Visitor Students

This page contains basic information on how to register for those who just want to take one or two classes at CNM.

Contact Us

If you have questions about getting started at CNM, call (505) 224-3000 or contact CNM online.

Other Student Types

Learn how to register for CNM if you are the following type of student:

Are You a Visitor Student?

Just taking a few courses? This quicker application is for students who do not want financial aid, are not going to declare a major, and are attending part-time (six credit hours per term or less).

CNM does not charge an admission application fee!

International Students

If you currently have or will acquire an F-1 or M-1 visa to student in the United States, please read more information about international student admissions.

Apply Online

Apply Online

Fill out an online application. You will receive a CNM student ID number or password at the end of your application.

Print the page or save your ID number somewhere safe.

If you have transcripts from other institutions, submit them to CNM.

You may want to submit your ACT or SAT test scores, transfer credits or take the Accuplacer exam if you would like to place into higher level courses. Find out more about prerequisites and corequisites.

Set Up Your Accounts

Set up your myCNM account using the ID number given to you at the end of your application.

Become a Full Time Student

Talk to an academic coach about becoming a full-time CNM Student.

Plan Your Class Schedule

Keep in mind:

  • Some classes require pre-requisites or co-requisites.
  • Classes are offered at 7 locations around the metro area and online.

If you'd like help planning your classes, you may speak with an Academic Advisor. Call (505) 224-3000 to make an appointment.

Register for Classes

See this term's offerings in the schedule of classes.

When you're ready, register for classes.

Pay for Classes

You must set up your method of payment within 24 hours of registering for classes. Payment options include:

Your First Day