Donor Responsive Header
The Alma Mater | School Colors
The UNM Fight Song | Lobo Mascots | Lobo Nickname
UNM National Champions | Head Coaches | Leadership Team

The Alma Mater

The Alma Mater (in Latin means "Nourishing" or "Dear Mother") was a source of contention at UNM in 1947. The original Alma Mater was set to the tune of "AnnieLyle," which was an unpopular tune with the student body for a long period of time.

The student body voted in a general election to change the Alma Mater and found Glee Club Director Craig Summers to oblige. Actually Mr. Summers and his father wrote the present Alma Mater three years before and called it "The New Mexico Hymn."

New Mexico, New Mexico
We sing to honor thee.
This golden haze of college days
Will live in memory.
This praise we sing will ever ring
With truth and loyalty
New Mexico, your fame we know
Will last eternally.


Thank you for choosing to donate to University of New Mexico Athletics! We encourage you to contribute $50 or more to become a Lobo Club member.

If you have ever made a donation to the Lobo Club online, over the phone, or in person, it is very likely that you already have an account for our Online Donation Center and do not need to create a new one. If you are unsure or don't remember your login information, please contact the Lobo Club at 505-925-CLUB (2582) and we will check our system.

As always, thank you for your support of the Lobo Club, the Gateway to Giving for University of New Mexico Athletics.


Returning Lobo Club Donors

Returning Lobo Club donors, please login here.

New Lobo Club Donors

Want to join the Lobo Club? Start here.