Private, Christian college in South Carolina

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

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Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Conference Services

Experience Southern Hospitality At Its Best

Southern Wesleyan University Conference Services is prepared to create memories that will last a lifetime. SWU is the ideal place for your next camp, convention, luncheon or retreat. Affordable rates delivered with traditional Southern hospitality make Southern Wesleyan University Conference Services a leader in conference planning.

Before you arrive, we will make sure that every detail has been planned, and during your stay our staff will be available 24 hours a day to serve you. We offer campus security and information about local interests. Spacious accommodations and modern facilities await you with all the comforts and conveniences of home. Our director of Conference Services is available to answer questions and work out the details of scheduling your next conference at SWU. Experience genuine Southern hospitality at Southern Wesleyan University.

The campus is located in the Upstate of South Carolina in the town of Central. It is within 30 minutes of Greenville, Anderson, the mountains of North Carolina and Lake Hartwell, which borders the state of Georgia.

Contact Conference Services at 864-644-5191 or email Willa Brockinton or Pam Burnett.

Conference Services ensures that each guest experiences southern hospitality at Southern Wesleyan University through:

  • conveniently located facilities
  • attractive and spacious accommodations
  • a clean and safe environment
  • all air-conditioned facilities
  • and a warm, genuine southern welcome

Southern Wesleyan University is taking the lead in quality standards by offering guests:

  • a staff with training that will meet their every need
  • economical conference planning
  • clean, modern, state-of-the-art facilities
  • a Christian environment that shows care and concern

In order to provide an enjoyable and successful conference, we guarantee a staff that is competent, accessible, resourceful, flexible and efficient. Southern Wesleyan University is committed to being effective, organized and customer-oriented.

At Southern Wesleyan University, guest satisfaction is our top priority.

We believe that our first-class service will exceed your expectations. We offer a campus that will provide the quiet for a thought-provoking conference and the beauty that will help to generate creativity for discussion.

Southern Wesleyan University’s Conference Services guarantees you will experience the difference with southern hospitality.

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Weddings and Special Events

Southern Wesleyan University has numerous venues for your wedding, wedding reception and rehearsal dinner. Our Conference Services staff also can work with you to arrange accommodations for your wedding party at our premier Eagle's Rest Bed and Breakfast or at a local hotel around the area.

Southern Wesleyan also has an on-site catering venue that can provide great menu options for your food needs from a served meal to a buffet-style reception style meal. We also will be glad to work on your own menu tailored to your tastes and choices. We also can arrange ice sculptures, fountains and other event services as needed.

Conference Services asks that you schedule an appointment to meet with one of our staff to discuss your needs and wants for your wedding. Contact us at 864-644-5191. We will be sure to find the right venue, food choices, and accommodations for your wedding. Be aware that we follow the guidelines of the Wesleyan church which does not allow alcohol or wine toasting on the premises.

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Catering

Southern Wesleyan has an on-site catering venue that can provide great menu options for your food needs from a served meal to a buffet-style reception style meal. We also will be glad to work on your own menu tailored to your tastes and choices. We also can arrange ice sculptures, fountains and other event services as needed.

For pricing information, please contact Conference Services at 864-644-5192.