DACC Syllabus Supplement
*Note: Student Services offices will be relocating to the East Mesa campus and should be completed by the middle of February.
Academic Misconduct & Disruptive Behavior
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Catalog, pg. 117)
Any academic or non-academic misconduct will be reported to the appropriate administrative official and adjudicated in accordance with the DACC Student Code of Conduct.
The Bookstore is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and is located in room DACL 170 at the Las Cruces campus and in DAAR 102 at the East Mesa campus. In addition to textbooks, the bookstore sells calculators, educational supplies, and other types of merchandise. To receive information on extended hours during registration periods for fall and spring semesters call (575) 527-7692.
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Catalog, pg. 16) Security staff is available to all students, faculty, and staff at the various DACC locations. If you have a security issue, need an escort, or require a guard for safety purposes, do not hesitate to call:
Central / Main Campus Security
East Mesa Campus Security
Gadsden Campus Security
Sunland Park Campus Security
Workforce Center Security
The Security Office, located on the DACC Central Campus in room DATS-153E (575) 528-7029, is open Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Through a variety of services, the career services office, located in room DAMA 99, assists students in achieving this goal. Students are advised to contact the office early in their first semester at DACC, in order that they might familiarize themselves with the services available and have adequate time to explore career options. For more information, call (575) 527-7538.
Student concerns can be addressed with the help of the counseling staff. Counselor is licensed by the State of New Mexico and is available by appointment to assist students with academic, personal and career concerns. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 527-7616. Effective February 7th Counseling will move to DAMA RM 117, and will also be located at the East Mesa Campus, DASR, RM 104 (2012-2013 Student Catalog). www.dacc.nmsu.edu/SS/Counseling/ is the Counseling Assistance web site.
Transferability: Find out how this course fits into your NMSU bachelor degree by consulting with your academic advisor or the academic department at NMSU that offers the degree. General education courses at NMSU/DACC can be identified by the G suffix. For more information, contact the DACC Academic Advising Center at (575) 528-7272.
Emergency Alert System
Emergency Alert System (EAS) messages can be found at: http://safety.nmsu.edu/emergency.htm
This includes inclement weather notices.
As an open-door institution, DACC is committed to providing equal educational opportunities to students regardless of personal, economic, or social conditions. This commitment means helping students overcome financial barriers in getting the education they seek (DACC 2012-2013 Catalog, pg. 12). As you may be eligible for financial aid, stop by the Financial Aid office at the Las Cruces Campus in Room DAMA 115 or call 527-7696 for additional information.
You must attend classes to receive financial aid. If you stop attending or drop any course(s) you may be required to repay all or part of the financial aid received.
Identity Authentication Statement
DACC reserves the right to verify that you are the person registered for this online course. You may be required to authenticate your identity by attending one or more mandatory meetings. You may be required to provide at least one form of government-issued identification at the meeting(s). Misrepresentation of an academic or non-academic nature is a serious violation of the Student Code of Conduct and will be reported to the appropriate administrative official and adjudicated in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. If you are found responsible for violating the Student Code of Conduct, disciplinary sanctions will be imposed including disciplinary probation, suspension, expulsion, and/or dismissal. Disciplinary sanctions may appear on your official academic transcript.
The DACC Library offers a variety of resources in both print and electronic format. The student college I.D. serves as a library card for checking out books, which are loaned for three weeks. If you would like more information, contact the Library Media Center at (575) 527-7555 or the East Mesa Library at (575) 528-7260. You can also visit the Library website.
Office of Institutional Equity (EEO)
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) covers issues relating to disability and accommodations. If a student has questions or needs an accommodation in the classroom (all medical information is treated confidentially), contact:
Amadeo (Ike) Ledesma
DACC Services for Students with Disabilities
Central Campus – Room 117
East Mesa Campus – DASR 106
Phone: (575) 527-7530, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NMSU policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, spousal affiliation and protected veterans status.
Furthermore, Title IX prohibits sex discrimination to include sexual misconduct, sexual violence, sexual harassment and retaliation.
For more information on discrimination issues, Title IX or NMSU's complaint process contact:
Gerard Nevarez or Agustin Diaz
NMSU Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) - O'Loughlin House
Phone: (575) 646-3635, email: email@example.com
Online Misconduct Statement
For student taking on-line courses, the DACC Student Code of Conduct is still for enforceable. Communication that is threatening, sexual, and/or any other language that is unwelcome is strictly prohibited.
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Catalog, pg. 117)
Plagiarism is using another person's work without acknowledgment, making it appear to be one's own. Intentional and unintentional instances of plagiarism are considered instances of academic misconduct and are subject to disciplinary action such as failure on the assignment, failure of the course or dismissal from the university. The NMSU Library has more information and help on how to avoid plagiarism at http://lib.nmsu.edu/plagiarism/
Procedures Related to Registration
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Student Handbook, pg. 41)
A. Steps to register.
B. Late registration.
C. Adding a course.
D. Canceling a course.
E. Withdrawing from a course.
F. Canceling registration.
G. Withdrawing from the DACC/NMSU.
H. Filing for Degree.
I. Filing for residency.
Services for Students with Disabilities
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Catalog, pg. 15)
More information may be obtained from the SSD office on the Central Campus, DAMA 117 (575-527-7548). Students also may contact the East Mesa SSD office (575-527-7545), or the student services specialists at the Gadsden Campus (575-882-6809) or the Sunland Park Campus (575-874-7787).
Student Code of Conduct
(Detailed Information can be found in the DACC Student Handbook, pg. 57)
All students are expected to regard themselves as responsible citizens on campus and in the community. Policies and procedures concerning “Student Code of Conduct” including plagiarism, academic, and nonacademic misconduct are printed in the 2011-2012 DACC Student Handbook.
The Student Success Center which offers one-on-one learning assistance is provided for subjects such as math, English, reading, language, test-taking, study skills, and most of the program areas. These services are provided free of charge to students who are already enrolled in programs, as well as those who want to upgrade their skills prior to entering a program. Contact the Student Success Center located in DAMA 83 at the Las Cruces Central Campus or DAAR 201 at the East Mesa Center for more information.
Students are expected to attend regularly or if enrolled in an online course, regularly login for all courses which they are registered. When the number of absences or failure to login online, hinders a student’s progress in a course, the instructor may initiate a statement of the student’s excessive absences including a recommendation of retention or expulsion from a class. Based on the recommendation of the instructor and with the concurrence of the course division head and the Campus Instructional Officer, a student may be dropped for persistent absences or for persistent failure to complete assignments. (DACC 2012-2013 Student Catalog)