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New Mexico State University


Spring 2022 classes start January 12.

Now Accepting Admissions Applications for Spring 2022 - Apply Now!

Pathways and Career Education (PACE)

(Formerly Adult Education)


  • High School Equivalency Preparation
  • Workforce Readiness Skills
  • Career Pathways
  • ELA (English Language Learner)
  • Computer Skills


  • Tays Center
  • Mescalero Apache Reservation
  • Otero County Detention Center


  • All official paperwork must be submitted prior to attendance.
  • Attending the onboarding session is REQUIRED prior to joining class.
  • Fall 2021 Schedule – Session I
    • Onboarding: August 9-12
    • Session I classes start August 17
    • Session I classes end October 7
  • Fall 2021 Schedule – Session II
    • Onboarding: October 11-14
    • Session II classes start: October 19
    • Session II classes end: December 9
  • Complete and submit this Registration Form


GED and HiSET are now offering remote testing from home if you have a computer at home and are over the age of 18 (Test takers under 18 must fill out an underage form).

*Feel free to call the office of come by if you need assistance creating your GED or HiSET account.

NMSU-A PACE program follows a Managed Enrollment process. Potential and returning students must complete all official paperwork and the ONBOARDING session in order to attend the PACE program.


$15 registration fee per semester to be paid during onboarding. Proof of hardship is required to waive fee.

NMSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Accessibility Services at 575.439.3721, .