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 spring term! Orientation Leaders will work during the fall term welcoming new students who will begin classes in the spring 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, September 20, 2019 (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 spring 2020 term and plan to take at least 6 credit hours during the spring term.
  • Commit to work at least 7 of the 10 sessions leading to the spring term.  
  • Attend a mandatory training session on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
  • Not be on a consortium agreement with another school. 
  • Complete a FAFSA application for 2019-2020 academic year (if you have a social security number).

Note for Dual Credit Students:

  • Dual Credit students who are graduated from high school in May 2019, are welcome to apply for the spring 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. 

Spring 2020 Session Dates

Wednesday, October 9: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Thursday, October 17: Montoya Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm 

Tuesday, October 22: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday, November 6: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm

Thursday, November 21: Westside Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday, December 4: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday, December 17: Main Campus (SOAR), 7:30am-1:30pm

Friday, January 3: Main Campus, 10:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday, January 7: Main Campus, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Friday, January 10: Main Campus, 7:30am-1:30pm


Email or call (505) 224-3352.