Other Admission Types

Readmitted Students

  • If you have previously attended NMSU and are returning to complete your undergraduate degree, you are not required to complete an Orientation unless it has been more than one year since you attended NMSU.

Second Degree-seeking

  • If you have already received an undergraduate degree from NMSU and are seeking a second undergraduate degree from NMSU you are not required to complete an orientation.
  • If you have received an undergraduate degree from another college or university and are seeking a second undergraduate degree from NMSU you are required to complete an orientation.

Non-degree, Visiting, National Student Exchange, and Study Abroad Students

  • If you are not seeking an undergraduate degree from NMSU, you are not required to complete an orientation.
  • If you are participating in National Student Exchange, see our National Student Exchange website for more information.
  • If you are participating in Study Abroad, see our Office of Education Abroad website for more information.

NMSU Community College Students

  • If you are transitioning from any of NMSU’s community colleges such as NMSU-Alamogordo, NMSU-Carlsbad, Doña Ana Community College, or NMSU-Grants, you are not required to complete an orientation.

International Students

  • If you are an international undergraduate student, you are required to complete orientation provided by the Aggie Welcome and Orientation office, as well as an international student orientation and any other requirements set by International Student and Scholarship Services.