Our Vision

NMSU students’ education will be enhanced by national, global, and multicultural perspectives by the end of their college career.  Graduates will possess the essential skills that will assure their competence in their field of study and will be prepared for post-graduation career opportunities.

Our Mission

It is our mission to provide robust experiential learning experiences to NMSU Aggies to enhance their education and build the soft skills necessary to successfully achieve their career goals and secure post-graduation employment and become contributing members of society.


Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm (Mountain)

Our Staff


Patricia Leyba – Director – pleyba@nmsu.edu

Corporate Relations & Career Events

Amanda Madrid – Program Manager – amandadg@nmsu.edu

Cooperative Education & Internship Program

Audria Lujan, Coordinator – audria@nmsu.edu

Education Abroad & National Student Exchange

Erica Nikolaisen – Program Manager – enikolai@nmsu.edu

Marcela Monger – Education Abroad Advisor – mmonger@nmsu.edu

Kylie Arrieta – Education Abroad Advisor – kyliearr@nmsu.edu

NMSU US Passport Acceptance Facility

Kari Cena – Program Specialist – klrankin@nmsu.edu


Elizabeth Silva – Administrative Assistant – Intermediate – emsilva@nmsu.edu
Don Gass – Operations Tech. – dgass@nmsu.edu

Our locations, emails, and phone numbers

Main Office
Garcia Center, Rm. 224
Fax: 575-646-5421

Corporate Relations & Career Events
Garcia Center, Rm. 224
Fax: 575-646-5421

Cooperative Education and Internship Program
Garcia Center, Rm. 224

Education Abroad & National Student Exchange
Garcia Center, Rm 224
educationabroad@nmsu.edu | nse@nmsu.edu

NMSU US Passport Acceptance Facility
Education Services, Rm 8

Shipping Address

NMSU Office of Experiential Learning
3024 Andrew Wall Place
Garcia Center 224
Las Cruces NM, 88003

Mailing Address

Office of Experiential Learning
MSC 3509 – New Mexico State University
P. O. Box 30001
Las Cruces NM, 88003 – 8001