Features & Functions

eCommons has the following features. See full list of tools and descriptions.
  • On-Demand site creation for courses, projects and portfolios
  • Automated data integration with the campus academic information system (accounts, courses, and student enrollments)
  • Ability to instantly add participants in a variety of roles
  • Site Storage: 1 GB (per site)
  • Single Upload Maximum File Size: 120MB
Tools including:
  • Threaded message forums, site specific email
  • Live Chat
  • Resources, Syllabus, Lessons
  • Weblinks, Blogs and, Wiki
  • Quizzes and Surveys
  • Gradebook
ITS Support
  • Escalated support services
  • Vendor supported system operations, administration and network connections, system level backup processes and disaster recovery via service contract
  • Local application administration and configuration
  • AIS data integration
  • CruzID Account and CruzID Gold password administration and support
  • Vendor relations and referred incident and problem escalation on behalf of UCSC users
  • Consulting to UCSC instructors on usage and best instructional design practices