Welcome from the President

K Van Winkle 2019

Welcome to New Mexico State University Alamogordo (NMSU-A). We are one of the four Community Colleges within the New Mexico State University system. NMSU-A is located on the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains, a beautiful setting that overlooks the Tularosa Basin. Our number one priority is to provide higher education to the diverse populations of our region. We offer quality courses to the next generation of college students, non-traditional students, and those seeking technical workforce skills. It is our mission to help citizens of our region and beyond improve their lives through education.

NMSU-A is dedicated to the success of all students with caring faculty and staff who promise to provide you opportunities and experiences that will help you complete your education. You will complete a degree or credential and establish the foundation for further education or lead the way to a well-paying workforce job.

Starting college at NMSU-A is a wise decision. The cost savings will add up to thousands of dollars over the course of your college education. We teach face-to-face and online courses that support a wide variety of degrees and certifications. The campus has state of the art facilities, fantastic faculty, wonderful staff, an excellent library, and convenient contemporary computer access. All of our online courses are Quality Matters certified. This means NMSU-A online courses are rigorous and will prepare you for success through a highly efficient and superior course delivery system.

Customer service is the heart and soul of NMSU-A. We will help you with admissions, financial aid, scholarships, and advise you on a class schedule that will best fit your needs. Our focus is on your success through understanding, patience, and a real desire for you to accomplish your educational and career goals.

Welcome to NMSU-A.

Dr. Ken Van Winkle
New Mexico State University Alamogordo