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Helping You Make a Smooth Transition to College

Exploring options coming out of high school? Wondering how to transfer adult continuing education courses? Or are you seeking information for your students as a guidance counselor?

Whatever your background, the Outreach office 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 Lobby or Explore Southwestern College campus without leaving home.

Outreach Cranium Lobby  Outreach Zoom Lobby   Take a virtual tour!

 Lobby Hours:

Cranium: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00a.m. to 6:30p.m.

Friday, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Zoom: Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m., Friday 11:30a.m. to 3:00p.m.

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

Early admissions can give you a leg up before you even get on campus. High school seniors can apply online and get placement for certain courses as early as June. This way you’re ready to go once the semester starts.

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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 build up courses that are transferable to Southwestern College. 

Student Services Study Group

Google Classroom

Visit our virtual office, where you can learn more about how Southwestern can help you get to where you want to go. We have a number of resources to help you make the right decision for you.

Student Resources

Calling All Guidance Counselors!

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All the Details You Need


You already know the influence you can have on your students’ futures. But did you know about all of the benefits Southwestern has to offer? Learn more details such as assessment information high schoolers should know and the support services we offer — everything from career services to tutoring and more.

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Presentation Request


Our presentations can help you get students to understand the value of attending Southwestern College. We can also customize presentations for your school and student body — whether it’s high school seniors or even elementary school students — to ensure we’re speaking their language.