The Borra Center houses the following programs:

EMS
Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Respiratory Care
Surgical Technology

The address of the Center is 8 Town Square, Lima, OH. 
Phone:  (419) 995-3000

Summer hours: Monday-Thursday: 7am-5pm, Friday: 8am-1pm

The facility houses state-of-the-art equipment including:

  • 3D virtual simulation
  • Nine-panel collaborative video wall
  • Four-room clinical simulation lab equipped with four debriefing rooms
  • Open ambulance simulator
  • Home-care lab for physical and occupational therapy
  • 12-bed nursing lab
  • Four-bed respiratory care lab
  • Six additional classrooms

Parking

Parking is available off of Spring, Union (one way south) or Market Streets.  In addition, September 1 – April 30 students have access to free parking in the Civic Center Parking Garage (on the second and third floors only).  The student Borra Center parking sticker needs to be displayed; parking stickers can be obtained at the Security desk located in Borra’s lobby.

Students may enter from the front, main entrance off of Main Street, or the south entrance off of the parking lots. Students must have their Rhodes State College ID upon entering. If you need an ID, contact the Security office, located on Main Campus in Technical Education Lab or call (419) 995-8499.  To get a Rhodes State College ID, students need to have a government-issued photo ID.  As with all College grounds, the Borra Center is tobacco free

Downtown Lima Construction

Market St. between Elizabeth St. and Central Ave. will see traffic impacts due to construction on the new roundabout in downtown Lima.  Estimated completion is late November 2022.  Click here for the road closure map.

Borra Center Emergency Response & Safety Plan 

Borra Center Building Maps

Borra Center Booklet