The Gaston Caperton Center

Contact Info

Nancy C. McClure, Ed.D., Director
501 West Main Street, Room 130
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Phone: (304) 367-4037
FAX: (304) 367-4028

Caperton Center Hours


Monday through Thursday:
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
*Classes until 9:50 p.m.

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Teaching & Learning
Commons Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Library Hours

Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Extended Lab Hours
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

How to Find Us
Map and Directions




Welcome!    The Gaston Caperton Center is a regional campus facility located at 501 West Main Street in downtown Clarksburg, the county seat of Harrison County. The Center serves as a site for delivery of courses for students enrolled in Pierpont Community & Technical College and Fairmont State University. The Center serves approximately 1,100 Pierpont and Fairmont State students each week with a current full-time equivalency of 650 students. 

Course offerings allow Pierpont students to acquire Associate Degrees in Liberal Studies, Business Technology (Accounting/General), Board of Governor's and the competitive selection program Physical Therapist Assistant. Liberal Studies, Business Technology and BOG degree student may finish in longer than two years due to the rotation of courses. . The Center also hosts Weekend College and early admission courses (high-school students taking college courses). 

The Center is housed in a 36,000-square-foot facility which consists of 15 classrooms--including three computer labs, two science labs, a physical-therapy-assistant lab, general meeting rooms, and a full-service library. Over one hundred computers are available for instruction and general student use. In addition to courtesy Internet ports, wireless Internet access is available throughout the building. Common areas include two student lounge areas, one faculty lounge, a portico seating area, and an adjacent walled courtyard area with bench and wall seating.   

With dedicated full and part-time faculty, modern classroom and instructional-support facilities, easy access, and a steady increase in student numbers, the Gaston Caperton Center continues to be a focal point of higher education in the greater Harrison County area. We invite you to make the Caperton Center "Your College in Clarksburg!"

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