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Grants, Loan, Textbooks

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. This assistance is intended to helps tudents stay in school and meet their educational goals, ultimately securing a better financial future for themselves and their families. Students must be enrolled in at least six unit and have a certifiable, unforeseen financial ermegency. Grants are only available as funding allows. Completed applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office or the Student Services counters at the HECs.

Textbook Assistance

There are a number of campus resources to help students with textbook affordability.

Department Program Eligibility Criteria Amount
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