Enroll at NMSU Carlsbad

Apply for admission here or by downloading and completing this application. Applications are also available in Student Services, room 111.

Pay for School

Apply for financial aid by completing a FAFSA form.

Testing Registration

  • To sign up for the ACCUPLACER Test, call Testing & Assessment Services at (575) 234-9322.
  • Review test prep material in the Learning Assistance Center or view sample questions here.
  • If needed, talk to the Student Accessibility Services Coordinator about testing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Testing Waiver

ACCUPLACER may be waived if you have met the following criteria:

  • You have taken the ACT within the last year.
  • You are transferring in math, reading or English courses.
  • You are pursuing certain vocational programs.

Talk to an academic advisor in the Counseling & Student Development Center for more information.

Testing Dates

The testing schedule can be found at


Register for Classes

  • Create a myNMSU account.
  • Meet with an academic advisor in Room 111 to select classes and register. Click here to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Pay Tuition

Pay tuition and fees by mail, phone, in person, or online here.