CHEC Building Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Student Services Center

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to the Collin Higher Education Center, or as we call it the CHEC. The CHEC is a cooperative education center with Collin College that allows UNT to bring Tier 1 education to students of Collin County. Students taking courses at the CHEC will work with expert faculty in specialized classrooms that will give them the skills to be career ready.

Street Address

3452 Spur 399
McKinney, TX 75069

The Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) is located near the northeast corner of State Highway 121 and Highway 75-Central Expressway in McKinney. The CHEC is approximately 40 miles east of the UNT Denton campus and 13 miles east of the UNT New College at Frisco.

If using a mobile GPS device in your car or on your phone, please be aware that some of them will not be able to locate either "Spur 399" or the street address. You may want to try the actual GPS coordinates "33.162253, -96.640162" (or +33° 9' 44.51", -96° 38' 26.52).

CHEC ParkingParking

Parking is located to the east of the main building in the parking garage and the adjoining lot.

Parking at the CHEC is free, but does require a Collin College parking sticker. Parking stickers may be obtained at the CHEC from the Information Center or the Student Services Center. Parking is available in any non-reserved parking stall in the parking lot or 5-level parking garage.


Classroom access issues, including unlocking classroom doors, may be reported to the information desk. In case of fire or medical emergency, all classrooms are equipped with a phone to call 911. For other security issues, please call the Campus Police at 972-578-5555 or x5555 on any campus phone.