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.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

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.

Rickman Library

Start Your Research


Articles and E-Journals

ONEsearch — Find articles, books, ebooks all in one place

Databases by Title — Search for a specific database by name

Databases by Subject — Search a list of databases arranged by subject

Open Access — Scholarly materials available free online


Books, Scores, DVDs, & More

SWUcat — Search for books and other media in Rickman Library.  See what's new!

My Library Account — Renew checked-out items or pay your library fines

PASCALcat — Search for books and ebooks in other South Carolina academic libraries. Use PASCAL Delivers to borrow items from another library for free.

eBook Collections — Search thousands of eBooks that you can read on any device

OverDrive — Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from the library

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)



Library Events

Book Sale!

Oct. 22-27
Hardback and DVD $1
Paperback $.50

Library Hours

Mon.-Thurs. 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Fri.  7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

24-hour study room available with chip-enabled ID card

The Claude R. Rickman Library engages the Southern Wesleyan University community by supporting and cultivating scholarship and creativity through access to staff, services, and resources.

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