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Staying Overnight

Students participating in freshmen Orientation will be required to stay the night on campus even if they are not living on campus in the fall. Overnight stay will take place in Garcia residence hall, on the evening of the first day of the program. All students will share a room with another student participating in Orientation. If you are not able to spend the night due to personal reasons please call our office.

Students will need to bring the following items to orientation: 

  • Comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Bedding (flat sheet,fitted sheet, pillow and blanket)
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, deodorant, wash cloth, soap, etc.)
  • Casual active gear for evening activities 
  • Any medications the student may need
  • Test scores and other paperwork

Family and Guest Accommodations

Families and guests are encouraged to stay in area hotels that offer a discounted rate for families and guests of students on orientation days. An overnight stay with students in the residence hall is not permitted.

Sleep Inn logo      Sleep Inn
NMSU Rate: $74 plus tax/night
2121 S. Triviz Dr.
Comfort Suites logo   Comfort Suites
NMSU Rate: $84 plus tax/night
2101 S. Triviz Dr.

236 N Telshor Blvd.
575 521-1030

Holiday Inn Express & Suites logo   Holiday Inn Express & Suites
NMSU Rate: $99.95 plus tax/night (Does not include graduation weekend.)
2635 S. Valley Dr.
SpringHill Suites logo   SpringHill Suites by Marriott
NMSU Rate: $89 plus tax/night
1611 Hickory Loop
Ramada Worldwide logo   Ramada Las Cruces Hotel and Conference Center
NMSU Rate: $75 plus tax single/night, $85 plus tax double/night
201 E. University Ave.
  WoodSpring Suites Las Cruces
NMSU Rate: $54.99 plus tax single/night, $64.99 plus tax double/night, $30 plus tax over 4 nights stay
2080 S. Triviz Drive