Student Resources

Canvas Student Training

Specifically, upon the completion of this training course, you will be able to:

» Navigate within Canvas, and customize settings

» Communicate effectively, using the Canvas communication tools

» Turn in assignments, post discussions, and take quizzes

Canvas Student Guide

The Canvas Student Guide will help you learn everything from submitting assignments and quizzes to communicating with your instructor.

Canvas Video Guide

The Canvas Video Guide allows views of concise overview videos on a variety of topics for Canvas LMS usage.

Canvas Mobile App Guides

The Canvas Mobile Guides provide simple and informative resources for using the Student, Teacher, or Parent apps.

Office 365

As a student at DACC, you can download Microsoft Office 365 for free. *Note you must have an active NMSU email*

Zoom Quick Start

Zoom video conferencing is available in all DACC Canvas courses. If your instructor is using Zoom to hold course meetings, follow these instructions to access Zoom through your Canvas course.

Activate Your Zoom Account

Zoom is available for all DACC faculty, staff, and students. You must use your NMSU email address to activate your account.

iPad Student Request Form

As a result of the challenges students are facing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Doña Ana Community College (DACC) recognizes that students are struggling to access technology.

ICT Helpdesk

Before Contacting the Help Desk:

  • Know your NMSU Banner ID number (found on your NMSU ID).
  • Know your myNMSU user name.
  • Don’t have a myNMSU account? Sign up here.
  • Call ICT: 646-1840
  • Email ICT:

Zoom with ICT: Monday - Friday 8 am-5 pm
Zoom MeetingID: icthelpdesk

Two-Factor Authentication

Your password can be easily compromised. 2FA authentication increases your account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Class & Study Tips

  • Thoroughly review the course syllabus/schedule so that you will completely understand all requirements as soon as the course begins.
  • Message your instructor with any questions you may have.
  • Check the class announcements often for new postings.
  • Check your inbox frequently for new messages.
  • Be observant of copyright laws and never plagiarize.
  • Keep all inbox correspondence with the instructor and classmates for your records.
  • It helps to have regular study time each day.  Try to study in the same place, too.  If you study for long periods of time, take a break each hour.
  • Don’t procrastinate! stick to your schedule.  If you run into any trouble, contact your instructor as soon as possible.
  • If you have trouble with an assignment, contact your, instructor, as soon as possible.
  • Chances are if you have a question someone else in the class has the same exact question.
  • If you need help, ASK for it!




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