Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

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  1. Safety precautions

    Q: What procedures are taking place to ensure all piping, ventilation systems, and other architectural builds have been sanitized? A: Highlands staff and contractors are trained according to OSHA and CDC procedures, and will observe all procedures for sanitizing and maintaining buildings. Q: What is your overall strategic plan?  A: There is not a strategic…

  2. How can I buy textbooks?

    Plan for Bookstore Online Textbook Sales for the Fall Semester: Once the website is live, no later than 8/3/2020, we will be sending a global email out to all students with information and a link to the BBA website. At this time, online orders can be submitted. We will start processing orders a week +…

  3. Quarantine Procedures

    Q: If I have to quarantine for 14 days as an out-of-state student, will I be able to do so in my residence hall? ​ A: Yes, plans are in place to allow out-of-state students to quarantine in their assigned room. Food will be provided, but students are asked to remain in their assigned rooms…

  4. Campus housing/residence halls

    General information about room cost: Room costs are based on the type of room assigned. There will only be double and single rooms assigned. There will not be any quads assigned in order to safely social distance. If a student is assigned a single they will be assessed a single rate based on residence hall,…

  5. Scholarships, Finances and Fees

    Please note: Updates to fees and scholarships will be published as they become available. Q: Will I lose my scholarship if all my classes are online? A: No, your scholarship will continue as long as you meet all the requirements stipulated by the scholarship. Q: If I take a semester off because I would rather…

  6. G.I. Bill

    Q. Will the rules about attending class apply for the regular and post-9/11 G.I. Bills? Unless stated otherwise, normal rules as found in the SCO Handbook apply for all VA reporting requirements.   COVID-19: IHL SCO FAQs (includes foreign IHLs) Q1) IHL – S.3503 Enacted: What impact does the enactment of this Senate Bill have…

  7. Applying to Highlands

    Q: Is it too late to apply for courses? A: No. Registration for the fall semester is still open. Go to the nmhu.edu homepage and click on the Getting Started/Apply tab for more information. Q: Can I postpone or defer my admission until the spring semester? A: Yes. Admission can be deferred to spring 2021. Please…

  8. Accessibility Resources 

    Accessibility and Navigation in Brightspace  Brightspace Accessibility Checker   Section 508 Compliance   Accessibility tools in Zoom: Here is the Recording  Zoom Accessibility   

  9. Donnelly Library 

    Donnelly Library Information Desk will remain available to provide support for students, faculty, and staff while working from home. Library staff will be available by phone and email. There will be an online library information desk available. In-person support will not be available.  Donnelly Library does not expect a reduction in essential library services, with…

  10. ITS Help Desk   

    ITS Help Desk will remain available to provide support for students, faculty, and staff, while working from home. Support staff will be available by phone and email. In-person support will not be available.  ITS does not expect a reduction in services, except for in-person support. Staff will be able to assist with the following services: …

  11. Online and Extended Learning  

    Instructional Design Assistance – Consult with faculty Patricia Miera Instructional Designer prmiera@cnm.edu Quality Matters About Quality Matters  Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric 6th. Ed QM Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist    Personalizing Online Learning   Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online  Best Practices in Teaching and Learning   Moving Online Now: How to keep teaching during the Coronavirus; The…

  12. Center for Teaching Excellence  

    Support Services: cte.nmhu.edu/about Development Days Contact: Email: cte@nmhu.edu  Phone: 505-454-3070

  13. Zoom Resources

    ZOOM is the web teleconferencing tool used to hold classes simultaneously on the main campus and off-campus statewide centers.  Using Zoom?  If your class includes an Online component, you will need a Zoom link for your students to be able to access the Zoom session. How to add a Zoom link to your Brightspace class…

  14. Brightspace Resources

    Brightspace is NMHU’s learning management system. It provides online access to courses and to course materials. Brightspace is used in conjunction with online, hybrid, and traditional classes. It also provides access to online sessions that use ZOOM and chat.  Brightspace Faculty Orientation– All faculty member is automatically enrolled in Brightspace Faculty Orientation. This course is…

  15. Ongoing Support/Contact Information

    New Mexico Highlands University Veronica Black: veronica@nmhu.edu (Program Coordinator for Center for Teaching Excellence for Drop-in Hours) Patricia Miera: prmiera@nmhu.edu (Instructional Design for Drop-in Hours) Dr. Patrick Wilson: patrickwilson@nmhu.edu (Director of Online and Extended Learning) Aspect Consulting: DL_NMHU_ID@aspectconsulting.com  (additional instructional design support)  ITS Service Desk: Email: ITSHelpDesk@nmhu.edu Phone: 505-426-2215 Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday…

  16. Recordings

    Library Online Resources: Here is the Recording Accessibility tools in Zoom: Here is the Recording Ultimate Zoom Training: Here is the Recording Ultimate Zoombombing Training: Here is the Recording Microsoft Teams training for faculty: Here is the Recording Highlands Undergraduate Enrichment (HUE) and ARMAS hosted a Microsoft Teams training for students. Here is the recording:…

  17. ITS Help Desk

    ITS Help Desk will remain available to provide support for students, faculty, and staff, while working from home. Support staff will be available by phone and email. In-person support will not be available. ITS does not expect a reduction in services, with the exception of in-person support. Staff will be able to assist with the…

  18. Donnelly Library

    Donnelly Library Information Desk will remain available to provide support for students, faculty, and staff while working from home. Library staff will be available by phone and email. There will be an online library information desk available. In-person support will not be available. Donnelly Library does not expect a reduction in essential library services, with…

  19. Zoom

    Access Zoom by logging through Brightspace Access Zoom by logging through Brightspace: https://www.nmhu.edu/e-courses-brightspace/ Select Course Select Content Select Zoom link Zoom will download a file Open file Zoom window will pop up requesting access to your computer’s mic and camera Session will start For mobile device check out the Zoom Mobile App.

  20. Brightspace

    Log in to Brightspace Log in to Brightspace: https://www.nmhu.edu/e-courses-brightspace/ Find your course by navigating to My Courses All students are automatically enrolled into a Brightspace Tutorial Course when they login to Brightspace My Course. More information for students can be found here: https://www.nmhu.edu/onlineorientation/ Select the Course You should see any Announcement to the entire class…