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Communicating with the College Community

Staying in Contact:

Please contact your department Administrative Assistant about setting up an email account and a Voice mail account.  The web portal account is set up through the IT and Admissions and Records.

Telephone/Voice Mail


All faculty should receive a voice mail box whether or not you have an office and a phone attached to it.  Accessing this voicemail only requires a telephone connection.  There are two ways to access it:

Direct and Easy Method:

  • Call 415-485-9306. 
  • You will be asked to enter your mailbox number and afterwards your pass code.

If you forget the direct phone line above: 

Call 415-457-8811 OR 415-883-2211. Either of these will get you to the main access numbers for the college.   After the general greeting starts:

  • Press 6, and then wait until the voicemail system answers.
  • Then press #
  • You will then be asked to enter your mailbox number and afterwards your pass code.

Instructions on how to use voice mail, check for messages, send a message, change your password, change your greeting or to make a group distribution list please click here!  VOICE MAIL INSTRUCTIONS

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College Email Updated January 2016

As of January 2016, the college has moved to having ONE email (ending in "") which is accessed through the MyCOM Portal log in. 


To access it directly go here:

Or the website steps:

  • Go to the college website:
  • Click on Current Student link and then
  • Click on MyCOM Portal
  • Once there, enter your user name and password for your portal account.
  • You access your email here by clicking on either "Webmail" or "Office 365" which are located on the left side of any page in the portal under "applications". 

You may also be able to access your email directly from here still: 

  • Choose whether you are at a public or private computer.
  • Domain\User name
  • Password (case sensitive)

More information and instructions regarding email:

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MyCOM Web Portal and Moodle


MyCOM Web Portal and Moodle

  • After you log into MyCOM Portal, Click on MOODLE which is located on the left side of any page in the portal under "applications". 

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College of Marin Website Faculty Pages

If you go to “search” on the home page of College of Marin’s website, you can search for your name under “employee directory”.  There you will find information about you - your office, voice mail, email, classes and office hours. Much of this information is editable through the INTRANET. 

  • Access the Intranet (follow steps below). 
  • Click on “General” on the left side navigation bar.  Click on “Employees”.
  • This will get you to a list of employees.  Find your name and click on it. 
  • Your “faculty webpage” will appear with certain areas editable.
  • You can also add your picture, and statements about yourself, your philosophy and any additional information you’d like to provide. 
  • If you have a “homepage” separate from the college, or a wikispace or other site you use for teaching, you can enter it here. 

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College of Marin Intranet

College of Marin had an “intranet” where faculty and staff can access internal information regarding the college, the senates, various committees, etc.  In addition, from the “help desk”, you can send a “tech stream” message to the IT department to request help with any technical issues you may have, including “new employee set up.

To Access the Intranet from anywhere:

Open Internet Explorer version 6.0 or higher and type into the address line:

This will open a window enabling you to enter your user name and your password.  Please do NOT select the "remember password option,as this would give easy access to anyone who uses the computer.

Other useful things available on the intranet include:

  1. Under "General > Forms>Faculty:  FT Instructor assignment sheets and Faculty Absense reports
  2. Under "General > Forms>Police:  parking permit form
  3. Also a link to the Data Dashboard (only available on campus)

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Snail Mail Mailboxes

All instructors are assigned a mailbox for materials pertaining to classes and notices to you as an employee. You may find out the location of your mailbox on the Kentfield Campus by calling the Mailroom (Ext. 7448). The Kentfield general mailroom is located next to reprographics across from the bookstore entrance in the Learning Resource Center.

On the Indian Valley Campus, all mailboxes are in the Administrative Services Center, Building 9, AS 127.  Please check your mailbox prior to each class. The mailrooms are accessible at any time via a combination lock. Check with your department administrative assistant to obtain the combination number.

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College of Marin Enhances Emergency Communications With COM Connect

Sign up and review your contact information. You will be asked to provide an ID code—enter your M00#. Community Ed students and Marin community may sign up to receive emergency alerts at the COM Connect open portal.

Please find instructions and information on COM Connect here:


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Online Faculty Handbook web pages
Technical Contact: Sara McKinnon, Academic Senate President, 415-485-9411 ext. 7924
Content Responsible: Cari Torres , Interim Vice President of Student Learning, 415-485-9505