New Mexico Junior College





To be safe on campus due to Covid-19, NMJC has changed some of its steps to register for Fall. See the course schedule

Among the changes:

  • You may not need to take the Accuplacer test before registering for classes.  Just send us your high school transcript or GED certifitcate, as part of your application.
  • Classes are two days each:  either Mon-Wed classes or Tues-Thurs classes.
  • Registering for class is easy online. We have staff available to help you by phone, email or Zoom. Call 575-492-2577 or make an appointment.
  • We have implemented additional safeguards for students and faculty to be safe
  • There are easy-to-understand videos to register for classes.


 Students who have taken classes at NMJC within the last two years DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY. Students
 will need to login to their T-Bird Web Portal as a First Time User to access the re-admission application on
 Self Service Banner.

If you have NO prior college credits with NMJC, here are the easy steps to get you started:

number oneApply Online Please allow up to two (2) business days for processing from the date of submission online (please be sure to hit submit & then log off).  You will receive your "A" number, which is your student I.D.

number 2
Apply for Financial Aid There are many different financial aid programs available. You can also apply for NMJC scholarships (criteria may apply). 

number 3
Send us your official high school transcript or GED transcript. 
• Have your high school email the transcript to:
• If you prefer to mail it, it must be in a sealed envelope to:
                              New Mexico Junior College,
                              1 Thunderbird Circle
                              Hobbs NM 88240
                      • Bring it in person in a sealed envelope from your high school, to Ben Alexander Student                                     Center. Call the Helpdesk: 575-492-2577. Or email the Helpdesk:

number 4

Meet with an Academic Advisor
, who will help you to develop your educational plan, refer you to appropriate services, and answer specific questions and concerns. Schedule an appointment here. Or call the Helpdesk: 575-492-2577. You can also email the Helpdesk: 

number 5
Register for Your Courses. You can register online through the T-BirdWeb Portal. If you need assistance, call the NMJC Help Desk at 575-492-2577. You will need your "A" number.  There are videos available to help you register.

number 6
Sign up for Nelnet Payment Plan within 48 hours of registering for classes (there is a $25 registration fee).  
   • If you prefer, you can pay tuition in full through your T-Bird Web Portal by credit card, or in
                           person at the cashier's office by credit card, check or cash, within 48 hours of your
                            registering for classes.
                         • If you have financial aid or a scholarship, please pay the balance (if applicable) either in full
                            or through a NelNet Plan.
number 7
Purchase your textbooks at the NMJC bookstore located in the Ben Alexander Student Learning Center, 8am - 5pm Monday through Thursday, and 8am - 4pm Friday. You can also order your books online. See your class syllabus for required textbooks and materials.

number 8 Get your Student ID, which is free of charge in the Gameroom inside the Ben Alexander Student
Learning Center. If you are living in on-campus housing, you will receive a special resident ID at
Housing Check-In.

Other Students:

If you are a returning student, a new NMJC student with prior college credit, an international student, or a dual credit/concurrent student, please see the special types of applications and registration steps here.

Questions: or 575-492-2577