The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Richland Campus provides quality educational opportunities to residents of Cambria and Somerset Counties and the surrounding areas within the Southern Alleghenies.
The Richland Campus offers the widest variety of programs and courses compared to the College’s multiple Centers. The Richland Campus offers dining services, a bookstore, library, auditorium, workforce development area, cyber cafe, and many other amenities to ensure that students reach their full potential.
A map of the Richland Campus is available here.
Students are our Number One Priority.
Class sizes are small at the Richland Campus, allowing students to receive the individual attention they merit. Our supportive learning environment ensures that students reach their full potential.
Quality Education at an Affordable Price.
Attending Richland can save you thousands of dollars in tuition and additional costs. Our students earn college credits without earning a lot of debt.
We have Something for Everyone.
Whether your goal is to obtain courses toward a degree, brush up on your skills, or be a life-long learner, the Richland Campus can meet your needs.
Start Here / Go Anywhere.
For many students, the Richland Campus serves as a foundation for their future educational endeavors. Students are eligible to transfer their credits from their associate degree to the four-year institution of their choosing.
The Richland Campus is located at 101 Community College Way in Johnstown. Please visit us during our hours of operation, or schedule a one-on-one visit with us using this form. You may also contact us by phone at 814.262.6400 or email us to take the next step.
Take the Next Step… and visit!
Before choosing a college, it is important to visit the facilities, the students, and the overall learning environment. Schedule your visit with us to learn about the Pennsylvania Highlands’ college experience. Meet our faculty and staff, tour our facilities, and discover that our home is your perfect fit.
Board of Trustees MeetingJune 20, 2023, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm , Penn Highlands RichlandLearn More
The Board of Trustees is the policy-making body of the College and is ultimately responsible for setting the larger agenda for the institution. The Board is comprised of representatives from private, for-profit companies, education, and non-profits. The Cambria County Commissioners appoint 12 members to our Board of Trustees. Three additional members are board-appointed from locations in which the College has an academic center, and the Student Senate President serves as a voting member. Click here to view a current list of our Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees meeting takes place at the Richland Campus in the Holtzman Board Room and/or via Zoom.
Cyber Security Student Boot CampJune 21, 2023 - June 22, 2023, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm , Penn Highlands RichlandLearn More
FREE Student Boot Camp for those interested in Cyber Security provides advanced face-to-face training for students in grades 9 – 12. This a two-day boot camp, from 9 AM to 2 PM on Wednesday, 6/21, and Thursday, 6/22.
What you will learn:
- Detailed information about networking, Linux, and cyber security.
- Learn Kali Linux tools to ethically hack into and protect a single device or network.
- Discover if a career in cybersecurity is right for you!
- Offered at no cost.
- A free secured USB drive with Kali Linux pre-installed for each participant.
- Free lunch and snacks are provided on both days.
- Instruction and mentoring from college faculty and students.
Questions? Contact Greg Paonessa or Leisa Zuccolotto.
We are a part of the PC4A Consortium. PC4A is comprised of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and six community colleges in Pennsylvania. The goal of PC4A is to support and strengthen the cyber security workforce in the United States of America. Click here to learn more about PC4A.
Registration for Boot CampFill out my online form.
Address: 101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA 15904
From the North.
Follow US-219 South. Take the PA-756 exit toward Geistown/Elton. Stay in the middle lane to turn left onto Elton Rd. Turn right onto Theatre Dr. Then make a left onto Schoolhouse Rd. Make a right onto Highfield Ave. Make your first right and follow the road to the left.
From the South.
Follow US-219 North. Take the PA-756 exit toward Geistown/Elton. Turn right onto Elton Rd. Make a right onto Theatre Dr. Then, make a left onto Schoolhouse Rd. Make a right onto Highfield Ave. Make your first right and follow the road to the left.
From the East.
Follow Route 56 West to Scalp Ave. Make a right onto Eisenhower Blvd. Turn right onto Theatre Dr. Then, make a left onto Schoolhouse Rd. Make a right onto Highfield Ave. Make your first right and follow the road to the left.
From the Northwest (Blairsville).
Follow 119 North/US-22 East. Take the PA-56 ramp toward Brush Valley/Armagh. Turn left onto PA-56. Follow PA-56 onto Strayer St. Turn left onto Laurel Ave. Make a right onto Broad St./PA-403 South. This turns into PA-56 East. Follow this to US-219 South toward Somerset/Windber. Take the PA-756 exit toward Geistown/Elton. Stay in the middle lane to turn left onto Elton Rd. Turn right onto Theatre Dr. Then make a left onto Schoolhouse Rd. Make a right onto Highfield Ave. Make your first right and follow the road to the left.
From the Southwest (Ligonier).
Follow 30 East. Merge on to 219 North via the ramp on the left. Take the PA-756 exit toward Geistown/Elton. Turn right onto Elton Rd. Make a right onto Theatre Dr. Then, make a left onto Schoolhouse Rd. Make a right onto Highfield Ave. Make your first right and follow the road to the left.
Richland offers the College’s full array of associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Visit our Programs section for full details on each program.