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.


How to Give

Giving to Southern Wesleyan is easy! We offer several convenient options for making a gift. Give towards the general fund or towards specific memorials or causes. 

Partnering with us

Thank you for your interest in supporting Southern Wesleyan! We’re excited about our mission to transform lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. Our mission has not changed: we remain dedicated to educating and nurturing students as they seek God’s plan for their lives. Your support is an investment in this mission, in Southern Wesleyan, and in the life achievements and spiritual growth of our students.

Fulfilling our mission wouldn’t be possible without your prayers and support. We would love to partner with you to make an even bigger difference in their lives. Learn more about how you can partner with us to prepare the next generation to fulfill God’s calling on their lives.

Why is your participation important?

  • The gap between diminishing State and Federal Aid is growing at alarming rates. Giving toward SWU student scholarships begins to bridge that gap for hundreds of students.
  • Your annual gift provides ONGOING scholarship support for students; keeping them in college to graduation!
  • Your support shows that SWU is a good investment and any gift is a gift that keeps on giving, turning recipients into future givers themselves!
  • You can directly impact the futures of students as they fulfill God’s plans for their lives. Forecasters predict that as many as 30 percent of private institutions of higher education will not survive this decade. Yet those serving a stable number of traditional-aged students, as well as a large non-traditional student enrollment, have a very bright future. Southern Wesleyan falls into this fortunate group.

For more information, please contact the SWU Office of Advancement at (855) 644-5008 or .


SWU Student Scholarships

 Many students would not be able to attend SWU if it were not for the generosity of friends and alumni willing to invest in the next generation of student leaders!

There are five primary areas of impact through the Promise Fund:

  • Expanding Educational Opportunities
  • Enhancing Opportunities for Student Success
  • Improving Technology & Equipment
  • Promoting Community Engagement
  • Boosting Facility Excellence
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Planned Giving

A planned gift is a charitable gift that is funded either during your lifetime or after. In addition to tax advantages, a planned gift allows you to dictate how certain assets are distributed and to know that you’ve made a difference. Through your generosity, you’ll leave a legacy, help future SWU students and enhance the caliber of Southern Wesleyan.

Learn more about Planned Giving



Alumni Bricks

Let your name mark the way for generations to come.

Our Alumni Walk—a path every future SWU grad will travel—will be paved with bricks engraved with the names and class years of our graduates, and other inspiring messages contributed by alumni and the family members.

Learn more about Alumni Bricks

Amazon Smile

Southern Wesleyan University is pleased to announce it is partnering with Amazon through AmazonSmile, an exciting new initiative in which the major online retailer will donate a percentage of its sales from our many alumni, friends and others to the university’s scholarship programs.

When purchasing through Amazon, a half percent (0.5%) of eligible purchases will come back to the university to benefit its programs.

To participate, simply click on the link at right. From that point on, the page for SWU will come up each time you enter the site. 

For more details about the program, go to If you don’t have an Amazon account, signing up is free. Also, help us spread the word on Twitter and Facebook!


Advancement Office

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K. Scott Drury - Vice President for Advancement

Location: Correll Hall 116Phone: 864-644-5013

Kaitlyn Hall - Media and Communication Specialist for Advancement

Location: Correll-Hall 111
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Emily Holley - Advancement Events Coordinator

Location: Correll Hall 118Phone: 864-644-5006
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Linda McClung - Advancement Operations and Donor Relations Specialist

Location: Correll Hall 110Phone: 864-644-5009
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Heath Mullikin - Director of Alumni Relations

Location: Correll Hall 107Phone: 864-644-5015
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Tony Payne - Associate Vice President for Development

Location: Correll Hall 109Phone: 864-644-5014