The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Located on Pittsburgh's North Shore and surrounded by PNC Park,
West Park and Heinz Field, CCAC's Allegheny Campus provides
academic programs in many disciplines and dozens of continuing
The center of activity the campus is the Foerster Student Services Center. The 52,000-square-foot campus hub unites under one roof essential services such as enrollment and financial aid, and includes classrooms, dining facilities, a large, computer lab and a 264-seat theatre/auditorium.The Ridge Avenue entrance of the newly renovated Physical Education building leads to a Starbucks on the left and an expanded college bookstore on the right. The Cougar’s Den student lounge is located in a bright and airy space on the second floor. The science and technology laboratories in the K. Leroy Irvis Science Center feature the most advanced technologies available, including cutting-edge teaching tools and equipment. They are fully equipped with e-learning capabilities, advanced lab apparatuses and instrumentation with interfaces for computer assistance in real-time data acquisition. The Allegheny Campus also features a first-rate library with renovated lecture halls, physical education facilities that include a new fitness center and a gymnasium with a new playing surface, and Milton Hall, the main campus classroom building. In the historic Ridge Avenue and Galveston Street areas are West Hall, housing a brand new Cultural & Fine Arts Center; Jones Hall, the general administration building; and Byers Hall. The Homewood-Brushton Center in the city's East End is also part of the Allegheny Campus.
Many of CCAC programs are offered at all campuses but some programs are offered at specific campuses. The following academic programs are offered at Allegheny:
The following programs are available at all campuses. For complete description of the program go to the Programs and Disciplines page on the website.
In the event of an emergency, being prepared is everything. The CCAC Emergency Guidelines booklets include vital information on emergency response procedures at CCAC locations.
CCAC Emergency GuidelinesCampus Security InformationOnline Incident Reporting