Reduction in Force


All layoffs must have the prior approval from the office of the Executive Vice President and Provost through HR Services.

Please contact Employee & Labor Relations at (575) 646-2449 or for appropriate templates, forms and assistance in conducting a layoff.

Financial Exigency

If the president of NMSU believes that the university is threatened by a financial crisis, the president will begin convening the appropriate finance and emergency committees to prepare recommendations for the Board of Regents to review.
Committee steps and structures are outlined in NMSU Policy 4.40 Layoff/Financial Exigency