Accommodations (Service Animals)

NMSU permits animals on University Premises, in accordance with applicable law and NMSU Policy. Animal Owners and Handlers are required by NMSU to be fully responsible for the animal’s control, care and maintenance. NMSU distinguishes animals by classification as either Assistive, Service, or Companion Animals and restricts certain access based on classifications. For further information regarding classification of animals as well as NMSU rules and regulations, please see NMSU Administrative Rules and Procedures (“ARP”), Rule 3.45 (12.13.13), located at

For questions regarding Assistive, Service or Companion Animals by students, please contact Student Accessibility Services at 575-646-6840 or visit their website at Employees and Campus Visitors/Guests, please contact OIE at 575-646-3635 or via email at