Staff Appreciation Week

Weeklong Activities

Lend a Paw: Lobo Food Pantry Donations*. Every 5 items donated gives you an entry into our drawing for some great prizes. For a full list of non-perishable food and toiletries accepted click  HERE and ENTER TO WIN HERE!

Isotopes Baseball Bucks: Pick up $6 towards any purchase at our final event: Play Ball with the 'topes. These will be available at the Lobo Cinema Presents, Rise & Shine Lobo Breakfast, and Chill Out events. 

And LOUIE was his name-O! : A Lobo BINGO game. Complete this self-paced bingo game and have the chance to win a prize!

Please check in to each event you attend. Why? To help us make this event even better next year! A QR code will be provided at each event. 

Remote engagement opportunities are available. For questions email Grace and Yadéeh.

Unable to get your Lobo-wear at the Rise & Shine or Chill Out events? Contact Jennifer Trujillo for Central campus, and Jessica Serna for North campus pick-ups.

 Click HERE for printable flyer

May 23 - Monday:  Move with the Pack & Movie Night

Move with the Pack - Staff Lobo Wellness Event. Move on campus with others or on your own. Participating on your own? Let us know how far you went so we can see how close to the sun we got as a group by submitting your steps/distance HERE
When: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CHECK-IN
For North Campus: Meet at HSC Golf Course (UNM North 9 hole) southeast corner. Call Mark at 505-321-2968 for assistance. 

Staff Appreciation Lobo Cinema presents Encanto. Bring your friends and family to enjoy our exclusive  FREE viewing of Disney's recent hit movie "Encanto" so you can learn about why we don't talk about Bruno. Popcorn included. 
When: 7 - 9 p.m. CHECK-IN
Where: SUB Theater
More Info: For on-campus parking options, please see below. * Lobo Food Pantry Donation Site

May 24 - Tuesday:  Rise & Shine Lobo Breakfast in Style

Rise & Shine Lobo Breakfast in Style: Burrito, Coffee, & T-Shirts. What better way to start off your day than with a full belly, some energy, and a new shirt? Join us on Central and North campuses. 
When: 7 - 10 a.m. CHECK-IN
Where: Central Campus at the SUB (outside, N side of the SUB where all the trees in planters are) and North campus at the HSC Plaza. 
More Info: * Lobo Food Pantry Donation Sites

New Mexico United vs. one of their biggest rivals, Phoenix Rising!
When: 7 p.m.
Where: UNM Soccer Complex

May 25 - Wednesday:  Art Museum Tour & Cheers with Peers

Art Museum Tour. Come enlighten your inner world with Museum Director, Arif Kahn, who will be giving us a tour of the museum and the stunning  exhibition Mysterious Inner Worlds featuring four sculptures activated by light, including the large-scale light installation titled  Intersections (2014) and the debut of the sculpture Steel Garden (Red)  (2021)
When: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: UNM Museum (Popejoy East Entrance)
More Info: For on-campus parking options, please see below.

Cheers with Peers. Because that's what Wednesdays are for! Relax and enjoy the company of the amazing UNM staff. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments are provided. 
When: 4 - 6 p.m. CHECK-IN
Where: SUB Draft and Table
More Info:  For on-campus parking options, please see below. * Lobo Food Pantry Donation Site

May 26 - Thursday:  Chill Out at the Ice Cream Social

Chill Out: Ice Cream Social with Hats, Therapy Dogs, and Live Music. Join us for a happy place overdose. Enjoy a snack while listening to music by Hula Ghost (UNM's Matt Dark; 12 - 12:45 pm) and the Rodney Bowe Experience (UNM's Rodney Bowe; 1 - 2:30 pm) and petting High Desert Therapy Dogs. And, no matter how many puppy eyes you get from them, don't give them your ice cream, we have dog-friendly treats for their participation. 
When: Noon - 2:30 p.m. CHECK-IN
Where: Duck Pond Cactus Garden
More Info: * Lobo Food Pantry Donation Site

HSC Walk to the Ice Cream Social. A social before the social. 
When: 12 p.m.
Where: UNMH, 3rd floor of the Main Hospital Coffee Cart

May 27 - Friday:  Play Ball with the 'topes

Play Ball with the 'topes: Albuquerque Isotopes vs Round Rock Express! Sport your Lobo-wear* and watch a very special first pitch with our very own Amie Ortiz, UNM Staff Council President!   
When: 7:05 p.m. CHECK-IN
Where: Isotopes Park
More info:  To Get your Discount:
  1. Go to Website
  2. Click on the "Unlock" button 
  3. Enter Passcode: UNMLOBOS
  4. Choose your seats in blue!  
*Didn't get your Lobo-wear at the Rise & Shine or Chill Out events? Contact Jennifer Trujillo for Central campus, and Jessica Serna for North campus pick-ups.

Parking for Campus Events

  • If you have a UNM parking permit, they become universal after 3:45 pm daily. Park in any standard lot on campus, but not in residence hall lots or paid parking spaces/garages. Visit PATS for more information.
  • Don't have a UNM parking permit, here are your options.