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Your UNM affiliation (faculty, staff, or student) gives you access to the goto.unm.edu URL shortener. You will be prompted to login with your NetID and password.

Why shorten a URL?

  • Customized goto.unm.edu domain identifies UNM affiliation.
  • Shorter URLs are easier to share on social media.
  • Shorter URLs are more appealing in print media.
  • Reduce typically long URLs to more concise links.
  • Customized URLs are easier to remember than most default URLs.

Examples
From > https://unm.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/7345/
To > http://goto.unm.edu/skype-info

From > http://news.unm.edu/news/groundbreaking-national-study-supports-enhanced-uses-of-writing
To > http://goto.unm.edu/writing-study

From > https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/index.html
To > http://goto.unm.edu/bigred

How to use goto.unm

  1. Login here.
  2. Enter the URL for the site. (ex., http://unm.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/ a_id/7345/)
  3. Enter the Custom short URL you've selected, similar to replacing the filename without the html extension (ex., skype-info). The name should be a relevant description of the contents.
  4. Click Shorten The URL. The shortened URL will be created
    (ex., http://goto.unm.edu/skype-info). If your name choice is already in use, try another.

Bonus! Create a QR Code.

After you've created a shortened URL, just type it into your favorite browser and add .qr (ex., goto.unm.edu/skype-info.qr), the QR code will appear, then right-click to save.

If you have a question, or have a UNM domain to add to the shortener, go to help.unm.edu, or phone 277-5757, and open a service request.