Citizenship Classes

Adult Education offers free Citizenship classes to prepare eligible legal permanent residents for the United States naturalization process.  Students may take citizenship classes more than once, if necessary. All citizenship classes and materials are free. Call to pre-register for classes. In English: 618-222-5369

The Citizenship Resource Center from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides a number of free online educational resources to assist individuals with understanding and preparing for the naturalization process.  There are also a number of citizenship resources available in other languages.

Citizenship:  The Application Process
Starts Tuesday, Feb. 21

Citizenship Preparation Class
Starts Tuesday, March 21

Classes address:

  • The application procedure
  • American government
  • American history
  • The U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence
  • The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview procedure

For more information, call or email:

618-235-2700, ext. 5363    leslie.wagner@swic.edu 
Call free in Illinois 866-972-SWIC (7942) ext. 5363

Our partners

Citizenship Partner - New American Initiative

New Americans Initiative

Citizenship Partner - IDHS

Illinois Department of Human Services

Citizenship Partner - ICIRR

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights