Living La Vida Lobo will take place Monday, Sept. 25, through Saturday, Sept. 30, with the Lobo football team taking on Air Force Academy at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Dreamstyle Stadium. Homecoming will keep with tradition for a week packed with events and reunions, including the All University Breakfast. Make your plans now to join us in September!
Discount Hotel Rates
For our Lobos who are coming home for this year’s Homecoming festivities, the Alumni Relations Office has been able to negotiate discount rates at the following hotels in Albuquerque:
2301 International Ave. S.E., Albuquerque, NM 87106; 505-242-2844; website
Rates: King Studios Suites: $99/night; One Bedroom Suites: $109/night; Two Bathroom Suites: $149/night. To receive this room rates, plus tax, all reservations must be made by Monday, Aug. 28. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Homecoming” rate.
1760 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102; 505-889-4000; website
Rates: 1 King or 2 queens: $64/night. The rate for this rooms, plus tax, is based upon availability. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Business Travel Rate.”
1920 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; 808-321-2211; website
Rates: King or double: $89. To receive the rate for the rooms listed above, plus tax, all reservations must be made by Thursday, Sept. 7. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Alumni Homecoming Room Block.”
1901 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102; 505-884-2500; website
Rates: 1 King or 2 queens: $91/night. This room rate, plus tax, is based upon availability. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Business Travel Rate.”
Homecoming Week Kickoff Rally
Bring your Lobo spirit and wear your Cherry and Silver to a Homecoming Week pep rally for alumni, students, faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Hodgn Hall Alumni Center. Lobo Louie and Lucy will be there to help kick off this year’s festivities. Alumni-owned and/or operated food trucks will be available to purchase lunch. Faculty and staff will be able to pick up their Faculty & Staff Alumni Luncheon tickets at this event.
Join The Homecoming Club!
By joining The Homecoming Club, you send a strong message to other alumni and friends about the importance of supporting the UNM Alumni Association and The University of New Mexico. You will be listed as a member of the loyal Homecoming Club on the Alumni Association's website. Your generous donation will help sponsor The University of New Mexico's Homecoming celebrations and programs! Link to donation form will be available soon.
Faculty & Staff Alumni Luncheon
Full-time Alumni faculty and staff are invited to the annual Homecoming Appreciation Lunch at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Space is limited to the first 300 guests, so be sure to pick up your ticket in advance at the Homecoming kickoff rally at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center on Monday, Sept. 25. Tickets will be dispersed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to bring your Lobo ID (reservations will not be accepted over the phone).
Diner en Rouge
The University of New Mexico Alumni Association enthusiastically invites alumni and the community to its new event on Friday, Sept. 29 – Diner en Rouge! Rock your best all-red outfit and prep the perfect picnic dinner to enjoy live entertainment and an evening with your Lobo pack at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center in the Karen Abraham Courtyard.
All University Breakfast
The University of New Mexico Alumni Association proudly honors the recipients of its 2017 Lobo, Zia and Inspirational Young Alumnus awards. The recipients will be honored at the Alumni Association's All University Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 30. The public is invited to attend.
All Alumni Tailgate
The UNM Alumni Association will continue the homecoming party at its annual Homecoming Tailgate that all alumni and Lobo fans are invited to! The Homecoming 2017 tailgate will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, before the UNM Lobos take on Air Force Academy at Dreamstyle Stadium.
Homecoming Community Service Project
The UNM Alumni Association collects items for a select New Mexico nonprofit each homecoming. In 2016, the Alumni Association and generous supporters collected nonperishable food donations for the Road Runner Food Bank in support of the Lobo Food Pantry as part of the seventh annual Homecoming Community Service Project. The 2017 benefiting charities will be announced in summer 2017.
For questions or more information:
Alumni Relations Office