Christian college students interact in Blue Hill Coffee, a student-run enterprise at SWU.

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.

Week of Giving 2020 is Week of Caring at Southern Wesleyan University! #SWUcares


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.

SWU provides a Christian college environment for fine arts engagement opportunities.

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.

Research with Hazardous Substances

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) component aims to provide a safe and healthy work environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors at Southern Wesleyan University. The intent is to minimize to the extent practicable, all recognizable hazards and to com ply with federal and State laws and regulation. The basis of compliance is determined by the “NIH-Guideline for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules” (April 2002) and CDC-NIH Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (5th edition). 

The IBC is a federally mandated review body to review and approve research utilizing recombinant DNA, biological and chemical hazardous materials and select agents. This involves research activities conducted at Southern Wesleyan University.

Research activities may also involve the use of animals or humans. In these instances, both an IACUC or IRB, as applicable and IBC applications are required.