Welcome from the President

Welcome to New Mexico State University Alamogordo. We are pleased that you have chosen NMSU-A to begin your college career. We take pride in the success of our students and are thrilled to be your community college.

The number one goal within our strategic plan is to help you complete a degree or certificate that will allow you to either continue your education or leave our campus and obtain a well-paying job. We are dedicated to your success and will help you to the best of our ability along the way. NMSU-A is a friendly campus with caring staff and faculty who promise to provide you opportunities and experiences that will help you pursue your education.

Starting college at NMSU-A was a wise decision. This choice will provide you a cost savings in the thousands of dollars over the course of your college education. Furthermore, we have a wide variety of degree and certificate offerings, excellent state of the art facilities, a wonderful library, and convenient contemporary computer access. Our Student Success Center can help you with Financial Aid and will assist you in choosing classes that best fit your goals.

We are proud to point out that our online courses are Quality Matters certified which means NMSU-A online courses are rigorous and will prepare you for success.

Lastly, know that our responsibility is to help you complete the degree or certificate that you wish to pursue. Our focus is on your success through understanding, patience, and a real desire for you to accomplish your educational and career goals.

Please feel free to contact us if you need anything related to your college experience at NMSU-A. Good luck in this next chapter of your education and again, let us know how we may be of help.

Dr. Ken Van Winkle
President, New Mexico State University Alamogordo