Launch your Success - Southwestern Illinois College

Get a strong start to the semester. During the first two weeks, walk into any Success Center and develop a free study strategies profile, receive a free student planner, and get your questions answered about SWIC technology including eSTORM, SWIC email, Brightspace and other academic platforms. 

Learn about Success Center resources and services that will help you get started and stay on the right path to SWIC-cess.

What to expect during Launch

Tour the Success Center

See everything we have to offer including printing, study skills, and other resources.

Take the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory

This short assessment creates a personalized profile that considers your study practices and attitudes toward learning.

Level up your academic technology

Get help setting up your academic technology such as Office 365, eStorm, SWIC alerts, Brightspace, and MyMathLab to name a few. Success Center staff will share tips for making the most of these platforms.

Meet with a Success Center Specialist

Specialists will discuss your individual results and help you identify strategies and resources to find academic success.

Introduction to SWIC Technology

Can’t make it to campus? Need a refresher? This helpful PowerPoint is a how-to guide for setting up your email and Brightspace, and using eStorm and Office 365.

Virtual Launch

Students can complete a Launch session virtually through Microsoft Teams. Virtual appointments will be available from June 3 – 7 and can be scheduled online or by calling 618-235-2700, ext. 5495.