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.

Lab Hours

Please bring a flash drive/memory stick to save assignments.
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday

Operating hours are subject to change.

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.

Internet Access

Computers and Internet access are available for students' various uses: class assignments and research, Blackboard, COM Portal, social media and more.


The lab has 66 PCs with Windows 7. One PC scanner, one mouse scanner, one laser printer, Canon copier, two collaboration tables, one standing station, Topaz Freedom Scientific station to enlarge printing on the screen, and a touch screen monitor are available. In order to conserve resources, printing is monitored.

Computer Programs/Software

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.

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