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Student Life

Union County College

College Facilities

Cranford Campus

There are eight major buildings on the Cranford Campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford: Kenneth Campbell MacKay Library with the Tomasulo Art Gallery, Academic Learning Center, and the Center for Visual Arts and Communication; the Humanities, Science and Nomahegan Buildings with classrooms, lecture halls, seminar rooms, science and computing laboratories, advisor and faculty offices, lounges, cafeteria and student and faculty dining rooms; the Campus Center with the Roy W. Smith Theater, gymnasium, Fitness Center, Executive Education (teleconferencing) Center, other facilities for student activities, and bookstore; The Victor M. Richel Student Commons, a student life/student lounge facility, featuring an atrium and multilevel floor providing a variety of lounge and meeting spaces; James R. MacDonald Hall, which contains administrative offices; and the William Miller Sperry Observatory, which houses  24 inch reflector and 10 inch refractor telescopes, a lecture room, optical shop, computer center, and an astronomy library.

Elizabeth Campus

The Elizabeth Campus is housed in the eight-story. Sidney F. Lessner Building and the Elizabeth I Kellogg Building at 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth.  It provides classrooms, theater, lecture hall, seminar and conference rooms, allied health, computer and science laboratories, Kellogg Library and Academic Learning Center, faculty and administrative offices, faculty and student lounges, dining room, and bookstore.  Trinitas School of Nursing is also located on the Elizabeth Campus of Union County College.

Plainfield Campus

The Plainfield Campus is comprised of most of a city block between East Second and East Third Streets and Church Street and Roosevelt Avenue.  The three-story, 28,000 sq. ft. building contains classrooms, lecture hall, allied health, computing and science laboratories, seminar and conference rooms, Library and Academic Learning Center, faculty and administrative offices. An adjacent building on the site houses instructional space for Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic training and a state-of-the-art laboratory for American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, a student lounge, faculty offices, faculty lounge, bookstore, and cafeteria.

Scotch Plains Campus

The College shares a 40 acres campus in Scotch Plains at 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains with the Union County Vocational/Technical Schools and the John H. Stamler Police Academy.  The College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey jointly operate the Regional Health Education Center in the College’s 65,000 sq. ft. Health Technologies Building and it has also been designated as the fifth campus of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  It provides classrooms, lecture hall, seminar and conference rooms, allied health and science laboratories, library, faculty and administrative offices, dining room and Campus Center.