This page provides links, guides, and other resources that will help you be successful as you learn and work
remotely. For general COVID-19 updates and information visit:
Academic Computing Services offers mobile device checkout to EPCC students. The ACS loans laptops, webcams, and mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. For more information, visit:
Your EPCC account is used to access a variety of college services.
An online portal through which EPCC students and staff can access many college services including email,
Blackboard, Web Banner, and more.
Blackboard is the course management software used by EPCC to deliver courses over the Internet. Blackboard
the tools students will use to view the calendar, turn in assignments, take tests, and participate in
Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace
video meetings, file storage, and application integration.
Microsoft OneDrive is cloud storage that you can get to from anywhere. It helps you stay organized, access
important documents, photos, and other files from any device, and share those files with friends, family, or
Includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching puts professional developer tools, software, and services in the
hands of faculty and students from Microsoft. Provides academic users with access to software, free
training/learning materials and the Azure cloud platform.
Mobile Hotspot is a feature that lets you share your network connection with other devices, so they can
access the internet. You may or may not have this feature depending on your mobile service provider.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.
As of May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting the link below.
The City of El Paso has extended Wi-Fi coverage for certain areas during this time.
The Parks and Recreation Department has opened eight Wi-Fi Centers to provide free internet access to
who need it, especially students who have started virtual learning.
Currently offering open WiFi hotspots for public use.
Offering expanded eligibility for low cost internet service based on income and is waiving home internet
data overage fees until 6/30/21.