Laying the Foundation for the Future

College of the Mainland is making room for the future, and that vision is clear as we usher in a number of new and upgraded learning spaces to better serve the growing needs of our students and community. Offering state-of-the-art technology and instructional areas for students, explore a few of our newest facilities projects.

Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math (STEAM)

With new businesses and industries moving in, the need for skilled workers is on a steady rise. COM is responding to that demand in a major way through our new state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) building. The building will offer an innovative and dynamic learning and training environment that is attractive and responsive to local industry and workforce needs.

  • August 2019
  • Spring 2021
Quick Facts
  • Roughly 70 feet tall
  • 168,723 square feet
  • Four stories
  • 24 classrooms
  • 28 labs
  • Nine student areas
Programs Housed
  • Nursing
  • Allied Health
  • Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Surgical Technician
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Radiological Technician
  • Lab Assistant
Special Features
  • Nursing Simulation Lab with 10 individual Simulation Rooms
  • Psychiatric “Day Room” Simulation Lab
  • Two Computer Labs for Testing
  • 100-Person Lecture Classroom
  • Student Lounge and Study/Collaboration Spaces
  • Expanded Cybersecurity Networking Lab
  • Audio/Video Lab
  • Upgraded Science Labs


With a sharp focus on providing a comprehensive network of services to support a successful college journey, COM’s new Administration building will serve as a centralized one-stop resource center to cater to all student needs from start to finish.

  • August 2019
  • Spring 2021
Quick Facts
  • 63,257 square feet
  • Two stories
  • 84 offices
Programs Housed
  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Help Center
  • Student Success
  • College Connections
  • Veterans’ Center
  • Testing Services
  • Student Engagement
Special Features
  • Multipurpose Conference Center
  • Central Atrium Student Lounge
  • Board of Trustees Meeting Room

Industrial Careers Building

COM’s Process Technology (PTECH) program – the first of its kind in the country – will be able to expand in the new Industrial Careers Building. Space in the 90,000 square-foot building will also be allotted for the relocation of the Gulf Coast Safety Institute as well as the Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) programs. 

  • Spring 2021
  • Fall 2022
Quick Facts
  • 90,264 square feet
  • Three stories
  • 20 classrooms
Programs Housed
  • Process Technology (PTECH)
  • Gulf Coast Safety Institute
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology (OSHT)
Special Features
  • Expanded PTECH Lab Spaces
  • Campus Data Center
  • Educational Technology Suite

COM League City – NOW OPEN

The League City facility will allow the college to further its student reach across its service area as the League City region maintains an increasingly strong presence at COM. The facility will offer an accessible and convenient option for students residing in that region while also addressing the steady growth in the area. 

Quick Facts
  • 27,250+ square feet
  • 10 classrooms
  • Conveniently located near Interstate 45
Programs Housed
  • Accelerated Associate of Arts Degree
  • Dual Credit
  • General Education Classes
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology (OSHT)
Special Features
  • Study/Collaboration Spaces
  • Student Lounge
  • Wet Lab for Biology Instruction
  • Testing Center
  • Computer Lab

With the exception of the COM League City facility, all the buildings are funded by the 2018 $162.5 million general obligation bond.

Upcoming Events

Join us for a community-wide celebration of our new facilities at our main Texas City campus! 

Friday, April 30, 2021
  • 2 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking Ceremonial Presentation 
  • 3 p.m. – Public Tours for Community

STEAM Building
1200 N. Amburn Road
Texas City, Texas 77591

Parking Lot F, Building 22

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