Information for Faculty

Information for Faculty


Getting Started with E-mail

  • Log in and access your e-mail at with your De Anza 8-digit CWID and password that you use to log in to MyPortal.

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  • You may route your De Anza e-mails to another primary e-mail accountLearn how.


MyPortal Faculty Tools

MyPortal provides functions you'll need to manage Admissions and Records aspects of your classes.

Reasons to use MyPortal include

  • Accept faculty contracts

  • Print up-to-date class rosters, including first day

  • Drop students before deadlines

  • Verify your census day online

  • Submit grades

  • Send e-mails with attachments to students

  • Get messages from the college
  • Use Course Studio, a group communication tool for each of your classes for posting documents, links and announcements inside MyPortal.


Communicating Online with
Your Students

Along with MyPortal for e-mail, De Anza provides different ways for faculty to communicate online with students.


Compare the tools. Review the features of each online communication tool before requesting an account setup and training.


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  • MyPortal Course Studio - Available each quarter when registration begins. Post your greensheets early!


  • Online Learning - Canvas
    Canvas is an excellent tool for online, hybrid or face-to-face classes. Communicate with your students, share course material and provide an online gradebook. Training is offered quarterly and is required.

Public Faculty Website

A & R Dates and Deadlines

For general A&R questions, call Joan Ferrick at 408.864.8721 or email


FAX: 408.864.8329

More Campus Resources

New to the De Anza campus?
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Take an online interactive Virtual Tour of our buildings and programs.

View Pay Stub Reports
  • Log in at

  • Click Employees tab

  • Go to Employees Web Services > Pay Information

Plagiarism Prevention Software

Email or call Mary Kay Englen at or 408.864.8322

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Information for Faculty
Contact: Web Team


Last Updated: 5/24/17