Fast Facts - Monroe

College Stores

Northampton Community College operates two bookstores. The NCC Bethlehem Campus Bookstore is located on the Bethlehem Campus and the Monroe Campus Bookstore is located on the Monroe Campus on Route 715 in Tannersville, PA. All of our stores accept payment by cash, personal check, flex dollars, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Please be aware that to use a credit card or check, the account holder must be present. Checks and credit cards presented by someone other than the account holder will not be accepted. Students receiving Financial Aid in excess of Tuition and Fees will be able to use these funds, not to exceed $1000, to purchase course materials and school supplies in the beginning of each semester. For questions regarding refunds or the availability of funds at the NCC Bookstore, please contact the Bursar’s Office. The Bookstore also has an online site,, where students can browse and purchase their course materials, school supplies, gift items, computers, software, and other NCC logo merchandise. Customers who place orders online can have their orders shipped directly to them or ready for pick up in the store. Please allow 24-48 hours for orders to be processed. If the order is for in-store pick up, a valid ID and order number are required.

Monroe Campus Bookstore

The Monroe Campus Store is located in Pocono Hall at the Monroe Campus.  For store hours please visit our website at

Campus Banking

Northampton Community College has made it easy for you to handle all your banking needs right on campus.

For your convenience, the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) operates Financial Education Centers at the Bethlehem campus on the first floor of the College Center building, beside the bookstore, in Pocono Hall on the Monroe campus. PSECU’s ATM at the Bethlehem campus is located on the second floor of the College Center building in front of the cafeteria. At the Monroe campus, the PSECU ATM is located in Pocono Hall, beside the bookstore. Fowler Family Southside campus ATM (W) located in Food Court (temporarily not available at this location). 

Membership is open to Northampton students and parents, faculty and staff. Once you’ve joined, you have access to free checking with no minimum balance, surcharge-free ATM’s, mobile app with mobile deposit and more.

Please visit our website at for updates on our operations during the COVID-19 pandemic;  Phone: 570-619-4125.

Public Safety and Campus Security

To contact Public Safety call 570-619-3311 or 570-369-1911 from any campus phone. Call 610-861-5588 for Bethlehem Public Safety in Bethlehem. Both numbers are a line to radio link when dispatchers are not on duty. The radio link connection process takes 15 seconds. When the process is completed, an officer will respond ‘Public Safety;’ start speaking at that point. Monroe Public Safety Officers are available during normal operating hours.

In addition to normal duties, the Public Safety Department will offer a walking escort to your vehicle anytime. This service is provided by Public Safety Officers or Custodians as available. Students requesting an escort are encouraged to contact Public Safety at 570-619-3311.
As part of the College’s commitment to a safe and secure campus, a crime report is prepared annually and is available upon request from the Associate Dean of Student and College Services. Northampton’s crime report is also available at NCC is concerned about the safety and welfare of all individuals who study or work at the College or who visit the campus. We believe that every student, employee, and visitor has the right to be part of an environment that is safe and does not tolerate misconduct. See for more information on campus safety and emergency planning.

Parking on Campus

Students do not need to register their vehicle. At the Monroe Campus, students may park in any of the lined spaces not noted as restricted. Parking is at your own risk. The College assumes no liability for damages or losses that occur on College property. Do not park on walkways, driveways or other areas that are marked as restricted parking areas. The campus speed limit is 15 mph. Students with disabilities or medical conditions can contact Disability Services. If extenuating circumstance require your car to remain overnight, inform Public Safety. Vehicles left on campus for more than 72 hours will be considered abandoned. Vehicles may be removed at owner’s expense.

See it! Report it! Stop it!

Take ownership of your campus by reporting issues that may impede your ability to learn, study and socialize in a safe and comfortable environment. If you witness any behaviors on campus that concern you (e.g., bullying, assault, harassment, cheating, drug use, etc.) go to for details on how to notify College officials.

NCC Crime Prevention Hotline: 610-861-4129

Take a bite out of crime. Leave a detailed voice message for campus related incidents. Caller name is optional.

Campus Emergency Notifications:

NCC ALERTS - Emergency Text Messaging /E-Mail Notifications

NCC Alerts is a notification system that enables the school to send urgent news to your cell phone or email address. All students are encouraged to register for this service. Once you sign up for the service, the college can text your cell phone or email you with timely information about emergencies and weather-related closings and delays.

Depending on your personal cell phone plan, there may be a nominal fee from your carrier to receive text messages, but there is no charge from the school to use the service. The service is available to all current credit students, faculty/staff, and parents of children in the child care centers. Students - if you would like your parents to also receive text messages, you can add an additional mobile number to your account.

Please note that this system will not address *individual* class cancellations; only campus-wide closing and delays. For individual announcements, visit the Class Cancellations site. To sign up for this service go to

If you have any questions, or problems setting up your account, please call 1-800- 936-3525.

Monroe Food Court

The Monroe Campus Food Court, located in Pocono Hall, features a wide variety of food options for breakfast and lunch during the school year. Select items from the grill and deli or enjoy a slice of freshly baked pizza. Gluten free items will also be available. A wide selection of grab and go items including salads are available. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 3:00 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 2:30 pm. Summer hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Library Services

As of this publication, the ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library’s physical location is closed to the public. Many resources listed below, including all online resources, are still available to students. Our services will continue to evolve throughout the year as a response to our physical closure and to meet student needs.

The ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to study, work, and pursue knowledge. The dynamic staff is eager to assist with finding information and borrowing materials. In addition to our growing collection of books, periodicals, and audiovisual materials that are available on location for check out, the library also offers a digital collection of e-books and research databases such as EBSCOhost, ProQuest, Gale Literature, and Opposing Viewpoints, available from on- or off-campus. Materials can also be ordered via our inter-campus delivery service from the Mack Library at the Bethlehem Campus, or from other regional libraries through interlibrary loan.  While the library remains closed students will be able to request physical items form our collections or pick-up or home mail delivery through our Library to Go service.   Librarians can provide research assistance in person, via phone, via online chat, or through email, and our online research guides can be accessed from the library website. NCC libraries strive to provide online services (including library instruction and reference services, synchronous and asynchronous) at the same level as onsite services. Typically, when the library’s physical locations are open, study areas are located throughout the library that includes places to relax and enjoy a book, tables to and more secluded sections for intense concentration. Study rooms are available for group collaboration and can be reserved.  The library also offers test proctoring services such as Pearson VUE (including GED), CLEP, TEAS, and a limited number of NCC exams. Please note that all proctoring is currently suspended at the Testing Centers due to COVID19 measures, with the exception of TEAS remote proctoring. Current information can be found on the library’s Testing Center web page. 
Please visit the library’s website for more details, to connect with us, and for the most up-to-date information about our resources and services.

Lost and Found

Room 110B in Pocono Hall serves as the collection point for misplaced items found at the Monroe campus. Items are stored for two weeks and then, if left unclaimed, donated to local non-profit organizations.


Lockers are available in the following areas: General student lockers are provided on the second floor of Kapp Hall on a first come, first serve basis. Additional lockers are also provided for art students in Keystone Hall, second floor by the Art Studios and Pocono Hall by the Fitness Center for students using the facility.

Mid-Day Activities Period

The mid-day activities period is a break that’s filled with a variety of activities. No classes are scheduled during the mid-day activities period, Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The purpose of the break is to provide an opportunity for course enrichment experiences; provide more situations where faculty and students can interact outside the classroom; and permit more student involvement with student clubs, organizations, and intramural activities.

NCC Spartan Student ID Card

The Spartan Card is your official Student ID at Northampton Community College. It provides an access to a variety of NCC resources and services with the use of one card technology. You can use your card for photo identification, dining services, bookstore purchases, library services, the Fitness Center and East Stroudsburg University Library. You may also use the Spartan ID card to obtain discounts with various merchants in the Monroe County area.

You should carry your Spartan Card at all times. NCC policy does not permit you to lend your card to another person. Keep your Spartan Card for as long as you maintain your credit enrollment status at NCC. If your enrollment is interrupted you may be required to get a replacement ID. If you lose your Spartan Card there is a $10.00 replacement fee. You may obtain your Spartan ID Card in the Student Services area.

Safe Space Program

The Safe Space Program is an initiative to create a welcoming environment on campus where everyone feels comfortable being himself or herself (regardless of their sexual orientation). Northampton supports the equal treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) community. The NCC Safe Space logo identifies someone with resources, sensitivity, and understanding toward the LGBTQIA community.

Wireless Access

Wireless access is available throughout Keystone, Kapp Hall and Pocono Hall.