NMMI Parent E-News 7 September 2018

New Mexico Military Institute Parent E-Newsletter

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Fall Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday 28 September 2018

0730-1630     Business Office Open – Lusk Hall

0800-1125     Begin Abbreviated Class Schedule (Parents, please arrive according to your cadet’s class schedule.)

0800-0825    1st Period

0830-0855    2nd Period

0900-0925    3rd Period

0930-0955    4th Period

1000-1025     5th Period

1030-1055     6th Period

1100-1125      7th Period

1140                All Troops Form in Hagerman Box

1145                March By with Band, Bronco Plaza

1200               Free Dinner Role Call (DRC)

1230-1600     Faculty, coaches, SROTC, JROTC, and TLAs available to meet with parents

1230-2000    Flame Guard Posted

1730-UTC      Fall 2018 Legacy Dinner (VMV)

1800               Free SRC

2200               Accountability Formation

2300               TAPS


Saturday 29 September 2018


0600              Reveille

0630-0730   BRC (Cadets only)

0700              Centennial Flame Guard Posted – Bronco Plaza

0730-0800   Corps prepares for training

0730-1300    Coffee Shop open – JRT

0800-1000   Faculty, Coaches, SROTC and JROTC available by appointment

0800-0830   Room Inspection (Parents invited to observe)

0830-0840   Break

0845-0945    In-Ranks Inspection (Parents invited to observe)

0900-1400    Cadet Store open

0945-0950    Break

0950-1035     Best Squad Competition (Hagerman) (Parents invited to observe)

1000               Changing of Flame Guard – Bronco Plaza (Family/Guests welcome to observe)

1045               Corps Forms for Parade (Summer A Uniform)

1100-1200     Parade honoring families and Constitution Day, Stapp Field

1200               New Cadet Recognition Ceremony in Hagerman Barracks (Family/Guests are welcome)

1230               Free Dinner Roll Call (DRC) for Cadets in good standing

1230-2000   General Permit (Summer A uniform)

1230               Mini-furlough sign out if eligible

1810-1855     Free SRC for Cadets in good standing

2000              Outdoor Movie Call – open to Cadets and families (Colt Field) refreshments for sale

2300              Taps


Sunday 30 September 2018


0815                Accountability Formation

0830               Collective Protestant Service in the Chapel

0830-1700     General Permit (Uniform is Summer A)

0900               Catholic Mass in Alumni Chapel

1700                Furloughs expire

1700               Catholic Mass in Alumni Chapel

1715                LDS Seminary Wilson 215


New Cadets will be eligible for permit and a mini-furlough Family Fall Weekend. This will be the first weekend New Cadets are eligible for a mini-furlough.

High School Early Warning/Grade Report Options

High school parents have the opportunity to opt-in to receiving electronic information such as weekly student summary notifications and mid-term/final grade reports for your student.  Notifications are delivered on Mondays around midday.

If you would like to take advantage of this option, please complete the E-Permission Form (PDF reader required) and return to the Registrar’s Office. If you already opted in, there is no need to complete this form. If you opted in and are not receiving weekly student summaries, please contact the Registrar’s Office (registrar@nmmi.edu).

Final Exam Schedule

The Fall 2018 final exam schedule is now available on our final exam page.  Remember, cadets may depart for break after their last final exam if their rooms are cleaned unless they are graduates.  Graduates are required to attend graduation.

Mid-Year Graduation

Do you have student expecting to graduate this term? Please have your student visit the Registrar’s Office to apply for graduation. Visit our commencement page (http://commencement.nmmi.edu/) to learn more about our December graduation events.

Academic Excellence Dinner

The Academic Excellence Dinner to celebrate cadets who were on the Dean’s List or Superintendent’s List the previous semester will be held at 5:30 pm Mountain time on Wednesday, September 12th.  Parents who wish to view the ceremony via live webcast can do so by going to this web link:  http://www.nmmi.edu/parents.  The recorded webcast will also be available for viewing after that date via a link on the same webpage.

Holiday Travel Plans



Please note NMMI does not manage holiday transportation, you must contact King’s Highway (bus company below) for pricing and details.


The bus company is not responsible for delayed or cancelled flights and are not obligated to hold bus departures from the airport. We always recommend that cadets arrive at the airport well before bus departure times for return to Roswell. PLEASE CALL THE BUS COMPANY FOR DEPARTURE AND RETURN TIMES if you have a question.


NMMI provides a shuttle to Roswell airport with departures from campus on the same days and times (or as early as 0530 (5:30 AM for earlier flights)) for cadets departing from campus to Albuquerque (see previous paragraph for times). NMMI does not provide a shuttle for returning cadets after breaks from Roswell airport due to limited resources and multiple arrivals.

King’s Highway, 1-888-332-4315, http://travelkingshighway.com/payments/

Sunshine Cab Company, (575) 910-3400, provides local transportation.

The City of Roswell also operates local city buses and cadets in uniform may ride the city buses for free.

NMMI DOES NOT MANAGE BUS SERVICES and is not responsible for any special requirements for cadets who are minors.  Parents or Guardians must make these arrangements in advance of travel.

The following are scheduled Holiday breaks for the 2018-2019 school year.

*All Dates/Times Subject to Change – Always check with your cadet’s TLA or SLA.


After classes 16 November 2018 until 5:00 PM 25 November 2018

Barracks re-open 24 November at 1700.


Cadets MUST depart campus by 10:00 AM on 17 November, no exceptions

Thanksgiving Break
After last final exam until 5:00 PM 13 January 2019 (no later than arrival due to classes starting on Monday, 14 January.  The bus from Albuquerque airport will arrive at NMMI at approximately 2130 (9:30 PM).


Final exams start 7 Dec. and end 12 Dec. Check with your cadet as finals are dependent on their individual schedule.  Cadets MUST depart campus by 12:00 PM on 14 December, no exceptions


If returning cadets need to register for classes, attend to uniform issues, or get haircuts, they may return as early as 9 January 2019 (See King’s Highway webpage for a bus from Albuquerque airport departing 1800 (6:00PM)

Christmas/Winter Break
After classes 22 March 2019 until 5:00 PM  31 March 2019


Cadets MUST depart campus by 10:00 AM on 23 March, no exceptions

Spring Break


Barracks will re-open at 1700 Saturday – one day prior to the required

return date for all breaks for those who must arrive early.



PLEASE CONTACT KING’S HIGHWAY FOR ALBUQUERQUE AIRPORT BUS TIMES and fees at 1-888-332-4315 or http://travelkingshighway.com/payments/



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