SWC Cares Emergency Grant
The Southwestern College Student Emergency Grant has been created by the Southwestern College Foundation to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. For more information regarding this grant and other resources please visit SWC CARES.
SWC Emergency Loan
The Southwestern College Student Emergency Loan is designed to provide assistance to students that have not been awarded other aid and at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial needs. To apply for a loan, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units (3 units in Summer terms)
- Students cannot have a balance due in their student account. Students requesting an emergency loan must have a zero balance.
- Loans cannot be issued until the first day of classes for the term
- Only one Emergency Loan may be taken out per semester
- Funds are limited
Processing time may take up to 10 business days. Applications for the next term will become available on the first day of classes.
There are a number of campus resources to help students with textbook affordability.
|Bookstore||Textbook Rental||Follow this link for the SWC Bookstore website||Up to 50% savings|
|Bookstore||Textbook Exchange||Follow this link for the SWC Bookstore website||No charge to students|
|EOPS||Book Service||EOPS eligible students only||Bookstore voucher|
|Office of Student Equity Programs and Services||Learning Community Book Grant||Must be enrolled in approved Learning Community||Bookstore voucher|
Get In Touch
Contact us if you need help or have questions.
Cesar Chavez Student Services Center, 1st Floor
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(working remotely during quarantine)
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:30pm
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Note: Closed on legal and campus holidays