Lodging & Transportation


The are mutiple lodging options near campus along Central Ave., University Blvd., and Yale Blvd. The hotels below offer discounted rates for students in the Curanderismo Institute. We recommend making your reservation by phone or by using the links below. Mention the Curanderismo Traditional Medicine Institute at UNM for the special rate. Click on each option below to see rates and hotel contact information.



Hotels may offer a campus shuttle. Please ask about availability. Free city buses (No charge), Uber and Lyft are availabily throughout the city of Albuquerque. 

On-campus housing (dormitories) are ususally not available during the summer. If you would like to inquire about availability please contact the Residence Life & Student Housing, Conference Services (click the words in red).

We also recommend staying at an Airbnb near the UNM campus. Staying on University Blvd, Lomas Ave. or Central Ave. are the most convenient locations. Some hotels offer free shuttles to the UNM campus. Please inquire about this service with the specific hotel you plan to stay. 


Parking at UNM

Parking options are available on-campus and off-campus. There are no free parking options on or near the UNM campus.

• For parking lots on-campus with a letter (M, C, E, etc..) You will need a parking pass to park. Purchase a parking pass (see link below) from UNM Parking & Transportation services. Purchase two 1-week passes for Parking Lot C. 

Purchase Parking Passes Clicking Here.(Click on get permits at the bottom of the page)

Prices vary. Phone: 505-277-1938  Email: parktran@unm.edu

There are parking spaces available around campus that use a meter and charge an hourly rate. You can park in any of those on the first day. We recommend purchasing a pass (Lot C) since it is more affordable. 

Parking Lot C is in front of the Anthropology Bldg. #163 (Building #11 in the map) where sessions are held. See UNM Main campus map aka Central Campus.

There are also mutiple private parking lots along University Blvd. and on Central Ave. within a walking distance to the campus.

Do not park on residential strees on neighborhoods close to campus. They also need a permit to park on the street that the city provides to neighborhood residents only.

City of Albuqerque Buses

The Albuquerque Sunport is about 7 minutes from campus. You can take a city bus (Route #50), taxi, uber, lyft from the airport to campus. Albuquerque City buses are referred to as ABQ RIDE and operate under the Zero Fare program. Buses are free to ride across the city. No bus pass needed. 

If you stay close to Central Ave., you can ride routes #66 and #766 which drive along Central Ave. every few minutes. Be aware of your surroundings and sit close to the driver.

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