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Payment Information

Payment Methods

If we have not received payment, or you haven't set up a payment plan, by the listed deadlines, you will be dropped from your classes.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Services

If your Financial Aid Award is not on your student account, check myCNM to see if you have any financial aid holds. Go to https://my.cnm.edu, then login and click on the "Financial Aid" tab. In the middle of the screen you should see "Financial Aid Requirements". Follow the instructions to resolve any holds in order to be eligible for aid.

Pay Online

Pay in the Student Account Center of myCNM.

To pay online, make sure you follow the steps below. Read the Instruction Guide for Making an Online Payment (PDF) for more information.

  • Set up a payment plan (see details below).
  • See your recent account activity.
  • Pay for your class schedule by clicking the Cashier tab. Look for the Make a Payment Box in the upper right corner.

Pay By Phone

You can call the Main Campus Cashier's office at (505) 224-3471.

Pay In Person

At Main, Montoya, or Westside campus, you can pay in person by cash, check, money order or credit.

At South Valley campus, you can pay by check or money order for the exact amount due at the Connect Services Office.

Cashier's Office information.

Payment Forms

Cash/Money Order

You can pay by cash or money order at the Main, Montoya, or Westside campus. South Valley campus accepts money orders but only for the exact amount due.

Credit Cards

We accept the following credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card.

Checks

When paying by check, include your student identification number on the check. We may write your student ID number on checks and money orders if you have not already done so. If you prefer not to have your ID number on the check, you must pay in cash.

There is a $30 service fee for all returned checks.

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize CNM either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the day you make your payment.

Payment Plan

Read more about how you can set up a payment plan.

Parent or Guardian Payment

You can authorize your parent/guardian to make payments by going to the “Authorized User” section of the Student Account Center.

Once you've set up your parent / guardian as an authorized user, you will be emailed your username and password for the system.

Changes in Your Schedule

If you do not attend a class, don’t assume it will be dropped. You are responsible for dropping any classes for which you are registered. You are responsible for any charges associated with your class schedule. You may receive a grade in a class even if you do not attend and fail to drop.

Print your class schedule after any change you make.