How to Use eCampus

The eCampus home page, in the My DCCCD tab and Training subtab, contains the "eCampus Tutorials for Students" to short tutorials on submitting assignments, taking tests, posting on the discussion board, and more.

Technical Help

The DCCCD Student Technical Support provides technical help during your studies.

Three steps to getting help:

    1. Search the Student Technical Support website
    2. Chat with a service representative live over the web using the Blackboard SmartViewTM
    3. Contact technical support 24 hours a day at 1-866-374-7169 or 972-669-6402

To reset your eCampus/Blackboard password, select the reset your password link.

Student Resources

The Student Services section on DCCCD's website lists a variety of resources that can provide you additional help in your studies. DCCCD offers resources in the following areas:

    1. Academic support (e.g., Advising, Libraries, Navigators, Tutoring)
    2. Online services (e.g., email, eCampus, grades, transcripts)
    3. On-campus services (e.g., Career Services, Counseling Centers, Disability Services, Health CentersVeteran Services)
    4. Student life (e.g., Athletics, Clubs, Organizations, Code of Student Conduct)

Glossary of Basic Terms

  • ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Breadcrumbs: Breadcrumbs typically appear horizontally near the top of a web page, providing links back to each previous page that the user navigates through in order to get to the current page. Basically, they provide a trail for the user to follow back to the starting/entry point of a website.
  • Chrome: Web browser from Google.
  • Course Tools: A set of programs that your instructor may make available in the course for you to use in the completion of assignments.
  • DOC, DOCX, DOCM, or other derivative: Files created with Microsoft Office Word.
  • FAQs: Frequently asked questions.
  • Firefox: Web browser from Mozilla.
  • IE: Internet Explorer web browser from Microsoft.
  • PDF: Portable Document Format is a type of file that can be displayed on all computer systems and mobile devices created with Adobe Acrobat. A PDF Reader is required in order to view this type of file.
  • Podcast: An audio or video that can be played on PCs and all Apple systems.
  • PPT, PPTX, PPTM, PPS, PPSX, PPSM, or other derivatives: Files created with Microsoft Office PowerPoint.
  • RTF: Rich text format is a type of file that can be displayed on multiple computer systems and mobile devices with the use of a word processor.
  • Safari: Web browser from Apple.
  • XLS, XLSX, XLSM, XLSX, or other derivatives: Files created with Microsoft Office Excel.


ECAMPUS USERS: To return to the main menu, go to the top of the page and select the home link as shown below.

arrow and house icon in eCampus/Blackboard showing where to click to get back to the main page

Updated 7/10/19