SWC Returns

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Guiding Principles for Decision-Making

  1. Student health, well-being and educational success.
  2. Employee physical and financial health and well-being.

Spring 2022 Operations


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In-Person Classes

Southwestern College’s spring 2022 in-person classes will return on Feb. 28. About 50 percent of spring semester courses will be in-person.

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In-Person Student Services

Student services and the library have returned to in-person services with appointments and limited walk-up help. 

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Virtual Help

Virtual help is still be available to all current and prospective students. Visit our Welcome Center for more information.

Updated Health Guidelines

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  • Booster shots will be required for all employees and students enrolling for in-person instruction as soon as they become eligible. 
  • Masks are required to be worn in all indoor buildings and facilities. They must be well fitted over the nose and mouth. 
  • Visitors such as prospective students and parents do not have to document their vaccine status, but must wear a mask on all Southwestern College campuses.
  • Certain programs and events may require additional health guidelines. 

In addition to previously established safety guidelines, students, employees and community members may be asked to show proof of vaccination, adhere to social distancing and/or other additional safety measures at certain college events and activities.

Vaccine Verification

Students accessing in-person classes and services and all Southwestern College employees must submit their vaccine verification, including the booster when eligible, for the spring 2022 semester. 

Students: Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to submit your vaccine verification and check your MySWC email for more information.

Employees: Check your email and chat with your supervisor on how to submit your vaccine verification. 


We will strive to update this document as state and local guidelines are updated.