Campus Construction

Main Campus Signage

The new signs, installed in Spring 2014, have a dark bronze metallic background with aluminum accents, white lettering, and a green branding stripe. These changes include:

  • External, large and durable campus maps in five strategic places on Main Campus. These maps include listings of all services, locations for help phones, information desks, buildings, parking areas, and more.
  • Every building has a prominent number displayed on the building.
  • Every parking lot has a prominent letter displayed on the area entrance.
  • A new visitor parking area was created next to the ERC with around 15 spaces to allow visitors to come to campus and park for 30 minutes, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. without a permit.
Monument Sign
Main Monument

Building Sign
Building Sign
Campus Map
Campus Map
Nathaniel B. White Building
Renovations were made on the White Building, originally constructed in 1961, to include a major infrastructure upgrade, facade "facelift," and instructional space upfit.  The project was completed in June 2010.
White Building
White Building

Orange County Campus

Orange County Construction 1The flagship building for the Orange County Campus of Durham Technical Community College opened its doors in 2008. The two-story centerpiece building totals 40,000 square feet. The new campus building houses 22 instructional spaces, including multi-purpose rooms, computer labs and special purpose science labs, as well as flex space which could be used for vocational or trades classes. The facility also includes green building features such as "daylighting," using aluminum light shelves, photovoltaic systems, solar-assisted domestic water heating, rainwater collection and reuse, waterless urinals, and operable window vents in all classroom areas, all of which will help the building be more energy efficient and ecologically friendly. The campus has the capacity for four more buildings.

Phail Wynn, Jr. Student Services Center

In August 2006, construction was completed on a $9 million, 58,500-square-foot facility that serves as the central hub for the college's Main Campus and which streches between Lawson and Cooper Streets. The building houses Admissions, Registration, Financial Aid, Advising, Counseling and Student Development, a cafeteria, bookstore, instructional and study areas, computer labs, student government and club activity rooms, and a multi-purpose room.

July Construction photo 1
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Harold K. Collins Building Expansion and Renovation
First built in 1969 and expanded in 1992, a second expansion and renovation was completed in 2005 resulting in 30 percent more instructional space for science classes. collinsafter Collins Building Renovation

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1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703

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