Visiting PSL

Visiting During COVID-19

Due to COVID-19:

Visitors will enter the main front doors and veer to the right where the barriers are located and observe the social distancing of 6-feet apart. Floor signs will be displayed to indicate social distancing. A hand sanitizer pump has is installed for visitors to use prior to processing with the front desk guard.

Upon entering, all visitors will be required to wear masks inside of Anderson Hall at all times. If visitors do not have a mask, the front desk staff will provide a mask for visitor(s).

Visitors will be asked to answer a set of screening questions by the front lobby guard. Any visitors who answer YES to any questions on the screening questions or refuse to participate in the screening process may be denied access to the facility.

1. Have you been exposed to COVID-19 positive person or tested for COVID-19 in the last 30 days?

2. Have you showed symptoms (coughing, fever) in the last 30 days?

3. Have you traveled out of the Las Cruces area in the last 30 days?

You will likely be asked in person the same questions as you move through the various departments

When visitors are processed in, the front desk guard will attempt to contact the host while asking the visitor to stand at the designated space away from the front desk and entry.

Visitors will be badge and escorted at all time for the duration of their visit and observe all aspects of social distancing within Anderson Hall.

Parking Information for Visitors

The following parking options are available for visitors to campus:

For Visitors to the Physical Science Laboratory: Visitors to PSL should use the gated-access visitor parking lot located directly on the east side of Anderson Hall (PSL). The gate has a key code for exiting that must be obtained at the main desk located in the lobby.

For anyone wanting to visit NMSU: For those visitors who want to enjoy the NMSU campus in the evenings (after 4:30 p.m.) and on weekends (Saturday & Sunday), no parking permit is required. You may park in any regular faculty/staff, commuter student or visitor parking space. Parking in metered spaces is also free after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends. (NOTE: Parking in the “Campus Resident” parking lots is restricted to permit holders 24-hours a day. Also, those parking spaces that are specially signed (e.g., “Service Vehicle” and “Postal Patron”) are restricted 24-hours a day.)

Security Protocol:

All visitors must sign in and show government issued proof of identification at time of check-in

  • If a visitor does not have or show proof of identification, then they are not permitted to enter the building.
  • All accepted forms of ID listed below must be government issued and have a picture. (all visitors may be asked their citizenship status)
    • Faculty/Staff NMSU ID
    • Military ID
    • State Issued Driver’s License
    • CAC Card
    • Passport
  • Visitors must identify at time of check-in their point of contact.
  • All Visitors are REQUIRED to be escorted at all times by the employee they are visiting- this includes being escorted back to the front lobby.
  • Foreign National Visitors need to be escorted at all times, no matter where they are going- this includes being escorted back to the front lobby.

Visitors and Personnel must at all times wear approved badge identification on their person in plain sight. (Above the waist)

Phones, cameras, and digital audio recorders are PROHIBITED in closed areas. (Lock boxes are available)

Directions

From the North (Albuquerque):
  1. Take I-25 South
  2. Take exit 1 for University Avenue.
  3. Turn Right on University Avenue
  4. Turn left on Espina Street
  5. Left on Stewart Street
  6. Right on Sweet Ave
  7. Right into a gated parking lot. The gate has a key code for exiting only, which must be obtained at the main desk located in the lobby.
From the South (El Paso):
  1. Take I-10 West
  2. Exit I-10 West to University Avenue, Exit 142.
  3. Turn right on University Avenue
  4. Right on Espina Street
  5. Left on Stewart Street
  6. Right on Sweet Ave and a right into a gated parking lot. The gate has a key code for exiting only, which must be obtained at the main desk located in the lobby.
From the East (Alamogordo):
  1. Take US-70 West to I-25.
  2. Take exit onto I-25 South
  3. Take exit 1 for University Avenue.
  4. Turn Right on University Avenue
  5. Turn left on Espina Street,
  6. Left on Stewart Street,
  7. Right on Sweet Ave,
  8. Right into a gated parking lot. The gate has a key code for exiting only, which must be obtained at the main desk located in the lobby
From the West (Tucson):
  1. Take I-10 East
  2. Take exit 142 for NM-478/S Main St
  3. Turn left onto NM-478/S Main St
  4. Turn left onto E Union Ave
  5. Turn right onto Stewart St
  6. Right on Sweet Ave
  7. Right into a gated parking lot. The gate has a key code for exiting only, which must be obtained at the main desk located in the lobby