Changing Status

A nondegree student in good academic standing (2.0 NMSU GPA or above) may apply for change-of-status from nondegree to degree (regular) admission by completing a change-of-status application and meeting the requirements for degree (regular) admission status. Nondegree students may not apply more than 30 credits earned under the nondegree status to any NMSU undergraduate degree program.

All documents required for the change-of-status must be in the Admissions and Records Office by the dates posted in the current semester schedule. If all documentation is not received by that date, then the change-of-status will be reviewed for processing the next semester of the student’s enrollment.

Any transfer student who has less than a 2.0 cumulative grade point average from his/her previous college(s) and/or vocational schools must submit a letter of appeal to the Admissions Appeal Board for a change-of-status to degree seeking.

For more information please contact the Admissions Office at (575) 439-3700 or via email at admissnmsua@nmsu.edu.