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New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

221 South Canyon Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220-5734
(575) 885-9352

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm 



Governor Grisham advised all higher education institutions in New Mexico to follow the Public Education Department’s closure schedule. In accordance with that recommendation, the SBDC at NMSU Carlsbad will be closed starting today, March 19, at 8:00 AM. We will remain closed until further notice.

Starting Thursday March 19, 2020. We will be available by email or phone: 
Phone: Nick Melbourne - 575-706-8687

We will be providing support and responding to voicemail and email until we re-open. Should you have a meeting scheduled during this period, we will be available via ZOOM or by phone. 

Our Workshops

Carlsbad Small Business Development Center

  • Business Plan Development and Better Financial Management
  • Time Management and the "Four Disciplines" of Executions
  • Advanced Marketing and Sales Survival
  • Management/ Strategic Consulting


Nicholas Melbourne, Director, nmel@nmsu.edu 

Joy Caughron, Administrative Assistant, joylc@nmsu.edu


Local Resource Partners

Carlsbad Dept of Development (575) 887-6562

County of Eddy (575) 887-9511 

City of Carlsbad (575) 887-1191 

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce(575) 887-6516 

The Loan Fund (505) 243-3196

Artesia Chamber of Commerce (575) 746-2744