Quick Tips for Using Technology at NMSU

Intro to myNMSU and Canvas

Intro to getting started with NMSU online through myNMSU (quick navigation of myNMSU – email, passwords, account, registration, Aggie ID number location) VIDEO 4:29 min

Learn.nmsu.edu (Canvas) Overview for first timers before you start your classes (logging in, support, Dashboard/Entry Page, Main Menu) VIDEO 17:53 min

OR for a shorter version Watch a Canvas Tour 7:23 min

Overview of Microsoft Office Install

Download and Install Microsoft Office Products to your personal device VIDEO 2:44 min

Additional Resources and Microsoft Training Videos: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-Training-Center-b8f02f81-ec85-4493-a39b-4c48e6bc4bfb

Storage/ Sharing Options

Office 365 OneDrive at myNMSU VIDEO 9:23 min

Save Files and Access the “Avalanche” drive/location in the ICT Computer Labs:

  1. Login to an NMSU Computer lab with your username and password
  2. Go to the start menu on the bottom left hand corner of the screen and click
  3. Click This PC in the menu that appears
  4. Click on the folder in your left hand window that will appear.  The location starts with “avalanche” then will include your username
  5. Save files or documents in this location and anytime you go to one of the labs and login, you will be able to access your files.  For more information on how to access this folder from home, visit the Instructions & Guides from https://help.nmsu.edu  and search “avalanche”  for written instructions.

Creating a Dropbox Account Video ~end on 1:51

Getting started with a Google Account (email) and Google Drive 2:23 min

Sharing/ Collaboration

Canvas Adobe Connect in Canvas VIDEO 2:00 min

Collaboration in Canvas VIDEO 3:32 min

Skype (make video calls online) VIDEO 3:17 min

Other Free Stuff Available to Students

ICT and StudentTech.nmsu.edu Navigation – https://studenttech.nmsu.edu VIDEO 10:58 min

  • All About Labs – locations, software, and we handout free scantrons to students
  • All About Equipment Rentals
  • AntiVirus Sophos
  • Equipment Rentals
  • About Other Software
  • Help Desk and their Knowledgebase
  • Who to call

Stay Safe and Secure Online

6 NMSU Cyber Security Tips 2:53 min

Coming Soon to NMSU 2017

Focused Inbox in your myNMSU – Office 365 Email VIDEO 1:10 min