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: 2019-20

The following are the subsidized tools and resources available to Consortium colleges for the 2019-20 academic year. For a list of the 2020-21 subsidized tools and services, please see Appendix B of the CVC-OEI Master Consortium Agreement.




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; for use in online and hybrid courses.


Student name pronunciation and gender identification tool

No cost; unlimited use

Contact information for these services can be found at You may also contact Andrea Hanstein, CVC-OEI’s Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, at [email protected].