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NMT Auxiliary Services

Apartment Communities

Two affordable and convenient apartment communities are available on campus and are open to graduate students and families.  Graduate student apartments offer furnished spaces with living rooms, full kitchens and on-site laundry facilities.  Family apartments are unfurnished spaces with a variety of close proximity offerings to parks, recreational facilities and elementary schools.  Mountain Springs Apartments offers individual single bedroom apartment living for graduate students as well as spacious two bedroom apartment living for student with families.  Desert Willow Apartments offers townhouse style two bedroom apartments in a quiet corner of campus aimed at supporting graduate students.


Mountain Springs Apartments are located on the southwest corner of Bullock Blvd. and El Camino Real St. and offer campus living closer to the community.  

Desert Willow Apartments are located in the southwest corner of campus on Romero Dr. off of Neel Dr.


All mail should be addressed to your student mail box on campus, including deliveries needing a physical address.    


Student Name
PO Box 1234
Socorro, NM 87801


All correspondence regarding apartment living should be made with the Auxiliary Services Office by emailing: or by calling 575-835-5905.

Who Can Live in the Apartments?

Preference given to:

  1. Students who are married/have a domestic partner with/without children
  2. Graduate students
  3. International students
  4. Students 21 or older
  5. Undergraduate juniors and seniors

Application Process

Application Dates:

  1. Online via Banweb (Deposit Instructions)
  2. Call the cashier’s Office at 575-835-5515 to pay via card
  3. Mail a check payable to “New Mexico Tech” with the students 900 ID number in the memo line to: Apartment Housing –NMT
    Auxiliary Services
    801 Leroy Place
    Socorro, NM 87801

New Mexico Tech Housing Agreement

 Apartment Prices
(Summer 2023, 2023-2024 School Year)

  • Grad Students
    One bedroom single apartment -$850, $931
    Single bedroom shared apartment -$735, $805
    One space in double bedroom in shared apartment $605, $668
    Buyout both spaces in the double bedroom -$1000, $1095
  • Families
    New Families are being assigned into MSA ONLY
    Standard 2 bedroom $900, $986
    Large 2 bedroom $975, $1068
  • Families in Desert Willow on Grandfather Clause
    Townhouse 2 bedroom $900, $986
  • Undergraduate (Currently being assigned to Desert Willow)
    Single bedroom shared apartment -$735, $805
    One space in double bedroom in shared apartment $605, $668
    Buyout both spaces in the double bedroom -$1000, $1095

Meal Plans

  • Apartment residents are not required to have a meal plan.
  • Summer meal plans are a declining balance card worth $100. The cost is $90. It can be used in the Dining Hall, Fire and Ice Cafe, and the M Mountain Grill at the Golf Course. Pease email to find out more or add this to your account.
  • Meal plan information can be found here.
  • Students without meal plans can purchase meals, billed to their student account. A minimum of 25 meals must be purchased at one time.
  • Students can purchase a single meal ticket upfront at the Chartwells counter. Prices vary by meal being served.