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Internet & Web Services

The Internet and web at NMSU allows you to connect on and off campus, offering services such as Web publishing, Web mail from various campus workstations.

Centra

Centra can be used by NMSU students and faculty to conduct "live" or synchronous class room events online.

Cognos

An administrative and reporting application.

Computer Lab Access

NMSU Computing labs are located in many buildings on campus. NMSU students, staff or faculty can login to any computer by using a combination of the NMSU global login ID and student number to access the NMSU network and the Internet.

Course Registration

Login at my.nmsu.edu using your Global NMSU ID and password.

DARS (Star Degree Audit)

DARS, the degree audit reporting system developed by Miami University of Ohio in the early 1980's. DARS provides the ability for universities to electronically encode academic requirements for degree and certificate programs and to process a student's courses against those requirements. The end result is a degree audit report where academic requirements met and yet to be met can be listed to facilitate course schedule planning. DARwin (GUI client server version) uses a DB2 database hosted on a UNIX platform to store its information and interfaces with the student record system, Vistas.

DHCP Assignments and IP Addresses

ICT provides IP-address management services for the IP's in use at the University, including DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) assignments. DHCP registration is accessible with your NMSU ID number and six digit pin.

Dial-up Internet Access, Free

Free dial-up access to the NMSU network and the Internet is available to any student, staff or faculty member with a modem.

Dial-up Internet Access, Premium

Premium dial-up service is designed for faculty, staff and students that live in the Las Cruces area and want a high-speed connection directly to the NMSU-Net. An NMSU email address is required. $15.00 per Month Up to 300 hours of Usage per Month Up to 56K Connections.

Domain Name Hosting

ICT provides hosting services for nmsu.edu, nmsu.org and other custom domains related to official NMSU activities.

E-mail

NMSU e-mail accounts are housed on serveral platforms, including myNMSU.nmsu.edu. The helpdesk (646-1840 or help@nmsu.edu can assist students and staff in navigating NMSU's e-mail environment.

Financial Aid Status

Financial aid and other student information resources available with the NMSU student ID and PIN number.

ICT News

The ICT Newsletter is published monthly and provides the latest information about campus technology services and events.

Internet Native Banner

"Internet Native Banner" is a client/server interface for administrative users of Banner, a collection of central administrative systems and data at NMSU. These systems encompass Human Resources, Finance, and Student information and Financial Aid. Banner is a product of SCT.

IP Addresses and DHCP Assignments

ICT provides IP-address management services for the IP's in use at the University, including DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) assignments. DHCP registration is accessible with your NMSU ID number and six digit pin.

Manage Online Personal Information

NMSU students and affiliates can create a new ID and password, or change information for an existing combination of NMSU ID's and passwords.

MyNMSU

myNMSU is the NMSU web portal providing e-mail, news, calendars, student information and other online services through a single login.

Mailing Lists

Mailing lists (listserv) provide a way for large groups of people to communicate via email.

Network your computer (DHCP)

ICT provides IP-address management services for IP's in use at the University, including DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) assignments. DHCP registration is accessible with your NMSU ID number and six digit pin

Newsgroups (USENET)

USENET News is a collection of several thousand online forums, covering as many topics and encompassing a world-wide community. Each USENET forum is called a newsgroup, and each newsgroup's name indicates that group's discussion topic.

NMSU Library Online

Connect to the Online Catalog, full-text databases, electronic journals and other research tools through the NMSU Library

NMSU Wireless Network

NMSU Aggie Wireless Zones provide wireless access to the NMSU Network and the Internet. Locations include the Corbett Center, Computing Center (ICT), O'Donell Hall, Zuhl Library, and Garcia Hall.

Parking Permit renewals

Student and staff can renew parking permits from the NMSU parking department.

Pay NMSU Online

NMSU students can use this web site to pay for an account balance, or process financial aid deferments. Students must login with the student ID and NMSU PIN number.

Personal Web Publishing at NMSU

NMSU students and affiliates can automatically create a personal directory on an NMSU web server for basic web publishing.

PIN (NMSU PIN number)

Creating this six digit number allows NMSU students to access a number of online services, including Financial aid, DHCP registration, student information, and more. A PIN can be created by visiting myNMSU and logging in with your Student ID number and date of birth.

Premium Internet Dial-up Service

Premium dial-up service is designed for faculty, staff and students that live in the Las Cruces area and want a high-speed connection directly to the NMSU-Net. An NMSU email address is required. $15.00 per Month Up to 300 hours of Usage per Month Up to 56K Connections.

Registration, payment, financial aid and grades

These student information services are accessible online using the student number and PIN.

Residential Network

Services and information regarding direct Internet access and connectivity to the University campus network for residents living in on-campus residence halls.

Search Engine for the NMSU Web

Public keyword searching of all pages published in the NMSU Web.

Student Employment Services (Ventana)

Ventana is the on-line jobs and employment database for NMSU's Student Employment Service (SES).

Transcripts

Student transcripts can be requested online through this self-registering process.

Ventana (Student Employment Services)

Ventana is the on-line jobs and employment database for NMSU's Student Employment Service (SES).

Web Publishing, Design and Consulting

Enterprise Web Services provides consulting and assistance for NMSU departmental, college and affiliate web sites in areas including HTML, CGI, design, graphics and accessibility.

Web Publishing Guidelines

Web publishers at NMSU are responsible for the content of the pages they publish and are required to comply with NMSU web policy.

WebCT

WebCT is course management software that enables campus faculty and instructors to incorporate the Internet into delivery of a course. Some of the more common features include a chat room, bulletin board, private mail, access to grades, online quizzes, a calendar, and student presentations.

WebMail

The easiest and most common way of checking your e-mail is via the NMSU Webmail system. Webmail is a web-based e-mail system similar to Yahoo Mail or Hotmail.

Wireless Public Access

NMSU Aggie Wireless Zones provide wireless access to the NMSU Network and the Internet. Locations include the Corbett Center, Computing Center (ICT), O'Donell Hall, Zuhl Library, and Garcia Hall.