Scheduling information for the CASAS Goals and ESL tests.


(505) 224-4000 ext. 53060

Main Campus Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (for limited, prescheduled testing)

Scheduling and Taking the CASAS Test

As an HSE student, you must register for classes based on your current scores on the CASAS Reading and Math GOALS placement test.

Scheduling the Test

Currently, the in-person CASAS test is only offered at the CNM Main Campus. Click on the link below and select CASAS as the test Group; select CASAS HSE as the exam if you are wanting to take HSE prep classes. If you will be taking the CASAS for ESL classes, select the CASAS ESL. Then, select the date and time you want to take your exam, enter your name and contact information, click on the Add to Cart button, then select Complete Registration.

Taking the Test

Bring only your photo ID inside the building. Parking is available in front of the Student Services Center building (SSC).

The CASAS test has two parts: reading and math. Each test is 1.5 hours in length.

The CASAS ESL exam must be scheduled by the CNM Adult Basic Education office. Please email SAGE_ABE_Testing@CNM.EDU or call (505) 224-4000 ext. 53060

Additional HSE & ESL Information


  • Textbooks, notebooks, dictionaries, calculators, and paper are not allowed in the testing area.
  • Children or other visitors are not allowed in the testing area.
  • Anyone who gives or receives help during the tests, uses notes, books of any kind, will not be allowed to continue the test.
  • CNM may cancel any test score if there is reason to question the validity of the test scores.