Aurora Downtown Campus

Groundbreaking: January 2009 
Opened: June 2011 
Location: 18 S. River St. in downtown Aurora 
Size: 132,000 square feet, complete with 50 classrooms and computer labs    
Cost: $50 million 

Reflection: “This new campus will serve students with diverse educational, training and personal development goals, all in Aurora."
- Dr. Deborah Lovingood, Executive Vice President of Educational Affairs/Chief Learning Officer 

The ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony was held at North Island Center's Copley Theater in downtown Aurora on Jan. 30, 2009. The outline of the building as seen from Galena Boulevard, looking toward River Street. The first-floor gathering space outside the library has proven popular with students. The 132,000-square-foot building spans an entire block, bounded by Down Place to the south, Galena Boulevard to the north, River Street to the west and the Fox River to the east. The Aurora Downtown Campus project also included the completion of an upper River Walk path. The building was designed to both blend in with and help revitalize Aurora's historic downtown.

2020 Review

2020 Waubonsee Community College Master Plan Completion
2020 Waubonsee Community College Master Plan Completion