About CNM's Montoya Campus
Nestled in the Sandia foothills, the CNM Joseph M. Montoya Campus opened its doors on Tuesday, September 4, 1979, with an enrollment of 400 students. Representing CNM in Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights, this 42-acre campus is located at 4700 Morris NE, between Montgomery and Spain, near Juan Tabo.
Award-winning architecture, attractive landscaping and spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains are the hallmarks of this CNM campus, named in honor of Senator Joseph M. Montoya (1915-1978) whose long public service career included terms as New Mexico's Lieutenant Governor, state Representative, and state Senator; as well as United States Representative and Senator. Senator Montoya was recognized as a diligent legislator particularly devoted to issues concerning agriculture, civil rights, education, health care, alien workers, and the economic well-being of his New Mexico constituents.
The CNM Montoya Campus offers a wide variety of programs, classes and services to help students succeed. A complete Student Services department can guide students from admission through enrollment and offer assistance for financial aid, career exploration and job placement. The Montoya Campus Library contains more than 17,000 holdings along with a variety of electronic databases. The Assistance Center for Education (ACE) is also on the Montoya Campus, providing instructional support and tutoring. The campus is equipped with wireless Internet access, a complete art studio and a state of-the-art chemistry lab. G building houses a spacious bookstore facility and additional faculty office space.