Talk to a staff member using Cranium Café by clicking on the virtual lobby button below.
Students/Faculty/Staff: be sure to login with MySWC so we know it is you! (Others may log in via Google, Facebook, or Guest Registration.)
Most browsers can use the lobby without downloading an app, but for the best experience please use Chrome or Firefox. For more information on how to use your camera and microphone to talk to us, please visit the Virtual Welcome Center page.
Admissions Lobby Hours for Spring and Fall: 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday
Whether you are a new, transfer, international, or high school student, our top priority is to make your entire application and financial aid process as easy and efficient as possible. We'll guide you through the process step-by-step, and you can even choose your application path based on who you are.
The Application Process, Start to Finish
Our application process is free and online. Here's how to get started.
How you can establish residency, whether you are documented or undocumented.
Understand our fee structure so you can set up your budget.
Make the most of the aid we offer, ranging from scholarships to tax credits.
Applications for Specific Situations
We always welcome students who wish to join us at Southwestern College.
If you are in high school, jump start your college future by taking classes here.
Prepare to submit additional documents, including proof of English proficiency and a personal statement.
Follow the link above for academic calendars
Follow the link above for admissions forms
Follow the link above for the catalog
Follow the link above for more the class schedule
Follow the link above for Financial Aid
Follow the link above for important dates and deadlines
Follow the link above for more information
Follow the link above for Outreach
Follow the link above for Priority Registration
Follow the link above for residency requirements
Follow the link above for resources
Follow the link above to order official transcripts
Admissions & Recordsadmissions@swccd.edu(619) 421-6700 x5215 or x5216Admissions & Records Office
Chula Vista Campus
César E Chávez Student Services Building 68
First Floor, Room 68-101
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