Important Spring 2022 Announcements

Remote instruction through Feb. 25 with some class exceptions

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Printing Copying & Media Services


You can print from any library computer at  theSouthwestern College Main and Otay Mesa libraries:

  • Printing costs 10¢ a page for black and white and 25¢ for color.
  • Pay for your printing with a Southwestern College student ID card or purchase a print card for $1 dollar at the card dispenser machine in the library building.
  • You can add monetary value to an existing card at the card dispenser machine.
  • Patrons using library computers will identify, pay and print their documents from Print Release Stations located in the library building.
  • Ask for information or help at any Library service desk.


You can make paper-to-paper black and white photocopies at any library location:

  • Copying at all Southwestern College Library locations cost 10¢ a copy.
  • Pay for your copying with bills or coins at each photocopier.
  • Ask for information or help at any Library service desk.


Use the SWC Library Catalog to search for media. After you enter your search keywords, use the "Limit" box to specify Videos and DVDs.

Your results will include  media materials for research or classroom use. Students may use these materials for in-library use. To help you locate media in the library's collection use our Online Guide (PDF).

If you need additional help, please contact the reference librarian.