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Dawson Creek Campus

The Dawson Creek campus is the original NLC location and is home to our main administration office. A centerpiece of the city of Dawson Creek, the campus is full of scenic study spots and modern amenities that will make your college experience enjoyable.

On-campus highlights

A unique feature of the Dawson Creek campus is a state-of-the-art $33 million facility that has expanded the existing campus buildings and created a new trades training space.

In addition to a range of trades, university arts & sciences, and vocational programs, many specialized training programs are offered exclusively at the Dawson Creek campus.

These include:

  • Welding
  • Carpentry
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Wind Turbine Maintenance
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The NLC Training Tower

The NLC training tower located on the Dawson Creek Campus is used for high-angle rescue training and hands-on class training for the Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician program.

Student services at this campus

  • Accessibility Services
  • Bookstore
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Daycare
  • Financial Aid
  • Indigenous Services
  • Learning Support
  • Library
  • Spa
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Live right on campus

Student housing at Dawson Creek has capacity for 190 students and is conveniently located close to local businesses, including restaurants and shopping. Find the perfect study/life balance by enjoying the games room, student lounge, workout area, and several group study areas.


  • 1, 2, 3, or 4 bedroom suites 
  • Fully furnished and move-in-ready
  • Full kitchen and appliances
  • Washer and dryer on every floor
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Get to know Dawson Creek

Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek Sign

The city of Dawson Creek is the largest centre in BC’s Peace River South region with a population of more than 12,000 people. Dawson Creek is a beautiful city with shops, museums, ice arenas, downhill and cross-country skiing, bowling lanes, golf courses, walking trails, public transit, a swimming pool, movie theatre, community multiplex and events centre. Plus plenty of other outdoor and indoor attractions.

The city also has a hospital, medical clinics, general practitioners, medical specialists, complete dental services, physiotherapy, and chiropractic services.


Dawson Creek is known as Mile Zero City because it is the starting point of the world famous Alaska Highway.

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Plan Your Visit

To schedule a visit at the Dawson Creek campus, please email


Northern Lights College
11401 – 8th Street
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G2

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