eCampus Version 9.1 Student Tutorials

Welcome to eCampus!
eCampus is the system you will use to access your online course materials or take your online class.

Short Tutorials

Below are several short tutorials to help you learn how to use eCampus.

If you have questions about eCampus, please call 972-669-6402 or the toll free helpline at 1-866-374-1769, or visit us on the web at

File Naming Conventions (It is best not use spaces, underscores, pound signs, exclamation marks, etc. in your file name.)

Recommended File Naming Conventions

  • When naming or saving a file, please use the following naming conventions:
    • myassignment1, or
    • myAssignment1, or
    • MyAssignment1
  • Your file name should not have
    • periods,
    • spaces,
    • underscores, or
    • special characters
      (e.g., single quotes, double quotes, #, $, %, &, etc.)
  • When naming or saving a file, if you are not using Word, or if your intended recipient does not have Word, it is best to save the file as type .rtf (Rich TextFormat).

  • Word Viewer - "View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed." (Microsoft)
  • Power Point Viewer 2007 "Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 lets you view full- featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions." (Microsoft)
  • Adobe Reader - "Download new and previous versions of Adobe Reader" ( Adobe)
  • Excel Viewer 2003 - "Open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed." (Microsoft)