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Degrees to Launch Any Career

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Two Campuses to Serve You

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

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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Free Tuition for Michigan Adults

Michigan Reconnect is a State of Michigan program offering free community college tuition to qualifying residents ages 25+. Follow the link below to see if you qualify.

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Take Classes This Summer to Save Big

Summer semester features flexible course options, financial aid, and scholarships, so you can begin or continue working toward your degree.

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New Student Orientation

During our two-part orientation, you’ll learn about campus resources, how to plan your schedule, and how to succeed at SMC. You'll also be able to speak with an advisor who will help you pick courses that fit your degree plan, register for classes, and meet other students.

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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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Upcoming Events

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June 16, 2022

Niles Campus 30th Anniversary Celebration

It's the BIG 3-0 for the Niles Campus of Southwestern Michigan College.

RSVP to join us as we celebrate 30 years! VIEW FULL CALENDAR
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May 30, 2022

Memorial Day

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June 06, 2022

Su 22 Classes Begin

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June 09, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Esports Camps at SMC

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June 15, 2022 - June 16, 2022

Roadrunner Reveal

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June 23, 2022 - June 26, 2022

Esports Camps at SMC

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July 07, 2022 - July 10, 2022

Esports Camps at SMC

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July 10, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Cross Country Camp at SMC

Steve’s Run, 2019

July 15, 2022

Steve’s Run

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July 24, 2022 - July 29, 2022

Choral Camp

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August 10, 2022

Su 22 Semester Ends

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August 15, 2022

STEM Camp

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August 16, 2022

STEM Camp

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August 17, 2022

STEM Camp

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August 19, 2022 - August 20, 2022

Dual-Enrolled Student Orientation

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August 24, 2022 - August 25, 2022

Dual-Enrolled Student Orientation

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September 06, 2022

F 22 Classes Begin

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December 01, 2022

Sp 23 100% Tuition & Fees Due

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December 16, 2022

F 22 Semester Ends

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January 09, 2023

Sp 23 Classes Begin

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April 07, 2023

Good Friday

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April 28, 2023

Sp 23 Semester Ends

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April 29, 2023

Sp 23 Commencement

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June 05, 2023

Su 23 Classes Begin

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August 09, 2023

Su 23 Semester Ends

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September 05, 2023

F 23 Classes Begin

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FAST FACTS

1,800

Students

$5,430

Avg. Annual Tuition and Fees

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Ronnie Roadrunner

1964

Founded

240-Acre

Dowagiac Campus

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Knowledge for All

Top 25%

College-level Course Success

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