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Waterbury Campus

Waterbury Campus

Danbury Campus

Danbury Campus


Waterbury Campus

From Route 8
Take the Danbury exit onto I-84, then first exit off I-84 (Exit 18).Bear left at the fork and take a left at the light. Go to second light for East Entrance and third light for West Entrance. 

From I-84 West
Take Exit 18, bear left at the fork and take a left at the light. Go to second light for East Entrance and third light for West Entrance.

From I-84 East 
Take Exit 18.At light take a right and at next light take a right. Go over bridge and at light take a left onto Chase Parkway. Go to first light for East Entrance and second light for West Entrance. The first entrance (East Entrance) on the right will take you to Founders Hall and Ekstrom Hall. The second entrance on the right (West Entrance) will take you to garage parking, and Kinney Hall, Fine Arts Center, Student Center, Library, as well as Ekstrom Hall.

Danbury Campus

From I-84 West

Take Exit 5. Turn right at the light onto N.Main Street/Main Street, CT-53. Go 1.1 miles. At the intersection of Liberty and Main streets, the campus is on the right.

From I-84 East

Take Exit 5 toward CT-37/Downtown Danbury/CT-39/Bethel/CT-53 for 0.1 mile. Take a slight right onto Downs Street for 0.2 mile. Turn right onto Main Street, CT-53 for 0.8 mile. At the intersection of Liberty and Main streets, the campus is on the right.

Directions to the Terence E. McNally Patriot Garage (from NVCC's Danbury Campus ):
Turn left from the Danbury Campus toward Main St. Continue onto Liberty St. Turn left onto Delay Street. Parking Garage will be on the right.

Taking Public Transporation to NVCC

Using Connecticut Transit Bus Service

Waterbury Bus Schedules 
NVCC Bus Number is 442
Danbury Bus Schedules
Bus Passes 
  • Each semester, bus passes are available for pick up at the Bursar's Office in Kinney Hall K508, Waterbury or Danbury 2nd floor Administrative Offices. Please contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 203-575-8137. Students registered for credit courses are eligible for a bus pass through the transportation fee associated with their registration.  A valid student ID is needed to receive your NV Rides pass.

By Rail

Today, a combination of rail services can bring you to Waterbury. Amtrak from points north and south connect to local service in Bridgeport, just 30 minutes away. The Metro-North commuter rail also adds frequent trips from New York's Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport, again providing connections to Waterbury.

Metro-North Railroad

Phone: 800-638-7646
Metro-North departs from New York City's Grand Central Terminal and will transport you to Bridgeport, where you connect via rail or bus to Waterbury.


Phone: 800-USA-RAIL
Take Amtrak from any major East Coast city to Bridgeport - just 30 minutes from Waterbury. Approximate travel times to Bridgeport by rail are:

  • Boston, MA (3 hours)
  • Providence, RI (2 hours, 15 minutes)
  • New York, NY (1 hour, 10 minutes)
  • Philadelphia, PA (2 hours, 45 minutes)
  • Washington, D.C. (4 hours, 35 minutes)


By Plane

Bradley International Airport



Prospective students and parents who are visiting the Admissions' Office should park in Lot C at Kinney Hall in spaces marked "visitor parking." This area is reserved on weekdays from 8 am until 5 pm.


Download a Waterbury Campus Map

Print this map for directions to:

  • Mainstage Theater 
  • PlayboxTheater
  • Leever Atrium 
  • Parking
  • Internal Rooms from Parking Garage to
    • Kinney Hall
    • Ekstrom Hall 
    • Technology Hall 
    • Cafeteria, 
    • Student Center 
    • Conference Rooms (S517 and S518)
    • L501
    • Fine Arts Center Rooms
    • Student Center
    • Library

Getting Around NVCC's Waterbury Campus

Getting to the bookstore
The College Bookstore is located in the Cistulli Student Center. Once you are on campus, take the Student Center elevator (located near the cafeteria) from level 5 down to level 3. The Bookstore is located across from the elevator doors. From the parking garage, take the center-most elevator up to level 3.
Getting to Mainstage and Playbox Theatre Parking

Take the West entrance into the College – bear left at the split - follow the road continuing past parking Lot C. At the stop sign, take a right. Take next right into the parking garage. Bear right and park at the end of the garage (P-2) closest to the areas labeled “A2”. Take last elevator to Plaza Level 3.

Getting to Internal Rooms from Parking Garage


K • Kinney Hall 
A • Fine Arts Center/Theaters/Leever Atrium
S • Cistulli Student Center/Cafeteria
L • Traurig Learning Res. Center/Library

E • Ekstrom Hall
T • Technology Hall
F • Founders Hall
P • Parking Lots and Garages

Underground Parking Garages are located under buildings A, S, L & E and can be entered at designated areas. Watch For Signs.

Getting to Kinney Hall

Take the elevator or stairs to the 5th floor walkway. Take a left. Follow the walkway to Kinney Hall (you will be on level 5). Take elevator or stairs to levels 4, 6 and 7. Information Booth on level 5.

Getting to Ekstrom Hall

Take elevator or stairs to the 5th floor walkway. Take a right. Follow the walkway to the end. Stairs straight ahead, elevator on the right to rooms on levels 3, 4 and 6. For rooms E518-E535, go straight out the doors and take a quick right into Southside of the building.

Getting to Cafeteria, Student Center Conference Rooms (S517 and S518), and L501

Take elevators in area labeled S1 or S2. Take elevator or stairs to level 5 to access the 5th floor walkway. Conference rooms are straight ahead. Take a left from elevator/stairs to Cafeteria West. Entrance is on your left. Take a right from elevators to L501 which will be on your right past the Cafeteria East.

Getting to Fine Arts Center Rooms, Student Center and Library
  • Take elevators in areas labeled:“A” for Fine Arts Center rooms, 
  • “S” for Student Center Rooms and
  • “L” for Library to the appropriate floor number. Main entrance to the Library is on Level 5.