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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 

While the SBDC at NMSU-Carlsbad is open and providing services, we continue to do so remotely as per the recommendation of our host institution, New Mexico State University. Therefore, our office is closed to the public until further notice. Please do not "stop by" for information, assistance or even a scheduled appointment. All scheduled meetings will be done by Zoom, phone or email as pre-arranged with you and our office staff.

If you are a client already, simply contact your counselor directly. If you are not a client yet please go to NMSBDC.ORG to request assistance.


Starting Thursday March 19, 2020 we will be available by email or phone.


(575) 885-9531


(575) 885-9352

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


Della Bedingfield, Center Director, dellab@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