Crowder College was established in 1963 as the Community College of Newton and McDonald counties. Today the college serves a nine-county region in southwest Missouri. Neosho is the main campus, but provides services throughout the region and to students from around the world.
In addition to the information provided here, you may want to check out our Google-based interactive campus map. It provides images of most significant structures and also includes floor maps of buildings to help you find your way around.
The Crowder College campus covers 608 acres south of Neosho on Highway 59 and Route D.
Anna H. and John Y. Williams Agricultural Science Center– Houses classrooms and laboratories including a telecommunications classroom, computer classroom and laboratory facilities for meat science, soils and crops, horticulture and poultry science. A conference room and agriculture resource center is also included in the facilities.
Bookstore- Texts, related instructional resources, office supplies, assorted Crowder clothing and limited personal supplies are sold on campus, through the campus bookstore.
Cafeteria- The college cafeteria is located on the 1st floor of Newton Hall. The cafeteria offers an all-you-can eat program that is open to the public. Meal costs are available in the college cafeteria.
Elsie Plaster Community Center- Contains an auditorium, aerobics-makeup/dressing room, rehearsal classroom, music & art history classroom, five individual practice rooms and the Longwell Museum. The EPCC serves the students and faculty of Crowder College, as well as the businesses, industries and citizens of the four-state area.
Bob Sneller Gymnasium- Location for Lady Roughrider home basketball games, and accommodates Physical Education, intramural, community and performance programming with seating for 2,000.
Freeman Family YMCA– Specially priced memberships are available for students to utilize the fitness center, indoor pool, racquetball courts, and more.
Freeman Neosho Hospital Fitness Trail- Walking trail, plus various fitness stations.
Headstart Building- Adjacent to, but not a part of Crowder College.
Maintenance Building- Houses the campus maintenance center.
McDonald Hall- Houses classrooms, offices, Student Success Center (SSC), computer labs, print shop, and the Information Technology Office.
Newton Hall- Houses the President, Business Office and Development Office, Student Support Services, Career and Transfer Services Center, Cafeteria, Rider Grill, Art & Design, Journalism department, and the Computer Writing Labs.
Post Office- Mail service for staff is coordinated through the Post Office in the bookstore.
R. L. (Bob) and Ethel Brown Residence Complex- Consists of 15 houses, each containing 6 suites that accommodate 12 students per house. The Residence Complex provides students access to the campus computer network. Students who own computers are encouraged to bring them. Each suite is furnished with beds, desks, and chairs for two students. The common area of each house is furnished with a sofa, chair, end table, round table and four chairs and a microwave. Laundry facilities are available in the Complex. Phones are provided in each house, but students may arrange to have personal phone service to their suite. The Residence Complex is accessible for individuals with disabilities.
Smith Hall and Annex- Houses the Environmental Resource Center (ERC). The ERC serves environmental professionals throughout the area through hands-on shop classes, classroom facilities and laboratories, and a variety of training materials. The ERC has been designated as the Missouri State Environmental Training Center by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).
Softball Field- Location for Lady Roughrider home softball games.
Solar Houses– Crowder College’s entries in the 2002 and 2005 Solar Decathlon competitions in Washington D.C. The 2002 house won the People’s Choice Award.
Student Center- Houses the Cashier’s Office as well as connects Newton and McDonald Halls and provides space for relaxation
Technical Education Center- Includes five units serving both college career and area secondary students.
Truck Driver Training Complex- Houses the truck driver training classrooms, offices, and mechanics building.
Arnold Farber Academic Building- One stop shop for Admissions, Financial Aid, Records, Bookstore and Cashier’s Office. Second Floor houses the Lee Library and Wright Conference Center. Cassville, Nevada, and Webb City Instruction Center Services Full associate degrees in general studies are available as well as courses in office, business, teacher education, and computer applications.
Traditional day, evening, weekend, on-line and continuing education courses available.
Fully networked computer labs.
Admissions counselors available.
Student support services are available on a rotating schedule, including financial aid, career placement testing, COMPASS testing, bookstore and seminars.
ABE/GED classes (Cassville site only).
GED testing (Nevada