Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) assists students with documented physical, mental, learning, visual, speech, or hearing disabilities.

Contact Us

Main Campus DRC Office

Disability Resource Center 
Second Floor, Student Services Center
SSC Room 209 
900 University SE

Mailing Address:

525 Buena Vista SE 
Albuquerque, NM 87106-4096

Voice: (505) 224-3259 
Toll free: (888) 453-1304 
Fax: (505) 224-3261

Regular Hours

  • Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed during CNM Holidays

About the DRC

The Disability Resource Center's mission is to work in partnership with students who have disabilities. We provide accommodations that promote an accessible educational environment at CNM. Our goal is to empower students and ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to educational opportunities by minimizing barriers such as physical, psychological and academic. We support student academic success through the use of auxiliary aids, accommodations and disability services.

Available Resources

Here are some examples of the services provided by the Disability Resource Center, depending on disability:

  • Program Planning
  • Braille Printing
  • Instructional Materials in Alternative Formats
  • Classroom Accommodations; academic adjustments, including auxiliary aids
  • Extended Time Testing and Alternative Testing Formats
  • Notetakers/Readers/Writers
  • Sign Language Interpreters
  • Adaptive Equipment/Assistive Technology
  • Coordination with Community Support Agencies


DRC Responsibilities

The DRC has the responsibility to administer, maintain and supervise support services for students with disabilities in accordance with state and federal laws. 

The DRC has the responsibility to 

  • Provide reasonable accommodations.
  • Accept appropriate documentation of a disability from a qualified professional.
  • Maintain confidentiality about students' disability information 

The DRC is not responsible for

  • Providing formal assessments to determine disability.
  • Reducing or altering essential requirements of a course or program or department's academic standards.
  • Providing personal attendants, personal assistive devices, or service animals.
  • Sending Student Accommodation Statements to instructors.


Access DRC Forms

Disability Resource Center services are provided at all campuses, although our office is located solely at Main campus. Feel free to contact us to help you out.

Non-Discrimination Notice

We welcome everyone at CNM. Read more information about CNM's non-discrimination notice from the Dean of Students.