Statements for Publication


The Board of Regents of the University of the New Mexico State University System is the copyright owner of electronic and print materials created by NMSU departments. Any website that falls within the NMSU brand hierarchy and all print materials produced for NMSU units should include the copyright symbol and the year of publication, e.g.,

© 2021 New Mexico State University - Board of Regents


EO/AA (Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action) Compliance Statement

State and federal regulations, as well as university policy, require that certain information appear on NMSU publications, demonstrating the university’s commitment to equal opportunity and accessibility. The EO/AA compliance statement must appear on most NMSU publications. There are three official versions:

  • a condensed version for posters and postcards
  • an abbreviated version publications with space limitations
  • a long version for use in catalogs and employee information, recruiting materials and other official publications

Condensed Version

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educator and employer.

Abbreviated Version

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, E. 1130 University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY)

NMSU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, O’Loughlin House, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) One week advance notice is appreciated.

The long version can be found on the Intitutioanl Equity website in English and Spanish. 

Funding statement

For projects that use private, nonuniversity funds, when possible, please include the following statement about the funding source:

“This publication was published with private funding.”

Mission statement

NMSU's mission statement is:

The mission of the New Mexico State University system is to serve the diverse needs of the state through comprehensive programs of education, research, extension and outreach, and public service. As the state’s land-grant and space-grant university, and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, NMSU fosters learning, inquiry, diversity and inclusion, social mobility, and service to the broader community."

NMSU overview text

The following copy blocks can be used by campus units that wish to include an overview of NMSU in publications or other communications.

New Mexico State University (main campus) sits on a 900-acres and enrolls more than 14,000 students from across the U.S. and 89 foreign countries. NMSU is a NASA Space-Grant College and home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, NMSU serves a multi-cultural population of students and community members across the state at four campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. Plus, distance education programs give students maximum flexibility.