Commencement 2023 Information

Commencement 2023 Information

NMHU Student Accounts Receivable office has several payment plans to help you meet due dates. If you need more help, please contact student helpline at 505-454-3444 or via email at SAR@nmhu.edu.

Payment Plans

 New Mexico Highlands University Business Office offers students the following payment options:

Fall Semester 2022: 

Two-payment plan option: Due dates September 6, October 6

Three-payment plan option: Due dates September 6, October 6, November 6
(Plan registration ends September 5.)

Four-payment plan option: Due dates August 6, September 6, October 6, November 6
(Plan registration ends August 5.)

A $25 non-refundable billing fee and account hold will be assessed to the student’s account if the account is not paid in full by November 6, 2022.

Spring Semester 2023: 

Two-payment plan option: Due dates February 2, March 2

Three-payment plan option: Due dates February 2, March 2, and April 2
(Plan registration ends February 1)

Four-payment plan option: Due dates January 2, February 2, March 2, and April 2
(Plan registration ends January 1)

A $25 non-refundable billing fee and account hold will be assessed to the student’s account if the account is not paid in full by April 2, 2023.

If you require assistance with Payment Plans, please contact the Student Helpline at 505-454-3444 or e-mail sar@nmhu.edu.

How to Enroll Into a Payment Plan TouchNet Online:

  1. Go to nmhu.edu
  2. Click on “MyNMHU Portal”
  3. Click “My Apps”
  4. Click “Pay NMHU Online”
  5. Click on “Enroll in Payment Plan”
  6. Select Term “Fall 2021”
  7. Select “Details” for one desired installment plan (2, 3, or 4 installments).
  8. View details on Payment Plan; such as the amount per
    payment then click “select” to continue
  9. View “Charges and Credits” and “installment due
    dates”(You will be required to set up automatic payments)
  10. Read “Terms and conditions” if you wish to continue
    select “I agree”You have successfully enrolled into a payment plan

How to Make Credit/Debit Card Payments through TouchNet Online:

  1. Go to www.nmhu.edu
  2. Click on “MyNMHU Portal”
  3. Click on “my Apps”
  4. Select “Pay NMHU online”
  5. Click on “Make a Payment”
  6. Enter the amount in the box for the term you are paying for
  7. Click “Add” to add the term you want to pay for
  8. Enter the total amount you want to pay in the box provided
  9. Click “Continue”
  10. Select your “Payment Method” (credit or debit card or ACH)
  11. Under “Account Information” enter payment information
  12. After supplying payment information, click “Continue”
  13. Verify that payment amount is correct then “Submit Payment”
  14. When your payment is accepted, you will see the “Payment Confirmation/Receipt” screen
  15. Check your NMHU email for confirmation email

How to Make a Third-Party Payment through TouchNet Online:

  1. Go to www.nmhu.edu
  2. Click on “MY NMHU Portal”
  3. Click “My Apps”
  4. Select “Pay NMHU Online”
  5. Under “My Profile Setup” select “Authorized Users”
  6. Read the terms and policies
  7. Enter your authorized user’s email
  8. Click “Continue”
  9. Read terms and policies, then select “I Agree”
  10. Click “Continue”
  11. The authorized user will receive a link in their email to set up an account
  12. Authorized user should receive two emails from “OnlinePay”;  keep a record of Username given
  13. User must keep record of temporary password, then click on blue hyperlink to log in
  14. Log in with username and temporary password
  15. Authorized user must set up a profile and change their temporary password
  16. Authorized user is now able to see amount due and is able to make payments

For more information on payment options, contact the Student Accounts Receivable office at 505-454-3444 or e-mail sar@nmhu.edu or write to:

New Mexico Highlands University
ATTN: Student Accounts Receivable
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Payments, Accounts and Disbursements

Account balances must be paid according to your payment plan. Students with financial assistance should verify their award prior to the published deadlines.

The Cashier’s Office accepts checks and cash at the cashier’s office. Credit cards (MasterCard, Discover or Visa) and wire transfer payments can be made via Touch Net. All financial assistance awards and written authorizations to bill external agencies to cover balances are also accepted.

The university reserves the right to cancel a student’s registration if the account is not paid in full or payment arrangements have not been made.

Your financial aid disbursements may be sent to your financial institution via direct deposit.  If you would like to enroll in this service, please complete and submit the enrollment form no later than Friday, January 27, 2023.

The form and required documents may be submitted as follows:

  • in-person, delivered to the Cashier’s Office (901 University Avenue across the street from Ilfeld Auditorium) or
  • sent via U.S. mail to:

New Mexico Highlands University
ATTN: Student Accounts Receivable
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Weekly Financial Aid Disbursements

Weekly Financial Aid Disbursements

Fall 2022

The first Financial Aid disbursement for the Fall 2022 semester will take place on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Direct deposits will be available to students on Friday, September 2, 2022.

Checks will be available for pickup at the Student Accounts Receivable Office beginning September 2, 2022 through Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Checks that are not picked up by Tuesday, September 6, 2022 will be mailed on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 to the address on file. (Students must have a valid ID to pick up their check.)

Fall-only loans will be disbursed on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Checks will be mailed out and direct deposits will be available to students on October 14, 2022.

After the first disbursement of the semester Financial Aid will disburse every Tuesday and Thursday.

Direct deposit reimbursements will be available to students the Friday after they are processed.

Check reimbursements will be available for pick at the Student Accounts Receivable Office office beginning the Friday after they are processed until the following Wednesday. Checks that are not picked up by the following Wednesday, will be mailed out on Thursday to the mailing address on file. (Students must have a valid ID to pick up their check.)

Spring 2023

The first Financial Aid disbursement for the Spring 2023 semester will take place on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Direct deposits will be available to students on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Checks will be available for pickup at the Student Accounts Receivable Office beginning February 3, 2023 through Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Checks that are not picked up by Tuesday February 7, 2023 will be mailed on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 to the address on file. (Students must have a valid ID to pick up their check.)

Spring-only loans will be disbursed on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. Checks will be mailed out and direct deposits will be available to students on March 17, 2023.

After the first disbursement of the semester Financial Aid will disburse every Tuesday and Thursday.

Direct deposit reimbursements will be available to students the Friday after they are processed.

Check reimbursements will be available for pick at the Student Accounts Receivable Office office beginning the Friday after they are processed until the following Wednesday. Checks that are not picked up by the following Wednesday, will be mailed out on Thursday to the mailing address on file. (Students must have a valid ID to pick up their check.)

Returned Checks
A $25 service charge will be processed for all returned checks. The university will not accept checks from a student once a service charge is applied to that student’s account.