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About the Office of the Dean of Students


The staff of the office of Dean of Students welcomes input from students, faculty and staff. We are here to help create an environment that is conducive to learning. Contact us for assistance when you have concerns about classroom behavior, dishonesty in the classroom, or to learn more about Student Activities and Leadership or Student Recognition Opportunities.

Our office location is at the CNM Main Campus, but all campuses are visited by the Dean of Students throughout the term on an as needed basis.

The following is information about the staff and how to contact us:

  • Staff:

    Dr. Rudy Garcia, Dean of Students
    Email address:
    Phone:  (505) 224-4342

    Mr. Kristofer Gaussoin, Director of Student Life/Discipline
    Email address:
    Phone:  (505) 224-4745

    LisaMarie Dorian, Administrative Assistant
    Email address:
    Phone:  (505) 224-4342
  • Fax:  (505) 224-4740
  • Mailing address:  525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • Office location:  900 University SE, second floor in the Student Services Building in room SC 201
  • Office hours:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Please call the phone number listed above to arrange an appointment to meet with Rudy Garcia, Dean of Students.

Click this link to view the Dean of Student's Mission and Vision Statement.