East Mesa Campus
2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
Las Cruces, N.M.
The East Mesa Campus is home to the following associate degree and certificate programs:
- the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs,
- Business Management,
- Computer and Information Technology,
- Creative Media Technology,
- Criminal Justice,
- Culinary Arts,
- Drafting and Design Technologies,
- Early Childhood Education,
- Emergency Medical Services,
- Fire Investigations,
- Fire Science Technology,
- Health Information Technology,
- Hospitality and Tourism,
- Hospitality Services Management,
- Law Enforcement,
- Library Science,
- Office Administration Technology
- Paralegal Studies, and
In addition, DACC Student Services is located on this campus, as well as central administration. The campus has a bookstore, library, computer labs, Student Success Center (student tutoring), and a 400-seat auditorium.
BUS SERVICE TO THE EAST MESA CAMPUS: During regular semesters, the DACC Shuttle provides free transportation for students between Mesilla Valley Mall and the East Mesa Campus. For current time tables, visit http://www.las-cruces.org/, select “Departments” on the top bar, and then click “RoadRUNNER Transit” under the “Transportation” heading.
3400 S. Espina St.
Las Cruces, N.M.
Situated adjacent to New Mexico State University, the DACC Espina Campus is home to the following associate degree and certificate programs:
- Automotive Technology;
- Dental Assistant;
- Dental Hygiene;
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography;
- Electrical Programs;
- Electronics Technology;
- General Engineering;
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration;
- Patient Care Technician;
- Public Health;
- Radiologic Technology;
- Respiratory Therapy;
- Water Technology; and
- Welding Technology.
Also located on this campus are a bookstore, library, computer labs, Student Success Center (student tutoring), Academic Readiness Center, and the Quintana Learning Center, which provides adult education and helps prepare students to undertake college-level studies. A full complement of student services is offered on this campus.
South County Centers
1700 E. O’Hara Rd. (I-10 and State Hwy. 404)
Sunland Park Center
3365 McNutt Rd.
Sunland Park, N.M.
These centers offer freshman- and sophomore-level coursework in vocational, technical, developmental, and general education. A number of DACC certificates and associate degrees are offered, as well. The centers also provide concurrent enrollment (dual credit) programming for the Gadsden School District. ESL, GED, and citizenship classes for the border area are available through the Adult Education program, also housed at the centers. Refer to the section titled, “Adult Education,” in this catalog for a full listing of services. These centers also provide a Student Success Center (student tutoring), computer labs, and library support services.
Attending one of the south county centers is equivalent to attending one of the Las Cruces campuses of DACC. The same procedures and regulations apply. Students attending the Gadsden Center or the Sunland Park Center may attend classes at any other DACC or NMSU campus without completing additional admissions procedures. Students may attend one or more campuses and/or centers simultaneously; however, the total credit-hour load may not exceed that stipulated by the normal class-load policy.
All students currently attending, or planning to attend, one of the south county centers also may use the student services and tutoring available at either of the Doña Ana Community College campuses in Las Cruces. An advisor is available at the south county centers to advise students as they make career, program, and scheduling choices.
755 Prescott Anthony Dr.
Located near the southeastern corner of Doña Ana County, the Chaparral Center, which opened in Spring 2012, is situated adjacent to Chaparral High School. The 6,200-square-foot center, which houses a computer lab and a computer classroom, offers freshman- and sophomore-level coursework, including dual-credit courses for high school students. It also is the site of the Adult Education program in Chaparral. Refer to the section titled “Adult Education” in this catalog for a full listing of services.
2345 E. Nevada St.
Las Cruces, N.M.
Located at DACC’s Workforce Center, the Mesquite Center focuses on preparing low-income students for further education, while also developing work-related skills. Transitional classes and workshops involving work-readiness skills and college preparation allow students to eventually move on to college and careers. Classes in ESL and preparation for the high school equivalency diploma exams are offered on site through DACC’s Adult Education Division.
2345 E. Nevada Ave.
Las Cruces, N.M.
The following associate degree and certificate programs are offered at this site:
- Aerospace Technology,
- Automation and Manufacturing Technology,
- Building Construction Technology, and
- Environmental and Energy Technologies.
The Workforce Center also offers customer-driven, lifelong-learning opportunities, which serve as a bridge between our diverse community and the college. The aim is to be business-solution partners for Doña Ana County. DACC‘s Customized Training, Community Education, Small Business Development Center, and Truck Driving Academy currently occupy the Workforce Center. Together, these programs address everything from the start-up needs of small businesses to the larger training needs of established, growing businesses. Many business assessment tools are available, as well as training space and commercial space on a short-term, rental basis for outside organizations.