International & Exchange Programs 575.835.5060

Please Note: Dear International Students,

This is a reminder to come into our office as soon as you can if you need the following:

  • Travel signatures on your I-20
  • If your program end date expires within the next 90 days
  • Any changes to your student status

Welcome to International & Exchange Programs at New Mexico Tech! International & Exchange Programs is part of Student Affairs and includes:

  • Admission of undergraduate international students
  • Advising of all international students, especially regarding immigration regulations
  • Global Village Day, an annual international fair and exhibit
  • International Coffee/Tea Hours and occasional seminars on international topics
  • Study Abroad with exchange-partner universities in Mexico and other countries

For international students:
If you are an international student in the process of getting admitted for undergraduate study (for the B.S. degree) and you have questions about that process, please see or FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions; you will probably find your answer there. If not, contact us at Make sure you have read all the documents available.

If you are an international graduate student in the process of getting admitted for M.S. or Ph.D. study, please read the information available on the graduate pages and contact the Graduate Office if you have questions about admission.

If you are already admitted to Tech, as either an undergraduate or graduate student, and you want to know the details about visas, immigration, travel to Socorro, and getting settled at Tech, please click on the Travel and Arrival at Tech link to the right of your screen.

For domestic students seeking study-away opportunities:
If you are a domestic student wanting to see a little more of the world, opportunities to study away are growing:

To be eligible for study abroad, you must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in good standing. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required, and you must also have completed 30 credit hours at New Mexico Tech before you are eligible to study abroad. For more information, contact Student Affairs.

Remember: If you cannot find answers to your questions here or at the links provided, you are always welcome to call (575.835.5060) or e-mail for help. Or, if you are already on campus, drop by for a chat in the Fidel Center!