President's Welcome

From the President


Derek Moore


Welcome to New Mexico Junior College, known as “The JC!” 


From our inception in 1966, New Mexico Junior College (火博体育官网) strives to meet our mission by building a culture which values and promotes excellence, effectiveness, responsiveness, access, and community involvement.  Within these values, we believe success is promoted through learning, and it is our hope that your 火博体育官网 experience meets or exceeds our Mission. 


We serve students from a variety of backgrounds. Whether you are pursuing an associate degree, taking courses to transfer to a four-year institution, choosing to upgrade your job skills to advance in the workforce, or even a retiree taking classes, our exceptional dedicated faculty and staff are committed to helping you reach and achieve success. Additionally, we also offer a robust dual credit program in which we partner with five surrounding school districts in Lea County. 


Whether you are taking classes on our campus, in a virtual classroom, or participating in one of our community enrichment activities, we thank you for considering New Mexico Junior College. Most important, we appreciate you for trusting us with your educational and career development endeavors!


I am proud of 火博体育官网 and honored to serve as its president!



Dr Moore Sign

Derek Moore, EdD