Employee Benefits Overview

A summary of benefits that CNM offers to meet the needs of employees and their families

CNM offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits to meet the individualized needs of employees and their families:

Current Employees

Please go to CNM's SharePoint Site to access a variety of information and documents related to your benefits.


For more details or questions, please contact us at benefits@cnm.edu


  • Medical Insurance with Prescription Coverage (Multiple Carriers + Multiple Plans)
  • Dental Insurance (Basic or Comprehensive Options)
  • Vision Insurance

Supplemental Benefits

  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance (including matching Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit)
  • Company-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance (including Identity Theft Assistance)
  • Critical Illness
  • The Education Plan – 529 College Savings Plan
  • TrueConnect Loan Program

Tuition Waiver and Reimbursement 

  • Tuition Waivers for CNM classes/Tuition Reimbursement for non-CNM programs

Leave and Time Off

  • CNM recognizes the value of its employees by providing various leave options based upon the employee's job classification, the Employee Handbook, or the respective Collective Bargaining Agreement. 


  • Retirement Plans – Defined Benefit & Contribution Options*
  • Retiree Health - New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority*
  • Supplemental 457(b) Retirement Plan administered through PERA SmartSave

CNM's benefits can vary by position, the number of hours you work, length of employment and job status (full-time, part-time, temporary, etc).

*Dependent upon position