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Student Services and Support Resources

Free tutoring, a full-service library, academic and career counseling—SMC provides everything you need to excel in college.

Browse all of our helpful student services below.

Have a general question?

Contact the Information Desk for quick help or to be directed to the appropriate department.

CALL: 800-456-8675

TEXT: 269-509-8618

EMAIL: info@swmich.edu

STOP BY the information desk in the David C. Briegel Building

Academic Advising and Resource Center

The Academic Advising and Resource Center (AARC) provides a multitude of services including academic advising and registration, international student advising, veterans advising, Disability Services, major/career exploration, transfer planning, assisting students with degree audits and graduation planning. No appointment needed; stop by anytime! More about the Academic Advising and Resource Center.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1303
Email: askanadvisor@swmich.edu

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1104


Bookstore

The bookstore is where you can buy textbooks, SMC apparel and accessories, technology and other items. Located in the annex to the Dale A. Lyons Building. More about the Bookstore.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1384
Fax: 269-782-1429
Email: bookstore@swmich.edu

Fall Semester Hours

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location

Dale A. Lyons Building, Bookstore Annex, Room 905


Business Office

Stop by the business office in the Briegel Building (Dowagiac) or off the main entrance (Niles) for billing questions.

Biweekly and monthly payment plans are available through the Bill and Payment Center in Wired. Select Bill and Payment Center from the My Courses tab in Wired to enroll. Learn more about billing.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1298
Email: ecashier@swmich.edu

Hours

Dowagiac

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Niles

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

Dowagiac

David C. Briegel Building

Niles

Student Service Center


Carole A. Tate Teaching and Learning Center

The Teaching and Learning Center provides free tutoring and writing assistance for a variety of subjects. Students may also learn test-taking and study skills, receive resume assistance and get other helpful tips to help them succeed at SMC. Located in the Mathews Library on the Dowagiac campus and off the main commons area on the Niles Campus.

Contact

Dowagiac Phone: 269-782-1409
Niles Phone: 269-687-4862
Email: tutoring@swmich.edu

Fall and Spring Semester Hours

Dowagiac

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Niles

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Location

Dowagiac

Fred L. Mathews Library

Niles

Main Building


Disability Services

Disability Services, located in the AARC, provides resources, education and direct support services and accommodations to ensure that students with disabilities achieve equal access to all aspects of SMC. Students requesting assistance must contact Disability Services for an intake interview to discuss strategies and accommodations to reduce disability-related barriers. Appointments are available at the Dowagiac or Niles Campus. Read more about Disability Services.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1303
Email: disabilityservices@swmich.edu

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1104


Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students find financial assistance for their education through grants, scholarships, federal work-study and loans. More about Financial Aid.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1316
Email: finaid@swmich.edu

Hours

Dowagiac

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Niles

By appointment

Location

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1004


First Year Experience

The Office of First Year Experience guides new students through their first year at SMC by providing advising, resources for success and engagement activities, including New Student Orientation and Welcome Week, to help ease the transition to our college community.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1499
Email: fye@swmich.edu

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building


Food Services

The Dowagiac campus has two great places to eat, the Birdfeeder and the Zollar Cafe. The Birdfeeder is a full-service cafeteria offering a full lunch menu, including home-style daily specials, fresh salads and freshly made soups, as well as grilled sandwiches and deep-fried foods.

The Zollar Cafe serves breakfast and lunch. Breakfast items include waffles, cereal, oatmeal, fruit, yogurt, muffins, scones, gourmet coffee, cappuccino and smoothies. Lunch items are fresh salads, hot paninis and wraps.

Birdfeeder

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1324

Hours

Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building

Zollar Cafe

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1427

Summer Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location

Charles O. Zollar Building (Student Activity Center)


Fred L. Mathews Library

The Fred L. Mathews Library is constantly adding new book, movie and music releases and scholarly reference titles. The library also features private and group study rooms, a computer lab with printers, interlibrary loan, access to databases and an online catalog. A reference librarian is always on hand to help you locate the materials you need, both on-campus and off.

SMC students and staff can check items out of the library using their SMC ID. Students at the Niles Campus can request materials be sent to them from Dowagiac.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1339
Email: library@swmich.edu

Hours

Fall and Spring Semester

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer Semester

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

Fred L. Mathews Library and Conference Center


Help Desk

Can’t log in to Wired or access something in Moodle? Call the Help Desk and we’ll take care of it.

Contact

Phone: 269-782-1230
Email: support@swmich.edu

Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

Barbara Wood Building


Security

SMC maintains a safe campus through a myriad of security features which are discussed in detail on the on-campus security page.

If you see suspicious activity or anything that presents a threat to campus safety, click the Concerns link to report it anonymously.

Contact

Phone: 269-782-1234
Email: security@swmich.edu

Location

Dowagiac

David C. Briegel Building, Room 2014

Niles

Student Service Center


Student Support Services

Student Support Services gives students personal attention and extra support to help them excel in college. To be eligible, students must be a first-generation college student, low income or have a documented disability. Located in the AARC. More about Student Support Services.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1312
Email: sss@swmich.edu

Hours

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1104


Testing Services

Academic Assessment and Testing Services offers admissions assessment as well as many tests that can result in the attainment of college credit for passing them. The Testing Center is also a testing site for many professional certifications. More about the Testing Center.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1347
Email: testingcenter@swmich.edu

Hours

Dowagiac

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Niles

Closed

Location

Dowagiac

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1103

Niles

Main Building, Room 141A


Transfer Resource Services

Students can access transfer school materials, work on their applications, meet with SMC and transfer school advisors and plan their transfer in the Transfer Resource Services located in the AARC.

Contact

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1303
Email: askanadvisor@swmich.edu

Hours

Dowagiac

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1104