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Where to go for Student Services

For help withContact
Academic issues
  • Understanding degree requirements
  • Trouble with your professor
  • Changing majors
  • Requirements for graduating
Academic advisor / Department
Contact an international advisor if you cannot get help from your academic advisor, or if you change your program (this requires a new I- 20) or think you may need to drop a course.
Details about a specific course
  • Late assignments
  • Can’t understand a lecture
  • Questions about collaborating with other students
Contact Course Professor
Community activities
  • International friendship program
  • International student social hour/trips
Global Education Office (GEO)
http://geo.unm.edu/friendship_program.html
http://geo.unm.edu/social_hour.html
http://geo.unm.edu/trips.html
Subscribe to the GEO Listserv and send an email to geo@unm.edu for announcements.
Employment permission
  • Work on campus: SE = Student Employment, W/S = Work Study (international students are not eligible for work study)
  • Work off campus
Student with SSN: http://stuemp.unm.edu/
Student without SSN: Please see GEO advisor Contact Career Services http://www.career.unm.edu/ regarding job search information or Coop information. Contact GEO for work authorization http://geo.unm.edu/all_handouts/Working_on_Campus.pdf
U.S. Federal Income Tax IssuesPayroll: http://www.unm.edu/~payroll/
Global Education Office (GEO): http://geo.unm.edu/tax.html
Off campus housing UNM Off-Campus Housing: http://och.unm.edu/
On-campus housing
  • Problems with dorm room
  • Problem with roommate
  • Problem with electrical outlet
Resident Hall Services: http://housing.unm.edu
Contact Housing Office: http://housing.unm.edu if your issue remains unresolved.
Medical problemsStudent Health & Counseling: http://shac.unm.edu//
Personal/Adjustment problemsCounseling Services: http://shac.unm.edu/counseling.html or speak to an International Advisor at GEO. You can email us at iadvisor@unm.edu or call 505.277.4032 to schedule an appointment.
Change to another US schoolInternational Advisor (GEO): Speak to an international advisor during walk-in hours, 1-3pm, Monday through Friday, and Monday and Thursday from 10am to noon. If you cannot come to GEO during these hours or need an extended session, please set up an appointment via phone at 505.277.4032 or email us at iadvisor@unm.edu
Visa and travel issuesInternational Advisor (GEO): http://geo.unm.edu/all_handouts/students_important_immigration_info.pdf
You can also speak to an international advisor during walk-in hours, 1- 3pm Monday through Friday, and Monday and Thursday from 10am to noon. (Please note that the 10am-noon on Mondays and Thursdays is only during the fall and spring semesters). If you cannot come to GEO during these hours or need an extended session, please set up an appointment via phone at 505.277.4032 or email us at iadvisor@unm.edu with your question.
Admission, Scholarship, Bursar, Registration The One Stop Center: http://allaccess.unm.edu/
Campus addresses and phone numbers University On-line Directory: http://directory.unm.edu/
UNM Departmental Listing: http://www.unm.edu/depart.html