These are the steps for a new student:
Apply for financial aid (http://fafsa.ed.gov) each year as soon as you complete your federal income taxes or in January for the new academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer).
There is a Priority Date of May 1 . For Bridge, there is a deadline of June 1.
Go online to http://cnm.edu and apply to be a CNM student.
Click the Apply... button. That will lead to a web page with important information and a link to the online application. (No cost to apply.)
Complete the Orientation in myCNM.
Take the Accuplacer placement exam or submit SAT or ACT test scores to the Admissions Office (Address... CNM Admissions, 525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 872106). Also, be sure to request official transcripts from each college you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the CNM Student Records Office for evaluation and will not be accepted if opened by the student.
Visit with an Academic Advisor on an appointment basis.
Monday‐Friday, 8:00 am‐5:00 pm at Main, Montoya, Rio Rancho, South Valley or Westside campuses (Rio Rancho and South Valley times vary).
Register for classes in myCNM .
Your registration date will be located in your myCNM account Registration/Grades tab.
Note the deadline to pay for classes:
You must set up your method of payment within 24 hours of registering for classes.
Pay for your classes at a Cashiers office.
Be aware of parking (see maps for free and paid parking lots). There is paid and free available.
Get your books.
More information... What to do before attending classes. Questions?... Call us at 505-224-3000 (press 0), Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm. We look forward to talking to you!