The University in Albuerque, New Mexico

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end."
--Unknown

UNM Resources

VA Certifying Official's Office

Located on Main Campus, this is the office where you can get your schedule certified and ask detailed questions regarding your educational benefits.


Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center is located on South Campus at the Northwest corner of University and Avenida Cesar Chavez. There, you can find a wealth of information and resources concerning both benefits and local resources.


UNM Career Services

This office can assist you in your long term goals of employment after you graduate. They also have counselors available for resume and interview training.


UNM Financial Aid Office

This office can assist you with obtaining grants, loans, and scholarships.
NOTE: The Federal Government does NOT use your Veteran Benefits when calculating your eligibility for free financial aid. Every Veteran attending UNM should fill out their FAFSA!!!


UNM Admissions Office

All of the information regarding admissions, including and online application for the University of New Mexico

NOTE: New Mexico does NOT charge out-of-state tuition rates for Veterans. Please visit an admissions counselor in person to file for in-state tuition rates if you are not a resident.


UNM Jobs

Information for students seeking employment with the university.



Local Resources


New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions - VETS Program

Dedicated to the employment of Veterans. This resource can also help you find VA Work Study Positions.


New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services

This department assists Veterans in a wide variety of problems, to include disability compensation claims with the VA.


VA Medical Center Albuquerque

Home page for the VA Hospital here in Albuquerque.


Albuquerque Vet Center

Falls under the Department of Veteran Affairs' Vet Centers Program for Veterans who have served in a combat zone.


New Mexico Veterans and Family Support Services

Seperate from the VA, this state funded program assists Veterans and family members with their transition from military to civilian life.


New Mexico Military Order of the Purple Heart

Assists ALL Veterans with disability claims and appeals. Also has initiated a mentorship program for OEF/OIF Veterans for transitioning back to civilian life


NM Veterans.org

Veterans Services Social Network for New Mexico Veterans and Military



Federal Resources


Senator Tom Udall

His constituent liasons can assist you with any problems that you may run into while negotiating the VA system


Representative Martin Heinrich

Like Senator Udall, his office can assist you with any problems with the VA system


Mesothelioma.com

Medical Support for Veterans with Mesothelioma



***Please be aware that this is by no means an all inclusive list. The Student Veterans of UNM has literally hundreds of contacts throughout New Mexico and across the nation. If you have any questions, or if you would like to request a link be added to this list, please email us at jboyd03@unm.edu.