FAQs / Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for NNMC's Revised Spring 2020 Online Class List.

Click here for Student Guidelines for Transitioning to Distance Learning.

If you have any concerns about access to internet or technology, please complete the Student Technology Access Survey.

Spring Break is extended until April 5, 2020.
No classes will be held during the extended Spring Break.

Spring Semester will extend an additional two weeks to May 29, 2020.

All on-campus events have been canceled until further notice.

All courses resume Monday, April 6, 2020 in an online format.
Find your classes here: Revised Spring 2020 Class List.

Zoom or Blackboard: Questions, support, troubleshooting for Staff, Faculty & Students

If you have concerns about access to internet or technology, please complete the  Student Technology Access form (or contact your instructor if you are unable to access the form).

Graduation: Students who meet the requirements for degree completion this semester will graduate.
While we cannot yet give a date, the College is committed to hosting a live, in-person ceremony and celebration when it is safe for us to convene again as a community.

Stay informed. Stay connected! Please check your email and the college website often for updates. Stay in virtual contact with your supervisors or professors and classmates.

Questions? We are here to help. Email us at covid19@nnmc.edu. Students with specific concerns, please contact Don Appiarius, Assistant Provost at don.appiarius@nnmc.edu.

Due to COVID-19, Northern is observing precautions to maintain the health and safety of our campus community. Beginning Thursday, March 19, Northern’s IT staff will shift to working remotely.

IT staff are working to ensure that all students, faculty and staff  have access to and support for web-based communication, including emails and Banner support.  You are still able to reach us by email, cell phones or IT Helpdesk support. We will respond to your IT Helpdesk ticket as soon as possible. However, if this is an emergency, please contact us directly:

Jimi Montoya
IT Director
505 901.0697

Chris Trujillo
Lead IT Specialist
505 927.3595

Monica Sanchez
IT Technician
505 423-2347

Gerald Wheeler
Banner Systems Admin.
505 901.2029

Deborah Trujillo
IT Manager/Web Admin
505 423.4913

Juan Gallegos
Windows Systems/Info Security
505 692.3810

Ivan Maestas
IT Technician
505 927-0003

Revised All Online Class List Now Available

If you have any concerns about access to internet or technology:
Fill out our Student Technology Access Form

Distance Education and Zoom information for Students:

Important Payment Plan information:

  • If you are on a payment plan for the current semester; and,
  • You were not able to make the March 16, 2020 payment; and/or,
  • You believe you may not be able to meet your April payment requirement;
  • The payment due date for March and April is extended to May 15, 2020;
  • If payments are made in full for the current semester by May 15, 2020, late fees will be waived

Q: Will existing online classes continue during the extended Spring Break?

A: ALL courses (including current fully-online and hybrid courses, nursing clinical, field experiences, capstones, labs, etc.) will be on an extended Spring Break, resuming Monday, April 6,2020.  Any short term course that was originally scheduled to start on 3/23/2020 will start on 4/6/2020.

Q: What will my classes be like after Spring Break?

A: ALL courses to be delivered in an online environment beginning April 6.  Some courses will be asynchronous (not real-time) using Blackboard and others will be synchronous (real-time) through Zoom. Check the Class List below to see how your online course will be delivered. The Guidelines document provides information regarding support services as we transition online.

Q: What will happen to students planning to graduate this semester?

A. Students who meet the requirements for degree completion this semester will graduate and have transcripts available once they are completed by the registrar. While we must monitor the status of the pandemic and cannot yet give a date, the College is committed to hosting a live, in-person ceremony and celebration when it is safe for us to convene again as a community.

Q: Will summer schedules will be affected by the extended Spring Break?

A: Changes to the summer schedule have not been decided yet since the pandemic crisis is evolving very quickly. However, the College is already exploring the option to offer all summer courses online as a way to minimize exposure and maximize attendance flexibility.

Guidelines for Faculty During the Transition

ZOOM Trainings and Resources

Zoom or Blackboard questions, support, and troubleshooting for Staff and Faculty

NM DOH Hotline


If you are experiencing symptoms such as difficulty breathing, high fever, and cough, and you suspect these could be symptoms of coronavirus, please call the NM DOH Hotline before going to the doctor or emergency room.

NM DOH Coronavirus Hotline

Coronavirus website: cv.nmhealth.org

Non-health Covid-19 questions

NM Coronavirus information NewMexico.gov

CDC Coronavirus information
Presbyterian Covid19 Resource Center
Christus St.Vincent Covid-19 Updates

Testing & Resources

If you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, call the NMDOH Hotline for pre-screening at 1 800-600-3453

Presbyterian Resources

Other Resources

EPS Meal services for children age 1-18
School Meal Service Distribution Announcement

Childcare Resource & Referral Line
1 800-691-9067 / www.NewMexicoKids.org

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