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.

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.

Accepted Students

Congratulations, Future Warrior

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Submit your FAFSA

If you have not submitted your FAFSA already, this is the key to securing your financial aid.

Submit the FAFSA


Submit your Enrollment Deposit


The $200 Enrollment Deposit will secure your spot in the classroom and in the residence hall. As a part of submitting the $200 Enrollment Deposit, you will also complete the housing application if you plan to live on campus or the commuter verification form if you plan to live at home and commute. Housing is assigned with priority given to students who submit their $200 Enrollment Deposit earliest.

Pay $200 Enrollment Deposit

*You will be paying your $200 enrollment deposit on your admissions application status page.

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Online Orientation

Incoming students must complete online orientation modules through Canvas before getting a class schedule.  These modules are designed to help you answer questions before you arrive on campus which will aid in your success.  It will also help you to understand yourself and learning styles better through a tool called Smarter Measure. To access the Online Orientation you will log into MySWU and open your Canvas Courses. You can then begin taking this course at your own pace.

Future Warrior Day

As an incoming freshman or transfer student, your next step to becoming a Warrior is to attend a Future Warrior Day. During this exciting day on campus you will receive your student ID, confirm your academic schedule, discuss financial aid options, meet your future professors, and develop friendships with other new students!

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SWU Boot Camp

Get prepared for college level courses with boot camp. Click for more information and to sign up.

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Connect with Professors

Now that you are accepted, connect with faculty in your area of study. Feel free to email a faculty member to discuss your major and coursework. If you want to change your major, contact Admissions so adjustments in your information can be made.

Register Your Vehicle

As a student at Southern Wesleyan, whether living on campus or commuting, your vehicle needs to be registered. Vehicle decals are $35 and you must be registered before classes start. Student decal permits will be mailed to the mailing address you enter. Enter your SWU campus mailing address if applicable. If you are a resident student and do not yet have a campus address, please use the following address:

Southern Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 1020
Attn: (Your Name Here)
Central, SC 29630

Visit the Vehicle Registration Form

Medical Services

Did you know we have a health and counseling center located on campus? Please submit your required medical history form with up to date immunization records and a copy of your medical insurance card. You can email your form and card to Lori Herron at , or you can mail them in to:

Southern Wesleyan University
Attn: Health Center
PO Box 1020
Central, SC 29630 

For health services questions, please contact the Health Center at 864-644-5131.

Warrior Welcome Weekend

We are excited to welcome you to campus before returning students arrive for this required event for all new and transfer students. This experiential weekend is designed to help you get connected with other new students and help you develop and refine some basic skills to really thrive here at SWU.

Warrior Welcome Weekend


Any other questions?

We are here to help! Click the button below if you are unsure who your counselor is, or scroll down to find contact information.

Counselor Name Email


Jalen Allen



Beth Bailey



Bradley Coker



Meet Your Admissions Counselor