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Two Campuses to Serve You


Southwestern Michigan College is a small college with big opportunities. The 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful, and always busy with activities. Experience it for yourself—all while getting a high-quality education you can take anywhere.

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It's never too early to start making plans for your future. Spring registration opens November 1! Classes begin January 16.

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Campus Living at Its Finest

Our suite-style residence halls are some of the nicest in the state! Apply for housing now for your best chance at securing a room. 

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Michigan Reconnect Expanded Age

Program Expanded to Include Residents 21+

Michigan Reconnect has expanded it's program! If you're at least 21 and a Michigan resident, you may be eligible for free or reduced tuition.

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Take A Virtual Tour

Before you come for your in-person tour, get a bird's eye view of our Dowagiac and Niles Campuses.

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Upcoming Events

December 06, 2023

Housing Info Night

Tour our residence halls. Meet the housing staff. Learn about campus life. And get all your questions about life as an SMC Roadrunner answered.

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November 01, 2023 - January 12, 2024

Spring Registration

December 09, 2023

Holiday Band & Choir Concert

December 13, 2023

Next Step Wednesdays

December 15, 2023 - January 15, 2024

Holiday Break

December 15, 2023 - December 16, 2023

2023 Tri-State Holiday Classic

December 20, 2023

Next Step Wednesdays

January 03, 2024

Next Step Wednesdays

January 10, 2024

Next Step Wednesdays

January 25, 2024

FAFSA Completion Workshops

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March 13, 2024

Open House

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March 20, 2024

Career Fair

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July 18, 2024 - July 19, 2024

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