Apply for Financial Aid

A. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This online application makes you eligible for Federal Grants, Loans, Scholarships and Workstudy. You will need the most recent tax information from you or your parents in order to complete the application.

  • For an in-depth overview of the Financial Aid process, click here.

B. Check-in with your financial aid officer. Find yours by last name:

A-F Jeanette Padilla
G-L Viviane Medina
M-S Angelique Rodriguez
T-Z Rebecca Rendon

C. Fill out forms. Your Financial Aid Officer will tell you which forms you need to complete. Once you know, you can download them here.

D. Check your eligibility and apply for scholarships.
After your FAFSA is processed, you will receive an official Award Letter from the Financial Aid Office.
Explore additional financial aid options and apply for Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Work Study.

E. Set up Direct Deposit to receive any refunds. Financial aid is disbursed through direct deposit only.


Financial Aid Office
Phone: 505-747-2128
Fax: 505-747-2121
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 5 pm

Fall 2014

Financial Aid Priority Processing Date
June 30, 2014 Financial Aid Priority Processing Date

Payment Deadline:
Friday, August 8, 2014
Pay in full, or 10% down & payment plan

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