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ACCUPLACER is an integrated system of computer-adaptive assessments designed to evaluate students’ skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. For over 30 years, ACCUPLACER has been used successfully to assess student preparedness for introductory credit-bearing college courses. ACCUPLACER delivers immediate and precise results, offering both placement and diagnostic tests, to support intervention and help answer the challenges of accurate placement and remediation.

Products and Services

  • ACCUPLACER Placement Tests


Vendor Contact

Kathie Montognese
Senior Assessment Manager
T: 916.613.7014

Contract Information

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Blackboard is a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day. Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities.

Products and Services

  • Blackboard Transact Solutions
    With integrated systems and a single campus ID—card, mobile, or biometric—provide your students with a frictionless engagement experience which includes cashless transactions on and off campus for dining, retail and bookstores; secure access to facilities; automated attendance and event tracking; as well as financial aid and tuition payments.
    Transaction Solutions
    Security Solutions
    Campus Credential (ID Card) Services
    Financial Solutions
    Off-Campus Solutions

  • Blackboard Learning Solutions
    Blackboard Learn Platform
    An LMS should make teaching and learning easier, not more complicated. Blackboard Learn™ is your foundation for a rich education experience, delivering the technology, services and support you expect in a learning management system.

  • Blackboard Student Services
    24/7 IT Help Desk & Learning Support Services
    Remove barriers to learning by ensuring 24/7/365 technical support for your entire IT Help Desk or your LMS, any LMS platform—not just Blackboard’s.

    Financial Aid Services
    Get more aid into the hands of students and deploy a one-stop shop approach to student services.

  • Blackboard Connect
    Emergency Notification System
    Deliver critical information before, during and after a crisis to help keep your campus informed and protected.

    Engagement and Enrollment System
    Engage students and help them succeed with more effective faculty-to-student communication.

    Make your recruitment campaigns significantly more effective. Send prospects and students targeted messages on the devices and in the mode they prefer, and you’ll engage more students, more efficiently.


Vendor Contact

Stephanie Major
Strategic Partner
T: 609.462.2908

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Available to: Colleges

eLumen is a nationally recognized curriculum and assessment management platform that supports development of courses and programs around competencies/learning outcomes, provides course-embedded outcomes assessment capabilities, and integrated strategic planning, program review, and accreditation planning/tracking. Our ability to truly connect what's possible and close the loop on continuous improvement includes our ability to help you engage students in their success and extends from an articulated education plan to an extended transcript or ePortfolio.

Institutions across the country have adopted our platform and have recognized improved student learning outcomes and better collaboration across campus between faculty and student services, as well as reduced costs for developing, deploying and maintaining curriculum in support of student pathways, completion, foundational competencies and learning.

Products and Services

  • eLumen SLO Performance Management and Integrated Strategic Planning
  • eLumen Curriculum Management
  • eLumen Course Catalog
  • eLumen Student Engagement and ePortfolio


Vendor Contact

Matthew Coombs
Chief Operating Officer
T: 916.673.7140

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Available to: Colleges

Esri offers education solutions covering a variety of GIS (Geographic Information System) topics for new and advanced users as well as for those somewhere in between. An unlimited site license for GIS software from Esri is now available for California community colleges through the Foundation for California Community Colleges for discounted purchase. Esri knows that education and training are vital to every successful GIS implementation and understands the challenges of keeping GIS skills and knowledge up to date.

Products and Services

  • Esri Virtual Campus Web-Based Training
  • Desktop GIS with ArcPad, ArcIMS, and the current version of ArcView software, single and concurrent use
  • ArcInfo
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcGIS Server Enterprise
  • Opportunity to receive a complimentary pass to the International User Conference



The Education Site License is available from the Foundation at the reduced annual rate of $2,000.

For more information please contact Jorge Burwick at

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Available to: Colleges

Governet is a curriculum management systems innovator that helps colleges and universities totally automate the curriculum process: planning, approving, and publishing. Its core product is CurricUNET. Through a network of individual institutions and statewide college/university systems, Governet is guiding the development of best practices standards for curriculum databases, workflow and the dissemination of curriculum information to a worldwide community of students and educators.

Products and Services

  • Automated Curriculum Development and Approval System


Vendor Contact

Nancy Howard Vice President, Product Delivery & Services
T: 208.522.1225

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Available to: Colleges

GradGuru is an award-winning mobile platform that increases community college student retention and completion. 
By delivering free nudge notifications to iOS and Android smartphones, GradGuru helps students keep track of academic and financial aid deadlines, guides them through critical milestones, and rewards behaviors that are proven to lead to academic success.
GradGuru provides a cloud-based platform to manage content without the need for IT integration. Colleges can easily add, change, and customize deadlines, alerts, and tips to help their students graduate on time. 
GradGuru’s mission is to increase community college student completion rates and accelerate their path to success.

Products and Services

  • Unlimited app downloads for student users 
  • Ability to create, customize and publish campus-specific notifications 
  • 150 pre-loaded and evidence-based tips to boost retention and completion
  • Badges & rewards functionality
  • On-boarding and custom content creation service 


Vendor Contact

Catalina Ruiz-Healy
Founder & CEO

Contract Information

Please contact us for a demo and learn more about the preferred pricing, and additional discounts.

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Portfolium is an ePortfolio and career readiness network partnered with more than 150 colleges and universities to help connect learning with opportunity. Portfolium has a Cal State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) system-wide partnership aiding as a visual destination for students. Portfolium has grown into an international network that helps over 6 million students share a complete picture of their academic and professional potential. Portfolium provides a proven, turn-key platform for colleges and universities to enhance and streamline key objectives with a focus on outcomes, including: career readiness, skills planning, assessment and reflection, transfer success, co-curricular transcripts, retention, and employer engagement.

Products and Services

  • Career readiness components
  • Data & analytics to track outcomes and student success
  • In-class assessment/rubric functionality 
  • 24/7 technical and customer support included


Vendor Contact

Troy Markowitz
VP University Development
T: 805.512.8686

To learn more about Portfolium, 
please review this fact sheet.

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Available to: Colleges

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