It can support and engage the campus community in efforts to: * Increase access for existing students. * Reach out to new audiences. * Enhance quality of instruction. * Increase student retention. * Reduce time to graduation. * Reduce pressure on classroom and parking facilities. * Reduce the need to commute. * Develop 21st century work skills (such as fluency in emerging interactive media). * Provide for operations continuity as an element of an emergency response plan. * Increase diversity.