Iowa Western Community College

Winter Storm

Iowa Western News Alert 

See the President's Messages for updated info.

Starting 4/8/2020: Iowa Western will be implementing a “locked door” policy due to COVID- 19.  All doors at the Council Bluffs Campus and our Centers will remain locked to visitors and we will be working exclusively from home. Our telecommuting hours will be Monday- Friday from 8:00am-4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Clarinda Center

The Clarinda Center of Iowa Western Community College is located on eight acres in east Clarinda, adjacent to the city park and fairgrounds.


Instructional services at the Clarinda center include a comprehensive arts and sciences program and several vocational-technical programs plus Continuing Education classes. Students can stay close to home while working on their Associate Degree. IWCC students also enjoy the flexibility in scheduling their classes and the opportunity to choose from day, evening and weekend classes.

Our Facilities

The center consists of Optiz Hall, Rowland Hall, Royal Hall, Edith Lisle Library and Student Center, Depot, and the Activities Building / Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing (CEAM)