Eastern New Mexico University

Eastern New Mexico University

About Us

academics at ENMU

For close to 90 years, ENMU has prepared students for careers and advanced study. We are the institution of higher learning who believes every person matters and has the potential to become more than they were yesterday. Students who may not really believe they can leave home or get a college education and are facing obstacles at every turn can find success at ENMU.

Our mission combines an engaging learning environment with current technology to provide a rich educational experience. ENMU serves students of traditional age, adult learners and organizations through undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is where tradition meets affordable tuition and flexibility meets fulfillment.

Over 90 program options

96% student satisfaction rate


General Information

General Information

Directory information, statistics, and general things about Eastern New Mexico University you might want to know.

Leadership and Mission

Leadership and Mission

We believe in the intrinsic value of individuals and the intrinsic value of education. Our leadership, mission and vision support this core idea.

Alumni Affairs and ENMU Foundation

Alumni and Foundation

The Foundation provides funding for student scholarships and works closely with our Alumni Association to support our University.

Campus News

Campus News

ENMU news comes in many forms: social media, news stories, student and faculty spotlights, University awards and Merit accolades.

Employment and Human Resources

Employment and HR

Our faculty and staff have excellent benefits and high quality of life. Find available jobs to become a part of our Greyhound family.

Public Documents

Public Documents

There are many facets of maintaining a successful university. Find need-to-know documents that support our mission.

Employee Benefits


  • Insurance for Eastern New Mexico University is offered through the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority. High coverage and low coverage options are offered for medical and dental insurance so employees can choose the plan that's right for them.
  • Insurance Premiums
  • Health Insurance Program Book
  • Vision insurance is offered through Davis Vision.

Employee Educational Assistance Plan

Eastern New Mexico University offers a tuition waiver for regular employees and retirees. This program waives the tuition for up to six credit hours per semester. Employee spouses may be eligible to use the tuition waiver during any semester that it is not being used by the employee.

Employees and spouses using a tuition waiver need to apply for admission to the University though the Office of Enrollment Services and register for classes through the Office of the Registrar.

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Staff Development

ENMU regularly hosts staff development opportunities for our campus community including lunches, seminars and other programs to assist in continued personal and professional growth. You'll have the opportunity to learn alongside with your peers as you enjoy the camaraderie of being a part of the ENMU family. For additional information about staff development opportunities, contact Candace Baros, 575.562.2154.

Fitness Center and Intramurals

During semesters, the Wallace Maxwell Physical Activity Center (MaxPAC), our on-campus fitness facility, provides an opportunity for you to workout during your lunch, or before or after work. All ENMU employees have free access to this full service workout facility. Additionally, ENMU employees are invited to participate in our intramural program with activities ranging from water polo and basketball to softball and many other.

Sports and Fitness Opportunities

Spirit of Eastern

As a part of the process of attracting and maintaining capable personnel for ENMU, the Board of Regents authorizes the president of the University to implement an employee compensation bonus program known as the "President's Spirit of Eastern Awards." The program's purpose is for the public benefit, to improve mission focus and to provide an incentive for quality performance.

Learn more about Spirit of Eastern >

Lifelong Wellness

The Lifelong Wellness program, a for-credit course, is designed to help you either start a physical activity program, increase the effectiveness of your current program, or develop your skills to expand physical activity into new areas. This course is available to all ENMU faculty and staff as well as community members.

Human Resources Social Media Pages

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Human Resources

ENMU Station 21

1500 S Ave K

Portales, NM 88130

800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)

Phone: 575.562.2115

Fax: 575.562.2547