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									                        Enrollment Management Division



Increasing Access: An Enrollment
    Management Perspective
                    September 22, 2009
                 Carmen Alvarez Brown
   Vice President, Division of Enrollment Management
                University of New Mexico
                     Agenda
 Updating Degree Audit
 Building Transfer Equivalency Tables
 Recruitment Plan
 Communication Plan
 Email Samples
  ◦ Transfer Not Enrolled
  ◦ Transfer Orientation Reminder
  ◦ Transfer – Incompletes (Fall/Spring)
  ◦ Magnet/Off-site Invites
  ◦ Still Time to Apply!
 Data on Transfers
                        UNM Registration Statistics


                               Fall 2008

 UNDERGRAD TRANSFERS           Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Change   % Change

  ◦ From New Mexico              753       718       (35)     -4.65%
  ◦ From outside New Mexico
                             Sample of Email
                          Transfers – Not enrolled
   Dear {#First Name#}, 


    
   We missed you and want you to know there's still time to enroll for the Fall 
   2008 semester. Classes have begun, so call us at 505-277-2447 or 1-800-CALL-
   UNM Extension 1 to immediately reactivate your file.  As the state's flagship 
   research institution, the University of New Mexico  offers student-focused 
   faculty, top-ranked programs and vibrant campus life. We want you to finish 
   your degree, and we are committed to ensuring your success. 

  
 Below is a checklist to assist in your transition. Best of luck to you and we hope 
  to see you this fall! 


  
 Sincerely, 


  
 Director of Admissions
                     Sample of Email
              Transfer Orientation Reminder
 Dear {#First Name#}, 


  
 Welcome to the University of New Mexico!  We are delighted to have you join our UNM 
  community.  Just a reminder, you must attend an orientation program in order to register 
  for classes.  Orientation is designed to help you take care of business including academic 
  advisement, registering for classes, learning about the opportunities and services available 
  to you, and much more!  If you haven't signed up yet -reserve your spot today!  Classes 
  begin Monday, August 24!

With over 200 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree 
  programs, and nationally renowned faculty, UNM will prepare you for the leading job 
  markets and latest technological applications.  We want you to finish your degree, and 
  we are committed to ensuring your success. 

Below is a checklist to assist you. 
  
 Best of luck to you and we look forward to seeing you! 



 Sincerely, 



 Director of Admissions

                  Sample of Email
        Transfer – Incompletes (Fall/Spring)
 Dear {#First Name#}, 

 

 We are delighted to learn that you are considering completing your degree at the 
  University of New Mexico.  Just a reminder, there are still items in your admission 
  application file that remain incomplete for the Fall of 2009 semester.  For more 
  information on completing your application, call our Hotline at (505) 277-2900 or visit our 
  virtual Student One Stop and chat with a live agent (M-F:  8am - 5pm MST) to ask questions 
  or receive more information!

As the state's flagship research institution, UNM offers 
  more than 200 respected degree programs, nationally renowned faculty, and a lovely one-
  of-a-kind campus.  We want you to obtain your degree and we are committed to ensuring 
  your success.  

 We hope to see you at UNM this fall.



 Sincerely, 


 Director of Admissions
                         Sample of Email
                       Magnet/Off-Site Invites
 UNM-Valencia Invite

 YOU ARE ONE STEP CLOSER TO SUCCESS!

Let us help guide you through the next phase of 
  your educational journey at the University of New Mexico - Albuquerque.  With over 200 
  baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs, and nationally renowned faculty, 
  UNM will prepare you for the leading job markets and latest technological applications.  
  

Visit with UNM representatives on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008:  2:00 p.m. - 6:00 
  p.m.  at UNM Valencia:  Lobby of Cashiers/Financial Aid/Registrar.  We hope you can join 
  us and here are some things to keep in mind:

- Admission applications will be available 
  or you can apply online.  Application fee will be waived.  If you apply online, be sure to 
  select the "pay later" option.  Don't forget to submit any official transcripts from other 
  post-secondary institutions you have attended.  You do not need to submit your UNM 
  transcript.

- Contact UNM's Financial Aid Office to transition your financial aid to main 
  campus.  Chat with us online or call the office at 505-277-2041 in order for us to assist 
  you.

- Transfer scholarship applications will be available or you can download the 
  application online. 

- Explore academic programs and degree requirements online.

- 
  Want to stay close to home?  Explore distance education offerings online for selected 
  degree programs.  Spring 2009 course listings will be available in November.

- Still have 
  questions?  Visit our virtual One-Stop.


 Admissions:  505-277-2447
Financial Aid:  505-277-2041
Records and Registration: 505-277-2916 
  
Scholarships: 505-277-6090 
Bursar's Office: 505-277-5363
Housing: 505-277-2606
                                Sample Email
                             Still Time to Apply!
 Dear {First Name#}, 


 There is still time to apply for admission to the University of New Mexico in 
  Albuquerque for the Spring 2009 semester. UNM can offer you:
   ◦ A challenging, dynamic and diverse learning environment.   Students come from  all over the United 
     States and foreign countries.
   ◦ Academic Excellence. UNM has over 200 academic programs to choose from – some of them even 
     nationally ranked.
   ◦ Amazing opportunities outside the classroom.  Research opportunities, internships, 400+ clubs and 
     organizations, Division I Athletics, and a vibrant campus life.
   ◦ Unique natural beauty. Home to UNM, Albuquerque’s natural beauty, outdoor activities year round 
     from hiking to biking to skiing,
   ◦ Excellent financial aid opportunities. More than 85% of UNM students receive financial aid
  
 Outstanding opportunities await you! Apply today, if you haven’t already. We 
  are here for you!
  
 Sincerely,
 Director of Admissions

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT WHERE YOU WANT TO LEARN,
THINK ABOUT WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE.

I know you’ve heard it a million times – but that doesn’t stop it from being true: Location,
Location, Location. Meaning that there are dozens of great colleges out there, so why not
choose one that also has an amazing location?
A location that enjoys 310 days of sunshine per year. A location totally surrounded by
                                     
natural beauty and unmatched sports and recreation opportunities. A location that has
been celebrated by artists and writers for generations. And a location that offers a thriving
business, technology and cultural community.

That’s the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. A leading research university, with
more than 200 respected degree programs, renowned faculty, a lovely one-of-a-kind
campus and a richly diverse student body – world-class education and world-class value, in
one of the most unique an beautiful places in America.

I look forward to showing UNM to you and your family,

Director of Admissions

The University of New Mexico
The World Is Right Here
EVEN THE GREATEST OPPORTUNITY WON'T WAIT FOREVER.
IT'S TIME TO APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FUTURE.
You've discovered a lot about the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque: A
leading research university, with more than 200 respected degree programs,
renowned faculty, a lovely one-of-a-kind campus, 310 days of sunshine per year
and a richly diverse student body - world-class education and world-class value,
in one of the most unique and beautiful places in America.

We hope you've taken advantage of our website, joined a campus tour, talked
with students and faculty - but now it's time to take the most important step.
It's time to apply to UNM (if you haven't already). If you're ready for us, we're
ready for you - tomorrow starts right now.
I look forward to seeing you here,
Director of Admissions

The University of New Mexico
The World Is Right Here.
YOUR INTEREST IS OUR STRENGTH…
We are delighted to you know of your interest in the University of New Mexico
(UNM). As New Mexico’s flagship institution, UNM is positioned to provide you
with a world-class educational experience.

We offer numerous student support services, a rich diversity of cultural and
student activities, and a beautiful environment in which to live and learn. We
are confident you will recognize the value of our affordable tuition and fees as
well as the excellence of our academic programs.

On behalf of UNM, I would like to extend an invitation to you to visit our
beautiful and unique campus. Tours are given twice daily (in the morning and
afternoon), Monday through Friday. In addition, we can provide you with an
information session to learn more about UNM.

I look forward to showing UNM to you and your family,
Director of Admissions

The University of New Mexico
The World Is Right Here.
UNM Invites You to Take Our Campus Tour and Explore Our…Academics

~ A top research university with more than 200 degree programs, a lovely
one-of-a-kind campus and a richly diverse student body - world class
education and world class value.

Student Life
~Experience student life. Tour our residence halls and see what student life
is all about. Enrich your college experience by participating in more than
400 clubs and organizations.

Location
~Enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine in Albuquerque. Surround yourself
with the natural beauty and unmatched sports and recreation
opportunities. Live life in a location that offers a thriving business,
technology, and cultural community!

The University of New Mexico : The World is Right Here
                  UNM Registration Statistics
Fall 2008

 UNDERGRAD TRANSFERS:        Fall 2007   Fall 2008   Change   % Change

  ◦ From New Mexico            753          718        (35)     -4.65%
  ◦ From outside New Mexico     352         293        (59)    -16.76%


Fall 2009

  UNDERGRAD TRANSFER:         Fall 2008   Fall 2009   Change   %Change

  ◦ From New Mexico             710         892        182      25.63%
  ◦ From outside New Mexico     285         399        114      40.00%
               Transfer Non-Residents

 2008 Non-Residents – 166

 2009 Non-Resident s- 232

 Total of 40% change
                  Challenges and Opportunities


 No Articulation Agreement at the State-Level.

 Common-course numbering is challenging and not
  uniformly.

 Degree Audit/Catalog information tied only to the
  University and not available electronically state-wide.

								
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