The Graduating Senior Plan - Southwestern Illinois College

Graduating high school seniors can follow the plan below
to complete the steps to enrollment easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Get Started

*Dual credit students do not need to complete the application again and may not need to show proof of residency. Retrieve your student ID number during eSTORM set-up.

October 1, 2022 FAFSA Application Opens
March 1, 2023 Foundation Scholarship Priority Deadline
April 3, 2023 Registration for Summer and Fall 2023 Opens
June 5, 2023 Summer Classes Begin
August 19, 2023 Fall Classes Begin

2. Choose Your Path

Course Placement

An academic advisor will review your high school transcript and determine eligibility for college level English and/or math using one of the following:

  1. 7th Semester GPA
  2. SAT or ACT score
  3. Grades in English and/or math
  4. SWIC Placement Test

3. Prepare for Day One

Stressed about preparing your child for college? Check out our monthly Parent 101 Workshop Series!

Need Assistance?

Contact admissions by email at or by phone at (618)235-2700, ext. 5200.