Western Iowa Tech Community College


The Cherokee branch campus serves students in Cherokee and Plymouth counties and offers face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes. The branch campus offers a personalized educational experience, one-on-one assistance, and student support services. Cherokee has Nursing and Welding on-site and the ability to support enrollment in hybrid and online programs. Students can enroll in almost any WITCC program at Cherokee, taking a few select classes at the Sioux City campus.

High-Tech Education

The Cherokee campus has high-tech classrooms for hands-on learning and provides the technology required for students to be successful:

  • MacBooks downloaded with curriculum-specific software for each student
  • Technology training for students unfamiliar with laptops
  • Hybrid and zoom classes for distance learning
  • Video presence classrooms
  • Science, nursing, and welding labs with industry-standard equipment
  • Downloadable eBooks to lower costs of books
  • Free WiFi

Student Services

Cherokee students have immediate access to support services on campus and can easily connect to additional services and events via zoom.

  • Disability services
  • Counseling
  • Food pantry
  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring
  • Career Services
  • Financial Aid counseling
  • Computerized Placement Preparation and Testing (CPT)
  • ALEKS Preparation and Testing
  • Student activities
  • Resource room and study spaces

Additional Programs

  • High School Diploma/HSED
  • English Language Learner/ELL
  • TRIO/Talent Search

View Cherokee classes

Visit Campus

Schedule a tour of campus or to talk with an enrollment specialist.

Email denison@witcc.edu

Meet the Cherokee Team

200 Victory Drive
Cherokee, Iowa

Campus Hours
Monday - Thursday; 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Food Pantry Hours

Cherokee County Promise

The Cherokee County Promise provides free college courses to Cherokee county residents at the WITCC Cherokee branch campus. The Cherokee County Promise covers the cost of tuition and fees after financial aid has been applied.


  • Residents of Cherokee County enrolled in traditional or online classes through the Cherokee campus.
  • Students currently enrolled in classes at WITCC in Cherokee.
  • Participants will be required to sign a commitment letter indicating their intent to work and live in Cherokee County for three years post-graduation.


A Leadership Committee made of business leaders in Cherokee worked closely with WITCC to raise donations for project. Leadership Committee members include:

  • Dr. Terry Murrell (WITCC President)
  • Dr. Darla Struck (Director of Cherokee Campus and Northern Services)
  • Joan Ballantyne (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Joe Lundsgaard (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Curt Johnson (President, Cherokee State Bank)
  • Gary Jordan (President/CEO, Cherokee Regional Medical Center)
  • Steve Thomas (President, RJ Thomas Manufacturing)
  • Brenda Perrin (President, Screen Builders)

If you would like to support the Cherokee County Promise, contact: