Students using resources at the Learning Center

Learning Center/Library Services

The Learning Center at Southwestern Michigan College, located in the Fred L. Mathews Library and Conference Center, is a one-stop site for students’ learning needs.

Located here are library services, tutoring and writing assistance, learning-style assessments, career planning, test-taking tips, and access to computers & printers. The Learning Center is also located at the Niles Campus, with the exception of library services.

Library services include an online library catalog, databases, scholarly and popular materials, study rooms, and interlibrary loan. An SMC Library Card is available free of charge to all SMC students and staff, as well as any resident of the college’s district which includes all of Cass County and Keeler and Hamilton townships in Van Buren County. MichiCard holders also may use the library services at the college.

Learning Center Contact Information

Dowagiac campus
Fred L. Mathews Library
58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1339

Niles Campus
33890 U.S. Highway 12
Niles, Michigan 49120
Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 3001

Email for library services
Email for tutoring services