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.
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.
April 23: Spring job fair
Belleville Campus Varsity Gym
9 a.m. to noon
April 29: Veterans entrepreneur training seminar
Tuesday, April 29
8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Belleville Campus Liberal Arts Complex Room 2311
Regsister for this free event
This free Mission: Veterans 2 Entrepreneurs Training Seminar is a combined effort of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and Central Management Services designed to assist military veterans seeking to launch their own business and existing veteran-owned businesses looking to expand their operations.
Forms for student veterans
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.
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.
Work with a Veteran tutor in the Success Center!
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