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Becky Coleman, MBA, CFRE
Director, Winnemucca Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-327-8200
Email: iav-battlemt

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GBC Center in Battle Mountain

Important Announcement

Great Basin College Closes Battle Mountain Center, Continues To Serve Lander County Students

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV – Great Basin College, the leader in distance education for Nevada, continues its commitment to students and the communities it serves by meeting the evolving education needs of the region. After careful consideration and planning, Great Basin College has made the decision to close the Battle Mountain Center, located at 835 N 2nd St., as of July 2024.

While the physical campus will be closing, Great Basin College remains deeply rooted in the local community. Battle Mountain High School students will continue to receive higher education classes through the dedicated GBC dual-enrollment classroom. Whereas English as a Second Language (ESL) students will have access to a newly established classroom within Lander County School District by the Fall semester.

As part of our commitment to lifelong learning, adult students will have the opportunity to utilize the dual-enrollment classroom within BMHS on Fridays. This collaborative initiative ensures local students still have access to learning facilities and technology to continue their studies, should they not have access to these normally.

"We want to assure you that this consolidation will not disrupt any of the services you currently rely on. This direction has been taken to streamline our resources and enhance the quality of services we provide to our students,” says Vice President of Student and Academic Affairs, Jake Hinton-Rivera. “We understand that change can sometimes be challenging, but we are confident that this decision will ultimately lead to a stronger and more sustainable future for GBC and those we serve."

While most Battle Mountain students have already made the transition to continue their studies online, those wishing to continue with in-person learning will still be able to take courses at our four other locations: Winnemucca, Elko, Ely, or Pahrump. For inquiries or further details about the transition, please contact Becky Coleman, GBC Winnemucca Center Director, by calling 775-327-5873 or emailing

Great Basin College, “The Gold Standard in the Silver State”, celebrates students while offering associate and bachelor’s degrees in academic, career, and technical education areas. GBC serves students enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. Branch campuses also serve the communities of Ely, Pahrump, and Winnemucca. Satellite centers are located in nearly 20 communities across rural Nevada. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California.

About the GBC Battle Mountain Center

The GBC Battle Mountain Center has six classrooms, one of which is equipped as a computer lab.

Offered at the Center are classes conducted in synchrony with other GBC locations via Interactive Video (IAV).

Students in the Battle Mountain area may also wish to take classes online via WebCampus using lab computers at the center or an internet-connected computer at home.

GBC Battle Mountain offers academic advisement, and tutoring in English and Math as well as placement and proctored testing to GBC students. 

Center Information

  • Winnemucca Center Director, Becky Coleman, MBA, CFRE
  • Address: 835 North 2nd [map] Battle Mountain, NV 89820
  • Phone: 775-635-2318
  • Fax: 775-635-0340
  • E-mails:
  • Administrative Office Hours:
    • Regular Semesters:
      • Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
      • Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • The Battle Mountain Center closes during summer months and reopens about three weeks before Fall classes begin.
  • Academic Advising:
    • Offered at any time during office hours. Making an appointment is strongly recommended.
  • Placement Testing:
    • Administered any time during office hours without an appointment.
  • Proctored Testing:
    • Any time during office hours (arrive in time to complete your test before the testing time ends). Between 5 pm and 8 pm by appointment only.

Live Tutoring - Fall and Spring Semesters

Live tutoring is available in Math and English. Tutoring hours vary by subject and change each semester. Call the office for current tutoring hours and/or to leave a message for a tutor.

Tutoring at a Distance via E-mail or Skype

Check the Academic Success Center (ASC) webpage for instructions.

Computer Labs

  • Lab hours:
    • Fall and Spring Semesters:
      • Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 - 9:30 am and 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      • Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 am and 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
      • Thursday, 8:30 - 9:30 am and 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
      • Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
      • Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, closed.
    • Lab Aide Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • If lab hours are needed after 7:00 pm M-W, please call the office (635-2318) in advance. The computer lab may be closed during live classes. You may choose to use the mini lab in the lobby when the computer lab is occupied. Labs may be closed during the summer months and on holidays. Students using GBC computing facilities must be familiar with and abide by the Lab Rules.
  • Number of computers available:
    • 17 computers in the lab
    • 4 in the mini lab
  • Operating System:
    • Windows Version 7, 64-bit
  • Installed Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher.
    • Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome web browsers with Adobe Reader.
    • A list of specialized software available on each computer is posted in the lab.

Rural Locations Administered by the Battle Mountain Center

The Battle Mountain Center oversees classes offered via Interactive Video, as the need arises, in the following rural locations:

  • Austin:
    • Austin Junior/Senior High School, 200 Hwy. 305 North, Austin, Nevada
  • Crescent Valley
    • Crescent Valley School, 444 4th St., Crescent Valley, Nevada

For More Information Contact

Becky Coleman, MBA, CFRE
Director, Winnemucca Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-327-8200

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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