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Deadlines and Applications

If you wish to walk in the graduation ceremony, you will need to submit a graduation application.

Upcoming Graduation Dates

Apply for Graduation

Step 1

If you wish to walk in their graduation ceremony you will need to submit a graduation application. Follow the steps below to become eligible to walk in (participate) the CNM Graduation Ceremony:

  1. Review CNM’s general graduation requirements by logging in to myCNM, and click on the “Graduation” tab at the top of the page.
  2. Under Graduation Process, click on “Guide to Graduation” to access the latest information on the graduation application process.
  3. To apply for graduation online, click the link for the "CNM Degree Works" in the Graduation Quick Links portal.
  4. Review your evaluation to insure all program requirements are met. If all program requirements are met, click the “Apply to Graduate” link under Graduation Process on the “Graduation” tab.
  5. Upon successful completion of the application, print the confirmation page for your records.
  6. An e-mail will be sent to your myCNM e-mail account from the Student Activities Supervisor, Kristofer Gaussoin, , (505) 224-3238, with instructions on how to sign up (register to walk) for your Graduation Ceremony.

Step 2

Once the graduation application has been submitted, an e-mail will be sent to your myCNM e-mail account. Please click on the link within the e-mail to sign up  and register to walk for your graduation ceremony.

If you earned your degree over the Summer and are interested in participating in graduation please contact Krisfoer Gaussoin at GraduationCeremony@cnm.edu for more information

Step 3

Once steps 1 and 2 are complete, the Student Activities Office will send a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive this e-mail confirmation, please contact the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-3238.

If you don’t receive an invitation to walk in the Graduation Ceremony, please contact Kristofer Gaussoin at .

Rent a Cap and Gown

A blue cap and gown is required to participate in your Graduation Ceremony. Visit the cap and gown page for information about purchasing those items.

Appeal Process

If you missed the deadline to participate in your Graduation Ceremony, you will still need to submit your graduation application by following the steps above. Once that is submitted, you will also submit a Graduation Ceremony Appeal Form to the Department of Student Life and Conduct for review.

For questions or concerns, please call the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-3238.

Regalia for Faculty and Staff

Please contact Kristofer Gaussoin, GraduationCeremony@cnm.edu, (505) 224-3238. This deadline doesn't include regalia for graduating students or student employees.