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Transfer Checklist

UNM requires a cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA) of combined college level work (UNM calculates ALL attempts of transferable courses.)

Completed core curriculum requirements in the following areas:

  • Writing & Speaking: 9 credit hours
  • Math: 3 credit hours (College Algebra or higher)
  • Foreign Language: 3 credit hours
  • Major Coursework: 3 – 9 credit hours
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Pay close attention to admission deadlines:

May 1st – summer; June 15th – fall; November 15th – spring

UNM Admissions

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Request a transcript from CNM
Request a transcript from UNM

CNM students may request up to 3 official transcripts free of charge per calendar year. Additional transcripts cost $3.00 each.  Request transcripts to be sent electronically.

Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) scores may be used to fulfill certain course requirements. Speak with your STEM advisor if you have AP or CLEP credit. Have official score results sent to CNM & UNM. Check with your advisor about additional credit that may fulfill course requirements.

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Financial Aid: UNM - Financial Aid | CNM - Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Scholarships:  UNM | CNM

CNM Connect

Check if you are eligible for a consortium agreement. UNM and CNM have an agreement whereby enrollment in both schools may be combined for purposes of financial aid at one of the schools. The student would receive financial aid from the "home" school, the school from which the student is expected to graduate. For more detailed information and required forms see the Financial Aid Office at your home school.

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Create a NetID

Go to the LoboCard office and get your ID card. The Lobocard office is located on the Plaza level of the Student Union Building.

Attend a TNT Orientation.

Meet with the department advisor to plan your courses.