The UNM Alumni Association hosts an online auction in conjunction with its annual Homecoming activities. The auction, which is now open, runs through Sunday, Sept. 28 ay 8 p.m.

The online version of the traditional Silent Auction, held annually as part of the Southwest Fiesta Tailgate, has become a new Homecoming tradition that enables all, from near or far, a chance to participate and help raise money for the UNM Alumni Association programs. To bid, visit: UNM online auction.

Auction proceeds will benefit the UNM Alumni Association's programs and scholarships for every college and professional school at UNM.

Online participants can start bidding when the auction goes live on Thursday, Sept. 18. Bidding for the online auction continues through Sunday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

Due to the schedule changes for this year’s event, the silent auction will be coupled with the UNM Alumni Association’s open house and book-signing event featuring prominent alumnus Ed Lewis on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The auction will be open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Lewis co-founded Essence Communications and created one of the country's largest African American multi-media organizations. He continues to break new ground with Latina, the first lifestyle magazine for U.S. Hispanic women. Also featured will be the homecoming poster artist, William C. Hook ’71, who also has a new book featuring his works through time.

With balloon rides, dining, travel, sporting events, health and fitness opportunities, spa services, skiing, art, jewelry, Lobowear and much more, there’s something for everyone in these unique auctions.

A golf package for two at the UNM Championship Golf Course is one of the featured items for the online auction.

Online auction items up for grabs…

  • RC Gorman giclee
  • ski and golf packages
  • Lobo gear and more

Live auction items…

  • Two tickets to the 2014 Dallas Cowboys game package (vs. Arizona Cardinals on Nov. 2) with hotel
  • Disneyland Destination Package including a four-pack hopper pass with hotel, restaurant and more
  • Spa packages, salons, massages and other personal care
  • Gift baskets galore for every person on your list
  • Lobo gear, signed balls, jerseys and equipment from various Lobo sports teams

For additional information, contact Maria Wolfe at 505-277-5808 or