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Guest ID Information

Learn how to request a Guest ID if you need to use CNM computers.

To prevent unauthorized individuals from having unrestricted access to CNM’s computer networks and to ensure compliance with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA), all CNM guests are required to obtain a guest account and identification card to use computers.

Who is eligible for a Guest ID

Any community member that is 18 years of age or older.

How long is the Guest ID valid?

The Guest ID will be valid for the semester that it was issued in.  At the end of the semester, you may return to obtain another Guest ID after the renewal fee of $15.00 is paid.

What do I need to get a Guest ID?

You must provide a government issued (Federal/state) photo ID indicating legal name, date of birth, and signature. Examples: State issued driver’s license or ID card.

What is the cost for a Guest ID?

The cost is $15.00 which you pay at the Cashiers Office located in the Student Services Building 1st Floor at Main Campus & in the TW Building for Montoya Campus and in the Westside II Building for the Westside Campus. You will need to go to the Student Activities Office to obtain a form prior to going to the Cashiers Office for payment

Who is eligible for a free Guest ID?

Any UNM Student with a current printed student schedule, Faculty or Staff member with proof of a valid UNM ID.

Any APS & RRPS Faculty or Staff with proof of a valid APS ID.

How to obtain a Guest ID

Guests can obtain a guest access ID for $15.00. There is a $15.00 renewal fee for each semester and the following replacement fees will apply if the original Guest ID is lost: 1st Replacement $25.00. 

  1. The guest ID cards can be obtained at all campuses except the Rio Rancho Campus, Advanced Technology Center & Workforce Training Center. Contact the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-4647 for individual campus office hours and Guest ID criteria. See the hours of operation for each campus location.
  2. Guests who are lecturing, teaching a class or attending a conference and need temporary access. The sponsoring school or department may request a guest pass – free of charge – which is valid for the duration of the event. For more information, call the ITS Support Center at (505) 224-HELP (4357)  or e-mail . *In this situation, there may not be a fee and no ID card will be generally issued.