1960s — Board of Trustees check out the site for the new campus.

Celebrating the Past. Changing the Future.

For half a century, College of the Mainland has opened opportunities and launched careers. Commemorating 50 years of student success, the college invites all to participate in the celebration.

How to get involved


50th Anniversary Book

College of the Mainland is celebrating 50 years of serving mainland Galveston county with a "must have" 130 page anniversary book!

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Inside page of 50th anniversary book

Upcoming Events

November 3–20

COM Wasn't Built in a Day

COM Community Theatre

A new, original comedy written in honor of College of the Mainland’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

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Distinguished Alumni