West Campus

Announcement for Students, Faculty and Staff at West Campus:
As the fall semester begins on Sept. 2, please be aware you may experience some traffic delays near West Campus in Pottstown, particularly around the intersection of Hanover Street and College Drive. The heavier than usual traffic is due to ongoing construction on River Road and Route 422, as well as a general increase in volume as the school year begins.

To avoid being late, allow for an additional 5 to 10 minutes of time to arrive on campus and locate a parking space. “Lot Full” signs will be posted on 101 College Drive near Hanover Street when the parking lots at South Hall are full. Alternate parking is available at 140 College Drive, as well as North Hall, 16 High Street, and the North Hall overflow lot at High and Manatawny streets.

If possible, try using an alternate route, such as College Drive from West High Street. For a map of the campus and surrounding area of West Campus, visit http://www.mc3.edu/about-us/directions-and-maps.

Additionally, West Campus is served by SEPTA Route 93 and Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART). For  SEPTA’s schedule, visit www.septa.org or call 610-279-8400. For PART’s schedule, visit http://pottstownarearapidtransit.com or call 610-326-5413.

If you live nearby, you may want to consider biking to West Campus to avoid traffic. Bikes can be signed-out for free through the community bike share program, Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill at the Schuylkill River Heritage Area office, 140 College Drive, Pottstown. For your convenience, a bike station with a bike rack and air pump is available in the College’s South Hall parking garage.

Another option is carpooling through Zimride.  For more information about sharing a ride, visit https://www.zimride.com/mc3/.

Best wishes for a safe and productive semester!


 

About West Campus

Montgomery County Community College’s West Campus is a vibrant learning environment dedicated to student success through challenging academics, personalized attention and career advancement. Pottstown boasts a full-service campus with science and computer laboratories, a library, Student Success Center, Health Career Suite, art gallery /studios, cafeteria and more. West Campus is conveniently located minutes from the Hanover Street exit of Route 422 West.

The West Campus is also home to the University Center, a unique partnership that enables students to earn bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as professional certificates, from select area colleges and universities.

Transportation

A free shuttle runs Monday through Friday between the Central and West campuses during the fall and spring semesters. Find out more about the shuttle program, mc3.edu/campuslife/shuttle

SEPTA bus Route 93 serves the West Campus, and Route 94 serves the Central Campus. For details, visit Septa.org.

If you’re looking for another way to get around, try Zimride—a safe and easy way for students and staff to arrange carpooling. To find out more about Zimride.

Academics:
At our Pottstown campus, students can complete degrees in more than a dozen programs, including:    

The following certificates can be completed entirely at the West Campus:

*may require taking one or two courses online through the College’s Virtual Campus

We look forward to seeing you on campus! To learn more, please submit the form below.

 

Montgomery County Community College’s West Campus is located at 101 College Drive, Pottstown, PA. For more information call 610-718-1800.

 

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