The College is situated on 30 acres at 188 Richards Avenue in suburban West Norwalk. It features two academic buildings which comprise the East and West campuses, located across the street from each other.
The first floor of the East Campus building contains the Admissions Office, Records Office, Counseling Center, Business Office and Financial Aid Office. Also on the first floor are the PepsiCo Theater, Gen Re Forum/Classroom, Student Success Center, Bookstore, Everett I.L. Baker Library and Art Gallery. Located in the north wing of the first floor are the Kathryn Croaning Child Development Laboratory School, Television Studio, Avid Editing Lab and Nellie M. Thomas Trust The Hour Publishing Journalism Classroom. The second floor houses the Testing Center, International Student Center, classrooms, Multi-Cultural Affairs Center, language laboratory, snack bar, technology classrooms and Office of the Dean of Students. The third floor contains faculty and administrative offices, technology classrooms, Information Technology Services, the Institutional Effectiveness Department, the NCC Foundation, Public Relations and Marketing, Human Resources, Office of the Chief Operating Officer and the President’s Office.
The West Campus building houses the Center for Science, Health and Wellness, William H. Schwab Center for Information Technology, classrooms, computer classrooms, Tutoring Center, Writing Center, Culinary Arts Laboratory/Dining Room and cafeteria. There are well-equipped laboratories in accounting, biology, chemistry, geology and physics, Nursing and Allied Health laboratories, plus a 20-workstation Computer Aided Drafting/Design (CADD) laboratory. There are also graphic design laboratories and classrooms located in the Center for Information Technology. The Academic Center, Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty Services and cafeteria are located on the first floor. The Student Activities office, faculty offices, and Extended Studies and Workforce Education Division (non-credit) are also located on the West Campus.
William H. Schwab Center for Information Technology
The William H. Schwab Center for Information Technology is a model for technical training in the Northeast and a valuable resource for southwestern Fairfield County. The Center prepares students to enter the high-tech workforce, increases community access to technology and serves as a workforce training center for area business and industry. It features technology classrooms and laboratories.
Center for Science, Health and Wellness
The Center for Science, Health and Wellness provides a home to the College’s growing Nursing, Allied Health, Science and Exercise Science and Wellness programs. The building’s science area has spacious, state-of-the-art laboratories which provide an exceptional educational environment for students to learn anatomy and physiology, biology, physics, chemistry and microbiology. The Center’s ground floor houses the Exercise Science Associate Degree program, Pitney Bowes Wellness Center and Physical Activity courses. The NCC Exercise Science program prepares students to work as exercise physiologists, strength and conditioning coaches and health-fitness professionals. The Center’s Nursing and Allied Health Division features a 10-bed Hospital Simulation Unit with computerized patient mannequins, classrooms, laboratories and faculty offices.
NCC is a non-residential college. Students are responsible for their own housing. The College does not maintain dormitories or a list of approved off-campus housing. Students live in the area and commute to classes.
Fine Arts on Campus
Norwalk Community College is home to the Anne Chernow Art Collection which is comprised of over 800 prestigious pieces of art. This collection and other pieces on loan are displayed throughout the campus. The gallery presents several exhibits each year.