Welcome to CDIS Portal
This area contains information helpful to current CDIS students.
Degrees in Communication Disorders
Facts about Speech-Language Pathology
What are the job prospects for a speech-language pathologist? Where can I get more information? If interested, please visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 118,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Additional information about employment prospects can also be found at the U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
Students, faculty, staff, and clients of the communicative disorders program are treated equitably without regard to gender, sexual orientation, age, race, creed, national origin or disability. The institution and program comply with all applicable laws, regulations and executive orders.
Our department's strategic plan and assessment plans are available for public review in the Program Documents section on this website.
For more information on our undergraduate program, please contact the department office at 575.562.2156 or the Undergraduate Program Director Mr. Dwayne Wilkerson at 575.562.2159.
For graduate student information, contact the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Suzanne Swift at 575.562.2724.
CDIS Complaint Process
Students who wish to appeal their grades should first discuss this issue with the instructor of record. If this does not resolve the process, students are afforded due process and may next appeal the instructor decision to the chair or the program director, then to the dean, and finally, to the vice president for Academic Affairs
Students who wish to file a complaint with ASHA may do so at: