The technology requirements below are required for students. All students are expected to have basic skills using Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint; email; saving attachments, and transferring files. Internet access is required to participate in online components for any course. All students will be issued a BSMCON email account once accepted into the program.

Technology Requirements
Essential Rules of Netiquette
Blackboard Accessibility

Technical Support

Help Desk

  • Phone: 888-510-8035
  • Chat: Students can visit our Website (the chat feature is located in the bottom, right corner of the website).

Microsoft Office 365

  • You now have access to your College Email through Microsoft 365, including a variety of Microsoft Office online apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive (data storage).
  • Go to Quick links and select Microsoft 365 to log in
  • Your login, username is your email address.  
  • If you have trouble accessing your account contact the 24/7 Support at 804-340-7914 or send an email to

Free Software Downloads

Many of the software requirements for online education are available for free, You may be able to find what you need here:


The Center for Student Success assists students with disabilities in obtaining appropriate academic adjustments during the course of their studies at St. Mary's School of Medical Imaging (SOMI). If a student believes that he or she may need and wants such an academic adjustment, the student should contact the Center for Student Success at (804) 627-5303. SOMI seeks to comply with all applicable laws, including Section II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and state and local requirements regarding students and applicants with disabilities. SOMI provides appropriate academic adjustments as necessary to ensure that it does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

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