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.
SWIC Veterans Events
Certify your spring classes
Please come in early to one of the SWIC Veterans Services offices to complete your paperwork for the spring semester. The earlier you complete the paperwork, the sooner your classes will be certified.
Veterans, to assist us in improving our services to you, please complete this survey through Class Climate. Use password veteran. Thank you!
Setting Up Strategic Assets: Bridges to Employment
March 18, 2014
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Health Career Fair
Second Floor Main Complex
March 24, 2014
9 a.m. to noon
Spring Job Fair
April 23, 2014
9 a.m. to noon
SWIC Veteran Registration Forms
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.
SWIC Veterans Services Office Locations
The SWIC Veterans Services Office assists veterans and their dependents with obtaining federal and state education benefits.
- Veterans Services Office has relocated to Room IS 1155.
- Telephone Number: 618-222-5226
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus
- Veterans Services Office T366
- Telephone Number: 618-797-7336
Applications may be submitted at the SWIC office on Scott Air Force Base. However, questions should be directed to one of the two Veterans Services office locations. Claims must be submitted each term or semester after enrollment.
Veterans Services New Student Orientation
If you are new to the college, please plan to attend the Veterans Services session at new student orientation, we want to meet you!
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.
Veteran to Veteran Tutoring
Work with a Veteran tutor in the Success Center!
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.
618-235-2700, ext. 5226
Director of College Activities and Veterans Services
618-235-2700, ext. 5324