Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU or Eastern) is a public university with a main campus in Portales, New Mexico. ENMU is New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university and is the most recently founded state university in New Mexico (legislated in 1927, opened in 1934). It is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. The ENMU System consists of three campuses. ENMU's main campus (ENMU-Portales) is located in Portales; there are two associate degree-granting branches, one at Ruidosoand one at Roswell.