Quick Tips for Using Technology at NMSU

Intro to myNMSU and Canvas

How to navigate myNmsu

Canvas Overview

OR for a shorter version Watch a Canvas Tour

Overview of Microsoft Office Install

How to Download and Install Microsoft Office Products to your personal device

Additional Resources and Microsoft Training Videos

Storage/ Sharing Options

Office 365 OneDrive at myNMSU

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

Getting started with Google Drive

Sharing/ Collaboration

Adobe Connect in Canvas

Collaboration in Canvas

Skype for Beginners

Other Free Stuff Available to Students

ICT and StudentTech Website Navigation

  • 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

NMSU Cyber Security Tips