Register Now For Spring Classes At UNM-LA

by Reporter / Dec 10, 2018 / 0 comments
Students work on a group project in the Student Center at UNM-LA. – Photo by Nancy Coombs

Register Now For Spring Classes At UNM-LA

Spring semester classes will begin on January 14. Early registration is recommended. Registering prior to the beginning of the semester allows students to secure positions in high demand classes, as well as providing more flexibility in course selection and scheduling.

UNM-LA offers a variety of class formats. In addition to traditional face to face classes, UNM-LA offers online and hybrid classes (a combination of face-to- face and online) to help meet the various scheduling needs and learning style preferences of students. The university also offers short-term classes that finish mid-semester and late-start classes that begin after spring break.

In addition to courses typically offered during the spring semester at UNM-LA, several new classes have been added.  To view the complete spring schedule of classes, please go to  For information about registering for classes, call 505-662-5919 or visit Student Services in Building 1 on the UNM-LA campus.

For students seeking a degree or training for a career, UNM-LA offers 18 Associate Degrees and eight Certificate Programs. Certificates in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Personal Care Attendant (PCA) may be completed in one semester. These programs prepare students for certification testing for the State of New Mexico to work in fields that have a very high employment potential. Students interested in pursuing a degree or certificate at UNM LA should schedule an appointment with an academic advisor prior to registering for classes.

UNM-LA, a branch campus for The University of New Mexico, has an open admissions policy. UNM-LA student profiles range from high school students and traditional degree-seeking young adults to working adults, veterans, and life-long learners.

New students to the college must complete an application form which is available online at or on the UNM-LA campus  with Student Services in Building 1. A financial aid advisor is also available to assist students who have questions.

UNM-LA students who are 65 or older can take advantage of a reduced tuition rate of $5 per credit hour for up to 6 credit hours for classes that have open seats once the semester begins. To qualify for this rate, seniors must be New Mexico residents. Registration for this reduced tuition opens on the first day of the semester. 

UNM-Los Alamos is an innovative, rigorous, and affordable comprehensive branch community college that provides foundations for transfer, leading-edge career programs, and lifelong learning opportunities. More information about UNM – Los Alamos is available at

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