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Additional Student Services

  • Tutoring/Study Skills – Beth Gianato, B-152, 276-964-7624
    If you find you need tutoring or have concerns about your ability to complete your coursework, let your instructor know right away, or contact Student Support Services for assistance.
  • Academic Preparation Video Tutorials
    Need help with the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) or the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) for nursing and allied health? Been out of school for a while and need a refresher course? WE CAN HELP! Find out how on the Academic Preparation page.
  • TRIO Programs, Dr. Mike Henry, Project ACHIEVE Director, B-152, 276-964-7233
  • Project ACHIEVE Counselor (Transfer Counseling/Advising) – Dr. Susie Mullins, B-152, 276-964-7231
  • Upward Bound Director, April Quesenberry, B-126, 276-964-7336
  • The WALL – Writing Assistance Learning Lab
    Email for info and to schedule an appointment.

Student Contacts

Dean of Student Success, Dyan Lester, Buchanan Hall, 276-964-7677

Registrar, Admissions Office, Alta Lewis, Dellinger Hall, 276-964-7293

  • Application & Program Assistance
  • Graduation 
  • Program changes, name changes, or other personal data updates in your student record cannot be made online. To make changes to your personal data profile, bring your identification to the Admissions Office and staff will verify and update your information in the system.
  • Transcript Processing
  • SWCC Catalogs that were published only in print from 1968-2018 are archived and available for review in Admissions.

Director of Admissions & Academic Accessibility Services, Dionne Cook, Dellinger Hall, 276-964-7301

Student Support

If you need assistance at any time while a student at SWCC, you can contact the Dean of Student Success office at 276-964-7675, OR see Dionne Cook in Dellinger Hall, or connect with her by phone at 276- 964-7301 or email

College News

February 20th | 2024

Southwest Virginia Community College (Southwest) students visited the State Capitol in Richmond to advocate to state legislators the importance of community colleges on February 14th and 15th, 2024. Meeting with

February 13th | 2024

Southwest Virginia Community College and East Tennessee State University officially signed two articulation agreements on February 12, 2024, to expand culinary arts and human services program offerings.  The first agreement allows

January 31st | 2024

The Southwest Virginia Community College Educational Foundation is accepting scholarship award applications for the upcoming 2024-25 academic year. Approximately 300 scholarships are available, reflecting the Foundation’s ongoing effort to help

January 24th | 2024

Congratulations to our outstanding students who have achieved this recognition for Fall 2023. We are proud of you and your academic achievements! View the full listing here:

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