Scott Air Force Base - Southwestern Illinois College

Classes Open to All

Military personnel and civilians are able to take classes at Scott Air Force Base. In addition to classes, students can register, drop/add courses, use the state-of-the-art computer lab, submit veterans assistance paperwork and submit military tuition assistance at our office location in the Education and Training Office. We make it that easy!

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Friday 8 AM to 4 PM.

For information, contact an advisor on base at 618-235-2700, ext. 5454 or by email at

Courses Available on Base Fall 2021

COMM 151 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking

ENG 101 – Rhetoric & Composition

MATH 111 – Liberal Arts Mathematics

ART 101 – Art Appreciation

Unique Programs and Services

  • Community College of the Air Force: CCAF Degree Partner Courses taken through SWIC will count toward CCAF associate degree and transfer to other institutions. All courses offered above can be used toward the 15 hours of general education required to complete the CCAF degree.
  • National Testing Center: Get college credit for what you already know! Take the CLEP and DSST exams on base.

Online Courses

Staff can register you for SWIC online courses. In an online course, you can complete your coursework and communicate with instructors from the comfort of your home or anyplace you have Internet access.


SWIC’s Personal Advocate Linking Services (PALS) is an excellent resource for Financial Aid assistance. Please call 618-746-4200 to schedule an appointment on Base with a PALS representative.

Getting Here

The Scott Air Force Base main gate and Visitor Control Center are located on Seibert Road, off Air Mobility Drive/Route 158. Once on Base, the SWIC office can be reached by turning off Scott Drive onto West Martin Street. For driving directions from a specific location, use Google Maps.