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Social Hours Events:

Graduate Student Reception 

Friday, August 11th @ 3:30 pm - 6 pm in Hodgin Hall *FREE*

This is an opportunity to meet the new incoming graduate international students for the semester or meet your fellow students. A fun reception at the first building of UNM, the Alumni building. Get ready to enjoy summer evening relaxing and socializing.

Friday Night Live

Friday, August 18th @ 8 pm in Student Union Building (SUB) *FREE*

Join over 2,500 fellow students in the SUB for the 11th annual Friday Night Live! The entire building will be full of great events. This year there will a Photo Booth, Casino Games, Henna Tattoos, Karaoke, Student Organizations, Video Games on Projection Screens, Lobo Sports Teams, a Dance, and Free Food!

Welcome Picnic

Saturday, August 19th @ 1 pm - 4 pm in Lawn by Duck Pond and Zimmerman Library *FREE*

All new and current international students are invited to join us at this welcome picnic.  Bring a blanket and come meet fellow international students, get some free food, and enjoy a sunny day under the trees!

Movie on the Field

Sunday, August 20th @ 8 pm in Johnson Field *FREE*

Join us on Johnson Field and see a movie on a huge movie screen under the stars at this Welcome Back Days tradition. This is the closest you may ever get to a drive-in style movie! Bring a blanket and your friends, this event is open to the public and is FREE!

Lobo Thirstday at the Red Rally 

Thursday, September 7th @ 8 pm in Johnson Field *FREE*

For our first Lobo Thirstday we will gather for a very important UNM tradition. Red Rally  burning a 25’ tall Aggie ((NMSU’s mascot)at the stake to get pumped up for the game vs. New Mexico State University (NMSU). Red Rally was rated #55 in Sports Illustrated’s “102 Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate” article. 

Football Tailgate

Saturday, September 9th @ 12:30 pm in South Lot *FREE*

Let’s have some fun before joining the cheering for our UNM Football Team! We will have free food, music, and lots of fun! UNM bus service can take you there with just showing your UNM ID.

1$ State Fair Day

Wednesday, September 13th @ 6:00 pm in Book Store

It is an American tradition! Joins us for the $1 day at the State Fair, $1 entrance and $1 every ride, you cannot ask for a better deal! Bring your UNM ID with the bus sticker to ride the bus to the Fair and get ready to enjoy games and delicious food!

Lobo Thirstday! (Monthly Social Hour)

Thursday, October 5th @ 7 pm in Brickyard Pizza

Let’s gather for pizza, chicken wins, drinks, and fun! All students are welcome: International, domestic, underage, everyone! Just take a break of studies to see everyone and get ready to start the weekend.

Halloween Party

Friday, October 31th @ 9 pm in NobHill Bar & Grill *FREE* +21

Wear your best custom and get ready to party on with your friends!

*This is an event for students over 21 years old*!

Lobo Thirstday! (Monthly Social Hour)

Thursday, November 2nd @ 7 pm in Brickyard Pizza

Let’s gather for pizza, chicken wings, drinks, and fun! All students are welcome: International, domestic, underage, everyone! Just take a break of studies to see everyone and get ready to start the weekend.

Marigold Parade- Dia de los Muertos

Sunday, November 5th @ 10:30am in Bandido Hideout *FREE*

The Marigold Parade “Dia de los Muertos” is one of the most unique experiences to have in Albuquerque! We will meet at Bandido Hideout (located on 2128 Central Ave SE, in front of the Communication and Journalism Department) for some traditional bread and drinks and then we will ride the bus over there.

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 16th @ 5:00 pm in UNM Main Campus

Feel and enjoy like a kid and join the Easter Egg Hunt in UNM Main Campus!

Global Get Down

Friday, November 17th @ 7:00pm in Bandido Hideout *FREE*

Let’s celebrate the International Education Week with a big International party! Join us for free food, music, and some performances. Free to all UNM students!

Hanging the Greens

Friday, December 1st @ 6 pm in Book Store *FREE*

Join one of the oldest tradition in New Mexico and UNM, a walk through campus luminarias and the end in Alumni with a hot Posole and Chocolate. An event that you cannot misss!

Farewell Party

Thursday, December 7th @ 9:30 pm in Effex Night Club 

Join us for the FINAL PARTY of the semester! Let's have one more chance to have a blast and enjoy the eternal friendships. See ya all there!

*This is an event for students over 21 years old

Late Night Breakfast

Sunday, December 10th @ 8:00pm in Student Union Building *FREE*

Take a little break of that hard study for finals and join the entire UNM student community for food, gifts, photo booths, games, music, dance, and so much more! Give your last bye to the UNM activities before the crazy final week and holidays break!