Society of Native American Graduate Students


The purpose of the Society of Native American Graduate Students (SNAGS) is to better represent the concerns and interests of graduate students at UNM.  Our goals are to provide a network of graduate students and faculty members among the Native American population on campus and surrounding communities.


  • Promote professional, scholastic, & social activities among its members
  • Promote cooperation & communication between students and faculty
  • Represent the views of Native & non-Native graduate students at UNM
  • Support across the disciplines for those working on dissertation, thesis, or research
  • Promote issues of professionalism for those who plan to pursue a career in academia to utilize Native American faculty for guidance, lectures, or one-to-one meeting
  • Promote & maintain the prestige & high standing of UNM
  • Encourage & promote the representation of New Mexico's cultural and ethnic diversity at UNM
  • Mentor & meet with Native & non-Native graduate students who are new to UNM.


The Society of Native American Graduate Students cordially invites you to become a member of this organization to promote campus wide collaboration and networking to succeed in academia.

Contact SNAGS at & follow-us on Instagram @unmsnags.