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Academic Advisement

Ways to speak with an Academic Advisor:

Note:  Students must meet with an Academic Advisor in person for removal of advisement holds, course planning and degree evaluations and audits.

  • In person, by appointment: 

    To schedule an appointment at the Main or South Valley Campus, call 224-4355

    To schedule your own appointment online at the Montoya, Westside or Rio Rancho Campus, click here or call:

    224-4000 ext. 25040 for the Montoya Campus
    224-4000 ext. 27006 for the Westside Campus
    224-4000 ext. 29033 for the Rio Rancho Campus
    How to schedule your appointment online.

  • Online Real-time chat:  Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm, with the last request accepted at 4:40 pm
  • Email:  Response is provided before the end of the next business day.
  • Request a return phone call: Call 224-4321 to leave a message for an Academic Advisor. Response is provided before the end of the next business day.

*In compliance with the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), only limited information can be provided by phone, email or online chat.

Services provided by Academic Advisement:

  • Career exploration and help with choosing a major
  • Creating a realistic educational plan
  • Reviewing program and graduation requirements
  • Transfer information
  • Removal of advisement holds
  • Course planning
  • Degree evaluations or audits

You can also check the frequently asked questions and Ask CNM Contact Center.

Prepare for Your Advisement Appointment

"My Academic Advisor has been a wonderful driving force behind my success at CNM."
- CNM Student


"My Academic Advisor is very knowledgeable and helpful. I can't wait to get back into classes!"
- CNM Student

Are you a new CNM student?

(All incoming/beginning freshmen are required to meet with an Academic Advisor before registering for classes. All returning and transfer students are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor before registering.)

... or a continuing CNM student?

... or a prospective student?