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General Information
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville , Illinois 62221-5899

Disability Resource Office

Disability & Access Center
Information Sciences Building, Room 1145
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, 62221-5899
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About Southwestern Illinois College

Located in Belleville, Illinois, Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) is a prominent public institution known for providing excellent education and training opportunities to its students. Established over 70 years ago, the college has proven to be a valuable pillar in higher education in southwestern Illinois.

SWIC offers a diverse range of academic programs and degrees, catering to both traditional and non-traditional students. As a comprehensive community college, it provides associate degrees in various disciplines such as business, healthcare, arts and sciences, engineering, and more. These programs aim to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required for a successful career or to continue their education at a four-year university.

The college prides itself on its exceptional faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. With their guidance and mentorship, students at SWIC receive a high-quality education that prepares them for the challenges and demands of the professional world. The faculty members are not only knowledgeable but also dedicated to ensuring student success. They are readily available to provide assistance and support to students throughout their academic journey.

SWIC values accessibility and inclusivity, hence its commitment to ensuring that education is within reach for all. With a two-year accessibility score of 1, the college seeks to eliminate barriers and make education affordable and attainable for its students. This dedication to accessibility extends beyond the classroom, as the college offers online and hybrid courses to accommodate the needs of a diverse student body.

Beyond academics, SWIC fosters a vibrant campus life that encourages student involvement and engagement. Students have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations, which complement their academic pursuits. These experiences provide valuable opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and building lifelong friendships.

The location of Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville offers students access to a rich and vibrant community. Belleville is a charming city situated in St. Clair County, Illinois. Steeped in history and culture, it provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students. With its close proximity to St. Louis, Missouri, students can take advantage of the cultural offerings, employment opportunities, and entertainment options available in the metropolitan area.

Belleville itself offers a range of amenities and attractions. The city boasts a thriving arts and music scene, with galleries, theaters, and music venues showcasing local talent. Additionally, residents can explore beautiful parks and recreational areas, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities.

In conclusion, Southwestern Illinois College is an esteemed institution that prioritizes accessibility, academic excellence, and student support. With a comprehensive range of programs, expert faculty, and a vibrant campus life, SWIC offers students an unparalleled educational experience. Located in Belleville, Illinois, students have the advantageous access to the city’s rich cultural offerings, recreational opportunities, and the nearby metropolitan area of St. Louis, Missouri.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations