Collin Higher Education Center

Things to Know


Parking is free; however, all faculty, staff, and students must have a parking permit to park on the premises.  Parking stickers are available by asking a CHEC representative in the Student Services Center.  Parking stickers must be displayed on a vehicle’s back window, preferably in the lower left corner.

CHEC parking lots are located on the north and west sides of the building. The parking garage is located on the east side of the building facing Medical Center Drive.  Parking is available in any non-reserved parking stall in the parking lots or 5-level parking garage.


Students taking classes at the CHEC are assessed a $25 fee for each class taken.


The CHEC is open and staffed by Collin College security personnel Monday -Friday 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. The building will start opening on Saturdays starting in the summer.  For summer and Saturday hours, please refer to the CHEC website:  The building is closed on Sunday.

The Student Services Center is open and staffed Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., and Friday  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 


Collin College campuses are smoke free.  Smoking is prohibited at the CHEC, including parking areas.

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