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Virtual Tour

  • SPC Campus

    Saint Paul College—A Community & Technical College, has been ranked the #1 community college in the nation in 2010 and 2013, by Washington Monthly magazine, for student engagement in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction and support for learning. Saint Paul College was established in 1910, and we are proud to be honoring 105 years of education.

  • SPC Courtyard

    Saint Paul College has a beautifully landscaped campus and overlooks the vibrant City of Saint Paul. The College is conveniently located near the intersection of I35E and I94, with ample off-street parking available in a new parking ramp and multiple parking lots.

  • SPC at night

    Saint Paul College offers day, evening, weekend and online courses, as well as 43 associate degree programs, including the Associate in Arts degree, and 79 career certificate and diploma programs.

  • Lobby

    The information desk is located just inside the main entrance and staff are available to assist in directing guests and students to events, classes and student services.

  • theatre

    The Saint Paul College theatre is used for events, presentations, orientations, and performances.

  • study area

    The Learning Commons area is a free-flowing space set up for both individual and collaborative learning, with open seating and many computers available for student use. The Learning Commons is located next to the Library and connected to the City View Café.

  • study area, different angle

    The Learning Commons area also has plenty of electrical outlets for students to charge their computers, phones, and other technical gadgets. It’s located on the main floor and easily accessible from all areas of the College.

  • library

    The Library is located by the Learning Commons area on the main floor, with a newly expanded circulation area and group study area. A lounge reading area is another amenity that offers students additional study space and adds to the Library’s attractive and inviting environment. A copy machine is available for student use. The Student ID Card also serves as the library card, which allows for full access to MNPALS, including interlibrary loan.

  • coffee station

    The Coffee Shop has a new location next to the Learning Commons area and is open from 7:00am to Noon, Monday through Friday during each semester. Order your favorite latte or cappuccino, tea or regular coffee!

  • eating area

    Comfortable seating is available next to the Coffee Shop and City View Café (cafeteria) for eating, studying, and just meeting with friends.

  • kitchen, cafeteria

    The College’s cafeteria, which is known as the City View Café, is open to campus visitors, students and employees. Breakfast and lunch are served daily, and dinner is available Monday – Thursday.

    Microwaves are also available in the City View Café seating area.

  • seating area

    The City View Café seating area is near the Learning Commons. A built-in gas fireplace offers a cozy amenity during winter, with ample seating available in the lounge area. A permanent stage area is located in the City View Café for special programs and events.

  • bookstore

    The Bookstore not only has textbooks and college supplies, but sells campus wear, gifts and cards.

  • lower level

    The newly remodeled lower level has easy access to the Career and Technical lab areas, multiple classrooms, vending machines and snack area, and the parking ramp.

  • carrer and techncial education area

    Our Career and Technical Education programs are well connected to employers who often donate the state-of-the-art equipment upon which our students train, such as in our Manufacturing Technology labs.

    Employers seek out Saint Paul College graduates because they have a solid foundation in technical and work-place skills.

  • construction and building

    Students in the construction and building trades all benefit from receiving hands-on training on top-notch equipment and learning the solid basic skills and newest techniques required in the industry. Shown above is part of the Cabinetmaking program lab and equipment.

  • carepentry program picture

    The Carpentry program lab (above) and other labs such as the Electrical Technology program space, provide hands-on training where students learn and use the skills they will need on construction and building sites.

  • auto shop

    The Automotive Service Technician lab (pictured above) and the Auto Body Service lab provide ample space and training on equipment meeting transportation industry standards. With the complexity of today’s vehicles, our students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to diagnose and repair cars.

  • auto shop, truck technician

    In the Truck Technician lab, students receive hands-on training on modern testing equipment and acquire the knowledge and skills to service and repair medium and heavy duty trucks and trailers, including gas and diesel engines.

  • instrumentation lab

    The Saint Paul College Instrumentation Lab and Clean Room Facility is a multi-user facility designed for use by students and faculty, as well as users from business and industry.

  • chemistry lab

    The Chemistry Lab is used by students in Liberal Arts, Health and Science programs, and all students who take chemistry to meet general education requirements.

  • computer graphics lab

    The Computer Graphics Lab provides ample computers and space for students to learn during class and lab time.

  • medical lab

    Medical Laboratory Technician Lab facilities offer students training in proper use, calibration, adjustment, and operation of most laboratory precision instrumentation including clinical microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, computers, and automated laboratory analyzers.

  • health science

    Health Science programs provide hands-on training for students on state-of-the-art equipment and in realistic environments such as that pictured above in our Respiratory Care Simulation Lab.

  • cosmetology

    In the Cosmetology (pictured above) and Esthetics programs, students receive practical experience working in salon settings on campus, providing real-world services for clientele. Students also learn and practice delivering exceptional customer service.

  • classroom training

    In addition to classroom training, students also practice skills in the Sign Language Interpreter Training Lab.

  • cooking

    Students in the Culinary Arts programs receive training in multifaceted techniques and real world training in the culinary kitchens. Students also gain a strong foundation in food service skills which they can build on in any area of the food and hospitality industry.

  • fitness

    Personal Trainer program uses the Fitness Lab for hands-on training where students learn and practice the application of personal training techniques in a safe and skillful manner to positively contribute to the well-being of the client. The Fitness Lab also has open-lab hours for Saint Paul College students and staff to use the exercise facilities and equipment.

  • walkway outside

    Campus amenities include the attractive walkway to our 4-Level parking ramp and our parking lots. The campus is also accessible via Metro Transit.

  • spc at night

    Located near the Cathedral of Saint Paul, on the corner of John Ireland and Kellogg Boulevards, the College is accessible to main freeways and just up the street from the Xcel Energy Center.

    Visit us for a complete Tour of our Campus and receive information about all of our Student Services and programs: www.saintpaul.edu/StartHere