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.

Student Success Center Services

Tutoring and Coaching

Peer tutoring is available in the Student Success Center (2nd floor of Rickman Library in 225) or online for many SWU courses by advance appointment. Drop-in appointments are also welcome as available.

Peer writing coaches are available in the Writing Center (inside the Student Success Center) or online by advance appointment. Students can submit their writing for review ahead of time. Drop-in appointments are also welcome as available. Sign up here. 

Success coaches, who help with academic skills and connection to the SWU community, are also available in the Student Success Center by advance appointment. Drop-in appointments are also welcome as available.  Sign up here. 

Students gather to study and receive tutoring services

Online Tutoring through Smarthinking

Smarthinking is an online tutoring service available to all SWU students. Drop-in tutoring is available 24/7 in math, writing for all subjects, APA formatting, science, business, computers and technology, and Spanish. In addition, Smarthinking offers study aids, such as math video lessons, the Smarthinking Writer's Handbook, and the Smarthinking Study Skills Handbook. Students access their Smarthinking account through Canvas. 

For help, or call the Student Success Center at 864-644-5082.

Learning Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Southern Wesleyan University provides a variety of services for students with documented learning disabilities on a case-by-case basis. To qualify for services, students must contact SWU's Executive Director of Student Learning to begin the process of requesting accommodations. Contact Dr. Tonya Strickland in the Student Success Center upstairs in the library,  , or 864-644-5082, for more information.

Students can be assured of reasonable academic accommodations based on appropriate documentation as well as confidentiality in all matters of documentation and educational record. 

Southern Wesleyan University is committed to creating a learning environment that meets the needs of its diverse student body without barriers to learning. All students at SWU will receive equal access to an education as well as equal and fair treatment in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, a federal civil rights law structured to provide equal opportunities for all people with disabilities, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that protects individuals from discrimination based on their disabilities.