Adult Education and Literacy - Southwestern Illinois College

Pathways to Empowerment Through Life-long Learning

The Adult Education and Literacy department at SWIC provides FREE instruction and programs specifically for individuals:

  • Aged 16 or above
  • Not currently enrolled in high school
  • Lacking a high school diploma or its equivalent GED/HSE credential
  • Wishing to obtain a State of Illinois High School Diploma (formerly GED/HSE)
  • Desiring to earn a certificate in a vocational or trade program
  • Facing difficulty speaking, reading, or writing in English.

Adult Education and Literacy instruction is available at the following campuses:

  • Belleville Campus
  • Sam Wolf Granite City Campus
  • Red Bud Campus
  • East St. Louis Wyvetter Younge Campus