grad1fortvMountain Empire Community College is a comprehensive two-year college serving residents of Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson Counties, and the City of Norton. MECC is one of twenty-three colleges in the Virginia Community College System and operates under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Local Advisory Board. The College is financed primarily with state funds, supplemented by contributions from the local jurisdictions.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Library: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219


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