Southwestern College

Welcome to online learning at SWC!


Need help?  Contact the Online Learning Center: 

  • Call (619) 482-6595, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • After Hours Hotline: Call (888) 556-6718, Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. and weekends

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Online Learning Orientations

These free, one-hour orientations to online learning and Blackboard are not mandatory, but they are highly recommended if you are new to online learning.

Face-to-Face Orientations

Campus orientations are held in Room L244 on the Southwestern College main campus, across from the library entrance.  No registration required--just choose a date from the Online Learning Orientation Schedule (PDF).  If you aren't sure how to get to the SWC Library, check out the Southwestern College Campus Map.

Video Orientation

If you aren’t able to attend an orientation on campus, this virtual equivalent will introduce you to online learning and Blackboard.  Learn how to log in, how to navigate Blackboard and complete assignments, and where to turn when you have questions.  Just like in the face-to-face orientation, we also share tips for online learning and take you through a sample course. 

Student Readiness Tutorials

Are you ready to learn online?  Check out the OEI Online Student Readiness Modules! These fun, interactive tutorials will introduce you to online learning and the academic and technical skills you need to thrive in this new environment.  You will find a few handy calculators here as well.

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Last updated: 8/14/2016 10:12:40 PM