About our Pataskala Campus
Located close to the Columbus area just west of Pataskala, COTC provides another full service campus.
The Pataskala campus opened its current location in western Licking
County in 2010, just five years after the college began offering courses
in Pataskala. It is the largest extended campus in terms of enrollment.
A strong partnership with several universities in the area provides convenient ways for students to continue their education.
Come to campus and connect with the Gateway Enrollment Center
The COTC Pataskala campus at 8660 E. Broad St. will close for renovations beginning summer semester 2020.
- All classes, advising, scheduling and other operations currently held at the campus will be relocated to the COTC Pataskala Annex in the Pataskala City Administration building at 621 W. Broad St., 4.3 miles east on State Rt. 16/E. Broad St.
- Lab courses will be held at area high schools – consult myCOTC or your academic advisor for complete details.
- Student parking is available behind the COTC Pataskala Annex.
- Campus re-opening anticipated in summer 2021.
- Keep up to date on the renovation by returning to this page.
The Pataskala campus will undergo a $4.2 million renovation during 2020-21 enabling COTC to expand academic offerings in the high-demand fields of nursing and information technology, among possible others. The renovated facility's increased capacity will allow more students convenient access to COTC's affordable associate degrees and certificates and help local employers fill demand for skilled workers.
The renovation, scheduled to begin in May 2020 after the completion of the spring 2020 semester, will utilize $3.2 million in state funding and $1 million of COTC reserve funds. During the renovation, COTC will relocate all classes and operations held at the Pataskala Campus Annex (PCA) in the Pataskala City Administration building, 621 W. Broad Street.
Phase I of the project will include a complete renovation of 16,000 square feet of the building's interior, creating a new nursing/allied health skills lab, science and computer labs, classroom and academic support spaces, and the installation of new heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire suppression systems. COTC anticipates resuming full operations in the renovated facility during the of summer of 2021.
college is also exploring securing additional funding to support proposed
Phases 2 and 3 of the project which would include the reconfiguration of
existing offices, creation of a new front entrance, and completion of a 5,800
square foot addition to the existing structure.
the developing presence of nearby large-scale operations including Amazon,
Facebook and Google, the COTC Pataskala campus is ideally situated to support
this growing technology and industry corridor. Additionally, six of the top
eight fastest-growing public school districts in central Ohio are located
within 17 miles of the campus. These renovations will create a welcoming,
inspiring and innovative educational destination for central Ohio residents to
complete in-demand programs in Pataskala and enable more Ohioans to quickly
move into high-demand careers.
Please consider supporting the expansion of our Pataskala campus and don't hesitate to reach out should you have any questions regarding the
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L to R, Front: Angel King (representing board member Dr. Philip Wagner), Kasey Perkins, Chief Bruce Brooks;
Back: Jason Umstot, Mark Schillig, Brian Elder
Not pictured: Mayor Mike Compton (chair), Steve Daley, Amy Hoovler and Dr. Philip Wagner
Pataskala Campus Administrative Building (PC), 8660 E. Broad St., Reynoldsburg, 43068 (slated for renovation starting May 2020)
Pataskala Campus Annex (PCA), 621 W.Broad St., Pataskala, 43062
Licking Heights High School (LHTS), 4000 Mink St. (entrance on Cable Rd. west of Mink) Pataskala, 43062