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ESS Contact Information

ESS is open 8:30 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday.


Come and see us! ESS is located on the 2nd floor of the Centennial Engineering Center in suite 2080. UNM Campus Map (bldg. 112).


ESS Center Listserv:

Join our listserv to receive our weekly ESS Center Announcements email (sign up for the UNM_STEM-L listserv by following THESE instructions).

We try to only send about 1 email a week. It is packed with not only our upcoming events and opportunities, but information about jobs, scholarships, and both campus and community events. You can see our most recent email HERE.


ESS Contact Information:

Main email address:
Main phone number: (505) 277-4354

(Physical and mailing address, along with a map are below)

ESS on Social Media: @UNMESSCenter

(UNM Engineering Student Success Center on YouTube)


ESS Staff Contact Information:


Elsa Maria Castillo


Director and SOE Scholarship Manager

DOE CHRES, CISTAR Diversity Co-Director, and NM Space Grant

(505) 277-5064 or 


Doug Williams


Unit Administrator, Tutoring Coordinator, and NA-STEM Advisor

(505) 277-0431 or


Nada Abdelhack


Job and Internship Coordinator

(505) 277-1403 or  


Yadéeh Sawyer


1st and 2nd Year Experience Manager. Student Success Coordinator.

Semester Long Mentoring and Research Programs, Academic Success Workshops & Events, EPICS @ UNM, CV review

(505) 277-9151 or 


Toby Tafoya


School of Engineering Recruiter, SoE Tours

(505) 277-1417 or 


Dara Smith

School of Engineering Recruiter

(505) 277-5846 or 


Aidira Macias-Gonzalez


Education & Outreach Manager and Summer Programs

(505) 277-8701 or

Housed in the ESS Suite:


Mailing Address:

Engineering Student Success Center
MSC 01 1145
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Physical Address:

210 University Blvd NE
Suite 2080
UNM Centennial Engineering Center
Albuquerque, NM 87106