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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:

    • Advising:

You will be assigned a faculty advisor in your major and this should show up in My NMHU and your Degree Audit. If you have any questions or problems, contact the administrative assistant in the department of your major. You may also contact Academic Support for any general questions and other 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


– 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 to schedule an appointment.