My COM – Ellucian Portal

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

No more logging into handfuls of systems and sites to manage day-to-day campus life. Ellucian Portal is a higher education portal that simplifies information exchange for your students, faculty, and staff by giving them a single, virtual doorway. By drawing on information housed in a common database, the Ellucian Portal enables users to do whatever … Continue reading My COM – Ellucian Portal

COM implemented ZogoTech

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

What is ZogoTech? ZogoTech is a data warehouse that empowers end users to get the data they need for decision-making. The solution includes many applications tailored to the needs of community colleges including developmental education analytics, cohort tracking, National Student Clearinghouse integration, momentum point analysis and day-to-day enrollment management analytics. With our highly acclaimed user interface, … Continue reading COM implemented ZogoTech

Office tools to collaborate in and out of the classroom

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Collaborate in Office—Office tools to collaborate in and out of the classroom by Office Team, on February 1, 2016 Welcome to 2016! You may remember the release of Office 2016 and the new features it brought focused on collaboration. In the new year we will continue to plan, develop and release new features to help you collaborate—especially inside the classroom. … Continue reading Office tools to collaborate in and out of the classroom

Interactive Kiosks

Friday, August 19, 2016

Information Technology Services has deployed new interactive Kiosks around campus.  These kiosks will allow students and visitors to easily lookup and select destinations, departments, amenities, services, or personnel. They will be presented with colorful, easy-to-read, interactive maps, and pictures. Our goal for these kiosks are to enhance our student and visitor experience, help students and visitors find … Continue reading Interactive Kiosks

Faculty Laptop Initiative (FLI)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Information Technology Services encourages faculty to integrate the use of technology into the curriculum and supports the use of the laptop / tablet computer for teaching and learning. As part of this process, all full-time faculty can participate in the Faculty Laptop Initiative (FLI) and will be issued a laptop as part of the program.  Visit for … Continue reading Faculty Laptop Initiative (FLI)

FREE Microsoft Office 365

Friday, April 1, 2016

Through our partnership with Microsoft, all current students, faculty and staff are eligible to receive Office 365 Pro Plus on their Windows or Mac OS X computers, smartphones and tablets for free. There’s no catch, and it will remain active as long as you are a current student, faculty or staff! For more information visit:

Airplay is available on all projectors on campus!

Friday, April 1, 2016

Through a technology called Airplay, anyone can connect their iPads, iPhones, Androids, Windows 10 or MacBooks wirelessly an stream content to the classroom projection or HDTV.  Airplay allows everyone the freedom to circulate around the classroom while controlling all aspects of their presentation.  For more information visit  

Guest Wireless Changes

Friday, January 29, 2016

In an effort to increase security, meet our compliance requirements and enhance our end-user wireless experience our guest wireless network (COM-Guest) will no longer be an open network and will now require a special username and password that is reserved for guests of the college. We ask that all employees and students connect to our … Continue reading Guest Wireless Changes

No More PAPER!

Friday, January 29, 2016

Effective January 2016 COM is going green and our Student e-Mail system will be used for all official communication with the college.  As a COM student your email is automatically setup for you 24 hours after registration.  At that point all information from COM that is sent to the student will be sent to the college issued email address.

New Password Policy

Friday, January 29, 2016

College of the Mainland is committed to a secure information technology environment in support of its mission. In today’s environment the need for a strong password policy is greater than ever. As of November 2nd these updated regulations will go into effect. Click here for more information