NMSU's Campus Health Center , which serves 29,000 students annually, is nationally accredited and a member of the American College Health Association. The Student Health Center will soon undergo a renovation to allow the facility to merge with the University Health Center. Construction is expected to start in August. The Student Health Center offers out-patient primary health care with a staff of physicians, nurse practicioners and other health care professionals. Medical specialty services include nutrition and mental health services. Pharmacy, laboratory and X-ray services are also available.
The Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Program (WAVE) is a harm reduction program which educates the campus community on issues of personal safety and well-being. WAVE's Peer Educators provide fellow students with information and strategies regarding both alcohol use and the prevention of sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence. We create bridges between campus entities to develop a dynamic, comprehensive plan to create and support safe environments on the NMSU campus. WAVE provides services and supports to students regardless of sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or national origin. Welcome to WAVE.