The University of New Mexico- Los Alamos (UNM-LA) extends an invitation to its campus community for an informative and engaging event, College Cents Night, on Monday, Jan. 22, at UNM-LA's Lecture Hall, Bldg. 2, Room 203, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  This event is tailored to assist individuals and families in navigating the complexities of financial aid while enhancing their financial literacy skills.



  • Demystifying FAFSA: UNM-LA's financial aid experts will guide attendees through the intricacies of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application process, providing valuable insights and tips for a seamless financial aid application experience.
  • Unlock Opportunities with the Opportunity Scholarship: Learn about the exciting Opportunity Scholarship and discover how it can significantly contribute to making higher education more accessible for attendees.
  • Introduction to UNM-LA's Financial Literacy 101 Program: Explore the comprehensive Financial Literacy 101 program, designed to equip participants with essential financial skills for a successful future. Gain insights into budgeting, managing student loans, and making informed financial decisions.
  • Light Refreshments: Enjoy light refreshments while networking with fellow students, families, and the knowledgeable UNM-LA team. It's an opportunity to relax, socialize, and build connections within the UNM-LA community.

UNM-LA encourages attendees to bring their questions and an open mind, ready to absorb valuable information that will empower them on their educational paths. Whether prospective students or already enrolled at UNM-LA, College Cents Night provides a valuable opportunity to make informed decisions about financial futures.

RSVP by Saturday, Jan. 20, by scanning the QR code on the flyer or following this link to RSVP.