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Buildings & Grounds

  1. Godwin Hall (Business Office, Learning Center, Classrooms)
  2. Holton Hall (Student Services, Center for Student Outreach and Success, Fox Central, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Red Fox Grill and The MECC Bookstore)
  3. Dalton-Cantrell Hall (President’s Office, MECC Foundation, Industrial Technology Classrooms and Office)
  4. Robb Hall (Wampler Library, Health Sciences Classroom )
  5. Phillips-Taylor Hall (Goodloe Center,  Business & Information Technology Suite, Academic & Student Services, Workforce Solutions, Computing & Information Technology Office, Community Relations Office & Health Science Office )
  6. Goodloe Center
  7. Firing Range
  8. Tennis Courts
  9. Environmental Pond
  10. Maintenance Building

Student Parking

  • A, B, D, E, & F Student Parking
  • C. Faculty/Staff Parking
  • H. Handicapped Parking
  • V. Visitor Parking

Directions to Mountain Empire Community College


The College is located on US Hwy 23 South in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, which can be approached from I-81 or US Hwy 58.


The Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville, Tennessee serves the region. The airport is approximately sixty miles from the campus. From the airport, take I-81 South, take exit 57B onto I-26/US Hwy 23 North, and follow US Hwy 23 North after entering Virginia. MECC is located on the left side of the road approximately thirty miles North of the Virginia state line. The Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise, Virginia is available for private and state planes.