Campuses

convenient locations in the greater Owensboro area

Owensboro Community and Technical College offers classes on all campuses and at convenient locations in the surrounding counties and at select off-campus locations in our service region as needed. OCTC Leadership oversees all campuses and instructional sites.

Main Campus

The 100 acre Main Campus is nestled on the outskirts of town at the corner of Vech and Hwy 231 at 4800 New Hartford Road.  The state's fourth largest city, Owensboro is the seat of Daviess County and is the regional hub of the four county serice area of OCTCS.

The following academic programs are located on the Main Campus:

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Fine Arts - Theatre
  • Associate in Fine Arts - Visual Art
  • Administrative Office Technology
  • Air Conditioning Technology
  • Business Administration Systems
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Information Technologies
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
  • Criminal Justice
  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology
  • Healthcare Facilities Leadership
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
  • Medical Information Technology
  • Nursing - RN
  • Project Lead the Way: Engineering/Biomedical
  • Surgical Technology
  • Technical Theatre
  • Welding Technology

Student services offices on the Main Campus are open to serve all OCTC students, regardless of course location or mode.  Offices include:   

  • The START (Student Testing, Admissions, Registration, Transcripts) Center – Placement testing, advising/counseling following placement testing, walk-in admissions inquiries and application services, initial advising for freshmen and non-credential seeking students, registration, transcript requests, and assistance with student account creation and online access to our student information system.
  • Counseling Center – Initial advising for transfer and students who have stopped out (readmits), orientations for new students, tours for potential students, communications (mail, telephone, e-mail) with applicants, academic counseling, interventions with students in jeopardy of course failure, advising for probation/suspension students, student success seminars, crisis intervention, student health information, student activities, student organizations, and student government.
  • Diversity and International Student Services – Cultural diversity activities, cultural events, support for ethnically-diverse applicants and students, international student admissions and advising.
  • Student Records Office – Application processing, student records, evaluation of transfer credit, maintenance of academic (graduation) plans used by advisors, transcripts, certifications of enrollment, and graduation.
  • Financial Aid Office – Financial aid (federal, state, local), scholarships, and financial aid appeals.

Additional services are available to eligible groups, including disability services, services for veterans, on-campus child care, and the Ready-to-Work program for low-income parents. Additional information on student services is included on OCTC’s website via the Admissions and Current Students menus and in the annual KCTCS Catalog.

Beyond these student development services, many academic support services for students are housed in the Learning Resource Center, the academic hub of the campus.  These services include the library, the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), TRAC (Transfer, Retention, Advising, Careers) Central, and the CyberCenter.  The TLC offers free tutoring, test preparation, and proctoring services for test takers.  It is staffed by one full-time employee and numerous tutors, including faculty members who donate their time.  TRAC Central provides information for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate institutions, coordination of retention services, advising support for faculty advisors (including faculty members who volunteer their office hours to provide additional walk-in advising support), career counseling and job placement.  Information technology support, including open computer labs staffed with trained assistants and a HelpDesk for students, is available.  The primary computer lab, the CyberCenter, has over 75 computers and full-time employees available to assist online and on-campus students.

In addition, students preparing for college-level work may qualify for receive free assistance through SkillTrain, our Adult Education program, located at the Downtown Campus.

Student services are delivered to students remotely through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) via phone or computer on-site, and 3) via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors, regardless of campus location, provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at the Main Campus have the same remote services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

An overhead look of OCTC main campus

Downtown Campus

The Downtown Campus is located at 1501 Frederica Street, in the heart of Owensboro. The campus is accessible from Frederica or from Daviess Street. It is home to the Workforce Solutions division, the Adult Education program, Workforce Testing, and a state of the art Veterinary Lab Hospital.

Academic programs on this campus include:

  • Advanced Nursing Assistant
  • Business Administration Systems (GO CAREERS)
  • Medicaid Nurse Aide
  • Kentucky Medication Aide
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Phlebotomy for the Healthcare Worker
  • Veterinary Technology

Student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at this campus have the same services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

An overhead look of OCTC downtown campus

Southeastern Campus

The Southeastern Campus is located at 1901 Southeastern Parkway, behind Daviess County High School. This campus is utilized for regular college classes and is also home to the Human Resources Department.

The following academic programs are located on this campus:

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Automotive Technology
  • Diesel Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
  • Fire/Rescue Science Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Phlebotomy for the Healthcare Worker
  • Radiography

Student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at this campus have the same services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

An overhead look of OCTC southeastern campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

APOLLO HIGH SCHOOL

Apollo High School is located 2280 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, Kentucky and is used as an off-campus instructional site for dual credit.

A variety of courses are offered at this site, including the following academic program:

  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering

Apollo High School is assigned an OCTC Admissions Navigator.  In addition to the assistance provided by the Navigator, student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors at off-campus locations have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students in the Discover College program have the same services (admissions, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, year round. As mentioned above, instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

Picture of Apollo High School

BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Breckinridge County Area Technology Center is located at 1915 East Hwy 60, Harned, Kentucky. OCTC collaborates with Breckinridge County Schools to provide dual credit opportunities to secondary students.

The program offered for dual credit at this instructional site is:

Medicaid Nurse Aide

Breckinridge County Area Technology Center is assigned an OCTC Admissions Navigator.  In addition to the assistance provided by the Navigator, student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors at off-campus locations have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students in the Discover College program have the same services (admissions, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, year round. As mentioned above, instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.



Picture of the Breckinridge County Area Technology Center

CENTRE FOR BUSINESS AND RESEARCH

The Centre for Business and Research is located at 1010 Allen Street, Owensboro, Kentucky. The Centre is a business accelerator and research facility that meets the growing demand for lab, research and office space for startups in Owensboro. In partnership with the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation, Owensboro Community and Technical College is utilizing a portion of this facility to offer specialized industry training and dual credit courses.

Programs offered at the Centre include:

  • Electrical Technology (IBEW Partnership)

Student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at this Centre have the same services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

Centre for Business Research

Hancock County Center and Annex

The Hancock County Center and Annex are located at 8010 HWY 60 West, in Lewisport, Kentucky. The Center is used to meet regional workforce, industry, and secondary partner needs for education and training. The Annex is utilized as a welding lab. Both facilities are the product of a collaborative agreement with the City of Lewisport, Hancock County and Hancock County Schools.

Academic programs offered at this site include:

  • Welding Technology

Student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at this campus have the same services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

Hancock County Annex

HOPKINS COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

The Hopkins Country Career and Technical Center is located at 1775 Patriot Drive in Madisonville, Kentucky.  OCTC collaborates with Hopkins County Career and Technology Center to provide dual credit opportunities to secondary students.

Automotive Technology

Student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students at this Center have the same services (admissions, financial aid, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

Picture of the Hopkins County Career and Technical Center

OHIO COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Ohio County Area Technology Center is located at 1406 S Main Street in Hartford, Kentucky.  OCTC collaborates with Ohio County Schools to provide dual credit opportunities to secondary students.

Program offered for dual credit at this instructional site include:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Computer and Information Technologies
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
  • Electrical Technology

Ohio County Area Technology Center is assigned an OCTC Admissions Navigator.  In addition to the assistance provided by the Navigator, student services are delivered through three primary means: 1) the instructors of the classes, 2) remotely via phone or computer on-site, and 3) remotely via phone or computer at a time convenient for the student.  On-site instructors provide the first level of response to student needs.  Class instructors utilize college electronic resources, including college e-mail, the PeopleSoft student information system, and the Blackboard learning management system.  Instructors at off-campus locations have access to faculty resources via the OCTC website so that they can easily route students to campus resources and direct them to staff members who can assist them as needed. 

Students in the Discover College program have the same services (admissions, counseling, records, information technology, and academic assistance) available to them that are available to all students.  The GO KCTCS! Student Service Center assists students via phone, chat, or help ticket request, with accounts, student information, financial aid, Blackboard, admissions, and registration questions 24 hours a day, year-round. As mentioned above, instructors help route students to these resources by publishing links in their syllabi and on their class sites in Blackboard. These services are also advertised to students in OCTC publications and on OCTC’s website.  In addition, each college in KCTCS has a distance learning coordinator who is available to help students navigate their questions to the right office or individual.

Beyond the above services, the campus switchboard, accessible via a toll-free number, is staffed when classes are in session by a live operator from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  An automated menu is provided for calls made after hours.  Software in on-campus computer labs, including Microsoft Office, is available to distance learning students via OCTC’s Office 365 subscription, which allows students to run any software available in on-campus labs on their home computers/off-campus, regardless of the operating system.

Ohio County Technology Center

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