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

Dec. 3, Mobile Vet Center

Veterans Administration Mobile Vet Center

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Red Bud Campus, 500 West South 4th St., Red Bud, IL

The Veterans Administration's Mobile Vet Center is coming to the Red Bud Campus, 500 West South 4th St., Red Bud, IL, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The unit will provide VA referral services, counseling, and benefits advising. Members of SWIC"s Veterans and Career Services staff will also be availble to answer questions.  For more information about the Mobile Vet Center, click here.

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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 and inquire in the Veterans Services office at the Belleville Campus. Download the SWIC VA Work Study Application.

Back to Top Veteran to Veteran Tutoring

Work with a Veteran tutor in the Success Center!

Back to Top Student Veterans Group

The SWIC chapter of Student Veterans of America is available to provide support and advocacy for fellow student veterans. Stop by their office located inside of the Veterans Student Center, room MC1245 at the Belleville Campus.