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Taft College Going the Distance for our Students.

Welcome to Distance Education


Contacting The Distance Education (DE) Office

Students, staff, and faculty can contact The Distance Education Office:

DE Support email:

DE Support phone:    661-763-7917

When you leave a message, please speak slowly and clearly. Please include:

  • First and Last Name
  • Student A#
  • Phone number to call you back
  • Details of the issues you’re experiencing

Office hours: Spring and Fall Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Summer Monday thru Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Canvas Support: Support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Students, if you need assistance with Canvas (for example, to login, reset your password, etc.) or for other issues regarding your online course, please call our Distance Education Support at 661-763-7917. You can also email us at 
  • If you need immediate assistance regarding Canvas issues, especially after office hours and on weekends, please call our Canvas Support Phone line: 1-866-551-4903.