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Short Term Loans

The Advocacy Center offers students short term loans for emergency situations, should they meet the following loan requirements:

  • Have a 2.0 or higher GPA
  • Must be enrolled for at least 6 hours (unless it is during summer or intersession semesters – see below)
  • Cannot have more than one short term student loan out at a time with the University
  • Cannot be regular full or part-time UNM faculty or staff members earning benefits (student employees and work-study students are eligible)
  • Can only receive up to two short-term loans per semester
  • Cannot have a past due balance of more than $200
  • Can only receive up to $800.00 for an Emergency Short-Term Loan
  • Will need to repay their loan within 45 days

*During summer school a student must be either enrolled for summer or be enrolled for at least 
six hours for the fall semester. 
*During the intersession a student must be enrolled for the following semester.

Visit the Advocacy Center to apply for a Short Term Loan.

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