Location and Facilities
The dark burgundy-red structures of Oklahoma City Community College are one of the most distinctive and recognizable landmarks in Oklahoma City. Positioned on the 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the college is easily accessible from the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area.
The college's Division of Business and many administrative offices are located in the three-story Main Building. Most offices that offer services for students are located here for their convenience including the Bookstore, the Testing Center, the Communications Lab, the Student Financial Aid Center, the Bursar's Office, Records and Graduation Services, Recruitment and Admissions, Academic Advising, Student Life, Student Support Services and the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services. Also located in the Main Building are the Campus Police office, Facilities Management, the Vice President for Business and Finance and Vice President for Information Technology.
The Administrative Connector houses the President's Office and links the Main Building to the Arts and Humanities Center. The Arts and Humanities Center contains the offices of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, and the Division of Arts and Humanities. This building also houses the college's 300-seat theater, classrooms and laboratories. The newly constructed 50,000-square-foot Visual and Performing Arts Center provides classrooms, labs and studios for art instruction, music, photography and visual arts. The center features a renowned film and video production program with the largest collection of AVID picture and sound editing equipment in the Midwest. Film and video students are provided the opportunity to learn on the most current equipment available, including expansion into high definition technology. Future plans include an expansion of the building to include a new performing arts theater.
The Robert P. Todd Science, Engineering and Math Center (SEM Center) consists of sixteen group labs, five open access lab/tutorial centers and 43 faculty offices. A second floor addition added six group labs, 11 new classrooms, 30 faculty offices, two large lab centers, and the Science and Mathematics division office. A state-of-the-art botany classroom and greenhouse were also added as part of the second floor project. The 65,500-square-foot SEM Center addition also houses the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), including an area specifically designed for the support of learning and teaching.
Adjacent to the SEM Center, the Transportation Technology Center contains faculty offices and the automotive technology lab.
The College Union houses a variety of meeting and conference rooms, food service facilities, and dining areas. Next to the College Union is the Wellness Center that includes a gymnasium, cardiovascular center, weight room and aerobics rooms. OCCC also features an aquatic center, with the largest competition swimming pool and dive well in the state. This was the venue for the U.S. Olympic Festival aquatic events in 1989. Located in this area is the Social Sciences Center housing division offices and classrooms.
The Health Professions Education Center is a multi-million-dollar facility housing the Division of Health Professions. Recognized as a leader in health technologies and pre-health professional programs, the 42,000-square-foot facility has allowed for the expansion of programs in emergency medical sciences, registered nursing, occupational therapy assistant and physical therapist assistant. The division features a simulated hospital area and two of only three human patient simulators in the state.
Located northeast of the Main Building, the Keith Leftwich Memorial Library offers information services and computing resources on the first two floors for students and the community. The third floor is the location of the Division of Information Technology and the Student Computer Center. The fourth floor contains the offices of Cultural Programs and Cooperative Alliances.
The John Massey Center, located just a few miles south of the college at S.W. 119th Street and Interstate 44, houses the college's Human Resources and Support Services department, including the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources. Other offices include Finance, Institutional Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Corporate Learning. The John Massey Center also contains the offices and classrooms for the college's aviation partnership with Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
The newly opened FACE (Family and Community Education) Center is located at 6500 S. Land Ave. This location houses the Community Outreach and Education offices. Additionally, the college's Child Development Center will soon be relocated to the FACE Center. College for Kids and Teens, ACT prep workshops, adult continuing education classes, adult education classes and literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL) and General Educational Development (GED) courses can all be taken at this "extended campus location."