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Student Guide to Learning Online

Faculty and staff are here to help you as the Ram Family transitions online.

Learning in Online Classes

Switching to online courses can be daunting. Here are some tips for making the transition to learning online:


All classes are currently online. You can log in at

Getting Started with Blackboard

Once logged in, check out the Blackboard Student Support Course by clicking on “Blackboard Help For Students” under “My Courses”. It has everything you need to know about Blackboard.

Need Help?

Need help but would rather talk to a person? Call the IT Service Center. There’s someone available to help 24/7. Call 325-942-2911.


The library is open for business and here to help you!

Books and eBooks

eBooks: Need digital versions of your textbooks? Many are available temporarily for free. Here are some resources that may have your textbooks:

Ram Central Station: The ASU bookstore is going online only. You can still shop online. There’s free shipping! If you have questions contact Karmen White at 325-942-2335 or

Online Tutoring

Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and Math Lab support are available in Blackboard. Hours vary. For times and available subjects, ASU students should open Blackboard, go to the Academic Services Tab, and choose Tutor Center, Supplemental Instruction & Math Lab. If you have questions, contact Erin Girsch, Director of Academic Support Services, at

Disability Services

Disability Services are still available should you need accommodations. Contact them if you need assistance.


If you don’t have internet at home, several companies have announced plans to offer free service for 60 days to households with students as classes are moving online.

Please note: Some internet carriers listed are not available in the San Angelo area, but are included for students who may be in other areas.

Free Service Offers

Mobile Carrier Plan Adjustments

Students may also consider adding a wifi hotspot plan to their cellular account for approx. $10 per month. Check with your carrier for information on their offers.

Tom Green County Library offers wifi hot-spots that can be checked out by cardholders. Contact the Tom Green County Library more information.

Office 365

With Office 365 you can download Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint on all of your devices. You can also access online versions of these programs, upload your files to the OneDrive cloud, and share your documents with other users. Log in to your Office 365 account at using your ASU email address and password.
Learn more about Office 365
Learn more about Using OneDrive