Health Sciences Center, (Briggs Road Center)
The Briggs Road Center will become home to the college’s new Health Sciences Division.
In fall 2017, all nursing, dental hygiene, imaging and health information technology courses will be taught from Mount Laurel.
The building’s exterior will be enhanced and reoriented the entrance so it faces the rest of the campus. Pedestrian and traffic improvements will also better integrate the building with the main campus.
Evans Hall, Student Services (temporary), Workforce Development Institute and Public Safety
Student Services are now available in Evans Hall, which is located on Technology Way off the Briggs Road entrance to the college.
Students can receive assistance in the following areas at this one-stop shop:
- Financial Aid
- Transfer Services
- Military and Veterans Services
- International Student Services
- Career Services
- Business Office
- Academic Advising
- Student Support
- Educational Opportunity Fund
- NJ STARS
- Admissions Office
- Rowan University Transfer Advising
- New Student Placement Testing
The business outreach and educational programs divisions of the Workforce Development Institute are also located here.
Public Safety and the Office of Information Technology have also moved into this building.
The bookstore is temporarily housed in Evans Hall and will move with Student Services to new Student Success Center when it opens in fall 2017. The center will be a technology-rich state-of-the-art center where students will find all of these services and study space, lounges, dining and the Knowledge Commons library.
When student services transition to the new building, administrative offices including Strategic Marketing and Communications, Finance, Administration and Human Resources, will be located here.
Laurel Hall, Liberal Arts Division
The Liberal Arts division offices and most classes are located in Laurel Hall. Liberal Arts includes a number of programs and courses such as English, psychology and business. Learn more at rcbc.edu/liberal-arts.
TEC Building, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Division
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) division offices and most classes are located in the TEC Building. STEM includes engineering, biology and culinary arts. Learn more at rcbc.edu/stem.
A temporary library services center is available in TEC room 111. Through the college’s partnership with the Burlington County Library System, materials can be accessed in the county’s Westampton library or delivered to campus. By fall 2017, the new Knowledge Commons library will be in the new Student Success Center.
Enterprise Center, Administration
As the location of the President’s Office, senior staff members have already begun transitioning here. President Drayton and all of senior leadership will be located on the second floor.
The second floor will also include additional administrative offices, including the RCBC Foundation, and sound recording and television studios for the Entertainment Technology Program.
The bottom floor will be home to the music program and the auditorium will be enhanced to make it better suited for musical and small dramatic performances. The college’s larger theater productions will remain in Pemberton for the 2015-2016 academic year before transitioning to the theater at the Burlington County Library’s Westampton headquarters.
Science Building, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Division
This building will remain dedicated to science with new geo-science and marine science labs replacing the bookstore, which will temporarily be moved to the Incubators until the new Student Success Center is complete.
Central Energy Plant, Facilities
This building will be home to the facilities department with a small addition to the front of the building and a covered area to the side to park college vehicles.
Athletic programs remain an important part of RCBC’s student experience and all teams will transition to Mount Laurel as a separate portion of the transformation plan.
The college is working on a plan to create world-class athletic fields, and a fieldhouse, in Mount Laurel that will also support many regional youth teams.
The college is working to establish a partnership that would keep the swimming pool open in Pemberton, but no final decisions about the aquatics programs have been made.
Mount Holly Center, Fine Arts and the Culinary Center.
Several art programs will join the college’s culinary program to create an outstanding cultural experience in historic downtown Mount Holly.
The student art gallery will move from the rear of the building to the front of the old bank hall to give it a better presence for walk-ins and add ambiance to the streetscape.
The fine arts studio, graphic design and fashion design will be housed in the upstairs of the building.
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Education Center and the Willingboro Center
There are no changes planned for these two important college centers.
The college will begin shifting courses from Pemberton to the Mount Laurel campus beginning in the fall 2016 semester. No classes will switch campus in the middle of a semester.
Buildings will be taken offline according to the following schedule by the beginning of the semester noted:
fall 2017 or 2018*
*Some non-student centered administrative offices may remain after all classes have transitioned.