Additional College Services

Art Gallery

The Art Gallery is located in the Fine Arts Building. Exhibitions are scheduled to aid students’ study of art and to increase awareness of contemporary visual arts. Exhibitions and events such as gallery talks are free and open to the students and public. For more information, see

Distance Education Hotline

Distance education related technical assistance is available Monday through Friday 7:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Distance Education Emergency Hotline number is 409-933-8453 or submit a support ticket


The Bookstore, located in the Student Center, maintains an inventory of textbooks requested by instructors for all courses offered, as well as reference books and general books. The Bookstore also stocks COM’s branded merchandise and a variety of other items. For assistance in obtaining appropriate materials, students need to bring their class schedule to Bookstore personnel. For more information, see the COM Bookstore webpage at or call 409-933-8239.

COM Theatre

Boasting one of the outstanding facilities in the state, COM’s academic theatre arts program provides students with sound, basic training in the fundamentals of theatre arts.

Studying with faculty and guest artists in small classes specifically designed to give individual attention and instruction, theatre students develop a first-hand, working knowledge of the various elements contributing to theatrical production, including all elements of stage craft, acting technique and specialty skills such as stage combat certification.

A theatre arts major completing the two-year Associate in Arts Degree with an emphasis in theatre program will possess solid training in the fundamentals of theatre that will be transferable to a four-year institution. For more information, see the Theatre Arts website at or call 409-933-8544.

Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services, located on the ground floor of the LRC building behind the circulation desk, is available to assist students with distance education related technical issues, audiovisual needs and computer lab assistance. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Distance Education Emergency Hotline number is 409-933-8453 or submit a support ticket

Food Services

Multiple vending machines may be found at various locations across campus.  The bookstore also offers some food and beverage selections located in the Student Center.  Some local food service providers may also provide additional food options in the Student Center from time to time. Due to COVID-19 and our commitment to keeping students, faculty and staff safe, these services may be adjusted to maintain the safety and health of our campus.

Gym Facilities

The gym provides weight rooms, cardiovascular equipment, group exercise room, spinning room, basketball court and racquetball courts. Additionally, run/walk tracks, football/soccer fields and exercise circuits are available. Due to COVID -9 and our commitment to keep students, faculty and staff safe, the hours of operation for the gym are limited.  Please see gym hours of operation for adjusted times.

Student Help Center

The Student Help Center, located in the Doyle Family Administration Building lobby, is an information center for students and community members.  The Student Help Center assists in finding answers to questions or concerns about admissions, advisement, tutoring, class schedules, course offerings, financial aid and other college services and events.   The Help Center assists students with the Apply Texas application to College of the Mainland, FAFSA, and assists students with online Registration.  If you have a question for the Help Center, call 409-933-8663, email, or see the Help Center webpage at

Library Services

The Library, located on the first floor of the Learning Resources Center, provides access to the college level resources that instructors love. Books, eBooks, articles, streaming media and primary sources are available. Databases can all be accessed off campus 24/7 from our database page; login with your COM account. Library guides are a great one stop resource designed to help you find the best resources for your projects and learn how to use library resources. If you need help with research, citations, library resources or techy help, you can chat, tweet, text, or ask us face-to-face. The library has study rooms and places to read, study, charge devices, and even places to de-stress with puzzles, chess, backgammon and more. To access our resources online and get more information, go to

Recreation Room

The recreation room is located in the Student Center, building #1. All currently enrolled students at College of the Mainland with a student I.D. are welcome to play.  Student organizations, college administrative departments, and academic units may reserve the space for meeting and social functions during the hours that the recreation room is not regularly open for student use.  The Game Room is managed by Student Life staff. 


  • Billiards
  • Table Tennis
  • Large Screen Televisions
  • Video Games
  • Shuffleboard
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