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Sherri Braaksma
Instructional Computer Facilities Supervisor


Help Desk

Contact us

Phone: (619) 660-4395

The help desk is staffed during Fall 2018, Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-7:30pm & Friday 7:30am-3:00pm. However students are encouraged to call and leave a voice message or e-mail anytime.

We will respond on the next, open, business day if a voicemail or e-mail is sent after hours.

Please have your student ID number at the time of your call.

How we can help

The Help Desk is your best resource for troubleshooting technical difficulties associated with your student accounts. These problems include but are not limited to:

  • Incorrect username and/or forgotten password
  • Unable to log in to your student e-mail, the campus network or campus Wi-Fi, the library database and or your Blackboard or Canvas on-line course.
  • Wi-Fi is available at Cuyamaca Wirless for registered students who bring their own devices. If you need technical assistance with accessing the Wi-Fi, using your student account, our on-site technical staff is available to assist you in the Tech Mall (E-121) .

When to seek outside help

Knowing who to call and when is invaluable and saves precious time. This is especially crucial if you are enrolled in an online course. The following is a list of tasks that are not supported by the help desk:

  • Resetting Web Advisor passwords
    We are no longer able to provide this service due to FERPA laws. 
    Contact Admissions and Records at 619.660.4275.
  • Troubleshooting your home computer
    (Consider using the Tech Mall on campus (E-121) as a backup plan when your home system is down)
  • Problems associated with your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Resetting quizzes/tests in Blackboard
    Please Contact your instructor
  • Tutoring
  • Installing/downloading course software for your classes or any software
  • Configure your hardware, software, e-mail or browser
  • Problems with the CCCApply website
    Learn more about CCCApply here

Information we need

We really want to help you. When you call or e-mail us, please have the following information available:

If your having trouble with your Blackboard or Canvas course please include this additional information:

  • Course Name
  • Course Section Number
  • Instructor's Name
Last Updated: 08/09/2018


Sherri Braaksma
Instructional Computer Facilities Supervisor

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District