Campus Information

Columbia College of Nursing - Eastlake Towers


Located minutes from downtown Milwaukee,
WI, the Columbia College of Nursing (CCON) has a long and proud history in nursing education, dating from 1901. The College has been affiliated with Columbia Hospital since 1909, and serves a vital role in the education of caring, competent nurses. We are located inside Eastlake Towers just off Interstate 43 in
Glendale, Wisconsin.

Columbia College of Nursing
Eastlake Towers
4425 N. Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53212


Building Access & Hours
Monday - Friday: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am -  2:00 pm

Student Lounge
The Student Lounge is located on the lower level. The lounge has three wall-mounted Smart televisions and comfortable areas for studying and relaxing.

CCON Bookstore
Purchase textbooks, clinical supplies, and college apparel at the CCON Bookstore. Ordering your textbooks is easy. Just complete the pre-order form and submit your order to the front office. We will call you when your order is ready. Average turn-around time is 24 hours.

The CCON Bookstore is located on the 3rd floor in the Administration suite.

Bookstore Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Restrooms are located just west of the monumental staircase on the Lower Level, 1st floor and 2nd floor. On the 3rd floor they are located near the freight elevator. There are additional private restrooms near the Knowlton Assembly Room on the Lower Level.

The south elevator serves the Lower Level – 4th floors.
The north elevator serves 1st – 5th floors.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.

Cyber Café
The Cyber Café is located on the 2nd floor and is equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, vending machines and a TV.

The Lower Level Academic area has a kitchenette for student use; it is equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. CCON follows hospital policies that state you must label your food with your name and date; thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Vending machines are located in the Lower Level Eastlake Dining Room, 1st floor (just off the entrance to the garage) and in the Cyber Café on the 2nd floor.

There is a USPS outgoing mail slot in the 1st  floor vending room, just off the entrance to the garage.

An ATM machine is located in the vending room, just off the entrance to the garage.

Related Policies

Identification Badges
CCON policy requires that ID badges be worn at all times above the waist and clearly visible with the photograph side facing outward.

Fire Safety
In case of a fire, be aware of P.A.S.S and R.A.C.E.

P – Pull the safety pin at the top of the extinguisher
A – Aim at the base of the flames
S – Squeeze the handles together
S – Sweep from side to side at the base

R – Remove all persons in immediate danger to safety
A – Activate manual pull station and call (or have someone call) 911
C – Close doors to prevent spread of smoke and fire
E – Extinguish the fire

In case of a fire, meet in the Student Parking area. It is important everyone meets in one area so we can account for everyone’s safety.

Tornado Safety
In case of a tornado, meet in the Lower Level Academic area, in the Computer Learning Lab hallway.

The CCON/Columbia St. Mary's Office Center is proud to be smoke-free. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property (including the parking lot).

Map & Driving Directions

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Columbia College of Nursing
Eastlake Towers
4425 N. Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53212


Parking Information 

Designated parking for CCON is in the northwest area of the Eastlake Parking Lot. 





Columbia College of Nursing

4425 N. Port Washington Rd.| Glendale | WI | 53212
Phone 414-326-2330 | Fax 414-326-2331

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