Larry and Bunny Buss Regional Center

The Larry and Bunny Buss Regional Center provides a spacious, modern facility that serves Missouri Valley, Iowa, and the surrounding communities with a wide range of programs and classes. We offer college credit classes, Continuing Education programs and HiSET classes. Businesses that offer training, workshops, or require a meeting space for their personnel may rent our classrooms, some of which will comfortably accommodate up to 30 individuals. Rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. The staff at the Larry and Bunny Buss Regional Center of Iowa Western Community College will help you plan for your college and continuing educational needs.

Start Your College Career

Our goal is to provide students with one-on-one attention. Stop by the Buss Regional Center for assistance with our college application, to speak with an advisor, learn about your financial aid options, and to register. We truly are a one-stop-shop and invite you to come by during business hours or call to make an appointment.

Paying for College/Costs

New and current students need to renew their Financial Aid every year. Go to, click “Fill Out A Renewal FAFSA” and follow the directions. If you have questions, contact the Iowa Western Financial Aid office at (712) 325-3295 or 1-800-432-5852 ext. 3295

Continuing Education

Continuing Education at the Buss Regional Center offers community members the opportunity to gain knowledge in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Need to update your skills? Looking for professional CEUs for licensure renewal? Students can take classes in many areas of interest.  Please feel free to contact the center with your ideas!

HiSET (High School Equivalency) 

The Buss Regional Center offers HiSET instruction and testing to qualified individuals. An experienced instructor assesses each student to determine strengths and a starting level, which results in an individualized instruction plan focused on the student’s needs. Iowa Western Community College offers HiSET testing in several Southwest Iowa locations.

Call for Registration Information: (712) 325-3404
Classes start August 8th

HiSET class schedule:
Tuesday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Note: Students must have instructor approval to test

Contact Information

Iowa Western Community College
Larry and Bunny Buss Regional Center
115 South Harrison Street
Missouri Valley, Iowa  51555

Director, Buss Regional Center

Lori Stitz

Ph: (712) 755-3568



Facility Rental

The Larry and Bunny Buss Regional Center has space available for you to rent.  This includes business meetings and classrooms that include the standard audiovisual equipment.  Facility rentals are available M-F 8:00-4:30 and in the evening and on the weekend as availability allows. 

Please contact Lori Stitz to book today!
Phone: (712) 325-3404