On-campus highlights

Located in the same building as Tumbler Ridge Secondary School, this campus is close to the aquatic centre and the global geopark, as well as the public library. There’s plenty to explore with an abundance of hiking trails, waterfalls and dinosaur tracks nearby.

With a separate student lounge and computer access, this campus offers a convenient space for completing NLC’s many online courses.

Hiking trail lined by trees with yellow leaves in the fall
NLC Student in Library with book open and smiling at the camera Professor pointing at something on two students computer screen

Student services at this campus

  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Student Lounge
Visit the Service Hub
Student looking at books in campus library

Get to know Tumbler Ridge

Tumbler Ridge is Canada’s youngest community, established in 1981 as a coal mining community. Tumbler Ridge is located 90 km from Chetwynd, and 125 km southwest of Dawson Creek, and has a population of over 2,000.

Locals love exploring Tumbler Ridge’s many beautiful hiking trails, caves and waterfalls. Indoor recreation spaces include a hockey arena, curling club, aquatic centre, and community centre.

Tumbler Ridge was recently designated a Unesco Global Geopark, celebrating its natural geological history as an area that is rich with dinosaur fossils and trackways.


Tumbler Ridge is home to a world-renowned paleontological research center.

Exterior shot of NLC Tumbler Ridge Campus

Plan Your Visit

To schedule a visit at the Tumbler Ridge campus, please email visit@nlc.bc.ca


Northern Lights College
Box 180, 180 Southgate
Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0

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Campus Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays – 1pm to 3pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays – 8:45am to 3pm
Fridays – 9am to 12pm