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Email for COM students, free web based email and step by step tutorials.
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Access step by step tutorials on or off campus 24/7 on technology such as MS Office, Backboard and much more. Use your WebAdvisor user ID and password to login.


Email Yourself


When you forget your portable drive you can email yourself documents you want to save so you don't lose all your work--or use Google Docs or Windows Live.

COM Email for Students

emailDon't know your username? Here are some tips:

  1. Your User ID is the same as your WebAdvisor User ID with, 

  2. Your initial password is your seven-digit COM ID number. If your COM ID number is, for example, 723, you must add four zeros in front of 723 to make it seven digits (0000723).

  3. In WebAdvisor you can click either “I’m New to Webadvisor” or “Account Information” to get your username.

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GCF LearnFree

Great free online tutorials and courses from GCF Hardware and software basics, using a computer and more.

Free Web Based Email

  • Gmail
    From Google. gmail has fewer frills than hotmail or yahoo, but it's also quicker. Google's IM Talk can be accessed from gmail. Requires free account.
  • Outlook
    From Microsoft. Like gmail and Yahoo! mail, hotmail is integrated with other functions, such as chat and other Windows Live features. Help Central. Requires free account.
  • Yahoo! Mail
    From Yahoo. You can chat or text from your inbox, add RSS feeds, search your email, choose connections view to see the emails from people you know, and more. Requires free account.


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