The Innovations Lab, located in Room T-1324 of the Technical-Vocational Building, has been established to provide all College of the Mainland students the opportunity to enhance their learning through the use of computers. The Lab is staffed with personnel ready to assist users with questions and assignments. Students must register with the attendant at the front desk in order to be assigned to the appropriate computer. A validated current COM ID is required for admittance.
Please bring a flash drive/memory stick to save assignments.
Operating hours for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters
Operating hours are subject to change.
|Fall and Spring hours||Summer hours||Day of the week|
|7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||Monday|
|7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||Tuesday|
|7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||Wednesday|
|7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.||Thursday|
|8 a.m. - 2 p.m.||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Friday|
Computer Assisted Learning (CAI)
Computer programs' benefits include allowing students to receive continuous and immediate feedback and allowing them to control the rate of learning.
Computers and Internet access are available for students' various uses: class assignments and research, Blackboard, COM Portal, social media and more.
The lab has 85 PCs with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. One PC scanner and three laser printers are available. In order to conserve resources, printing is limited.
A wide variety of computer programs are available, including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics and numerous others that support course work. Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox (used for Blackboard) are available for access to the Internet.