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NMSU welcomes new, returning students

Campus dorms to open Sunday; classes start Aug. 18

Mark Cramer


As the summer winds down and the school year gears up, New Mexico State University housing officials are preparing

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to welcome students – especially freshmen – to campus this weekend, prior to classes beginning Aug. 18.

Campus residence halls will open at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, so that students can start moving in. The residence halls will be at 100 percent capacity as fall semester begins, with about 3,600 students residing in four residence halls and three campus apartment complexes.

LCPD stresses school-zone safety

Las Cruces Police Department

As students and teachers ready for a new academic year the Las Cruces Police Department is reminding motorists to be on the lookout for more young pedestrians and bicyclists, and to be particularly cautious when traveling through school zones or near bus stops.

The basic back-to-school safety tips for drivers include:

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