Online Ecosystem

CVC-OEI is committed to improving access to high-quality online courses and support services. Your dedication to our students is central to achieving this goal. To facilitate your success, we provide the CVC Ecosystem, a suite of online support resources that are free to consortium colleges and available through the CCC Foundation’s College Buys program at a discounted rate to colleges that are not yet part of the Consortium.

The CVC-OEI Ecosystem Portal is your one-stop resource to learn more about our support services and identify how to get started with your college implementation.

Go to the CVC-OEI Ecosystem Portal

Subsidized Technologies and Services: 2018-19

The following are the tools and resources available to Consortium Colleges:




Quest-SmarterMeasure Program

Quest Student Readiness for Online Learning by CVC-OEI, including the SmarterMeasure student diagnostic

No cost; unlimited use across the campus both in the CCMS and in orientation activities.


Online tutoring service, provided by Link-Systems, International

Up to 500 hours funded by CVC-OEI; additional hours may be purchased by College (2018-19 negotiated rate of cost $23.50/hour, charged by actual usage, minutes never expire)


Collaboration and tutoring tool provided by Link-Systems, International.

No cost, unlimited use.

Cranium Café by ConexED

ConexED is an ADA ad FERPA compliant software platform that creates the in-office experience for off-campus students.

No cost to College for use of the platform for online counseling and student services; CVC-OEI negotiated buy-in pricing available for other usages (e.g. office hours, instructional departments, tutoring, etc.)


Online proctoring service: Proctorio by Proctorio, Inc.

No cost, unlimited use in all online and hybrid courses.


Student name pronunciation and gender identification tool

No cost, unlimited use


Contracts for these services can be found at