Success Center - Southwestern Illinois College

Success Centers at each campus offer SWIC students a warm and welcoming place to study, ask questions, and deepen their learning through free walk-in and online tutoring, math, writing, and chemistry boot camps, and learning tools including biology models and microscopesgraphing calculators and many handouts, worksheets, and practice tests

The Success Center is now hiring peer tutors for Fall 2023. Peer tutors work between 6 and 20 hours per week offering academic assistance to students. Tutors can provide assistance for any course in which they’ve received an A. All tutors attend 10 hours of initial tutor training, and receive mentoring from specialists and senior peer tutors. The Success Center’s Tutor Training program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), an international tutor certification organization. Most tutors leave the Success Center as internationally certified CRLA tutors, an excellent resume builder. 

To apply complete the below application and return it to the Success Center.

Student Guide to the Success Center

This go-to video is your guide for all-things related to the Success Center. Click the button below to access our Student Guide.


Intersession 2023 Success Center Hours


Monday | 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday | 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday | Closed


The Red Bud Success Center will be closed for the Summer 2023 semester. Students can access Success Center resources virtually.

Sam Wolf
Granite City

Monday | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday | 8:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday | Closed

Download the PowerPoint Presentation for assistance to navigating your technology and academic online resources. This PowerPoint will walk you through how to access eSTORM, Teams, SCOTY (online tutoring), SWIC email and other technology for SWIC-cess.


The Success Centers are dedicated to helping students achieve success that will last a lifetime.

The mission of the Success Centers is to supplement and enhance classroom instruction by assisting students in developing the skills and strategies to become confident, independent and active learners. The Success Centers are committed to assessing student learning as a means of improving student success.