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Friday, August 11th (5 PM) is the deadline for submitting applications for admission as a new or transfer student for classes beginning Aug. 16th.
Applications will continue to be processed for the 2nd 8-week session beginning Oct. 9th.
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NMSU-A Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our Mission

The NMSU-Alamogordo Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship supports the University’s mission by providing access and assisting with the elimination of financial barriers for students pursuing higher education. All eligible students have an equal opportunity to financial assistance through federal, state, institutional, and private sources regardless of sex, color, age, or other circumstance.


Our Philosophy

The philosophy of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Services is that no student should be denied a college education due to lack of financial resources.



  • Provide quality customer service, accurate and understandable information.
  • Process aid efficiently and in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provide precise and clear consumer information regarding financial aid.
  • Maximize sources of governmental, institutional, and private funding for students.
  • Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other NMSU-A offices and the community in meeting the goals of the institution.


FAFSA School Code: 002658

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The IRS Data Retrieval Tool that is part of the FAFSA is currently unavailable. Students are still able to submit the FAFSA by entering tax information manually. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website.