Information Center

The Information Center operates the campus switchboard and also has a campus counter service location. The Information Center is designed to assist with general information regarding college programs, services, office hours and locations, and directions to and with the campus. All visitors are encouraged to stop by the Information Center to pick up a campus map and information about academic opportunities. Please stop by and let us know how we can help you.

The Information Center is located on the fifth floor of Kinney Hall, K522.

Questions: 203-575-8000.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Student ID Cards

A student ID will allow you to use the library, Academic Center for Excellence and receive discounts in the community. To obtain a Student ID card, bring the following to the Information Center:


  • Proof of enrollment (registration receipt or class schedule)
  • Photo .D (driver’s license, passport, birth certificate, military of other official ID)

Your first student ID card is free. Replacement cards are $1.00, payable at the Cashier’s Window. Please bring your receipt to the Information Center.

CT Transit

  • The Information Center has bus schedules that provide students with transportation to and from the college.
  • Click for information on how to obtain your bus pass.
  • For more detailed Information please contact the CT Transit Information Center at 203-753-2538 or visit the CTTransit website and view Bus #42.
Bus Passes

Fall 2015 U-Passes are now available.

All NVCC students taking credit courses are eligible to receive a U-Pass for unlimited local bus rides as part of their student activity fees. Once student activity fees have been paid for the upcoming semester, U-Passes may be picked up at the Cashier's Window on the fifth floor of Kinney Hall.

Please note:

  • You will need a student ID in order to get and use the pass. If you do not have a student ID, you can get one from the Information Center in Kinney Hall, Room K522.
  • If your bus pass is lost, damaged or stolen, inform the Cashiers Office as soon as possible to have it cancelled.  New passes may take up to a month to be replaced. Once confirmation of pass deactivation is received, you will be eligible for a replacement pass.
  • Bus passes are good until the date shown on the back.
  • Passes should be handled with care. The magnetic strip should be kept away from cell phones and magnets.
  • Bus schedules are located on the 5th floor Cashiers Office K508, Tech Hall, and on the web. 
  • Buses are handicap accessible and have bike racks.

Today, a combination of rail services can bring you to Waterbury. Amtrak from points north and south connect to local service in Bridgeport, just 30 minutes away. The Metro-North commuter rail also adds frequent trips from New York's Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport, again providing connections to Waterbury.

Metro-North Railroad

Phone: 800-638-7646
Metro-North departs from New York City's Grand Central Terminal and will transport you to Bridgeport, where you connect via rail or bus to Waterbury.


Phone: 800-USA-RAIL
Take Amtrak from any major East Coast city to Bridgeport - just 30 minutes from Waterbury. Approximate travel times to Bridgeport by rail are:

  • Boston MA (3 hours)
  • Providence RI (2 hours, 15 minutes)
  • New York NY (1 hour, 10 minutes)
  • Philadelphia PA (2 hours, 45 minutes)
  • Washington, D.C. (4 hours, 35 minutes)