The Campus

The college is located in the center of Nelson, BC and operates as a campus with three locations.

At 560 Baker Street, the historic Burns building of 1899 is well known for its pleasing architectural features.  The Burns building houses our administration offices, the library, and year 1-3  classrooms.  Just a minute’s walk away, our second location at 402 Baker Street was once the prominent Hudson’s Bay Company of 1900, and is now known as the Nelson Trading Company (NTC).  The ground floor of the NTC is home to the dispensary and bookstore, student and professional clinics. Upstairs, on the second floor and overlooking Baker street, are additional classrooms, administration offices, library, and student lounge facilities.

Opening in the Fall, our third location is  in the exciting new Nelson Commons Development at 781 Baker Street (adjacent to the Kootenay Co-op). This modern facility will be home to a second RMT classroom and student clinic facility.

The classroom and clinical facilities dedicated to the massage program are located at at the Nelson Trading Company at 402 Baker Street and 781 Baker street.

Classrooms are equipped with visual aids, projector screens, power-point equipment, overhead projector, and hand-wash sinks where necessary.

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All student lounges are equipped with a kitchen area, cupboards and counters, a sink, microwave, hot plate, toaster oven, fridge, kettle and dishes as well as a water-filtration system. Secured lockers are available for students use, and seating and tables for student’s meals.

The school libraries are available to students during lunch hours and after school. The library is equipped with current books, journals and other related materials. A student computer with a printer for student use is provided, along with high speed Wi-Fi access for personal computers and smartphones, which is provided throughout the entire school. Community locations for after school hours study include the Nelson Municipal Library on 602 Stanley Street- a minute’s walk away from the classrooms. Our students also have access to the 10th street campus library at Selkirk College. The school facilities are located a minute’s walk from several local high street cafes, many of which have quiet areas to study.

Public clinic space: An integral part of the school are our thriving Professional and Student Clinics, which provide students with extensive and crucial practical experience, as well as offering the community of Nelson an excellent level of  free or low cost health care, and specialized clinics such as the TCM addictions clinic . KCIIHS is currently forming partnerships in the local community to facilitate in-reach and out-reach clinic opportunities for its RMT students.

Each clinic space consists of a reception area, waiting space, bathroom, and a secure area for patient records. Clinic treatment rooms are all equipped with adjustable treatment tables, along with an assortment of necessary support bolsters, pillows, sheets, blankets, and supplies to facilitate patient care and student learning. All clinic facilities are wheelchair accessible.