The UNM Alumni Association and UNM Young Alumni Chapter celebrate the Spring Class of 2017 by inviting graduates to party with their pack at the New Grad Bash from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

Graduates are invited to celebrate their accomplishments and be inducted into the UNM alumni family at the New Grad Bash.

Soon to be alums and their friends can enjoy drinks, appetizers provided by Conchita’s Cafe and music as they are proudly welcomed to the Alumni Association.

The Young Alumni Chapter will be giving away door prizes include a drawing for a UNM diploma frame and a $250 certificate toward a Jostens official UNM ring for a 2017 grad. Each new grad attending will receive a special gift from the Young Alumni Chapter. Wine and beer will be served only to those 21 and older.

UNM graduates automatically become UNM Alumni Association members when they graduate – no annual dues or fees. The New Graduate Bash is the first of many benefits and events UNM alumni receive.

The New Grad Bash takes place at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center, located 1889 Central Ave. NE in Albuquerque – look for The U. Parking is available in the Hodgin Hall Alumni Center visitor lot, east of the building or in B Lot on the northwest corner of Central Ave. and University Blvd.

For more information and to RSVP, visit the Alumni website or call 505-272-5808.