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Online Orientation

Online Student Orientation – quick guides and tutorials for using university systems and finding helpful resources.

Video introduction to New Mexico Highlands University

Using university systems/ Using Banner for registration, enrollment and grade check:

Using Brightspace (formerly D2L)

Student services:

Student life:

  • Academic policies and honor code:
  • All information about academic integrity, policies, and campuses resources can be found in the Student Handbook

  • FERPA is the law that protects your student records and privacy. Visit the Family Educational Rights Act page for more information to safeguard your privacy.
  • HU Cares
  • – Confidential counseling services for students regarding suicide prevention, sexual harassment, domestic abuse, and other support needs.

  • Student activities and discounts:
  • At Highlands, students can enjoy a variety of clubs and social activities such as business clubs, sports events, dancing, intramurals, faith-based programs, and performance events. Visit the Office of Campus Life page for more information. You will also receive email notifications about upcoming events and student discounts.

  • University Mission and values:
  • New Mexico Highlands Vision is to “Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive university transforming lives and communities now and for generations to come.” NMHU promotes the core values of excellence, diversity, accessibility, and responsiveness. For more information on the Strategic Goals of the university, visit our About NMHU page.

Need help? Contact Michelle Bencomo – customer relations coordinator at 505-454-3006 or studenthelp@nmhu.edu to schedule an appointment.