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Prepare for Life at NMSU


Get ready to study at NMSU. Visit these links for important information that will make your studies at NMSU smooth and enjoyable.

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Become Oriented

Join the mandatory New International Student Orientation (NISO) and get helpful tips for new students.

About NISO ▸


Be Covered

Medical health insurance is required for all F-1 and J-1 students and their dependents. Guarantee coverage for you and your loved ones.

Health Insurance ▸


Get Aggie Access

The Aggie ID card is the official NMSU identification card that verifies eligibility and to access campus facilities, services, and privileges.

Aggie ID Services ▸


A Healthy You

Aggie Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) provides integrated comprehensive medical, psychological, and recreational activity services to the students of NMSU.

Health & Wellness Center ▸


Eat Well

Enjoy many convenient dining options and a variety of Student Meal Plans. Explore a range of menus and offerings from locally-owned restaurants and the best national brands.

Campus Dining ▸


Living on Campus

Discover a variety of on-campus housing options with all-inclusive amenities and utilities. First-year, first time students are required by NMSU policy to live on-campus for a full academic year. See exemptions on NMSU Housing website:

NMSU Housing ▸


Getting Around

Learn more about your commute options, including some free services with your Aggie ID Card.

Transportation Services ▸


Achieve Success

NMSU offers a broad array of services to help you develop the skills needed to excel and be successful in college.

Student Success Center ▸


Make Friends

Meet new friends and immerse yourself in the New Mexican and NMSU culture.

Get Involved ▸



Be prepared for the unexpected and know who to contact when you need help.

Emergency Contacts ▸