The CoLab Collaboration Center

The CoLab, Johnson County Community College's new student collaboration center


Located in the heart of JCCC's beautiful Overland Park campus, the CoLab provides many resources that help students, faculty and community partners to create collaborative, experiential learning opportunities.

The CoLab is an active learning environment offering an array of resources — imaginative co-work spaces, advanced technology, technical support, research assistance, event coordination — all focused on student success.

The CoLab facilitates collaboration on interdisciplinary projects among students, faculty and industry. Students will apply what they learn to develop strong interpersonal and communication skills critical to career success.

The CoLab encourages student and faculty connections to area businesses and community organizations, helping the college fulfill its mission to inspire learning, transform lives and strengthen communities.

The collaboration center hosted more than 1,000 projects, activities and events during the 2016-2017 academic year. This fall, events include:

  • Intervarsity Club Social
  • Great Books Series
  • Girls Who Code
  • Healthcare Simulation Conference
  • Overland Park Chamber After Hours
  • KC Sales Professional Group
  • Mayan Daykeeper event
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office Event
  • Kansas City Film Festival
  • IdeaJab Game Storm
  • Warriors' Ascent Veterans Week event
  • World Mythology Exhibition
  • Microbiology and Chemistry Poster Session