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Community Education

Registration Information

There are several ways to register and all are easy and quick. You also don't need to be a student at New Mexico Tech in order to enjoy a class.

Regular Students:

Full-time undergraduate students do not pay extra tuition when these classes are part of their 12-18 hour course load. Full-time graduate students may enroll for 1 credit hour of Community Education coursework beyond their 12-hour credit limit, at no extra charge, with the permission of the Graduate Office. You may register on Banweb using your Banner number.

Special/Non-degree seeking Students:

Students who are not pursuing a degree program are classified as special students or non-degree seeking students and are limited to 6 credit hours a semester. Special/Non-degree seeking students who have never taken a course at Tech need to complete the Admission form for Special Students and return the form to the Community Education Department Office, Fidel Center, 2nd floor, Rm. 288 or register online. The Special Student Application can be found here. For further information, please call 575-835-6581.


Students who have not attended NM Tech in three semesters, will need to fill out a Readmission form found here.

After being admitted, students need to register for the classes at the Registrar's Office, Fidel Center, 2nd floor. For further information, please call 575-835-5133.

High School Students: (age 16 and up)

May register as a Special Undergraduate.

Applicants under the age of 16:

Must have a parent or guardian enrolled in the class with them, must have the written instructor approval. Children under the age of 16 may not attend New Mexico Tech Community Education without an enrolled parent or guardian in attendance. If an enrolled child comes to class and their parent or guardian is not available for the entire class time, the child will not be allowed to attend.

For more information please visit the Registrar's Office.