The Caldwell Center is a satellite of TVCC and offers college preparation, college transfer, and professional-technical classes in a beautiful three-story building built in downtown Caldwell. The Caldwell Center offers a broad range of student services including advising, placement testing, registration, financial aid assistance, and career planning. Students also have access to tutorial support and student activities. Classes may be taken face-to-face, via interactive video conference with the Ontario campus, or on the web.
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Located on the banks of Indian Creek in downtown Caldwell, at 205 S. 6th Ave - at the intersection of Blaine and 6th, the Student Services office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, with available college placement and academic advising services. Office of Admission staff can be contacted during office hours at (208) 455-6820.
Current quarterly class offerings include core general education courses in Math, Science, English, History, Sociology and Art as well as Early Childhood Education, Computer Science, Business and Education. As a low-cost alternative to the first two years of a university education, many Caldwell Center students participate in a 2-year block transfer program which enables them to transfer their credits and enroll with junior class standing at 4-year institutions in Idaho and Oregon.
Increasing numbers of TVCC students are also enrolled in one and two-year degree programs associated with certification in varied trades and technical careers. TVCC's courses in Automated Office Training Program, One Year Emergency Medical or Electrical Apprenticeship Program are examples of specialized training courses leading to high demand occupations in the Treasure Valley.
Tuition fees for the diverse courses offered at the TVCC Caldwell Center are about half the cost per credit at surrounding post secondary institutions in the Treasure Valley. Affordable, quality education is a key component of the school's mission to meet the educational needs of students from surrounding Idaho and Oregon communities. To further assist students with financial matters, the Caldwell Center provides on-line access to student scholarship and federal Financial Aid applications.