With the University of New Mexico’s 2015 Homecoming approaching, now is the time to sign up for the decorating and short film contest.           

The purpose of this contest is to promote the upcoming homecoming week, to encourage school spirit and creativity, and also to help get students engaged in school activities.           

Each department that participates in the contest will receive a commemorative 2015 Homecoming poster. Judging will take place online at the UNM Faculty and Staff Alumni Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

To register for the event or for more information, go online to http://www.unmalumni.com/short-film-contest-2015.html and fill out the registration form. For an alternate form of registration, contact Lisa Lindquist in the Dean of Students Office (505) 277-0370.

Students must be registered by Monday, Oct. 12 to participate.

Dates to remember:

  • Monday, Oct. 5: Poster available for pick up at Hodgin Hall. Please ask the receptionist for help.
  • Monday, Oct. 12: The video URL must be submitted to ldelgado@unm.edu by noon to be considered for the contest. The film must be done using a basic phone camera function and hosted via YouTube.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14: Decorated posters must be delivered to the Student Union Building by 10:30 a.m. to be considered for judging by People’s Choice during the Alumni Faculty/Staff Luncheon. Participants are required to provide their own easel for display. Additionally, each department will receive one ticket to attend this event.

For more information, contact Lisa Lindquist , ldelgado@unm.edu or (505) 277-7870 or Laura Montoya, lmont@unm.edu or (505) 277-3733.