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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Regional Academics

205 Minuteman Way
Weston, WV 26452
(304) 368-7256

The headquarters for Regional Academics is located at the Lewis County Center, 205 Minuteman Way, Weston, WV. Pierpont Community and Technical College offers a variety of courses each semester throughout the service area in North Central West Virginia which includes Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor and Upshur Counties. Check www.pierpont.edu for directions to active locations.

General Education Courses are offered at several locations, and students may complete certain Associate Degrees at the Lewis County Center in Weston, the Braxton County Center in Flatwoods, and at MTEC in Morgantown. Coordination between full-time faculty and adjunct faculty who teach in the outlying counties assures consistency of quality. All classes are governed by the policies and procedures in effect at Pierpont Community & Technical College.

Students seeking academic advising should contact (304) 368-7256 to schedule an appointment. Other student services available include open computer labs at Lewis and Braxton County. Computer hours may vary, so please check the “Tutorial Services” website.

Gaston Caperton Center

Located in Harrison County, the Gaston Caperton Center serves as a site for delivery of a wide variety of courses for students.

Students can complete courses in General Business/Accounting, and Liberal Studies. The Physical Therapy Assistant AAS program is housed at the Caperton Center. Many other course offerings allow students to complete General Studies course requirements and make progress toward degree completion in several academic areas.

The Center offers a variety of student-support services and amenities to enhance the student experience.

The Teaching-Learning Commons (TLC) houses thirty-four computers in two labs. Students may access the Internet and electronic databases and resources, study, complete homework assignments, and perform email functions in the TLC. The TLC is open and staffed for the same operating hours as the facility. A TLC staff member is available to assist students and faculty with technology, research, and library needs.

In addition to various small seating areas in the building, there are two student lounge areas, one faculty lounge, a portico seating area and an adjacent walled courtyard with bench and wall seating.

The Center is fully accessible to students with disabilities and has over 200 parking spaces in five separate lots with handicapped parking near the rear entrance.

Students at the Gaston Caperton Center may avail themselves of support services offered in conjunction with the main campus including counseling, financial aid, disability services, food services and advising.