Students using resources at the Learning Center

Library Services and Tutoring Services

The Fred L. Mathews Library is a one-stop site for students' learning needs. Located in the Mathews Library are Library Services and Tutoring Services.

Library Services provides students access to books, movies, music, computers and printers in addition to an online library catalog, databases, scholarly and popular materials, study rooms and interlibrary loans. 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.

Through Tutoring Services, students may receive free tutoring and writing assistance. Students may also get learning-style assessments, career planning help and test-taking tips.

Tutoring Services is available on the Niles Campus. Niles students may request library resources be sent to the Niles Campus for pick-up.

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 library@swmich.edu for Library Services
Email tutoring@swmich.edu for Tutoring Services