West Virginia Northern Community College


New Martinsville Campus Details

WVNCC New Martinsville CampusNew Martinsville Campus
141 Main Street
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Phone: (304) 455-4684
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Become a Friend of the New Martinsville Campus

The Friends of the College is a community based organization comprised of interested individuals representing the business, industry, education, government, and social service agencies. The Friends of the College works to support projects that will assist and improve the New Martinsville Campus.

Responding to local community requests, the College began offering courses in New Martinsville in 1973, a year after West Virginia Northern was created. The campus was established in New Martinsville in 1975.

The New Martinsville Campus is centrally located in the downtown city complex- adjacent to the New Martinsville Municipal Building. The academic facility was completed in 1993 and houses administrative and faculty offices; counseling and student services; the Learning Resource Center; 10 general use classrooms and 2 computer labs equipped with state-of-the-art technology; IP video classroom; conference/workshop/seminar rooms; laboratories for business, nursing, and physical and biological sciences; lounges and the College Bookstore.

Programs offered on the New Martinsville Campus include the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees designed for transfer to a four year university, as well as, Associate in Applied Science degrees and Certificate Programs in human services, social work, business administration, accounting, criminal justice and computer information and technology. Core academic coursework in culinary arts, nursing, office technology, paralegal, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, surgical technology and refrigeration, air conditioning and heating technology are completed in New Martinsville with clinical and specialized program coursework conducted on the Wheeling Campus. The Campus offers a varied Continuing and Community Education program designed to meet local interests and needs.

Directions To The New Martinsville Campus

The New Martinsville Regional Campus is located approximately 95 miles south of Pittsburgh, 36 miles south of Wheeling and 50 miles north of Parkersburg.

From Pittsburgh, follow directions to Wheeling. Take WV Rt. 2 south to New Martinsville. At the sixth stop light, turn right on North Street.

Follow directional signs to the campus.

From Parkersburg, take Rt. 2 north to New Martinsville, turn left at the second stop light on North Street.

Follow directional signs.

From Morgantown, Fairmont and Clarksburg, take WV Rt. 7 west to Rt. 2, turn right onto WV Rt. 2 and left at the first stop light (North Street).

Follow directional signs.

(See Google Maps link above for more detailed directions.)

Driving directions

Come into New Martinsville on WV Route 2 -

  • Turn onto North Street (Ace Hardware & BP station are on the corner by this light) going toward the Ohio River.
  • Turn LEFT at the intersection of North and Main Streets (approximately 4 blocks).
  • Go 2 blocks to the County Courthouse (on right) and turn LEFT.
  • Make the next RIGHT turn into a parking lot behind the City Complex (on your right). The College sign is located at this entrance. You will see the College entrance behind  the City Complex.
  • Parking for WVNCC is located in the lower lot, follow signs.

Note: There is no entrance to the campus on the Main Street side of the building. There are two entrances, one facing the City Complex and College parking lots and the other on the south of the building (stairs from Main Street bring you to this entrance and the sidewalk to the main entrance).

(See Google Maps link above for more detailed directions.)


There are two large parking lots near the New Martinsville campus. One is a large lot just below the public parking area for the Municipal Building (students are urged to park in the appropriate lot as indicated by the posted signs) and the other is a gravel area located on the corner of Main Street and Harlan Drive (south of the building).  Non-metered street parking is another parking option available to our students.

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