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Academic Misconduct Policy
Students who wish to appeal a grade will need to follow the procedures outlined below. The academic appeals process requires a series of steps whether the appeal is being initiated by faculty or students. Please read the steps as described in the documents below. If you wish to proceed with an appeal, the Signature Page must be filled out completely and submitted to the Academic Misconduct Appeals Committee.
- Academic Misconduct Guide for Students
- Academic Misconduct Appeals Procedures
- Academic Misconduct Appeals Committee Composition
- Academic Misconduct Appeals Form
Professional Licensure Disclosure
Some programs at NMSU Grants lead to a license and/or certification in New Mexico. Beginning July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education regulations require disclosures for all programs leading to a license or certification. Disclosures will be provided for all states and will indicate whether the program meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or has not yet been determined for each state. Read more
Students with Disabilities
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), students with disabilities who need special services in the classroom or have difficulty gaining access to any university building, should contact the Vice President for Student Services at (505) 287-6628. Students must self-disclose their need for accommodations. Read more
Student RIGHT-TO-KNOW and Campus Security Act
NMSU is required to provide to you information in accordance with Federal Regulation 34 CFR Part 86 of the Department of Education and the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act. You can access the information by visiting the NMSU Police Department or their website and selecting the “Annual Reports” link on the left-hand menu. To view the most recent Annual Security Report for 2019 click here: Annual Security Report
Student Graduation and Retention rates can be accessed via the IPEDS College Navigator
Student Code of Conduct
The Vice President for Student Affairs (NMSU Las Cruces) establishes and enforces non-academic standards of conduct for all NMSU students. The Vice President for Student Services, Patrick Clingman, enforces conduct for the Grants campus. You may obtain information here: Student Code of Conduct or from Student Services.
Children on Campus
Children should not be left unattended or be permitted to disrupt classes. Small Wonders Child Care Center, on the NMSU Grants campus, offers childcare to students, faculty, and staff for children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years, for an established fee. Contact Small Wonders Child Care Center, 287-3868. Apply early as there is often a waiting list. The Center does not offer “drop in” care.
Title IX: Non-Discrimination Statement
Title IX of the Education and Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. NMSU Grants has unequivocally committed itself to assure a work and learning environment with dignity and respect for the individual.
Veterans (VA) Policy
In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), this educational institution adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. This educational institution will not:
- Prevent the student’s enrollment
- Assess a late penalty fee to the student
- Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding
- Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.
However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:
- Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class
- Provide a written request to be certified
- Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies