Friday 8:30-11, 1-4
Find us on North Campus
in Room 255
of the Pharmacy/Nursing Building
Role of Academic Advisors
Help students navigate the College of Nursing and
UNM by directing them to appropriate departmental
and university resources.
Maintain updated students records.
Be regularly and easily accessible to all CON students.
Academic Advisor Roles
Academic Advisors should be used for general academic questions and as a liaison between all
UNM Offices/Departments. Specific course questions usually need to be answered by the
Academic UNM Offices/Departments:
Student Advisor Financial Aid, Library ,
Records and Registration, Etc
Academic Advisor Roles
We’re like a phone book. We don’t have all the answers, but we can help you find the
resources that you need.
Utilize GroupWise email for all official College of Nursing
correspondence and check it on a regular basis for
Acknowledge it is your responsibility to understand
University policies and procedures
Contact the College of Nursing Student Advisement office
the term before you wish to graduate to indicate your
Use the “UNM Links” page at the Nursing website for easy
access to important UNM departments and services
Frequently Asked Questions
When can I register?
▶ Appointment dates are based on the number of earned
hours. Check your earned hours through my.unm.edu >
Student Life > LoboWeb > Student & Financial Aid
Menu > Registration and Records > Check Your
How do I register?
Use your LoboWeb account
Go to http://my.unm.edu
Get your Net ID and password at https://netid.unm.edu/
Log into My UNM with your Net ID and password
Click on the Student Life tab
Click Registration and Records
Click Registration Add/Drop
Select appropriate term
Enter call number of course you want
or Search Class Schedule for Classes to add
If you have trouble with your Net ID and password contact 277-4848.
What does the three term schedule mean?
Students admitted to the RN to BSN program in the
College of Nursing will have the option to attend
school year round.
The term start and end times differ from the
traditional semester schedule as follows:
Fall term: September – December
Spring term: January – April
Summer term: May - August
Can I take all of my classes
All the RN to BSN track upper division nursing courses are
This Completion track is offered on a part-time basis and
not every course is offered every term. Check the Course
Planning Schedule for course availability.
Each online course has an additional fee added to the
regular tuition rate.
Do I need to complete any clinical
Nurs 447: Family and Community Health Practicum has a
community practicum component requiring students to
complete 80 hours of community based practicum outside
of the hospital and clinic settings.
Because of the nature of community work, these practicum
hours are accomplished during daytime hours Monday
Prior to initiating the clinical experience, the student must
submit copies of the required immunizations, BLS, HIPAA,
OSHA, Criminal Background Screening and drug test.
Do I have to take a class
You must complete a class in your first term of
admission. After that, you will be an active student
until you are absent for three or more semesters
Where can I find updated
information on tuition rates and
current course fees?
Tuition rates and course fee information are
from the Bursar’s Office
http://www.unm.edu/~bursar/ or on the
College of Nursing website at
What is the course refund
Because we are on the term system, our refund
deadlines will be different from main campus. Be sure
to pay close attention to those deadlines by logging
onto the Bursar’s home page.
How do I park on campus?
Parking on the UNM campus is by paid
parking permit, paid parking meter, or
paid hourly parking at Cornell Parking
Permits may be obtained online at
or by calling 505-277-1938.
Where do I get books?
The Medical-Legal Bookstore is located in
the Domenici Education Center.
Text books can also be purchased online at
What are the RN to BSN specific
Students are subject to the general policies and procedures described in
the appropriate UNM Catalog found at
Students must hold a current New Mexico nursing license. For recent
graduates, enrollment is contingent upon passing the licensing exam
Students must complete English Composition II prior to enrolling in
any upper division nursing course
Students are required to register for Nurs 340 – Advancement of
Professional Nursing as a pre or co-requisite to all other upper division
Student Advisement Staff
Diana Baca Jeri Belsher
Administrative Support Coordinator, Student Advisement
(505) 272-4223 RN-BSN Program
Room 152 PhD Program
Ann Marie Oechsler Karen Wells
Manager, Academic Advisement Sr Academic Advisor