Veterans Services

Thank you

We are proud to have you at Southwestern Illinois College and greatly appreciate your time in service to our nation. We are pleased that you have chosen to make SWIC a part of your life.

Veterans Survey

Please complete this survey through Class Climate to help us improve our services to you. Use password veteran. Thank you!

Certify your spring classes

Be sure to visit one of the SWIC Veterans Services offices early to complete your paperwork for the spring semester. The earlier you complete the paperwork, the sooner your classes will be certified.

Back to Top Events at SWIC for Veterans

May 21st, Veterans Job Fair

Where: Cicero Workforce Center 
2138 S. 61st Ct. 3rd Fl.
Cicero, IL 60804

VETERANS JOB FAIR  
Co-Sponsored by:
LULAC of IL Representative Lisa Hernandez  
Central States SER IDES  
IL Dpt. of Veterans Affairs IAHSE  
Veterans Outreach of IL CMS  
Illinois Latino Family Commission  

When: Wednesday, MAY 21st,2014  
FREE ADMISSION - Bring several resumes  
Employment Opportunities in State Government & Private Sector  
RSVP: Booth information: Blanca Vargas, LULAC of IL 708 222-3100 Ext.# 1306 or 708 207-1704 Cell

 

Back to Top Registration for Student Veterans

Getting started at SWIC

Back to Top VetSuccess on Campus

SWIC is pleased to welcome Armando De La Garza, our new VetSuccess on Campus Counselor. He is available for one-on-one appointments to discuss any questions relating to veterans benefits. Stop by the Belleville Campus Veterans Services office to meet him or call 618-235-2700, ext. 5226. He is here to assist you.

Back to Top VA Work Study

Would you like to assist your fellow Veteran students? If you are receiving VA benefits under Chapter 30, 31, 33, 35, 1606 or 1607 and are attending school at least 3/4 time, you may be eligible to participate in the VA Work-Study Program. The program includes a minimum wage non-taxable salary, and hours are scheduled around your classes. If you are interested please complete the application (link to application) and inquire in the Veterans Services office.

Back to Top Veteran to Veteran Tutoring

Work with a Veteran tutor in the Success Center!

Back to Top Student Veterans Group

Watch this web page for further details regarding the Veterans Student Group. The Veterans Student Group works to advocate on behalf of student veterans. The organization coordinates campus activities and provides pre-professional and peer-to-peer networking.

Amber Manion
618-235-2700, ext. 5226