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Academic Advisement

Speak with an academic advisor to help you choose a major, pick classes, understand transfer options, review graduation requirements, and more. We want you to succeed at CNM!

Ways to Speak with an Advisor

Note: It is strongly recommended that beginning freshman students schedule an in-person appointment for their first advisement session.

Main or South Valley

Schedule an in person appointment by calling (505) 224-4355. Appointments at the Main or South Valley Campus cannot be made online at this time.

Montoya, Westside, or Rio Rancho

Schedule your own appointment online or call:

(505) 224-4000 ext. 25040 for Montoya Campus
(505) 224-4000 ext. 27006 for Westside Campus
(505) 224-4000 ext. 29033 for Rio Rancho Campus

Learn how to schedule your appointment online.

Unable to Meet in Person?

Use these options to talk with Academic Advisement.

  • Email: Response is provided before the end of the next business day.
  • Request a Phone Call: Call (505) 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.

Academic Advisement Services

  • 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

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?