Online Orientation

Quick guides and tutorials for using university systems and finding helpful resources.

Online introduction to New Mexico Highlands University

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

Video – How to Enroll

Transcript – How To Enroll

Video – How to check grades

Transcript – How To Check Grades

Video – Check your degree progress with Degree Audit

Transcript – Check your degree progress with Degree Audit

Paying your bill with TouchNet

Using Brightspace (formerly D2L)

Transcript – How to use Brightspace online course system

Video-Brightspace Homepage introduction

Video-Brightspace Course Content

Video-Brightspace Submitting Assignments

Video-Brightspace Posting in a Discussion Board

Video-Brightspace Taking a Quiz

Video-Brightspace Checking your grades

Students Zoom Instructions

Student services:

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.

Library services and databases

How to use NetTutor

Getting help with your writing – Writing Center: Live tutoring is available to all students using Zoom.

Contact to schedule an appointment

Prepare for a tutoring session

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. You will also receive email notifications about upcoming events and student discounts.

University mission and values
New Mexico Highlands 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.