UNM West

MSC 12-7270
2600 College Blvd. NE,
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Phone: 505-925-8669
Fax: 505-925-8684


                                                         A Different Breed of Lobo

Photo: Patio on UNM West CampusUNM West is committed to being an active member in and around the Rio Rancho area. In keeping true to that commitment, UNM West staff is available for school college fairs, community functions, and other general events in order to promote the opportunities and initiatives at UNM West. Currently, UNM West works with several entities on educational initiatives including municipalities, school districts, institutions of higher education, Sandoval County Pueblo communities, etc. UNM West outreach and retention initiatives are outlined in plans that emphasizes specific and general areas that UNM West conducts outreach. Some of these outreach locations are listed below. If you are interested in UNM West attending your event, or would like to work with UNM West in educational initiatives/programming for your entity, contact Joseph Moreno at (505) 925-8686 or jmoreno@unm.edu.


Colleges and Universities

  • Central New Mexico Community College (Main, Westside and Rio Rancho Campuses)
  • Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
  • UNM-Los Alamos
  • UNM Main Campus

Sandoval County High Schools

  • Rio Rancho Public Schools (Cleveland, Rio Rancho, Independence, ASK Academy, Rio Rancho Cyber Academy)
  • Jemez Valley Public Schools (Jemez Valley, Walatowa Charter)
  • Cuba Independent Schools (Cuba)
  • Bernalillo Public Schools (Bernalillo)
  • Albuquerque Public School (Cibola, Volcano Vista)

Sandoval County Middle Schools

  • Rio Rancho Public Schools (Eagle Ridge, Lincoln, Mountain View, Rio Rancho)
  • Jemez Valley Public Schools (Jemez Valley, San Diego Riverside)
  • Cuba Independent Schools (Cuba)
  • Bernalillo Public Schools (Bernalillo)

*If you are a school official and would like for UNM West to visit your school, or if you would like to schedule a campus visit to UNM West, contact Joseph Moreno at jmoreno@unm.edu or 505-925-8686.

Sandoval County Pueblo Education Offices

  • Pueblo de Cochiti
  • Pueblo of Santo Domingo
  • Pueblo of San Felipe
  • Pueblo of Santa Ana
  • Pueblo of Sandia
  • Pueblo of Zia
  • Pueblo of Jemez

Sandoval County Municipal Governments

  • City of Rio Rancho
  • Town of Bernalillo
  • Village of Corrales

*In addition to the locations/entities above, UNM West also participates in several regional events such as career/health fairs, conferences, UNM Main Campus events, etc.


UNM West strives to create a local and regional awareness of its presence in the area as well as the many programs and initiatives created since opening in January 2010. Below is a list of some of the various marketing initiatives by UNM West.

  • Rio Rancho Observer (Newspaper advertisements, Rio Rancho Public Schools' 20-year highlight, Graduation Special, Back to School, Corrales Main Street News)
  • Daily Lobo Online advertisements
  • Daily Lobo Freshman Orientation Mailout
  • ABQ The Magazine
  • Lobo Sports Properties (UNM Stadium and The Pit)
  • UNM Visitor’s Guide
  • RAM Prints (Rio Rancho High School Parent Newsletter)
  • Jemez Valley High School Sports Poster
  • Rio Rancho High School Student Newsletter
  • Cottonwood Movie Theater (Lobby Poster and On-Screen advertisements)
  • Movies West Theater (On-Screen advertisements) Photo: Southeast entrance to UNM West building
  • The Edge and The Peak Radio web postings and pre-roll video
  • Cottonwood Mall Sky Banner
  • Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce Directory

 View our UNM West promotional brochure and posters! 

Visit our UNM West Youtube Channel here.