Community Information

Resources available to the CNM and New Mexico community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If You're Experiencing Financial Hardship

The State of New Mexico has assembled a guide for those experiencing financial hardship, with information on food, unemployment, utilities, childcare, and more.

CNM Cares

If you have content to contribute to our blog, submit your idea to us.

Health and Wellness

Health Insurance Providers Offering Help

Check with your health insurance provider about the ways in which they're helping during this time. You may not have to pay co-pays, deductibles, or coinsurance for tests and treatment related to COVID-19.

Finance and Employment

Unemployment Compensation

If you have lost employment, had your hours reduced, or have had to self-quarantine without pay due to COVID-19, please visit the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions.

Rental and Mortgage Assistance

The New Mexico Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides federal aid to New Mexicans for rental and utility assistance to households experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Telecommunications and Utilities

CNM Makes Free Wi-Fi Available in Specific Campus Parking Lots

Free wireless internet connections can be made from your vehicle in specific parking lots on CNM’s primary campuses. You can access the CNM wireless network by using your CNM username and password. To view maps of wireless coverage, view our CNM Campus Wi-Fi Maps. Please remember to follow guidelines for social distancing and to stay in your car. If you have questions, email

Internet Service Providers (ISP) Offering Help

Many companies, such as Comcast, are offering assistance through free Wi-Fi hotspots, pausing data plans and other offerings. Visit your ISP's website or contact them for more information.

Utility Providers Offering Help

Visit the websites of your utility companies or contact them to learn more about the ways in which they're helping. Disconnections of service, for instance, are widely being suspended for a period of time.

Computers and Technology

Computers and Technology Resources

Resources on how to get a computer and all technology requirements are available for you to be prepared for online learning.