Financial Aid & Scholarship Services

Learn about the financial aid application process, available scholarships, veterans educational benefits and more.

Contact Us

Phone: (505) 224-3090
Fax: (505) 224-3124
Use our Contact Form.

Financial Aid Team Members are available for Live Video Chat Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We've opened our doors for in-person services without an appointment, but appointments are encouraged.

Get help completing your FAFSA for 2021-2022 or 2022-2023 or assistance with applying for scholarships.

Upcoming Workshops

Before visiting CNM please review the CNM Vaccination policies.

Students can register ahead of time for the event, but you can join us without registration. You will be required to complete a health assessment form the day of the event. If you register for the event we will email you the health assessment form ahead of time. We will have health assessments forms available at the event. To register please complete and submit this registration form.

November 11,2021 Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Main Campus Student Resource Center-Room 122
November 30, 2021 Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Main Campus  Student Resource Center-Room 122

What to Bring

  • Your Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID 
  • Social Security Number(s)
  • Driver’s Licenses
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Student/ and or Parents federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
    • 2019 tax returns for completing 2021-2022 FAFSA
    • 2020 Tax returns for completing 2022-2023 FAFSA

Complete your FAFSA for the 2021-2022 academic year. This includes fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022 terms. The 2021-2022 FAFAS will use tax information from the 2019 tax year. 

The 2022-2023 FAFSA will be available beginning on October 1, 2021. The FAFSA for the 2022-2023 academic year will use tax information from the 2020 tax year, which are the taxes typically filed on or before April 15, 2021.  There is no need to wait until after you file taxes like in previous years to fill out your 2022-2023 FAFSA. The 2022-2023 FAFSA will be used for the fall 2022, spring 2023 and summer 2023 terms. 

Complete Your FAFSA

If you have completed the FAFSA but did not request that a record be sent to CNM, you can still do so. Login to the FAFSA site, click "Add or Delete a School Code" in the FAFSA Follow-Up Step 3 section and add CNM's Federal School Code (004742).

Award Information

Learn more about how to understand and access your Financial Aid award information.

Scholarship Opportunities

Don’t miss out on scholarship opportunities. To be considered for scholarships complete your application now.

Apply for Scholarships

Buy Textbooks With Financial Aid

Books and supplies can also be purchased with financial aid at any of the bookstore locations or online from the bookstore website.

Financial Aid Information

CNM School Code: 004742

Although the primary responsibility for educational costs rests with students and their families, CNM, the federal government, and the State of New Mexico all contribute to assist students pursuing higher education.