COM ReopensFriday, Sep 20, 2019
College of the Mainland is open Friday, September 20. All scheduled classes will be held as normal.
Temporary OutageSunday, Sep 08, 2019
Some users experienced login issues on Sunday, Sept 8th from 11am - 3pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Do Not Use Internet Explorer or Edge Web BrowserThursday, Aug 29, 2019
Respondus Lockdown BrowserThursday, Aug 29, 2019
Students: Your instructor may require you to use Respondus LockDown Browser for exams or quizzes. You will need to install this browser and use it instead of Chrome or Firefox to login to Blackboard and take your test. Click the link at the top of this page to access the download page. If you are on Mac OS X, make sure to choose the Mac version of the software on the downloads page.
Online Learner WorkshopThursday, Aug 29, 2019
Students who are taking an online class for the first time at COM are required to complete the Online Learner Workshop before accessing their courses. The workshop will teach you how to navigate a course in Blackboard and prepare you to succeed in your online class.
Register for the OLW in WebAdvisor so that you can complete it and start your online class!
When Will I Get Access To My Classes?Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Courses are not available until the official start date of the class.
You cannot log into Blackboard until you register for a class. Have you registered for the Online Learner Workshop within the past few hours? Check the Access Schedule to find out when you will get access based on when you registered.
Blackboard Mobile AppThursday, Aug 29, 2019
(Note: We recommend you take exams and quizzes using a wired ethernet connection)
Respondus LockDown Browser does not work on mobile devices.
Blank Documents Submitted For Assignments
Description: When using Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 operating system, a document that is submitted to an assignment is blank. This occurrs when the file is open in a program on the computer at the time of submission. This causes Edge browser to submit a size 0KB blank document.
Solution 1: Make sure the document is closed in Microsoft Word or other applications before submitting the file with Edge browser.
Solution 2: Use a different web browser that does not suffer from this bug, such as Chrome or Firefox.
Course Menu is Hidden
Can't navigate a course? Show the course menu!
Instructors can now perform a course copy.
Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor
Training videos for Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor are located in Blackboard. To view them, go into your Blackboard course and find Respondus Lockdown Browser under Course Tools.
Blackboard and COM email share the same login page. Once logged in, users can access Blackboard and COM email simultaneously from the same session. If you have bookmarked our Blackboard login page, please remove it and bookmark this announcements page instead.