Give to The College of Fine Arts

Your Gift Matters!

At the UNM College of Fine Arts, a lot happens in a year. Gifts from alumni, parents, students and friends make it all possible. Your gift today supports the experience of our students, our faculty and our community.

Your private financial support will provide:

• Increased access and opportunity for our students through scholarships, and access to opportunities that broaden their education both in and out of the classroom or studio settings.

• Our faculty with the resources to provide vigorous, creative instruction for our students, while nurturing a dynamic community of our students by encouraging experimentation, bold inquiry and active collaboration.

• Our students the opportunity to develop and refine their talents, build sustainable careers and positively affect our communities.

Interested in estate planning, matching gifts, gifts of stocks or other securities, or other funding opportunities for the UNM College of Fine Arts?

Kristine Purrington
Senior Director of Development
(505) 277-7320
Center for the Arts Rm. #1009

Shelly Smith
Director of Development
UNM Fine Arts
(505) 453 – 2159
Center for the Arts, Rm. # 1101

Give to a Specific Fund

Dean's Fund & Special Projects

Department of Art

Department of Film & Digital Arts

Department of Music

Department of Theatre & Dance

UNM Art Museum

Tamarind Institute

How to Give to a Fund Not Listed

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• Select an amount

• Fill in the requested information

• In the box add comments on this gift, or indicate the name of a person you’d like to memorialize or honor, type in the fund name or number of the fund you’d like to donate to

• Review

• Complete your gift by clicking on Add Payment and Checkout

How to Give by Check

• Make the check payable to the UNM Foundation.

• Enter Fund Name and Number on the memo line.

• Mail to: UNM Foundation
700 Lomas NE, Ste 108
Albuquerque, NM 87102.

Payroll Deduction

• Current UNM faculty and staff can donate through Payroll Deduction.

Download the Payroll Deduction Form >

• You will receive a heartfelt thank you and a receipt of your gift! Thank you!

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How to Apply

• All students must be admitted to the University, whether as an incoming freshman, transfer student, or non-degree student. Apply online through the Admissions Department at UNM

•After meeting all CFA admission requirements, students must apply to become a declared major.

Academic Advisement

The College of Fine Arts Student Success & Advisement Center is committed to serve the UNM community with compassion, guidance, and respect as we promote academic excellence.

To speak with a CFA advisor, please call (505) 277-4817.