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CANVAS is the on-line learning platform for the New Mexico State University System. All classes (face to face, hybrid, fully online) use CANVAS to complete class assignments, communicate with your instructors and classmates, check grades, and get important information from NMSU and DACC. For CANVAS training, register here.

For assistance contact:

Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.

As an active member of the NMSU community, students have access to download all products associated with Microsoft Office. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and other productive are available for free. To access the online version of these products, login into your my.nmsu.edu account, look for Office365 in the navigation bar on the left, and click on the application you need to use. To download these applications onto your personal device, view this video.
Full-time, degree-seeking students who are eligible to receive a Pell Grant or who can demonstrate a negative COVID19 impact, may qualify to receive a free iPad from DACC. Click the link above to complete the iPad application. Qualified students are notified via email for specific details for picking up this free device.

Call 575-527-7717
NMSU Student Technology allows DACC students to rent equipment to include desktop computers, laptop computers, iPads, and other miscellaneous items. Click this link, to reserve equipment and a pick-up day and time. https://studenttech.nmsu.edu/equiprentalreserve/ Please review the fee schedule here https://studenttech.nmsu.edu/equiprentalpricing/

Call 575-646-6858
it-talk@nmsu.edu
Everyoneon.org connects low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings. Click the link above to find low-cost computers and internet services in your area.
WIFI access points are now installed the campuses East Mesa, WorkForce, Gadsden, Chaparral, and Sunland Park. The access points are conveniently located in the parking lots to ensure social distancing guidelines.
Parking lot 19, on the East side of Rhodes Garret Hamiel (accessible via S Locust St. from E University Ave.), and Parking Lot 57, on the West side of the Computer Center (accessible via Sweet Ave. from Stewart St.) have outdoor wireless available for those who need internet and can study from inside their cars.

The Doña Ana Community College Emergency Aid Program assists exclusively DACC students who have sudden, unforeseen financial emergencies. This is a non-financial aid award given to students who are experiencing temporary financial crisis and are dependent on these funds to help them stay enrolled at DACC. Appointments for eligibility and application are conducted via Zoom or telephone. Please contact Ms. Olga Davalos odavalos@dacc.nmsu.edu for an appointment.

Call 575-527-77530

The Human Services Department mission is to transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.

Call 800-283-4465
NM.Customers@state.nm.us

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Call 575-524-4713

Local Churches

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary (575) 524-8563
  • St. Genevieve's Church (575) 523-0974
  • Holy Cross Church (575) 526-1726
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and Parish Mesilla Park (575) 525-1966 or 526-817

DACC-Casa de Peregrinos

Mobile Food Pantry

Food distributions are held on the fourth Friday of each month except in the months of November and December. Contact Student Accessibility Services at 575-527-7548 for additional information and details. Espina Campus, 3400 S. Espina St, Las Cruces, NM9:00 a.m. East Mesa Campus Contact, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Las Cruces1:00 p.m.

The Aggie Cupboard is located close to the Espina campus of DACC. Food distribution days are Tuesdays 11 am - 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays 3:00 pm – 6:00 p.m. All members of the NMSU/DACC community are welcome.

Call 575-527-7548

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Call 575-524-4713

Casa de Peregrinos

Days and Hours of Distribution: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 am to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m. We open our doors to the hungry of Las Cruces and Doña Ana County.

999 W. Amador Ave., Suite F Las Cruces, NM 88005

https://casadeperegrinos.org

Call 575-523-5542

Roadrunner Food Bank

Food is distributed at various locations throughout Doña Ana County. Call ahead for locations, dates, and times.

505 S. Main St, Suite 149A, Las Cruces, NM 88001

https://www.rrfb.org

Call 575-523-4390

NMSU Aggie Cupboard

906 Gregg St. Las Cruces, NM 88003

https://aggiecupboard.nmsu.edu

aggiecupboard@nmsu.edu

Call 575-646-7636

If you or someone you know has a life-threatening emergency call 911

La Piñón Sexual Assult Recovery Services

24-hour 1st response to survivors of sexual assault through phone, face to face and SANE Project. Trained volunteer advocates execute this service after graduating from 40 hours of intensive training in sexual assault advocacy intervention.

https://www.lapinon.org

Call 575-526-3437

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs

The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, a private, non-profit organization, was created and continues to exist to provide appropriate services to victims of sexual abuse.

https://nmcsap.org

Call 888-883-8020 or 505-883-8020

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Call 800-273-TALK

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line

A statewide mental health crisis line for anyone who resides in the State of New Mexico. It is a centralized, single telephone number, answered by professional counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Counselors have access to emergency workers if needed, are trained in assessing a crisis and responding with the least restrictive alternative. We do not stop at the end of the call; our clinicians refer callers to resources local to them or conduct a follow up call by the next business day to check in.

https://nmcrisisline.com

Call 855-662-7474

La Casa Inc.

La Casa, Inc. has been providing safe housing, advocacy, support, education and counseling for survivors of domestic violence and their children. As the needs in the community have grown, La Casa, Inc. has expanded its services to include non-residential services to survivors, comprehensive children and youth services, case management, civil legal advocacy, rural outreach and services, community awareness and education, transitional housing, and support for court and self-referred domestic violence offenders. Our crisis line is available 24-7. If you need to just talk, get information about domestic violence, learn your options, or in need of shelter, please call us at (575) 526-2819. You can call anonymously.

https://www.lacasainc.org/get-help

Call 575-526-2819

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

Call 800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Our phone and chat services are available to anyone who has been affected by relationship abuse, including those who are currently in abusive relationships, those who are working to heal, friends or family of victims and survivors and anyone in the community who has questions about domestic violence. We have the ability to provide phone services in more than 200 languages.

https://www.thehotline.org

Call 800-799-7233

DACC Emergency Aid Program

The Doña Ana Community College Emergency Aid Program assists exclusively DACC students who have sudden, unforeseen financial emergencies. This is a non-financial aid award given to students who are experiencing temporary financial crisis and are dependent on these funds to help them stay enrolled at DACC. Appointments for eligibility and application are conducted via Zoom or telephone. Please contact Ms. Olga Davalos odavalos@dacc.nmsu.edu for an appointment.

https://dacc.nmsu.edu/student-services/emergency-aid

Call 575-527-7530

Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation

All residents who rent or are homeowners and experienced a loss of a job or a reduction in income resulting from the coronavirus pandemic are invited to apply for assistance. Financial assistance may be up to $4,000, per household.

Visit Website    Program Guidelines

Call 575-541-0477

Mesilla Valley Housing Authority

The Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority (MVPHA) offers a variety of programs that provide safe, decent, and affordable housing coupled with programs that provide opportunities and incentives for our families to graduate from subsidized housing into economically-independent lifestyles.

https://www.mvpha.org/housing_programs

Call 575-528-2000

Mesilla Valley Community of Hope

The mission of Mesilla Valley Community of Hope is to promote dignity and empowerment among the homeless population by providing shelter services, case management, income support and permanent housing programs in Las Cruces and Dona Ana County, New Mexico.

Call 575-523-2219     hope@zianet.com

https://mvcommunityofhope.org