Message from the President

An Engine for Recovery, A Time of Change  To refer to this last year as “challenging” would be an understatement for most of us. Faced with unprecedented setbacks and a fluctuating employment environment, our experiences throughout the pandemic have shown us that change is truly the only constant. Always ready to adapt to that change, College of the Mainland continues to

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Industrial Careers Building rendering

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce: Industrial Careers Building

As Galveston County continues to grow at a rapid pace, big changes are on the horizon for the region. 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 its new state-of-the-art Industrial Careers Building (ICB).

Message from the President

Here at College of the Mainland, our students are our story. Their successes, experiences, journeys, and transformations — their stories are what makes us remarkably COM.

Favorite Things About COM

“I love the faculty and staff. If I need any help, I have TRIO or the student center. Class instructors are helpful. They’ll help you with everything you need.” –Da’von

COM by the Numbers

Of course, COM is best experienced in person, but we also look pretty good at a glance.

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.

Stronger Together: Our COVID-19 Response

While the past year has been nothing short of a whirlwind, our faculty, staff and students have certainly risen to the occasion. Challenged with the uncertainties of shifting to an online instructional platform, College of the Mainland is delivering with ingenuity and a resounding commitment to meet the evolving needs of our students every step of the way.