Helping You Make a Smooth Transition to College

Are you a graduating senior, first-time college student, returning student, adult learner, or Guidance Counselor?
The Outreach team is happy to help you explore your options at Southwestern College and guide you through the enrollment process. 

Whatever your background, the Outreach team is committed to providing you with information about Southwestern College programs, services, enrollment procedures, and academic opportunities. Our goal is to make sure you have the information and resources you need to make an informed decision, and ease your transition into Southwestern College.

Finding the right college for you can require many steps. Admissions. Residency. Student Support. Health Services. It’s a lot. We get it! And that’s why we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Chat or video chat with a Peer Ambassador via our Outreach Lobbies or come visit us in-person! 

Cranium Lobby    In-Person Support

Jaguar Call Center

You can also reach out to us via the Jaguar Call Center. Our team is here to support you by phone. If our representatives don't know the answer, we will connect you with the departments that will best answer your questions. See below for the number and our hours of operation!


Fall 2023 Hours of Operation

Day In-Person Support Cranium Lobby (Virtual Chat) Jaguar Call Center
Monday 8:00AM - 6:30PM 8:00AM - 6:30PM 8:00AM - 6:30PM
Tuesday 8:00AM - 6:30PM 8:00AM - 6:30PM 8:00AM - 6:30PM
Wednesday 8:00AM - 5:00PM 8:00AM - 5:00PM 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM 8:00AM - 5:00PM 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday 8:00AM - 3:00PM 8:00AM - 3:00PM 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Making the Leap

 Outreach offers a number of services to ensure everyone can start off on the right foot before they arrive on campus.
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Early Admissions

Graduating High School Seniors and first-time college students can take advantage of the Early Admissions Program and receive extensive support through the enrollment process. Register to our Become a Jaguar workshops and experience a smooth transition to SWC. Complete the process by mid-May and receive early registration!

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California College and Career Pathways Program (CCAP)

Get more mileage out of your education. While you’re in high school, you can take courses that are transferable to Southwestern College, and other colleges/universities. 

Student Services Study Group

Counselor & Community Partner Resources

This is a resource for High School Counselors and community partners. Please visit for updates, workshops, events and Southwestern College general information.

We are here for you! 

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All the Details You Need


Do you know about all of the benefits Southwestern has to offer? Read about the support services and resources available to you, in addition to campus highlights. 

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Presentation & Campus Tour Request


Our presentations and campus tours are tailored for you, your interests and needs! We can customize presentations for schools and large groups— whether it’s a family, high school seniors or elementary school students. The Outreach staff is multilingual, and we are happy to provide services in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
*If you are a graduating H.S Senior or first-time college student, REGISTER to our Become a Jaguar Workshops.


Outreach Events


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Become a Jaguar

Workshop series for NEW students

If you are a new or prospective student to Southwestern College, you would greately benefit from attending our Become a Jaguar Workshop Series

We have a different session every day of the week and the include:

  • Campus Tour
  • Jaguar Jumpstart
  • Application Guidance Workshop
  • Jaguar Success
You can apply by scanning the QR Code or clicking HERE.
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Southwestern Saturdays

Do you need help applying to SWC and choosing classes?

Then Southwestern Saturdays is for you!

Every first Saturday of the month, we host an event with Application Support and Campus Tour. This event is open to prospective students and their families.

Upcoming SWC Saturday Events will take place on:

  • October 7, 2023
  • November 4, 2023
  • December 2, 2023
You can apply by scanning the QR Code or clicking HERE.


Student Resources