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You must register your vehicle with parking services when parking on any CNM campus.

General Permits

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Paid parking permits are available online through myCNM.

Visitor E-Permits

The E-Permit is a free, single day or single week permit that can be obtained over the Internet allowing visitors to enter their vehicle information and print the permit without having to come to the Security Offices. E-Permits are not valid for meters or restricted parking spaces. E-Permits are not valid for CNM employees or students.

Request an E-Permit.

Vehicle registration is available online through myCNM and the non-paid general parking permit/sticker can be obtained at the Student Activities Office located at the various campuses.

Parking enforcement with regard to fire lanes, parking for the disabled or violations related to health/safety issues is year-round, seven days a week, 24 hours/day.

Reserved/Paid Areas

  • CNM Parking Services hours of enforcement in reserved/paid areas are Monday - Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Reserved/paid areas are open for non-fee parking (no permit required) after 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday, Fridays, weekends, and during semester breaks.
  • Meters are enforced Mondays - Fridays from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. Defective meters should be reported immediately to Parking Services at (505) 224-4000 ext. 52920.
  • All vehicles parking in non-paid CNM general parking lots must obtain and display a General CNM parking decal. The policy for obtaining and displaying parking permits for CNM parking lots that require a non-paid permit remains the same.

  • You can obtain a non-paid CNM parking decal for the General parking lots by registering your vehicle online through myCNM and picking up your permit at the Student Activities Office at Main, Montoya and Westside campuses Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. General Parking Permits can also be picked up at the Admissions Office at the Rio Rancho and South Valley campuses and at the South Entrance Reception Desk at the Advanced Technology Center. Parking Services campus locations.

For either a Paid Parking Permit or a General Parking Permit, all students must provide the following information to register their vehicle or vehicles:

Driver's license number and state
Vehicle license plate number
Year, make and model of vehicle
Color of vehicle
Style of vehicle (i.e. 2-door, 4-door, SUV, truck)

This policy will be enforced to ensure that CNM parking spots are being used only by CNM students and employees. Vehicles parked in the general parking lots that do not have a decal displayed are subject to receiving citations. For more information, contact Parking Services at (505) 224-4000 ext. 52920.

CNM fulltime employees payroll deduction is now perpetual so once you're signed on you don't need to come back to our office to do it again.

Central New Mexico Community College
Student Activities Office
Main Campus, Student Activities Office
525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: (505) 224-4637

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CNM assumes no liability for private vehicles parked on CNM property. Individuals parking private vehicles with or without paid permits do so at their own risk.