August 31, 2018. Interim DACC President Dr. Monica Torres welcomes faculty and staff during the announcement of her new post.

September 11, 2019 Chancellor Dan Arvizu appointed Dr. Monica Torres as the new DACC President.

The DACC’s President’s office welcomes you to the Doña Ana Community College web site. We continue to work on and update the pages so you can find what you want in the quickest way possible. We are a thriving community college which offers 41 different degree programs and more than 50 certificate programs. We serve the needs of local business by preparing students for careers in different technologies and professions. We also assist businesses through our Customized Training Program and our Small Business Development Center. Our academic programs are exceptional and prepare students for careers or entry into many different universities in the area, including New Mexico State University.

Contained on this website is information about our programs, admissions, scholarship applications, student life, and contacts. Please look at the information for the community to see our news releases and information on how you can help our student’s success by giving.

Please look around our site and let us know if you find what you are looking for or if there are ways we can improve our web page. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you on campus in the near future.

President Monica Torres, Ph.D.
Doña Ana Community College

DACC Advisory Board


Our Accreditation

New Mexico State University – Doña Ana Community College is independently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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The Higher Learning Commission
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Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Telephone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-7462
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Last updated: Feb 13, 2018.