Campus Events

Campus Events

  • 3:00 pmRegistration Clinic – Russell County Public Library – Lebanon Library
  • All DayCollege Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • All DayFirst Day Of Term II Classes
  • SWCC Governor’s School
  • All DayLast Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
  • All DayLast Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
  • 10:00 amBook Signing, Teresa Jewell
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  • 12:00 pmBooth Center Open House
  • 9:30 amMAD – Music Art Drama Camp
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Current Date
  • Drums of the Painted Mountain Pow Wow 7/20-22
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  • All DayLast Day To Withdraw From Term Ii Class Without Academic Penalty
  • 3:00 pmRegistration Clinic – Russell County Public Library – Lebanon Library
  • 2:30 pmRegistration Clinic – Tazewell County Public Library – Bluefield Library
  • 2:00 pmHaysi Community Library Registration Clinic
  • 2:00 pmRegistration Clinic – Buchanan County Public Library

Time to SIGN UP! for Science Pre-med classes

enroll science premedAutumn Sperry of Buchanan County and Derek McCowan of Dickenson County (pictured) took advantage of early sign up when they completed their Science – premed specialization program at SWCC.

Both received early acceptance to the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Oakwood, VA.

Southwest Virginia Community College offers many pre-professional curricula. A major in Science and a Pre-Medical specialization can be tailored to fit each student’s individual needs.

SWCC presently has articulation agreements with Appalachian College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, Marshall University College of Pharmacy, Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University Clinical Laboratory Science Program, and the newest one, University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry.

For information on the SWCC pre-professional programs and articulation agreements (Great education! Low cost!), contact Professor Georgia Householder at 276.964.7397 or email or visit the Science/Pre-med website.

SWCC Hosts Career Academy

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Southwest Virginia Community College hosted a Summer Career Camp Academy in collaboration with People Inc. and Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board the week of June 21st. The four-day program focused on career opportunities available in advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, and healthcare. The students in attendance throughout the week were given the opportunity to earn the American Red Cross Adult and Pediatrics First Aid/CPR/AED certification, as well as the Measurement, Materials & Safety credential through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). The students also engaged in virtual reality training and a 3D printing demonstration.

Lunch time speakers were invited from the SWCC campus and covered topics on resources available on campus, interview and soft skills, and selecting a program of study. After lunch the participants were able to visit three local business locations throughout the week that included Samuel Pressure Vessel Group, Clinch Valley Medical Center and CGI.

For more information on programs please contact Megan Jones (276) 964-7818 or for detailed information. Numerous funding opportunities available for assistance with tuition.


Food For Thought

You are many things, but hungry shouldn’t be one of them. You don’t have to go hungry when you’re on campus. Visit Lisa Haywood in B163 for details.

Club Events - From fun times to fundraisers

SWCC Clubs meet during activity periods on Thursday from 12:15 to 1:00. Clubs Listing
Plans are underway for the launch of a new tool for Student Success

navigateSWCC hosted a kickoff meeting for the upcoming implementation of a new tool for student success called Navigate. This tool will serve as a way for potential and current students to explore career interests and select programs that support those goals.

Technology in isolation is not the answer to improving student success,” said Dyan Effler Lester, dean of student success (pictured). “We have a strong team of staff and faculty committed to helping students and this tool will facilitate better communication and a more unified service model for our students.”

Discussion was held around student service flow, advising practices and curriculum redesign efforts. “The future implementation of Navigate will bring efficiency and enhancement to the support the college provides to students with career choices and course selection,” said Dr. Ron Proffitt, Vice President of Academic and Student Success.

SWCC is in the development phase of the Navigate implementation, and is on target to launch the new tool in the Spring of 2019. If you have any questions, please call 276.964.7675.

Alerts & Schedule Change Notices

Sometimes it snows- a LOT! Sign up for SWCC Alert & get the word of emergency situations, campus closings and snow schedule changes through texts and/or phone calls.

Transfer Representatives

ETSU Transfer Representatives are available in Buchanan Hall, B-143, Monday though Friday from 10 am to 2 pm.

Drop in and speak with them about your plans; no appointment is needed.


Visit the Transfer from SWCC page for information on guaranteed transfer agreements and more. For information about transfer visits, please contact Student Support Services at (276) 964-7624 or in B-152

Restaurants that will deliver your lunch order.

These restaurants will deliver to Buchanan Hall Cafeteria for lunch orders. Menus can be found in building lobbies and at the links below. Payment must be arranged in advance unless you are using cash. Communication Cafe Menu.  Italian Village, Claypool Hill Menu.  Pizza Plus Claypool Hill Menu