The Center for Academic Excellence and Leadership Development (CAELD) provides programs to enhance the academic, personal, and professional development of high-achieving students at the University of New Mexico. CAELD’s primary mission is to prepare students for the next steps after graduating from UNM, by strengthening each student’s potential to become a competitive candidate for graduate schools, nationally prestigious scholarships, and professional opportunities.

CAELD Benefits:

  • Resources that link students to research, internship, scholarships, study abroad, and mentoring opportunities
  • Information sessions on nationally competitive scholarships
  • Preparation for graduate or professional school applications
  • Information about eligibility for Honors Societies.