SCC Downtown Campus: Featuring the Evans Academic Center

  • Take classes downtown in the historic and newly renovated Evans Academic Center on East Kennedy and Dean Street. Restored to its original 1920's grandeur, this location serves as an educational hub for those who live or work in downtown Spartanburg, offering short-term job training and select associate degree programs in health and human services; industrial and engineering technologies; and business. 

    Any SCC academic program can be started at the Downtown Campus, and the following programs are offered entirely at this campus:

    • Associate of Arts
    • Associate of Sciences
    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate
    • Health Unit Coordinating Certificate
    • Mechatronics Certificate
    • Paramedic Certificate
    • Patient Care Technician Certificate
    For a complete list of classes offered at the SCC Downtown Campus, click here to use Search For Classes function. Limit your search by location “EC-Evans Center” to view the courses available at the Downtown Campus.

    Why Downtown Spartanburg?

    • Central location in a thriving downtown
    • Extending SCC's reach to downtown residents
    • Greater ability to improve economic development in the area
    • Convenient location with plenty of parking 
    • Close proximity to world-class library

    Community Benefits

    • Provides convenient access to education and training programs
    • Offers professional development opportunities to unemployed/underemployed residents 
    • Preserves the Evans Building, now listed on the National Registry of Historic Places
    • Improves the downtown landscape as the property is transformed into a natural arboretum
    • Enhanced quality of life as a result of an increasingly educated and employed population

    Business Benefits

    • Increased customer traffic 
    • Continued economic development 
    • Convenient and custom workforce training options 
    • Increased incentive for new businesses to locate downtown