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Travel Information

Welcome to New Mexico State University (NMSU), located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. NMSU is a comprehensive research, land-grant institution of higher learning, dedicated to teaching, research, and service at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic Serving Institution and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. U.S. News and World Report ranks NMSU in the top tier among Best National Universities.  Employers conducting their recruitment activities will be afforded the opportunity to connect with students who are enrolled in over 90 bachelor and 50 graduate degree programs.

Directions to NMSU (Google Map)

From the North (Albuquerque):

Take Interstate 25 South to University Avenue, Exit 1. Continue heading right on the exit ramp. Proceed West on University Avenue. Turn left on Triviz Street. Turn right on Arrowhead Drive and proceed to Stewart Street. Turn right on Stewart Street.  Turn right on Andrew Wall Place and proceed to Garcia Annex, Lot 41.

From the South (El Paso):

Take Interstate 10 to Interstate 25. Exit Interstate 25 North to University Avenue, Exit 1. Turn left on University Avenue. Turn left on Triviz Street. Turn right on Arrowhead Drive and proceed to Stewart Street. Turn right on Stewart Street.  Turn right on Andrew Wall Place and proceed to Garcia Annex, Lot 41.

From the East (Alamogordo):

Take US-70 West to Interstate 25. Exit Interstate 25 South and proceed to University Avenue, Exit 1. Continue heading right on the exit ramp. Turn left on Triviz Street. Turn right on Arrowhead Drive and proceed to Stewart Street. Turn right on Stewart Street.  Turn right on Andrew Wall Place and proceed to Garcia Annex, Lot 41.

From the West (Deming):

Take the Main Street Exit #142 (off of Interstate 10). Turn right on Main Street (Northbound), and then right on University Avenue. Continue to proceed East on University Avenue. Turn left on Triviz Street. Turn right on Arrowhead Drive and proceed to Stewart Street. Turn right on Stewart Street.  Turn right on Andrew Wall Place and proceed to Garcia Annex, Lot 41.

Transportation

The nearest major airport is located in El Paso, Texas, 54 miles south of Las Cruces.

El Paso (Texas) International Airport
6701 Convair Rd
El Paso, TX 79925
915-780-4700
Website

Major Airlines Serving El Paso International Airport
Delta
Southwest Airlines
American Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
Airlines

Rental Car Agencies at El Paso International Airport
Advantage
Alamo
AVIS
Budget
Dollar
Enterprise
Hertz
National
Thrifty
Car Rentals

Hotels & Motels

Las Cruces Hotels & Motels

Vegan and gluten-free options available at NMSU Frenger Food Court

The Dick’s Café / Smokey Dick’s BBQ combo restaurant at NMSU’s Frenger Food Court offers both vegan Boca burgers and other gluten-free options, as well. Dick’s is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. beginning May 12) right next door to Zuhl Library. Please call 575-650-6980 or visit http://dining.nmsu.edu/frenger/ for more information.

NMSU Visitor Parking Passes
A visitor’s permit allows you to park your car in any regular student, faculty/staff, or visitor spot on campus.  The permit does not allow parking at a meter, green (loading), red (emergency) or blue (handicapped – unless additional permit is shown). If you own the vehicle you will be using, please go E-permit to print a permit in advance. If you will be using a rental vehicle, pick up a parking permit from the parking lot greeter on the day of the event.

Download the updated Parking Map & Building Guide

The NMSU parking map has been updated for 2014 and includes a newly updated interactive Building Guide to help you find your way around campus. To access the PDF file, simply click MAPS at www.nmsuparking.com.

Save the link as more updates will be added as campus construction projects are completed. Please contact 575-646-1839 or parking@nmsu.edu for more information.