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Pahrump Valley Center [map]
Great Basin College
551 East Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-327-5210


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The Great Basin Gazette March 2024

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GBC Center in Pahrump Valley

Great Basin College's Pahrump Valley Campus is a prosperous educational institution located in Pahrump, Nevada. Established to provide accessible and quality higher education, the campus is an integral part of the Great Basin College system. Students at the Pahrump Campus have the opportunity to pursue various degrees and certificates, enhancing their skills and knowledge. Offering a diverse range of academic programs, the Pahrump Campus caters to the educational needs of students in the nearby region.

Letter from The Director

Photograph of Christopher Salute.Welcome to the Pahrump Campus!

I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to you as the new Campus Director of the Pahrump Valley Center of Great Basin College. It is with great enthusiasm and anticipation that I greet you as you embark on this exciting journey with us and our community.

At Great Basin College, we are committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating learning environment where students can thrive academically and personally, in disciplines ranging from manufacturing and mining to social work and nursing. As you step into our Pahrump Center, you become part of a community that values knowledge, innovation, and collaboration. And, we value you!

Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to support you every step of the way. Whether you are pursuing a degree, certificate, or seeking personal enrichment through our diverse courses, we are here to help you achieve your goals. Our commitment to excellence in education is reflected in our programs, resources, and the overall student experience.

I am also here to ensure that you have access to the best possible education and resources. If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, my door is always open. Feel free to reach out, and let's work together to make your time at Great Basin College a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

I encourage you to take advantage of the various opportunities here at the PVC. Join clubs, engage in extracurricular activities, and connect with your fellow students. Your time here is not just about acquiring knowledge; it's about building lasting friendships and memories, expanding your horizons, and preparing for a successful future.

Welcome to Great Basin College - Pahrump Valley Center! We are thrilled to have you as part of our community. I look forward to seeing you here on campus and around our community.


Dr. Christopher Salute

Center Information

  • Address: 551 East Calvada Blvd. Pahrump, NV 89048 [map]
  • Phone: 775-327-5210
  • Fax: 775-327-5167
  • E-mail:
  • Administrative Office Hours:
    • Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Academic Advising:
    • Call for an appointment.
  • Placement Testing:
    • Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary. Arrive in time to complete test before 2:00 pm.
  • Proctored Testing:
    • Appointment is required for all proctored testing.

Dual Enrollment at Great Basin College's Pahrump Valley Campus

Dual enrollment title as text, large yellow arrow, smaller white arrows.Great Basin College is a proud collaborator with the Nye County School District as part of our dual enrollment program for high school students. This program helps students to concurrently enroll in college-level courses, earning both high school and college credits at the same time. This innovative plan supplies students with a head start on their higher education journey, allowing students to get a taste of what college academics are like while still in high school. By participating in dual enrollment, students can explore diverse subjects, challenge themselves academically, and potentially accelerate their path towards a college degree.

Live Tutoring or Tutoring at a Distance via Email or Skype

Live tutoring is available in Math and English on campus and online. Tutoring hours vary by subject and change each semester. Please email for more information and to schedule an appointment with one of our on campus tutors.

Computer Lab

  • Lab hours:
    • Fall and Spring Semesters:
      • Monday thru Thursday, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
      • Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
      • Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, closed.
    • Lab hours may be limited during the summer months, and labs may be closed on holidays. Students using GBC computing facilities must be familiar with and abide by Lab Rules.
  • Number of computers available:
    • 72 computers at the Pahrump Valley Center
    • 6 in Tonopah, by appointment
  • Operating System:
    • Windows Version 11 Pro, 64-bit
  • Installed Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher.
    • Internet Explorer and Chrome web browsers with Adobe Reader.
    • Additional software may be installed as required for specifc coursework. Check with your instructor.

Rural Locations Administered by the Pahrump Valley Center

The Pahrump Valley Center oversees classes offered via Interactive Video, as GBC Tonopah Center graphic.the need arises, in the following rural locations:

  • Armagosa Valley:
    • Amargosa Valley School, 777 E. Amargosa Farm Road, Armagosa Valley, Nevada
  • Beatty
    • Beatty Elementary, 110 4th Street, Beatty, Nevada [map]
  • Gabbs:
    • Gabbs School, 511 East Avenue, Gabbs, Nevada [map]
  • Round Mountain:
    • Round Mountain Round Mountain Library, 73 Hadley Circle, Round Mountain, Nevada [map] or at Round Mountain High School, 61 Hadley Circle, Round Mountain, Nevada [map]
  • Tonopah
    • The Great Basin College Tonopah Satellite Site offers a variety of classes through our interactive video system. The site, which includes a small computer lab with classroom space, offers placement testing and proctored testing by appointment. The Tonopah site has very limited hours; so please stop by or leave a message!
    • For more information please contact the Tonopah Satellite Site:
      • 1137 S Erie Main St. [map]
        Local Coordinator: Krista Wharff
        Phone: 775-482-2010
        Fax: 775-482-2013 or contact the Pahrump Valley Center
  • Dyer, Gold Field, & Silver Peak
    • Phone the Pahrump Valley Center for information.

The Future of Our Pahrump Valley Campus

Take a look at what's to come for the Pahrump Valley Center. Moving to the other side of the highway, the model below depicts the desired Campus for our college. With growth in mind, some main features of the space include: Student Housing, Support Facilities, Faculty and Guest Housing, and a larger Academic Campus!

Map and ilustration of proposed Pahrump buildings.

For More Information Contact

Pahrump Valley Center [map]
Great Basin College
551 East Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-327-5210

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada's largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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