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Aggies Go Global

More than 840 NMSU students have gone global to more than 60 Countries on 6 Continents through our program since 2009!

APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR THE 17-18 FISCAL YEAR as of May 24, 2018. AGG will only support funding for travel during the 18-19 school year at this time.

AGG is a resource to help students finance and participate in non-credit international experiences such as conferences, research and volunteering abroad. Please review the resources available on our site - when you are ready to talk about your goals, contact Kayla Myers. If you are emailing from a web-based email account email Kayla at

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About the Program

Aggies Go Global (AGG) provides advising and financial support to NMSU students seeking non-credit international experiences outside the classroom.

AGG works with students to locate and develop an international opportunity to gain experience related to their field of study. AGG assists students to:

  • Create independent projects that defy traditional boundaries or classifications
  • Conduct research for a project
  • Assist with non-credit internship opportunities


Full time, degree seeking student at NMSU Volunteer or do research abroad a minimum of 4 weeks or attend an academic conference. Preference to those who have not used AGG before.

Saving San Cristobal from Stevee Chapman on Vimeo.

There are many volunteer opportunities around the world! Some that NMSU students have used include UBELONG, Kaya Responsible Travel, IVHQ and Academia Latinoamericana. All offer many enriching and educational experiences. Students at NMSU receive support to participate in these programs by UBELONG and other agencies. When volunteering, three week minimum experience expected.

Sarah Boothe, NMSU graduate, participated in this UNELONG sponsored program at the Galapagos, with the support of Aggies Go Global. Sarah is currently involved in a water project in Cambodia.

Aggies Go Global Students
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"I am and will continue to be, for the remainder of my time here, in sensory overload. My heart belongs to the Cambodian children."

Erica Montoya, Cambodia 2011