Honors Program Application

SWCC Honors Program Application

The Southwest Honors College  is designed to complement the requirements for any degree program offered by the College. 

Completion of the Honors Core Curriculum will be indicated on your official transcript. If you receive a degree from Southwest Virginia Community College and have completed the Honors College Program, your diploma and transcript will carry a seal bearing the indication, HONORS.

Honors College Program Completion Requirements: Continuation in the Honors College Program is contingent upon a student maintaining good academic standing and following guidelines for student conduct at SWCC as stated in the current Student Handbook. To graduate with Honors, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.275 or higher in 18-21 Honors classes used to fulfill the Honors Core Curriculum requirements with no grade below a C in any of these Honors courses.

Complete this form only if you wish to apply for the Honors College Program.
Note that the Honors College application is available on this page for 2022-2023 Honors applicants beginning
March 21, 2022
Supporting documents must be emailed to

  • copy of transcript(s)
  • letters of recommendation

SWCC Honors Program Application

  • EmplID assigned upon application to SWCC.
  • List any previous academic institution attended
  • Acceptance into the Honors Program requires a personal interview with the campus Honors Chair. The Honors Chair will contact applicants to schedule an interview.