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Student Life

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There is more to life than studying and textbooks. At New Mexico State University, our faculty, staff and students as well as our community members enjoy a variety of recreational, athletic and cultural events. You have your pick of sports and social clubs, fraternities, sororities, honor societies, and cultural and religious and advocacy organizations. From cheering on our student-athletes during one of their exciting games to watching a rousing performance at the exquisite Center for the Arts, we have something for everyone.

Arts & Recreation

The university offers a variety of arts and recreational activities. Museums and art galleries, professional theater, music ensembles and symphony, visiting artists, national performers, professional road shows, on-campus public radio and TV stations, a student-run radio station, an 18-hole golf course, tennis and activity centers and natatorium are available at NMSU Las Cruces.

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Athletics

NMSU is a member of the NCAA Division 1-A Western Athletic Conference in 16 of its 17 sports, with the NMSU football team in the Division 1 FBS Sun Belt Conference. Our student-athletes have a graduation success rate of 73% and NMSU had 131 academic All-WAC Conference recipients in 2013-14.

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Life on Campus

Students study together at Pinon Hall

Living on Campus

We provide a variety of housing options designed to meet your needs. NMSU has traditional residence halls, apartment communities, and family housing. Choose between 7 different housing options and enjoy all-inclusive amenities and utilities.

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Students dine together at Corbett Center Crossroads

Eat Well

Take advantage of one of the many convenient dining options available. Taos Restaurant offers all of your favorites, including made-to-order omelets all day long, deli sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads in addition to international entrees and vegetarian selections.

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The Campus Health Center

Discover a Healthy You

While on campus you have access to our nationally accredited out-patient Campus Health Center. You can stay fit with access to our 100,000 sqft Activity Center. Your health and safety is our priority so you can stay focused on your academic success.

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