Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) provides resources and help for veterans and their families who currently attend or plan to attend CNM.

Contact Us

Email and Phone Hours
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Office Hours
Monday - Friday,
10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm.

VRC Virtual Office

(505) 224-4000 ext. 20456

Mailing Address
525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

VRC Contact Form

If you are a veteran, our staff is dedicated to help you succeed at CNM. We connect you with many services and departments found on campus as well as referring you to community-wide resources.

We provide the following services and programs:

  • setting up appointments with academic advisors 
  • registering for class 
  • understanding your Veterans and GI Bill benefits
  • applying for financial aid and scholarships
  • requesting transfer credits for previous experience 
  • finding outside financial resources, housing, food assistance, and book loan programs 
  • referring you to veterans counseling services and support programs
  • access to meet with the VetSuccess Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor 
  • Food Pantry food assistance program 
  • LeadershipPlenty civic leadership program

Our programs include experiential learning opportunities where students can participate in hands-on activities while learning how to adapt to college and civilian life.

Veterans Upward Bound Program

Get more out of your college experience by signing up for the Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program, administered by UNM Taos. In the program, a VUB advisor can help you improve your college skills with:

  • time management tips,
  • study habits for success,
  • computer basics,
  • academic refreshers,
  • and more.

Apply as soon as possible to help you plan your academic goals. This program is free to eligible veterans and does not affect your Military Education Benefits. To apply and get more information, visit the Veterans Upward Bound in NM website.