Due to emerging precautions regarding COVID-19 UNM-Gallup is putting the following preventative measures in place:

We will NOT hold regular walk-in hours until further notice. We will be operating with limited personnel, therefore we will not be providing front-desk services. During this time, our office requests all inquiries be submitted via live chat, email or phone. The Financial Aid Chat system can be accessed at https://www.gallup.unm.edu/financialaid/.

Chat, email and phone inquiries will be addressed Monday through Thursday from 8-5. We will be closed on Fridays until further notice. Please check your UNM email for additional updates and information. Thank you.

Financial Aid Staff:

Ernestine Shirley
Financial Aid Manager
(505) 863-7521

Deanza Thompson
Financial Aid Officer
(505) 726-6305

Alicia Salcido
Financial Aid Advisor
(505) 863-7710

Our Mission

The office of Financial Aid at UNM-Gallup is dedicated to helping students and their families pursue higher education goals by providing appropriate financial resources through scholarships, grants, and other aid for all qualified current and prospective students. We believe in commitment to high quality customer service in a student-centered environment to all individuals while recognizing and respecting the needs and values of our diverse student body.


Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), for maximum consideration of Federal and State funding.


You'll need a Federal Student Aid Identification Number (FSAID) to submit the FAFSA online.


UNMG's priority deadline:
January 3rd (annually)

UNM universal federal school code for all UNM locations is:


For more questions on the FAFSA contact us or visit:


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705 Gurley Ave.
Gallup, NM 87301

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00am to 5:00pm

Phone: 505-863-7663
Fax: 505-863-7601

Location: SSTC 223


Download forms and submit them to our office or submit forms online, indicating Gallup as your primary school of attendance.

Financial Aid Forms

Check the status of your financial aid:


You need to know your UNM Net ID and password.