Clinton Community College (New York)

Clinton Community College
Type Community college
Established 1966
Academic staff
Undergraduates 2,192[2]
Location United States Plattsburgh, NY, US
44°38′54″N 73°26′24″W / 44.648338°N 73.439934°W / 44.648338; -73.439934Coordinates: 44°38′54″N 73°26′24″W / 44.648338°N 73.439934°W / 44.648338; -73.439934
Campus Suburban
100 acres (0.40 km2)
Nickname Cougars
Affiliations National Junior College Athletic Association, Region III

Clinton Community College is located in the Town of Plattsburgh, a few miles south of the city of Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York. It is a community college unit of the State University of New York (SUNY).

Clinton Community College (CCC) is part of the State University of New York (SUNY), which oversees a network of sixty-four campuses, thirty of which are locally sponsored community colleges. CCC is a residential campus that has 2,200 co-educational undergraduates with an average class size of 18. Located on Lake Champlain, it is an hour south of Montreal, Quebec and across the lake from Burlington, Vermont.

Clinton Community College offers fifteen A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. programs and ten certificate programs, all approved by the New York State Department of Education, as well as a number of articulation agreements and transfer options to other four-year colleges and universities.

Since 2009, students have also had the option to further their educations and earn a four-year bachelor of science (B.S.)in Human Services from Cazenovia College, on the grounds of CCC at night.


Clinton Community College, a member unit of the State University of New York, is situated at Bluff Point, approximately 4 miles south of the City of Plattsburgh, on forested heights overlooking Lake Champlain.[3]


The George Moore Academic and Administrative Building, which is the largest facility on campus, has multimedia smart classrooms, and computer labs. The William B. Forrence Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Building is the home of Cougar Athletics. The college belongs to the NJCAA and has teams for men’s and women’s soccer, basketball, softball and baseball. The newest building is the Stafford Center for Art, Science and Technology. The PARC Place residential complex has residence halls and a dining facility.

Computer facilities

Network and Internet access is available in all areas of the campus including the residence halls. Wireless Internet access is available on the Academic Focus Floor of the residence halls as well as in the George Moore Academic and Administrative Building. The campus also offers two computer labs dedicated to student use, as well as five computer learning labs.

Extracurricular activities

Clinton Community College offers student leadership opportunities in the residence halls and on campus, as well as a number of clubs and organizations. A student can choose to join Student Senate, Student Activities Board, College Chorale, Criminal Justice Club, Drama Club, Art Club, Clinton Community Gay-Straight Alliance, Science and Technology Club, Nursing Club, Native American Club, Honor Society (Phi Theta Kappa), and the International Student Club. Students may participate in any one of the college’s athletic programs as athletes or as spectators.


Clinton Community College has two co-educational residence halls offering suite style rooms with two rooms sharing a bathroom. The residence hall staff offers a variety of cultural and educational programming, with on site tutoring available in the evenings. The PARC Dining Hall is located adjacent to the residence halls.

Public transportation

A local bus service provides transportation to and from the residence halls from campus and to locations throughout Plattsburgh.


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  2. "Clinton Community College Profile". Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Peterson's. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-09. External link in |work= (help)
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-04. Retrieved 2009-04-05.
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