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Return and Reapplication to CNM

Learn about how to return to CNM if you've been away only a short while, and what steps to take if you've been away longer.

If you've recently attended CNM, returning is easy. In many cases, you will not be required to reapply and can get back to registering for classes. Please see the information below regarding returning to CNM and what you need to do.

Transfer Students

If you've been away from CNM for some time and took courses at another institution, please see our Transfer page

Determine Whether You Need to Reapply

You don't need to reapply if

  • You've taken 1-2 terms off and have attended CNM within the last year.
  • You recently applied (applications stay valid for three terms), but never attended CNM.

If either of the above apply, you'll be able to register for classes during open registration. Remember to update us with any changes (address, name, residency status, etc.) that might have happened in the time you were away.

You need to reapply if

  • You are absent from CNM for three or more terms.
  • You are changing from a Dual Credit program.
  • You were previously taking non-credit courses.

If you're ready, reapply now. You can also review the enrollment process if you need a refresher.

Contact Us

If you have questions about returning to CNM, call (505) 224-3160 or contact CNM online.

Registering for Classes

When you're ready to register for classes, remember to:

  • Access myCNMLogin to myCNM to access your Financial Aid information, check your email and more. This will also be where you register for classes.
  • View the Schedule of Classes: Before registering for classes, view available classes and make your perfect schedule for the term.
  • Reset Your PIN (if needed)If you are returning to CNM and don't remember your PIN, call Admissions at (505) 224-3191 to have it reset.
  • Contact a Navigator (if needed): A CNM Navigator is ready to help you from application to registration and beyond. They’ll send you a text and email after you’ve applied. You can also contact a Navigator

Sarah Rivali's CNM Return Story

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Read about one of our students, Sarah Rivali, who returned to CNM after many years, enrolled in the paramedic program and is turning her life around.