The University of New Mexico Alumni Association is proud to host the Homecoming 2016 HOWLABALOO!

Visit our Homecoming webpage for the week's full schedule of events. Payment by credit card is required for online registrations. We accept Visa and MasterCard. If you have questions, please call the UNM Alumni Relations Office at (505) 277-5808. You can RSVP for the events listed below through this registration form.

Homecoming 127 Club and
Commemorative Merchandise

  • Help support the Homecoming 127 Club! Your generous donation of a minimum of $127 will help sponsor the University of New Mexico's Homecoming celebrations! You will receive either a pair of tickets to the Homecoming football game or a copy of the limited edition Homecoming poster. Round-up your donation to $150, and we will include a commemorative Homecoming pin!
  • Homecoming Posters: Chamisa Near Villanueva by David Perez Escudero. Signed, $45; unsigned, $30.
  • Homecoming 2016 Pins: $5.

All University Breakfast

  • Saturday, October 1, 9-11 a.m., All University Breakfast: SUB Ballroom. The All University Breakfast recognizes the accomplishments of New Mexico resident alumni through the presentation of the Zia, Lobo and Inspirational Young Alumnus awards. $20 per person.

Games and Tailgates

  • Friday, September 30, 5-7 p.m., UNM Men's Soccer Game and Tailgate: Lobos vs. Florida International University. Tailgate at 5 p.m., Game time at 7 p.m. $3 discount game tickets.
  • Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alumni Tailgate: University Stadium, North 4 Lot. Tailgate is free. Purchase food ticket for $10.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2-5 p.m., Homecoming Football Game: University Stadium. Lobos vs. San Jose State Spartans. $11 discount tickets.

Open House, Reunions, Receptions

  • Friday, September 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Library Student Employee Reunion: Dominguez Plaza Fountain at Zimmerman. Calling all former UNM Libraries student employees . . . come back for the UNM Library Student Employee Reunion!
  • Friday, September 30, 5-7 p.m., Black Alumni Chapter Living Legends and Trailblazer Awards Ceremony: Centennial Engineering Auditorium. Recognizing Black Alumni Trailblazers and UNM Athletics Hall of Honor Inductees.
  • Friday, September 30, 5:30-8 p.m., All Alumni Open House & Silent Auction: Hodgin Hall Alumni Center. Get your party started by bidding on Lobo gear, sports packages, unique jewelry items and more, offered by our generous donors. Proceeds benefit the UNM Alumni Association Scholarship Fund and alumni programs. All alumni are invited! Join us for live music and refreshments.
  • Friday, September 30, 6-8 p.m., Graduate Art Student Open Studios: Art Annex. Hosted by The College of Fine Arts Graduate Students.


  • Monday-Saturday during Homecoming week, Zimmerman Library Tower Tours: See parts of Zimmerman not open to the public, glimpse hints of ghosts from the past. Eleven tours available, limited to 10 people per tour.
  • Monday, September 26, 12-1:15 p.m. Campus Sculpture Walking Tour: Meet at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 11 am-12:30 p.m., Maxwell Collections Tour with Indian Bread Baking: The tour is free (open to 25 participants); Lunch is $5 and payable at the Museum.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 5:30-8 p.m., Office of Medical Investigator Tour: 1101 Camino de Salud, Albuquerque. Check in and reception start at 5:30 p.m. with tours starting at 6 p.m. No open toe shoes.
  • Friday, September 30, 2-3 p.m., Campus Walking Tour: Meet at the Alumni Clock at the UNM Duck Pond for a 45-minute walking tour and see what's new! Tours by UNM Trailblazers.
  • Friday, September 30, 3:30-6 p.m., Art in the Afternoon: Tamarind Institute, 2500 Central Ave SE and the UNM Art Museum, 203 Cornell Dr. NE, Albuquerque. Afternoon tours, art and conversation followed by a wine and social hour.

Honors College Alumni Weekend Activities

  • Friday, September 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Honors College Happy Hour: The Artichoke Cafe, 424 Central Ave SE.
  • Saturday, October 1, 5:30-8 p.m., Open House: Wynn Honors Forum, Lower level of the Student Health Center.

Earth & Planetary Sciences Alumni Weekend Activities

  • Weekend pricing options: You can pay for each event separately or purchase a Weekend Pass for $65 ($50 RSVP by Sept. 12). The E&PS Weekend Pass includes registration for the Homecoming Reception, Morning Social, Symposium, Luncheon, All Alumni Open House & Silent Auction, and Field Trips.
  • Thursday, September 29, 4-6 p.m., Alumni Check-In and Celebration: Northrop Hall, 1st Floor, UNM Main Campus.
  • Friday, September 30, 12-4:30 p.m., Alumni & Friends Luncheon & Symposium: Northrop Hall, East Lawn and Room 122. $25 per person.
  • Saturday, October 1, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Field Trips: Belen Travertine Mine. $20 per person.

Naval ROTC Alumni Weekend Activities

  • Weekend pricing options: You can pay for each event separately, or purchase a Weekend Pass for $75 ($60 RSVP by Sept. 12). The Weekend Pass includes an Alumni Tailgate and Football Game.
  • Wednesday, September 28, Re-dedication Ceremony and Reception: Ceremony: 5:30-6:30 pm, UNM Alumni Memorial Chapel, no charge; Reception: 7:00-8:30 pm, Naval Science, 720 Yale NE, $20/person.
  • Thursday, September 29, Retirement Ceremony and Reception: Ceremony: 4:00-5:00 pm, Naval Science, 720 Yale NE; Reception: 5:15-7:00 pm, Zimmerman, West Wing.
  • Friday, September 30, 12 p.m., Luncheon: Naval Science, 720 Yale NE. $20 per person.

UNM Alumni Connect

You do not need to register for the online community in order to RSVP to this event. If you choose not to register at this time, all you need to do to RSVP is to fill out the form. The UNM Alumni Online Community is a great way to search for your UNM friends, update your contact information, or make new connections!