Virtual Holiday Celebration

Let's Celebrate

Join the UNM-Gallup campus community this holiday season as we celebrate together virtually this month and into the New Year! We’ll be holding a series of celebrations and contests on our Website and Facebook page to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

We invite you to get creative and send us your holiday best in the following categories:

Best Holiday Decorations

Submit photos or video of your tree, candle display or other types of holiday displays for the celebration of your choice (Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa).

Submit Best Holiday Decorations

Best Home Office Decorations

Decorate your home office for the holidays, and we’ll share the joy with others throughout our UNM-Gallup community!

Best Home Office Decorations:

Best Video Holiday Greeting

Dress up in your holiday or UNM attire and send in a short one or two-minute video holiday greeting for us to share on our Website and social media channels!

Best Video Holiday Greeting

For each upcoming holiday-Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa-we will give out First, Second, and Third Place prizes from the UNM-Gallup bookstore!

Decoration Suggestions & Deadlines:


Submit your photos and videos at your earliest convenience now through Friday, December 17th.


Hannukah begins on the evening of Thursday, December 10th and ends in the evening of Friday, December 18th. Submit your photos or video now through Thursday, December 17th. You might also decorate and submit a paper Menorah. Colors are traditionally blue, white, and silver.


Kwanzaa begins on Saturday, December 26th and ends on Friday, January 1st. Submit your photos or video now through Thursday, December 31st. You might also show us your Fresh Fruit Display. Colors are traditionally black, red, and green.