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Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge)

Construction Update

 
Construction of the IT Center on the Frisco Campus began January 2020 and will continue through the summer of 2021. Please check this webpage for updates and plan accordingly.
 
As of Wednesday, 2/26/20:
  • Handicap parking spaces with clear access to the campus have been identified around campus.
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  • Preparations for the IT Center building pad are underway and will continue into March.
  • During the week of March 2, parking lots will be repaired.
  • During Spring Break, campus sidewalks will be repaired.
  • March 16-April 4 the sidewalk east of the conference center and Building J will be closed. The southeast set of double doors to Building J will also be closed during this time. Pedestrians walking from the northeast parking lot and the parking structure will be routed around the conference center and Building J and through Heritage Hall.
  • In early April, after the sidewalk east of the conference center and Building J is reopened, the north entrance of the library will be closed for around two weeks.  
 
 
Welcome to Collin College's Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge). Set along the historic Shawnee Trail near Preston Road and Wade Boulevard, this campus is a traditional college campus with a central quad surrounded by classroom buildings and a grand library. The campus serves over 8,000 students and offers programs and amenities that encourage exploration, collaboration and critical thinking. In addition to a broad selection of general education classes, students can take advantage of unique and award-winning programs.

Collin College's Engineering Technology Department was named the 2014 Tech Titan of the Future - University Level by the Metroplex Technology Business Council for its curricula and incentives to perpetuate tech-related knowledge transfer. Through dual credit courses and a seamless degree transfer to UT Dallas, the engineering Technology department is creating pathways to increase the number of engineering graduates.

Students in Pastry ClassThe award-winning Institute of Culinary Education provides an experiential education for the fast-growing hospitality industry. Students can complete certificates or degrees in hotel/restaurant management, events management, Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts. The pastry arts and culinary arts programs are nationally accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation and utilize three restaurant-quality kitchens for instruction.

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) is housed at the Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge). The CTC was established in 2008 to meet the growing need for employees skilled at integrating technologies. The CTC partners with colleges and universities across the nation to train faculty in emerging technologies and assist in the implementation of high-demand convergence technology degree and certificate programs.

Each semester, faculty develop learning community courses where professors team teach and connect the concepts of their disciplines under a common theme or question. Students receive credit for each class as if taking traditional classes thus transfer and graduation credits are met. A learning communities experience provides a collaborative learning environment and an opportunity to develop an understanding of the interrelationship of topics and disciplines.

Inside LibraryWhere better to study art, writing, and technology than our impressive Library housing 70,000 scholarly books, 7800 DVDs, 300 hard copy journal and newspaper subscriptions, 100 high-speed computers, 20 scanners, and 20 study rooms.

Set up an appointment...meet with one of our subject specialist to identify useful sources, learn to search databases effectively or just get started with your research.  

Collin College is dedicated to student success. At the Frisco Campus (Preston Ridge), student development and support services are available to promote academic excellence. Supplemental instruction and tutoring are available in the math lab, writing center and science den. A new Honors Institute on campus provides a collaborative gathering and study space for honor students. 

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Collin WEEKEND COLLEGE offers students alternatives for those unable to attend college during a traditional time frame, desiring to augment a traditional class schedule, or add classes to their day, evening or online schedules. 

District Dean of Evening and Weekend College .......Gaye Cooksey / 469-365-1808 / J230

Director / Evening Administrator Plano Campus (Spring Creek)......Brian Lenhart / 972-345-0213 / G227

For more information, please check out our Evening and Weekend College website at: http://www.collin.edu/academics/weekendcollege/index.html.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
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