The general operating hours of Blackhawk Technical College Central Campus are 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. However, hours may vary for an individual department or division, outreach campuses or centers. In addition, hours are modified during the summer months. If in question, contact the department or campus/center to confirm their hours before your commute to that site. Visit us online at www.blackhawk.edu
Blackhawk Technical College has been able to substantially upgrade all of its major facilities through community support over the past decade. All campuses are linked to each other by the BTC Shuttle system.
Advanced Manufacturing Training Center
The Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (AMTC), a 105,000 square feet, state-of-the-art facility, is located in Milton:
15 Plumb St.
Milton, WI 53563
The latest BTC campus opened in August 2014 and the second phase of construction was completed in August 2015. The facility is home to the Advanced Manufacturing division which provides Associate Degrees, Two-Year and One-Year Technical Diplomas and Certificates. Programs include Welding, Computer Numerical Control, Industrial Maintenance Technician, Information Technology, Manufacturing Information Technology Specialist, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Electrical Apprenticeship, and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R). General Education classes required for these programs are also offered at the center.
The facility is 17.7 miles north of BTC’s Central Campus and easily reached off Interstate 39-90 at the Hwy. 26, Milton, exit. Contact AMTC at (608) 757-7628.
Center for Transportation Studies
The Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) is a 30,000 square-foot facility that houses two large shops for the Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician and Automotive Technician programs and is located in Janesville:
1740 Hwy. 14
Janesville, WI 53545
It features three classrooms, a library, a microcomputer lab, and a student lounge. CTS is about a quarter-mile west of the intersection of Highways 14 and 51. Parking is available with access off Hwy. 14. Contact the Center for Transportation Studies at (608) 743-4471.
Blackhawk Technical College Central Campus is midway between Beloit and Janesville at:
6004 S. County Rd. G
Janesville, WI 53547
Situated on over 80 acres of partially wooded prairie, the campus is home for most of BTC’s programs and services. This comprehensive technical college facility comprises over 200,000 square feet and houses many program offerings with instructional classrooms and labs. The Central Campus also offers a technical library, media production, and telecommunications center, bookstore and food service with seating for 600. Seminar and teleconferencing facilities are also available.
A Student Center is available with offices for advising, admissions, registration, financial aid, veterans’ affairs, and minority student services. Vocational and placement testing, career and professional development, and student activities are available through the new Student Success Center. Learning centers, also located at the Central Campus, provide pre-college individualized courses, skills brush-up, academic tutoring and services for students with disabilities.
Parking for approximately 1,200 vehicles, is available on the Central Campus, and bus service from Beloit and Janesville is also provided for students’ convenience. Contact the Central Campus at (608) 758-6900.
The Monroe Campus of Blackhawk Technical College is located just off Hwy. 11 at:
210 4th Ave.
Monroe, WI 53566
This friendly, full-service and handicapped accessible campus has computer labs equipped with state-of-the-art computer equipment, a distance learning lab designed for global classroom connections, fully equipped medical assistant, phlebotomy and science labs, and general classrooms. The campus offers select associate degrees, one-year diplomas, and short-term certificates, as well as general education courses. A learning center offers GED/HSED, and pre-college courses and GED/HSED testing services. Continuing education courses covering a broad range of topics are offered each year at the campus. An advisor provides students with academic advising, support and career planning assistance. Small class sizes and a personalized learning environment ensure the success of Monroe Campus students. Contact the Monroe Campus at (608) 328-1660.
The Central Campus usually has adequate parking for everyone. Please observe parking restrictions as posted and park in marked parking stalls. Otherwise, you may park on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Overnight parking is not allowed without permission from College Security.
Parking for the disabled has been reserved at several locations. Only persons with a valid disabled license plate or handicapped placard issued by the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may park in those spaces. The College cannot issue any kind of handicapped sticker.
There are some designated parking areas set aside for special purposes such as motorcycles and the Rock County Sheriff Office's personnel. There is no parking in crosswalks, driveways (unless otherwise posted) or on the paved areas adjacent to the buildings. These areas need to be kept open for emergency vehicles. Anyone parked in a restricted area without appropriate authorization may receive a parking citation issued by law enforcement.
On-site parking is available at the Center for Transportation Studies, Monroe Campus, and the Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Center in Milton. The rules noted above also apply to these locations.