Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Student Handbook

College Campus and Facilities

Christiansburg Site

New River Community College’s Christiansburg site, located inside Uptown Christiansburg (formerly NRV Mall), offers increased educational opportunities to residents of the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski and the city of Radford. An extensive range of programs is offered at this site, including, but not limited to:

  • college transfer
  • computer science
  • general education
  • engineering design technology
  • engineering
  • information technology
  • physics
  • career and technical education areas

Services offered at this site include:

  • academic advising
  • Academic Success Center (tutoring
  • Admissions and Records
  • computer labs
  • financial aid assistance
  • GED testing
  • international student advising
  • Learning Resource Support
  • NRCC Middle College course
  • online learning courses/course support
  • placement testing
  • registration and payment for all NRCC courses
  • science labs
  • Workforce Development classes

Hours of Operation for the Christiansburg site.

No tests will be given out during the last two hours of operation. Hours vary during summer term, holiday and semester breaks.

While inside the NRCC Christiansburg site, students are expected to adhere to the NRCC Code of Conduct  . Elsewhere in the mall, please note guidelines of behavior set forth by the management of Uptown Christiansburg Code of Conduct.

Community Use of Grounds

The picnic shelter is available for community use as well as for college students. For use of NRCC facilities, contact the Division of Arts and Sciences, Godbey Hall, at extension (540) 674-3600, ext. 3611.

Learning Park

The NRCC Learning Park includes a gazebo and was developed as an educational arboretum. The park was developed with funds from the C.E. Free and Ona Belle Free Charitable Trust. Smoking is not allowed in the Learning Park. The Learning Park is located near parking lot A and Edwards Hall.


Students must register their vehicles with the Security Office, located inside the main entrance of Godbey Hall. An NRCC parking permit for the current year will be issued for each vehicle that is registered and must be visible and affixed to the rear view mirror. Motorcycle parking is permitted in the crossed-out areas. The Christiansburg site does not require an NRCC parking permit while attending classes at this location. Students must have a state-issued handicapped parking permit to park in the handicapped spaces at the Christiansburg site. NRCC parking permits for handicapped persons are valid for the campus in Dublin only. For handicapped parking areas on the campus in Dublin, refer to the campus map. There is no cost for parking permits. Student permits are valid from June 1 to May 31 and must be renewed each year.

Illegal Parking

Parking is not allowed in the following areas:

  • fire lanes,
  • along painted curbs,
  • by fire hydrants,
  • no parking zones,
  • driveways and entrances,
  • on the grass, or
  • incorrect parking between lines.

Illegally parking in handicapped spaces carries a fine of $15. All other violations are $5 and can be paid in the Business Office or mailed in the ticket envelope. Unpaid tickets will delay issuance of transcripts and future registration for classes. For more information, visit the Security Services website or call (540) 674-3600, ext. 3646.

Reservation of Campus Facilities

Need to reserve a room for a meeting or event? Call (540) 674-3600, ext. 3611 or (866) 462-6722, for use of college facilities or email

Speed Limit

There is a 10-mile-per-hour speed limit in all campus parking lots and a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit on College Drive, the state road leading into the college. State police sometimes monitor the speed of vehicles.