Orientation Leader Scholarship Program

Learn valuable leadership skills in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program

Thank you for your interest in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program. We are currently accepting applications for the fall season! Orientation Leaders will work during the summer term welcoming new students who will begin classes in the fall 2020 term.   

Be a New Student Orientation Leader

  • Gain valuable leadership skills. 
  • Earn a scholarship toward your next term at CNM.  
  • Build community with students and have some fun!
  • The deadline to apply is Friday, May 1, 2020 (or until vacant spots are filled). 

Eligibility Requirements 

We're looking for students who are enthusiastic, approachable, dependable and love CNM! To qualify as an Orientation Leader, you must: 

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher. 
  • Have completed at least 12 credit hours at CNM, and be planning to return to CNM for the fall 2020 term and plan to take at least 6 credit hours during the fall term.
  • Commit to work at least 16 of the 20 sessions leading to the fall term.  
  • Attend a mandatory training session on Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Not be on a consortium agreement with another school. 
  • Complete a FAFSA application for 2020-2021 academic year (if you have a social security number).

Note for Dual Credit Students:

  • Dual Credit students who are graduating from high school in May 2020, are welcome to apply for the fall 2020 term Orientation Leader Program as long as they meet the eligibility requirements listed above. 

Student Employees

If you are currently a student employee at CNM and would like to apply as a New Student Orientation Leader, check with your supervisor. It may be possible to do both. 

Fall 2020 Session Dates

Friday, May 22, 10:30AM-4:30PM (Main Campus)

Wednesday, May 27, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Main Campus)

Thursday, June 4, 7:30AM-1:30PM (Montoya Campus)

Tuesday, June 9, 10:30AM-4:30PM (South Valley Campus)

Thursday, June 11, 7:30AM-1:30PM (Main Campus)

Wednesday, June 17, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Westside Campus)

Monday, June 22, 7:30AM-1:30PM (Rio Rancho Campus)

Friday, June 26, 7:30AM-1:30PM (SOAR Session, Main Campus)

Tuesday, June 30, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Main Campus)

Wednesday, July 8, 10:30AM-4:30PM (Montoya Campus)

Friday, July 10, 10:30AM-4:30PM (SOAR Session, Main Campus)

Friday, July 17, 7:30AM-1:30PM (Westside Campus)

Monday, July 20, 10:30AM-4:30PM (Main Campus)

Thursday, July 23, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Main Campus)

Wednesday, July 29, 7:30AM-1:30PM (SOAR Session, Main Campus)

Monday, Aug 3, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Montoya Campus)

Thursday, Aug 13, 10:30AM-4:30PM (Westside Campus)

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2:00PM-8:00PM (Main Campus)

Monday, Aug 24, 10:30AM-4:30PM (Main Campus)

Wednesday, Aug 26, 7:30AM-1:30PM (Main Campus)


Email or call (505) 224-3352.