Admissions & Registration


 (Registration)

Begin your journey here with NMSU Grants!
gradmissions@nmsu.edu

Apply to NMSU  


Apply for admission and begin along your career pathway.


Prepare for Admission

Application Fee$20.00    [Non-refundable]  – Allow 2 Days for Processing Period of Application

  Transcript Submission(s) – High School/GED  (Request Official Transcripts from all previously attended Universities)
(Required for all Degree Seeking Students)

GED/High School Equivalency recipients must order their transcripts through: Diploma Sender


Non-Degree Seeking Students

  • Ineligible for Financial Aid
  • Transcripts are required
  • Change-of-Status requires ” good “ Academic Standing
  • See an advisor if you wish to audit a course

– Good Standing is (in part) denoted as (2.0 NMSU GPA) 
– Only 30 credits may carry over if changed to Degree Seeking

Follow these steps for Admission as a Non-Degree Student:

  1. Apply for the semester you register for a course
  2. Submit an official transcript
  3. Once admitted, activate your my.NMSU.edu account
  4. See an advisor if an academic hold must be released
  5. Register at my.NMSU.edu
  6. Pay tuition & fees at the Business Office
  7. Purchase your textbooks through the NMSU Bookstore

                                  Transfers

           All transfers to NMSU Las Cruces must submit for a

                                     Change of Campus

(Request)


Eligibility to Transfer

  • Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and 30 completed college credit hours
  • Have completed CCDE 110N and/or are eligible to enroll in ENGL 111
  • Have completed CCDM 114N and/or are eligible to enroll in MATH 120/MATH 210G
  • Have taken an ACT/SAT (only if you have completed less than 30 college credits after high school graduation)

Senior Citizens

On a space-available basis, senior citizens (65+) may enroll for up to 10 credit hours at $5.00 per credit, non-degree seeking status. State law requires that senior citizens taking more than 10 credit hours be charged full rate for all credits based on
in-district or out-of-district residency.

 

Please note all other applicable fees are charged at full rate.

These include but are not limited to: (Distance Education, Late Fees, Lab Fees, class materials, etc.)
See:
Tuition & Fees (Summer/Fall 2020)


IMPORTANT: Early Registration prior to the first day of class will assess you the full ($86.00 per credit)


Registration

Steps to Register

 


New Students






Admissions Applications
& Transcripts



Financial Aid



Accuplacer Placement Test



Activate my.nmsu.edu account



Advising



Student Orientation



Registration



Student ID



Payment Arrangements



Continuing Students



Advising



Registration



FAFSA
(renew every year)



Payment Arrangements



Readmitted/Transfer
Students



Readmission Application
&
Transcripts



Financial Aid



Advising



Registration



Student ID



Payment Arrangements


Online Registration

When beginning the registration process check with an advisor for registration dates open to you based on your current classification. If you do not know your present classification, request this information from your advisor at the time of inquiry.

Log into my.NMSU

  • Access your account at my.nmsu.edu and enter your username and password.
  • Click here if you require a password reset or experience another account related issue

Check your Registration Status

  1. Click Student
  2. Click Registration & Registration Status
  3. Check to ensure all holds are cleared before registering

Look-Up a Class & Registration

  1. Click Student
  2. Click Registration
  3. Select Term
  4. On the Look-Up Classes page, select any known features of the class.
  5. Click Class Search
  6. Select the checkbox next to any class you would like to register
  7. Click Register

                        Registration Checklist

✔ Submit the Admission Application

✔ Apply for Financial Aid. Submit your FAFSA. Apply through Scholar Dollar$.One application for all NMSU scholarships!

You must apply once a year.

✔ Submit official transcripts. High School/GED and any universities you attended.

✔ Take the Accuplacer Placement Test. Obtain a ticket from Student Services then proceed to the
NMSU Grants Testing Center.

✔ Activate your my.nmsu.edu account

✔ Attend the mandatory New Student Orientation. See Student Services for dates and times.

✔ Register for classes EARLY.

✔ Make payment arrangements with the Business Office.

✔ Obtain your Aggie ID in the Student Services Office

✔ Purchase your books. Books can be purchased from the Barnes & Noble NMSU bookstore.

✔ Always feel free to ask our staff questions. They are always glad to help!


Community Education Option

Distinct from other enrollment options, for members of our community you may take noncredit courses at NMSU Grants.

No Transcripts. No official Admission & Enrollment.

With minimal compliance with NMSU Grants’ policies and the Student Code of Conduct  you may take classes with little hassle. If you are interested please contact Student Services for registering for a class, also see: Community Outreach