Doña Ana Community College offering free iPads for students this upcoming Fall semester


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Students attending Doña Ana Community College (DACC) may qualify for a free iPad for the upcoming Fall semester.

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • enrolling in 12 credits hours for the fall semester, and 
  • demonstrated financial need.  

DACC officials said the free iPad initiative is to assist students facing challenges throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, including limited access to technology required for some classes.

In addition, DACC provides free WiFi in parking lots at the Espina, East Mesa, and Gadsden locations to assist students facing these challenges.  

To see if you qualify, please click the following link and submit information at

DACC opened its doors for in-person services on Monday, August 2nd. All DACC buildings are fully open to students, staff, and instructors from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. This move follows recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the State of New Mexico which reopened to full capacity beginning July 1st.  

The community college is still accepting admission applications for this semester which is scheduled to begin August 18th.

More information on degree programs, tuition costs, financial aid, and more can be found on the DACC website. Applicants can apply online at DACC has two campuses and four learning centers located within Doña Ana County. 

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