DACC Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships


This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dorothy Ellen Baker, daughter of an Appalachian coal miner who valued higher education for women. This $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to a non-traditional undergraduate student with financial need attending New Mexico State University (NMSU) or Dona Ana Community College (DACC)

SpringBoard! Scholarship applications are due before 5pm on Friday, April 30th.


Completing the FAFSA has never been easier. Submit your FAFSA for each academic school year.

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that protects the privacy of student
education records.

The Academic Calendar informs students about important dates to stay organized and informed
throughout the academic year. 

Review your awards, any pending requirements, and check emails. Check out the Financial Aid Guide for instructions on reviewing your aid. 

The schedule breaks down when financial aid disbursements and refunds are processed. 

The University Accounts Receivable Office (UAR) oversees student charges, payment plan options, Proxy, and Direct Deposit. 

 Who We Are

Our Mission

Doña Ana Community College Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is dedicated to providing financial resources to students pursuing higher education. Our goal is to eliminate financial barriers and promote affordable and accessible education for a diverse student population. We are committed to supporting students in their educational journey.

Our Goals 

  • Provide financial resources to students pursuing higher education. 
  • Aim to help reduce financial obstacles that might hinder students from accessing higher education.
  • Committed to providing ongoing support to students throughout their educational journey.
  • Maximize sources of governmental, institutional, and private funding for students.
  • Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other NMSU/DACC offices and stakeholders in meeting the goals of the institution.

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Contact Us

Remember you must include your 9-digit Aggie ID (ex. 800-XXX-XXX) in all correspondence. 
This includes email, postal mail, faxes, telephone calls, and text messages.

 Doña Ana Community College
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
DASR Rm. 109
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Information Center: (575) 528-7000
Fax: (575) 528-7474
Toll-free: (800) 903-7503

Campuses and Centers

East Mesa Campus | 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd. | Las Cruces, NM 

Espina Campus | 3400 S. Espina St. | Las Cruces, NM 

 Gadsden Center | 1700 E. O’Hara Rd. | Anthony, NM 

Sunland Park Center | 3365 McNutt Rd. | Sunland Park, NM 

Additional Resources

Estimate Your Aid
The Net Price Calculator can help determine federal, state, and institutional aid eligibility.
College Navigator
College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information on over 7000 colleges.
Consumer Information
Consumer information refers to a set of details and data that colleges and universities are required to disclose to current and prospective students under federal law in the United States. These disclosures are meant to provide transparency and help students make informed decisions about their education.
Problem Resolution

If you have issues concerning financial aid that cannot be resolved by the institution, you have the option of filing a complaint with one of these departments.