Technology Resource Guide

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Through collaborative leadership and technical expertise, Information Technology (IT) services provide reliable, contemporary and integrated technology to enable education, research, extension education and public service.

myNMSU and Online Learning

NMSU Account

To access online services, users will need a NMSU Username and Password.

To activate your account, visit Create myNMSU Account.

myNMSU Online Services

  • Basic online Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Synchronization of email, calendar, and contacts to your mobile device
  • Skydrive, OneDrive, and Lync

Online Courses

Canvas is the learning management system NMSU uses for online course delivery.

  • Submit assignments
  • Take quizzes
  • Online discussions

For assistance with these services, please contact call (575) 646-1840 or

Technical Help


If you are a student and need technical assistance, the ICT Help Desk is available to assist you. Services are provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.

ICT Technology Support Services for Faculty/Staff

If you are faculty or staff and need technical help, submit a work order or call:

(575) 646-4209
Monday – Friday 8am-5pm
ICT Technology Support Services

ICT Help Desk

(575) 646-1840
Help Desk Website

Semester hours:
Monday – Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday 10am-3pm

Summer hours:
Monday – Friday 8am-5pm

Online Tutoring Services

Campus tutoring services are available free of charge. Appointments are not required.

Campus Tutoring

NMSU Library Ask Us! Instant Chat

Zuhl and Branson Library assistance is available by instant chat and FAQ’s online.

(575) 646-5792
Text us: (575) 219-6612
NMSU Library Ask Us

Internet Connections

Connect Your Device to AggieAir

  • Select authorized user
  • Enter your myNMSU username & password
  • Accept terms & condition
  • Start using Aggie Air

AggieAir (Wireless)

NMSU Wireless Internet

NMSU Student Housing Connections

Each dorm room and student apartment is equipped with high speed internet connection.

Student provides their own network card. Internet speeds up to 10MB. Available in: Garcia Hall, Monagle Hall, Piñon Hall, RGH, VDM (q-x) and Chamisa.

  • Student provides own network card.
  • Student is issued a self-installation kit.
  • Internet speed up tp 5MB available in: Greek Complex, Tom Fort, Cole Village, Sutherland, Cervantes (a-j) and VDM (k-p).

Available in: ZTA, Chi Omega, Delta Zeta, VDM (k-p), Cervantes (F,I and H), Greek Complex, and Piñon Hall. Chamisa and RGH have wireless in the lobby area.

For more information about internet connections contact:

ICT Help Desk
(575) 646-1840

Computer Labs and Equipment Loans

Equipment Rental Program

Desktops, laptops, ipads, projectors, camcorders, and digital cameras are available for rent. Rental periods range from daily to semester use.

Equipment will be available for rent at the start of each semester on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Pick-up/return in Computer Center room 148, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Laptop and iPad Checkout

Checkout a laptop or iPad to up to three hours at a time while you study in the library. Visit one of our checkout locations:

  • Zuhl Library Circulation Desk
  • Branson Library

Computer Labs

ICT computer labs are open seven days a week.
(575) 646-2031
For locations and times, visit Student Technology.

Telephone and Cable Services


Each dorm room, student apartment and student family housing unit is provided with an active common telephone line by NMSU Housing.

For more information contact: (575) 646-5999
ICT Telecommunications Services

Cable TV Service

Basic Cable is provided by NMSU ICT in Piñon Hall only. Cable services are provided through Comcast in all other housing facilities.

Training and Tutoring


Various demos are offered to assist students with Canvas, myNMSU, and other technology resources. Demos can be one-on-one, presentation style or hands on. Most overviews take between 20-40 minutes depending on the services you are inquiring about.

Student Technology Advisor
(575) 646-3838
Student Training

Faculty/Staff and Graduate/Teaching Assistants

Various support groups professional development & training opportunities for faculty, staff, and the community.

The Center for Learning & Professional Development
(575) 646-7444

Academic Technology
(575) 646-5125

Social Media

Student Technology Facebook and Twitter

Keep up-to-date with what’s going on with Student Technology. Like our page or follow us on Twitter to find out about new projects and information about technology on campus.

Student Technology Facebook

Student Technology Twitter


NMSU SCVNGR is a game about going places, doing challenges and earning points using mobile phones. Play with NMSU to get to know campus and learn more about being an AGGIE.


There is a lot to learn about being an Aggie. Your NMSU is a student guide to what you need to know to be successful. Visit regularly for important updates and to find out what is happening on campus.

NMSU News Facebook

Like the News Page to stay up to date with what’s happening at NMSU.

NMSU Insider

Connect to other media across the NMSU campus

Discounted and Free Services

AntiVirus Software

FREE antivirus software downloadable for students, faculty, and staff.

Sophos Antivirus

Discounts on Technology

For links to discounts on computers (Sony, Apple, HP, Dell) and AT&T cell phones, visit Discounts.

Software Downloads

Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions

Need to print?

Bring your NMSU ID to print in the labs. Each semester students receive:
Full-time $20.00
Part-time $10.00

Note: Half of the printing funds are deposited the first day of school. The second half will be deposited after NMSU’s census date.

For Aggie Print locations, visit Printing.

Digital Signage

Post advertisements about your student organization, club, department or college on the TV screens across campus.

Student Webpage Creation

Free web hosting services with a myNMSU account.

Emergency Notification

Sign up to receive emergency alerts via phone, text, or email.