Socorro Accommodations


Housing – Students will be responsible for their own lodging through the night of May 19th.  For those of you coming from out of town, you may stay either in a dorm room at Tech or in a motel for the nights of May 18th and May 19th. You may reserve a double occupancy dorm room (no linen) for $16.00 per night. Dorm rooms must be reserved in advance.  The charges for rooms will be made to your student account. Arrangements must be made by May 12th, by contacting the department’s administrative assistant – Francesca Denton. You may do this by email (, telephone (575-835-5679), or mail to:

Francesca Denton, attn: Field Camp Housing
Department of Earth & Envr. Sci
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM  87801

In your communication include:

  • your name
  • identify yourself as part of the “Geology Field Camp Group” and a short explanation saying that you are arranging housing for the nights of May 18th and May 19th.

A charge of $36 for two nights can be paid on May 17th.

There are many motels in Socorro and you shouldn’t have any difficulties finding a room if you do not make arrangements in advance.