NMT 2023-2024

Dear Students,

Welcome to New Mexico Tech! You are part of an exceptional student body, all of whom share the challenging and rewarding goal of becoming a NMT graduate. It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is an integral part of your educational experience. It is our goal to create and deliver innovative programs and outstanding services, we work to enhance the academic experience and help you achieve success. Tech is a place where we strive for excellence in everything we do. As part of the Tech family, we encourage you to test your boundaries and strive to be the best you can be.

New Mexico Tech prides itself on being the place where international community of scholars help guide the future. Your opportunities to learn and interact with faculty, staff and fellow students go far beyond the classroom. The collective wisdom and experience of our faculty and staff is a valuable resource and one that we encourage you to engage. 

I encourage you to take full advantage of programs, events, and resources that Student Life has to offer. You are part of a rigorous academic community that encourages you to work and play hard. Outside the classroom you can participate in one of the many professional, special interest, athletic, intramural and recreational sports opportunities at Tech. By living on campus, exploring new interests, building relationships, honing leadership skills, and accepting greater responsibilities, you can discover who you are and prepare yourself to take on the challenges ahead. This is where you can develop your leadership qualities and further refine your interpersonal skills and talents.

The Division of Student Life works to build an enriching and engaging campus experience. At the center of our focus is you, every single Miner has the ability to contribute to making New Mexico Tech a special place for our students and our community. 

You’ve Got This, and We’ve Got You!

Profile image of Dr. David Greene.


Dr. David Greene

Vice President of Student Life

& Chief Diversity Officer



New Mexico Tech Mission Statement

New Mexico Tech leads education and research in science, technology, engineering,
entrepreneurism, and mathematics (STE²M) for New Mexico.

New Mexico Tech Vision Statement

To be an inclusive, distinguished, and vibrant community of scholars dedicated to
continual enhancements in education, research, and innovation to meet the STE²M
challenges of tomorrow.

New Mexico Tech aspires to be a preeminent community of scholars dedicated to research, education, and innovation – advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – to meet the challenges  of tomorrow. We will drive innovation and education through transdisciplinary collaborations.

Shared Institutional Values (5 E's)

New Mexico Tech’s shared values inform the actions the University community will
undertake in fulfilling our mission and in accomplishing our vision.
  • Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, and Integrity: We pursue excellence and distinction in our academic, intellectual, creative, and personal pursuits with the highest integrity.
  • Empowering Student Success: We provide engaging and comprehensive educational experiences that facilitate our students' growth, development, and ability to serve their profession, community, and society.
  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative: We are creative and innovative problem solvers whose solutions advance disciplines and promote economic impact.
  • Engaging the Community: We serve the communities we live in, our professional communities, and the public mission of the institution.
  • Equitable, Inclusive, and Collaborative: We all have a stake in and responsibility for NMT’s continual achievement of DEI excellence and in creating an environment where anyone can come and achieve their goals.

Equal Opportunity Policy

New Mexico Tech is committed to the policy that all persons shall have access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap or serious medical condition, spousal affiliation, or gender identity, as required by the New Mexico Human Rights Act, Title VI and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as amended, Civil Rights Act of 1866, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Age in Employment Discrimination Act of 1990, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1975, Immigration Reform and Control Act, or by other applicable laws and regulations.

Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to:

Randy Saavedra, Director, Affirmative Action
Cramer Hall 115
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, New Mexico 87801
Telephone 575.835.5005
E‐mail: Randy.Saavedra@nmt.edu.


The purpose of this document is to publish current policies and procedures for students at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) and to provide general information about student services on campus. This document provides students with the University’s expectations and regulations governing academic honesty, research integrity, and general student conduct at New Mexico Tech, but the contents within are not exhaustive.  A comprehensive list of all New Mexico Tech’s Policies can also be found online at http://www.nmt.edu/policies.

In the fall of 2023, the traditional NMT Student Handbook publication has been converted to electronic documents within the Student Support Resources website. Questions and suggestions are welcomed and may be emailed to deanofstudents@nmt.edu