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Types of Permits

CNM General Parking Permit

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For General Parking lots only: (Non-Payment)

  • The general parking permit is required in the following general Main Campus Parking Lots: BMX, SSC/MS in front of SSC Building, Isotopes, UNM Stadium West, and Smith Brasher lots (all lots west of University Blvd).
  • Also required for the other following CNM Campuses: Montoya, Westside, Rio Rancho, South Valley, Advanced Technology Center, and the Workforce Training Center.
  • The General Parking Permit must be displayed in the lower left back driver side window of the vehicle.
  • Vehicle registration is done online through myCNM at no cost and the general parking permit can be picked up at the various CNM locations.
  • Failure to properly display a current CNM General Parking Permit may result in parking citations and/or the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

 

 Reserved Paid Parking Permit

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For Reserved Paid Parking Lots Only: ($43 a term)

  • The reserved paid parking permit are required in the following Main Campus paid parking Lots: Trades, Upper SSC, North, Central, JS, and PPD. See Main Campus Map for details.
  • Paid parking permits are available online through myCNM. For questions about paid parking permits contact the CNM Cashiers Office.
  • Financial Aid may be used to purchase a paid parking permit.
  • Permits must be properly displayed on the rearview mirror inside of the vehicle with the permit number facing out.
  • The permit is only valid for vehicle(s) it was issued for. 
  • Paid permits are valid only for the parking lot that it was purchased for and can be utilized in all general parking lots.  
  • Paid parking permits  are not valid for parking meters.
  • Failure to properly display a current CNM Paid Parking Permit may result in parking citations and/or the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

 

Annual Reserved Paid Parking Permit (For CNM Full-Time Employees Only)

 

caption:Sample Central Lot Paid Permit

Annual Paid Parking for Full-Time CNM Employees ONLY: ($129 a year)

  • The annual paid parking permit is available for the following Main Campus paid parking Lots: Trades, Upper SSC, North, Central, JS, and PPD. See Main Campus Map for details.
  • For questions about purchasing the annual paid parking permit, contact the CNM Parking Services at (505) 224-4000 ext. 51622. Payroll deduction is available for annual permits.
  •  Permits must be properly displayed on the rearview mirror inside of the vehicle with the permit number facing out.
  • The permit is only valid for vehicle(s) it was issued for. 
  • Paid permits are valid only for the parking lot that it was purchased for and can be utilized in all general parking lots.  
  • Paid parking permits are not valid for parking meters.
  • A paid parking permit can be utilized as a general parking permit.
  • Failure to properly display a current CNM Annual Paid Parking Permit may result in parking citations and/or the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

Disabled Parking Permit

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For CNM Disabled Parking: (Non-Payment)

    • This permit is utilized to park in any Handicap/Disabled space at any CNM Campus.
    • May also be used to park in any parking space on any CNM Campus if the handicap/disabled spaces are full.
    • To obtain a CNM Issued Handicap/Disabled Placard, one must pay a visit to the CNM Disability Resource Center either at the CNM Main Campus or the Montoya Campus.
    • The individual must provide the Disability Resource Center with a valid Drivers License, CNM ID, Vehicle Registration, and/or the State issued Handicap/Disabled Placard.
    • For any questions please contact the CNM Disability Resource Center.
    • A state issued Handicap/Disabled Placard must be displayed along with the CNM issued Handicap/Disabled Placard at all times.

 

  • Failure to properly display a current CNM issued Handicap/Disabled Placard along with a valid state issued Handicap/Disabled Placard may result in parking citations and/or the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

Convertible/Soft Top Paid Permit

caption:Sample Convertible/Soft Top Paid Permit

For Convertible/Soft Top Vehicles with Paid Permit Only

  • A paid parking sticker permit will be issued to vehicles that have a convertible top, or soft top. Individuals with these types of  vehicles will be given the choice to exchange their paid permit for the paid parking permit sticker.  Individuals can only have either the paid parking sticker or the paid parking hangtag permit.
  • Failure to properly display a current CNM Convertible/Soft Top Paid Parking Permit may result in parking citations and/or the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.
  • For questions, contact the CNM Parking Services Department at 505-224-4000 ext. 51622