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Attention New Students: If you are experiencing technical issues when you login to your MyNMSU account, please contact 575.439.3600 or 575.646.1840 or e-mail
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Registration is OPEN!

Fall 2020 Registration Info

Registration is still open for the 2nd 8-week session beginning October 13th. Student Services is taking appointments for Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Veteran Services, Dual Credit, and Accessibilities Services.

To request an appointment, please call 575.439.3600, email or complete the online form.

If you are a new student, please review the Registration Checklist for admissions instructions or call 575.439.3600.

Dual Credit (High School) students should check out these admissions and registration instructions.

All departments are available by phone, email and zoom Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.


NMSU READY: A systemwide return-to-campus plan

Please take time to explore NMSU READY: This is a living document, informed by the plans from our colleges and service units, and it is filled with links to detailed protocols created by our knowledgeable professionals and based on advice from experts from the CDC, NMDOH, and professional organizations.


Scholar Dollar$ and FAFSA Opening Day Virtual Event – October 1

NMSU-A Financial Aid will be hosting a Scholar Dollar$ and FAFSA Opening Day Virtual Event on October 1st from 10am – 2pm via ZOOM.

Anyone with questions about Scholar Dollar$ and/or FAFSA is invited. Participants can log in anytime during the event. Prizes will be available.

The ZOOM link for this event is: For more details, see this event flyer.

Spring 2021 Registration Information

The Spring 2021 semester will begin January 22. Registration dates will open in November according to your student classification. There are several student classifications including FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE, DUAL CREDIT, VETERAN and more. To find out your classification and when registration opens for you, go to

Spring schedules are USUALLY posted by the end of October – beginning of November. You must be enrolled in the university as a student in order to sign up for classes. If you are a new student, it is not too early to begin enrolling in the university. Students who have not taken a class in a year or more must re-enroll to establish current enrollment.

For more information on admissions, registration, or to make an appointment with a student services department, please call 575.439.3600.

Attention: Dual Credit (High School) Students

Dual Credit is a statewide program by which eligible high school and home-schooled students can receive high school credits and college credits for taking approved college courses. If you wish to participate in the Dual Credit Program, you must first consult with your High School Counselor.

Call Elma Hernandez at 575.439.3727, email or check for more information.

Testing Center Information

Students need to make appointments with the Testing Center to take their various exams, including placement tests. Due to Covid-19, social distancing, and limited numbers of people in the building, we are not providing walk-in proctored testing at this time. Students can make appointments by contacting the Testing Center at 575.439.3852 or .

NMSU Fall 2020 Payment Plan Information

NMSU will be implementing a fixed payment plan starting Fall 2020.

To Avoid Disenrollment, students must:

  • Have a prior balance of less than $2,500
  • Be enrolled in the payment plan ($25 enrollment fee)
  • Have paid their first payment (20% of current balance).
    UPDATE! NMSU Waives Down PAYMENT for Fall 2020; Students Must Sign Up for Payment Plan to Avoid Being Disenrolled
    Update! Effective Monday, August 31, 2020, NMSU is waiving down payment for Fall 2020. Students who own $200 or more for Fall MUST enroll in the payment plan through MyNMSU or the Business Office (call 575.439.3603) and pay the $25 plan fee.

Enrollment opens August 3, 2020

Deadline is 5pm, Sep 4, 2020

For more information, visit:

Active-Duty and Spouses/Dependents, Veterans

Active-Duty Military Personnel, spouses and dependents, and Veterans receive IN-STATE tuition by completing a military waiver. Student fees used to support NMSU-A information technology and infrastructure will be assessed to all students beginning with the 2020 Summer sessions.

Please see this memo from NMSU-A President.

Advising Appointments can be scheduled for the Holloman AFB Education Center or NMSU-A Student Services. For more information, please contact Katie Parks at 575.439.3615 or email