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 summer term! Orientation Leaders will work during the summer term welcoming new students who will begin classes in the fall 2019 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 10, 2019. 

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 Fall 2019 term and plan to take at least 6 credit hours during the Fall term.
  • Commit to work at least 16 of the 21 sessions leading to the fall term.  
  • Attend a mandatory training session on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Not be on a consortium agreement with another school. 

Note for Dual Credit Students:

  • Dual Credit students who are graduating from high school in May 2019, are welcome to apply for the fall 2019 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 2019 Session Dates

Tuesday, May 21: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Thursday, May 23: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm 

Friday, May 31: Montoya Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Wednesday, June 5: South Valley Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Friday, June 7: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Wednesday, June 12: Westside Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Monday, June 17: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday, June 25: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday, July 3: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Monday, July 8: Rio Rancho Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Wednesday, July 10: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Tuesday, July 16: Montoya Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Tuesday, July 23: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Friday, July 26: Westside Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Tuesday, July 30: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Thursday, August 1: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Monday, August 5: Montoya Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Thursday, August 8: Westside Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Tuesday, August 13: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Wednesday, August 21: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Thursday, August 29: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm


Email or call (505) 224-3352.