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The Truro Campus is located in Truro, the administrative, social, and cultural hub of Central Nova Scotia. The spacious, well-appointed facilities offer a wide range of programs in Applied Arts and Communications, Business, Computer Technology, and Human Services, as well as college Access opportunities in Adult Learning and General Arts & Science.

One of the distinctive features of the Truro Campus is the number of unique programs that are offered; these are programs not available at any other campus in NSCC, including Interactive Technology, Digital Animation, and Computer Information Systems Ė Networking; Protective Security, Correctional Services, Human Services (Child & Youth), Gerontology, and Recreation Leadership; International Business, and Ecotourism.

Campus facilities at Truro are second to none. Our dynamic training programs are supported by a spacious library, first-rate computer facilities including four general computer labs and four specialized labs (Silicon Graphics, PC and MacIntosh multi-media development labs, and a CIS-N support centre) and easy Internet and e-mail access for all students.

Calkin Hall houses a large gymnasium with a brand-new sprung hardwood floor, a fully equipped Wellness Centre offering sports and spacious locker and shower rooms. Truroís Centennial Swimming Pool is immediately adjacent.

Davis Hall, the multi-use residence complex, accommodates approximately 150 students and campus guests; Soloan Hall dining room is attached at ground level to the residence. The Co-ordinator of Residence Life and Services is a member of the Student Services team and lives-in to provide support for students and student-staff in the building. The Co-ordinator is also responsible for a comprehensive residence life program.

The Student Services and Registrarís Office is the number one drop-in spot on campus. In addition to providing information on a myriad of topics, staff provide students with admissions and career advising, financial assistance information, interview skills and job-search techniques training, assistance with Graduate Employment Services, and referral service for personal counselling. The Student Services Office regularly assists students who are experiencing difficulties with courseload, time management, and goal setting. Staff also helps students understand College policy and procedures such as transfer credit, prior learning assessment, and academic appeals. The Truro Campus Student Association organizes social and recreational activities for students.

The Campus provides learning options for students of all backgrounds - from those just completing high school to those returning to learning after a time away - those beginning post-secondary education for the first time, and those making a career transition. The mix of students creates a vibrant classroom atmosphere respectful of diversity and supportive of individual goals and adult learners.

Contact Information
Nova Scotia Community College, Truro Campus
36 Arthur Street
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1X5
Telephone: (902) 893-5346
Fax: (902) 893-6601
E-mail: tradmissions@nscc.ns.ca
Website: http://www.truro.nscc.ns.ca

Campus Information

  • Full-time enrolment: 540
  • Part-time enrolment: 800
  • Student body: 51% female 48% male
  • Full-time faculty: 30
  • Term & Part-time faculty: 15
  • On-campus Housing: Yes

    Community Information
  • Truro population:
  • 11,938
  • Land area:
  • 47 sq. km.
  • County population:
  • 49, 262
    Recreational activities

  • Golf at several area courses and driving ranges
  • Bike or hike on the Cobequid Trail
  • Visit beautiful Victoria Park featuring swimming, waterfalls, miles of trails, nature walks, and kids playground with spray pools. Truro is also home of the annual Tulip Festival in May and an ideal location to view the famous Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore.
    Highlights
  • Menís Softball, Womenís Volleyball and Womenís Basketball all brought home first place trophies in NSCCAA competition in 2000-2001.
  • 1999 Recipient of the NSCC Excellence in Teaching Award was Hugh MacIntyre, Faculty member, Human Services

    Full-Time Programs

  • Adult Learning Program
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration Accounting Concentration
  • Business Administration International Business Concentration
  • Digital Animation
  • General Arts & Science
  • Human Services
  • Human Services Child and Youth Concentration
  • Human Services Correctional Services Concentration
  • Human Services Gerontology - Recreation & Leisure Concentration
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology Systems Management/ Networking Concentration
  • Information Technology Web Development Concentration
  • Interactive Technology
  • Office Information Technology
  • Protective Security
  • Recreation Leadership
  • Tourism & Hospitality - Ecotourism


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