How do I become an online student at DACC?

Nine Steps to Successful Enrollment at DACC

1. Apply for Admission

To apply for admission to DACC, click here

DACC Admissions Office – (575) 527-7710

2. Apply for Financial Aid

Click here to view DACC tuition rates and fees

Can I get help paying for college? Yes! Click here to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The DACC School Code is E00876. You will need this code to complete the FAFSA.

What is financial aid? Should I apply? When is the deadline? Find answers to these questions and others by clicking here to visit the Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions Webpage.

DACC Financial Aid Office – (575) 527-7696

3. Create your myNMSU account

Once you have been admitted, create your myNMSU account using this link You need to have an activated myNMSU account to register for an online orientation.

4. Attend an Orientation through the DACC Admissions Office

All new, incoming freshmen must attend an orientation before registering for classes. Online students can attend an online orientation.

To schedule an online orientation, log into the orientation reservation system with your myNMSU username and password. Visit DACC Welcome & Orientation | Admissions | Doña Ana Community College (

DACC Admissions Office – (575) 527-7710

5. Get Academic Advising

Click here to find a list of Academic Advisors and their contact information

Academic Advising Center – (575) 528-7272

6. Register for Classes

After you have been admitted to DACC and you have attended an online orientation, you can register for classes. Click this link for specific instructions for adding or dropping classes. Be sure you discuss your academic roadmap with your advisor before you register for classes.

Online at or Registration Office – (575) 527-7524

7. Make Tuition Payment

Click here to pay online. You will need to log-in with your myNMSU username and password.

Online at or DACC Cashier’s Office – (575) 527-7516

8. Get your Books

Click here to visit the online DACC Bookstore 

DACC Espina Bookstore (575) 527-7692; DACC East Mesa Bookstore (575) 528-7254

9. Attend Class

DACC online courses are offered through Canvas, DACC’s Learning Management System.  Click here to log in to Canvas using your myNMSU username and password.

Click here for Canvas tutorials and Canvas FAQ for students.

Online classes are available in Canvas the first day of the semester. If an online class for which you are registered does not show up on your Canvas dashboard, contact your instructor. If you do not know who the instructor is, contact your advisor.