LoboAlert, LoboAdvisory, and LoboTest) that will go out campus-wide to alert students, staff and faculty of any safety issues. Read more information about LoboAlert Messages.

Emergency Blue Phones

UNM has Emergency Beacons and Emergency Phones around campus. These Blue Light phones connect directly with UNM Police Dispatch. Find a phone near you.

Security Escort Service

The UNM Police Department offers escort services to anyone needing an escort from an on-campus location to another on-campus location 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 505-277-2241 for more information.

LoboRESPECT

LoboRESPECT is the name of UNM’s comprehensive approach to preventing and responding to sexual misconduct in our campus community. Information on prevention education efforts and programs, services and support for victims of sexual misconduct, hate/bias (including incident reporting), and policies can be found on the LoboRESPECT website.

LoboGuardian

LoboGuardian is a mobile app that increases user safety by creating a virtual safety network of friends and family. With this app, you can set a Safety Timer and Status, use Easy Emergency Communication, and 3) report a tip. More information is available on the LoboGuardian website.