The Pathfinder - UNM Student Handbook

The UNM Student Handbook is called The Pathfinder. It is composed into two sections: Campus Services and Campus Policies and can be accessed online at

The categories are divided into subcategories or named policies in order to help you easily navigate the needed information. Every effort has been made to provide current and accurate information in this publication; however, the administration reserves the right to alter, amend, or abolish its rules, regulations or policies at any time. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please consult the individual departments and/or policy manuals referenced. The Dean of Students Office is responsible for updating and maintaining the Pathfinder.

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705 Gurley Ave. Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 863-7500

Student Code of Conduct

he University will take disciplinary action against students for conduct which adversely affects the University's educational function, disrupts community living on campus, interferes with the rights of others to pursue their education, conduct their University duties and responsibilities, or participate in University activities, when the offensive conduct occurs on University premises or at University-sponsored events, or when an offense which occurs off campus is such that failure to take disciplinary action is likely to interfere with the educational process or the orderly operation of the University, or endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the University community. The Regents have adopted a "" which is published in the .

Visitor Code of Conduct

The University acknowledges and affirms the rights of visitors under the federal and state constitutions, including First Amendment and due process rights. However, conduct which adversely affects the University's educational function, disrupts community living on campus, or interferes with the rights of others to pursue their education, to conduct their University duties and responsibilities, or to participate in University activities shall be considered an offense against the University. Such conduct is prohibited and shall lead to disciplinary action, including expulsion or barring from campus, or arrest by the University when the offense occurs on University premises, as part of a University-sponsored event, or in connection with University activities. The Regents adopted a "" which is published in the . The Code specifies the types of conduct which will lead to disciplinary action and the sanctions for such conduct.

Undergraduate Academic Grievances

Academic grievances for undergraduate students are outlined in the following policy of the Faculty Handbook D-175. Click the link below to be navigated to the policy and scroll to the Procedures section for information on Academic Grievance Procedures (Article 1: Academic Record Disputes, Article 2: Academic Disputes):


Notice of Non-discrimination

鶹Ƶ-Gallup, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. 鶹Ƶ is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, national origin, age, spousal affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, disability, religion, pregnancy, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Office of Equal Opportunity whose Director serves as the 504/ADA Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator.

Notice of Non-Discrimination translated to Spanish and Navajo.