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Welcome to the Financial Aid Office

Freshman Financial Literacy Day

Friday July 20, 2018

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

  • Learn how to maintain your Federal Student Aid until graduation.
  • Stretch your financial aid award dollars and reduce student loan debt.
  • Apply onsite for campus scholarships.
  • Mix and mingle with campus clubs, faculty and staff.
  • Meet with Peer Mentors.
  • Win scholarships and prizes.
  • EARN A $300SCHOLARSHIPS just for attending (Must be lottery eligible)

RSVP here

Student Employment & Internship Fair

Friday, July 20, 2018

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Some departments are hiring immediately!

To Prepare:

  • RSVP here or call 505-925-8590.
  • Call or visit the financial aid office to complete your financial aid file and check your eligibility for work study.
  • Set yp your UNM NetID.
  • Create a profile at
  • Visit the Writing Center or Career Manager for help with your resume.

2019-2020 FAFSA opens October 1, 2018

January 4th Priority Filing Date

What are priority funds?

Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG), 3% grants, UNM II grants, federal and state work-study and the Perkins loan program. File your FAFSA prior to January 5, 2018 and complete your financial aid file by January 31, 2019 to increase your eligibility to receive these limited funds.

We know that funding a college education can be challenging for individuals and families. The U.S. Department of Education, the State of New Mexico and UNM-Valencia Campus offer several financial aid programs that can assist a student in meeting the costs of a college education. Whether you visit us in person or our website, our goal is to provide you access to the various financial aid resources available. We know how important an education can be to your future; let us assist you in obtaining that goal.

Please keep in mind that many financial aid programs have priority deadline dates, you must submit required applications before the deadline date to be considered.