Student Loans

Entrance Counseling Information Sessions

First time CNM loan borrowers must attend an in-person entrance counseling session.

Thirty minute sessions are offered weekly on multiple days and times.

Main Campus - Ted Chavez (TC) 106
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Main Campus -
Student Services Center
(SSC) 205
Wednesdays at 6 p.m. 

Main Campus - Ted Chavez (TC) 106
Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

Westside - MJG 122
Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Held on 4/4/18, 4/18/18, 5/2/18, 5/9/18, 5/16/18, 5/23/18, and 5/30/18.

Montoya - H 126
Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. Held on 4/17/18, 5/1/18, 5/8/18, 5/15/18, 5/22/18, and 5/29/18.


  • Complete your FAFSA
  • To receive a student loan, you must be enrolled in 6 credit hours. Congress also establishes loan limits that may be prorated depending on your student classification.
  • If you are a first time borrower, you will need to complete the Entrance Counseling and sign a Master Promissory Note.
  • If you qualify for a Subsidized Stafford Loan, you may borrow up to $3,500 per year as first-year student and $4,500 per year as second-year student.

Read the Loan Request Instructions (PDF) to find out how to access your student loan information in myCNM.

Loan Revision/Cancellation Form

Student Loan Types

The Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, Nursing Student Loans for Service and Federal PLUS loans all require separate applications.

Learn more about each type of student loans:

Policies and Rules