New Mexico Junior College


FAQs for NMJC regarding Coronavirus

Frequently Asked Questions for NMJC About the Coronavirus and Classes

All academic classes are being taught online, to allow our students to complete their studies this semester.

If you need logistical help, contact us at (575) 492 2622, email: or fill out this form.

If you need tutoring, email

NMJC campus will be on a restricted-access basis. Designated staff/faculty and enrolled students will be allowed on campus, but the number of people in a building will be restricted. Please read the information here

Most professors have given their contact information, but you can always email your professor through the NMJC Directory

NMJC academic staff are working closely with area high schools to coordinate dual credit classes. Traditional dual credit taught in the high schools will not be an issue.  

NMJC will have a Virtual Graduation Commencement Ceremony, in lieu of an in-person ceremony, due to COVID-19, This means that we will produce a video with everyone's name and degree being announced. We will display the student's photo (if they send us one), and will mail them a program, NMJC gift and their diploma. 

The video will be streamed through the NMJC website and on Facebook on May 8, 2020 (when our ceremony was originally scheduled).  More information is available here

Prospective graduates should fill out the graduation application. When it is confirmed that you have completed all requirement for graduation, your diploma will be mailed to you in June. 

DEADLINE for the appliation is April 24th (Diplomas and conferral of degree may be delayed if the application is submitted after this date.)

Students that have purchased caps and gowns for the May 2020 ceremony may return them to the bookstore for a full refund, when the bookstore reopens.

Get more information on general graduation requirements.

Yes, students in housing may return to NMJC, but all their classes will be online. Food service will continue.

No, if you make the choice to leave campus for the semester, you will not be reimbursed for the unused portion of your room and board. 

Pannell Library, in response to the COVID-19 Virus, is closed to patron use at this time. However, Reference Librarian Laurie A. Muffley is available online for research assistance at: (Please allow 24 to 48 hours response time.) You can also access library databases here. 

Note: All overdue fines will be excused during this time.

If you need tutoring, please see the information here. Virtual tutoring is available. See info here.
If you need personal tutoring, you can email the Academic Success Center: 

Registration is open for Summer and Fall courses. See the course schedule hereTo talk with an academic advisor, who can help you with the process, email or call 575-492-2577.

Yes, we will be offering virtual advising sessions. Please make an appointment.

The testing center will be closed until further notice.

Depending on the test that you need to take, there may be a testing center near you. Please call the Help Desk: 575-492-2577.

No, all community education classes are on hold, including our aqua classes at the CORE (which has suspended all group fitness classes). 

Those classes that are in session will finish. There will not be classes after April 1, until we hear directives from the Governor. However, health-related classes like EMT will continue, as certified health technicians are in need at this time. Please call with questions: 575-492-4710.

The museum is closed until further notice. All events scheduled during April have been cancelled.


If you have other questions, please contact the Help Desk: 575-492-2577. Remember, campus is closed to the public. Most of the staff is working from home. If you need help, please call or email us. Thank you.