IWCC Shelby County Center- Harlan

IWCC Shelby County Center- Harlan Center History: Iowa Western Community College’s Shelby County Center opened in 1966 and its first Practical Nursing class graduated in July 1967.

Through the years, classes have been held at various locations in Harlan. The center has been located at 2712 12th Street since the late 1970’s. IWCC moved June 2009 to our new location at 1901 Hawkeye Ave, Suite #102.


Are you an Iowa resident? You may qualify for FREE tuition for one of the four programs listed below! Education 2 Employment provides FREE tuition assistance to residents of Iowa to grow their career skills and further their education.


Explore new opportunities in your career that are available right in your local school district. Do you need a flexible work schedule? Do you need to align your work with school holidays and calendar due to personal commitments, Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Let your next car...


Wishing you a day filled with joy and laughter from Iowa Western! 🐰


Do you know an Iowa Western alum with outstanding service, commitment, and achievement? Nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Alum are due April 1, 2024.

The award is chosen based upon the following criteria:
• Service, commitment and/or support to IWCC and its students
• Outstanding personal and/or professional achievement
• Service to the community


Employers - Check out this opportunity for a job fair in Council Bluffs. 😀


Parents and students are invited to an open house at the IWCC Buss center on April 10th from 4:30-6:00 p.m.. The Buss center offers programs for our high school Juniors and Seniors in Construction, Electromechanical, Agriculture and Welding. This is a great opportunity for students to view the facilities and start their future planning.


History made in Harlan! Our very first CDL class kicked off yesterday at the IWCC Shelby County Center- Harlan, and we're excited to see these future drivers hit the road! Want to join them? More opportunities are coming soon! Head to our website to learn more and get started on your new career.



defeats Parkland 88-74 and sets a new school record for wins in a season!
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Check out the Welding Camp being offered at our center in Missouri Valley!

Check out the Welding Camp being offered at our center in Missouri Valley!


Who needs math when you have pie? Happy Pi Day! 🥧


Did you know IWCC now offers a self-paced online Substitute Authorization class? Complete the coursework on your own time!

Our first class is starting April 2, so don't miss your chance to join. Register online at


Excited to announce that Iowa Western has once again been recognized not only as an amazing place to learn but also as a great place to work!



WASHINGTON— Thirty-two schools nationwide will receive $13.5 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help attract and train students for careers as pilots and aviation maintenance technicians. Iowa […]


SWITCH - Southwest Iowa Technical Career Hub



For the 3rd time in school history are NJCAA Women’s Indoor National Champions!

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IWCC Admissions and Intermediary Network invites high school sophomores to the IWCC Council Bluffs campus on Wednesday, March 20 from 9:30am-12pm for the Sophomore Career Forum.

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about a variety of career pathways from industry professionals during three breakout sessions!

Space is limited, registration required.
Students can register here:

IWCC's 2024 Summer Camps and Discovery Days registration is open! Check out these educational offerings in Harlan today!...

IWCC's 2024 Summer Camps and Discovery Days registration is open! Check out these educational offerings in Harlan today!

Register online by searching for 'Youth' on our web catalog at


1901 Hawkeye Avenue
Harlan, IA

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm


(712) 755-3568


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