Homecoming 2018: September 24-29

Homecoming 2018, will take place Monday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 29, with the Lobo football team taking on Liberty University on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Dreamstyle Stadium. Homecoming will be a tradition-packed week of events and reunions, including the All University Breakfast. Make your plans now to join us in September!

Homecoming history and traditions

Each year, the UNM Alumni Association works with campus faculty, staff, colleges and departments, student groups and clubs to bring to life a one-of-a-kind week of celebrating the University and its community. A few things you can look forward to every year:

Peace, Love, and Puppies

The Southwest Canine Corps Volunteers will be on campus to help you start your week off with wagging tails and healing hearts (aka pet therapy). Cactus Garden west of Zimmerman Library.

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!

Diner en Rouge

The University of New Mexico Alumni Association enthusiastically invites alumni and the community to its Friday, Sept. 28, event — 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. Did you miss Diner en Rouge last year? Check out photos from the evening’s festivities on our Flickr page.

All University Breakfast

The University of New Mexico Alumni Association will proudly honor the recipients of its 2018 Lobo, Zia and Inspirational Young Alumnus awards during Homecoming 2018. The recipients will be honored at the Alumni Association's All University Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 29. The public is invited to attend. See photos from the 2017 All University Breakfast in the Flickr photo album.

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 2018 tailgate will be held 2 hours prior to kick off on Saturday, Sept. 29, before the UNM Lobos take on Liberty University at Dreamstyle Stadium. View photos from last year’s tailgate here.

Discount Hotel Rates

Book your accommodations today! 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:

207 High St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102; 505-842-0223; website
Rates: Contact directly to make reservations with UNM special rate.

201 Marquette Avenue NW. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102; website
Rates: Rates range between $114 to $132 plus tax. To receive the rate for the room types noted above, all reservations must be made online (opens in new window).

1660 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102; 505-244-6363; website
Rates: Standard Rate $109/night; Suites $123/night. Includes breakfast and shuttle service to UNM. To receive this room rates, plus tax, all reservations must be made by Thursday, Sept. 13. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Alumni Homecoming Room Block”.

1920 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; 808-321-2211, 505-881-6800; website
Rates: King or double: $95. To receive the rate for the rooms listed above, plus tax, all reservations must be made by Thursday, Sept. 13. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Alumni Homecoming Room Block.”

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, Sept. 24. When booking, you must ask for the “UNM Homecoming” rate.

For questions or more information:

Sue MacEachen, Associate Director
Alumni Relations Office
(505) 277-9088, smac14@unm.edu