Honoring Native Tradition and Community Through Academic Excellence

Current and Prospective Students

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Native American Studies undergraduate degree programs. Information on the NATV major and minor undergraduate programs can be found on the NAS website, please see the Major, Minor and Concentration tabs on the website. Also, many of your questions regarding NAS, can be answered by visiting the FAQ section in the Advising Resources section of the website.

For further information on NAS and UNM please see the current UNM Catalog available online via the Registrar’s homepage.
If you are interested in attending the University of New Mexico, please see the UNM Office of Admissions website for further information on admissions, financial aid, transferring, and visiting the campus.

Advising Appointments
If you are a current UNM student in the University College (UC), please make an advising appointment with the University Advisement Center Senior Academic Advisor assigned to Native American Studies.

If you are a current UNM student and ready to apply to the NATV programs, please make an appointment with the NAS Program Coordinator. Please be sure to complete the NATV Schedule Proposal for Advisement prior to your appointment.

LoboAchieve for Students
LoboAchieve CONNECT facilitates meaningful contact between students their advisors, their instructors, and tutors. The system encourages students to engage more deeply in their academic lives by connecting them to the people and resources in place to help them succeed.

LoboAchieve Student FAQ’s

Connecting with Faculty
Students in the Native American Studies major degree programs are encouraged to communicate and connect with their professors in order to succeed in the classroom and after graduation. Many students seek out faculty for scholarship, internship, and graduate school letters of recommendation. The Native American Studies faculty have a protocol for requesting letters of recommendations. Please review the Native American Studies Recommendation Letter Protocol for the NAS Faculty carefully.

Note: The student is solely responsible for being familiar with and completing all graduation requirements.