Student Resources

Campus Store

STENSLAND HALL | 541-888-7264

The Southwestern Campus Store has all the books and supplies you need to start classes. It also carries snacks, beverages, clothing, backpacks, study aids, greeting cards, computer software, Southwestern memorabilia, and gifts. The Campus Store offers extended hours the first two weeks of fall, winter, and spring terms.

Tutoring & Writing Centers

TIOGA HALL 3RD FLOOR | 541-888-1593 |

The Laker Learning Commons houses the Tutoring & Writing Centers and offers qualified student tutors and professional writing tutors to assist with all general course needs. Tutoring is a free service, available in-person or online five days a week. Helpful tutors are available to help with any coursework from 8:00am-8:00pm Monday- Thursday, and from 8:00am-5:00 pm on Fridays, on campus and on Zoom.


COOS CAMPUS | TIOGA HALL 201 | 541-888-7270 |

We are happy to help with your research needs in person or on Zoom, phone, or email Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

SWOCC library provides physical and digital research materials to students, employees, and the public.  These resources include books, films, periodicals, maps, and electronic databases with scholarly articles, eBooks, and other academic content.  

You can access these databases off-campus by logging in with your 7-digit student ID number.  If your ID number is 6-digits or shorter, please add zeroes to the front until it contains 7-digits. The library also offer computers, scanning/copying, and wireless internet.  Printing is available at the cost of 5 cents per side in black and white and 10 cents per side in color.  

A Coastline Library card is needed to check out all physical materials.  Students can apply for a card at SWOCC Library or any other Coastline Library in Coos and Curry Counties.  Likewise, library materials can be ordered for pick-up and returned at any Coastline Library location.  Please contact SWOCC Library if you have further questions.

Curry Students: The closest Coastline Library to the Curry Campus is Chetco Community Public Library at 405 Alder Street.  You have access to SWOCC Library’s physical collection through the Coastline Online Catalog, and you can order SWOCC Library items for pick-up at Chetco or any other Coastline library.  Additionally, you also have access to the SWOCC Library databases mentioned above.  Please email the librarian at for any questions or comments.  We would love to hear from you and learn how we can better support our Curry students!

Recreation Center

REC CENTER | 541-888-7714 |

The Southwestern Oregon Community College Recreation Center is a recreational and entertainment masterpiece for both students and community patrons. Our facility offers a state-of-the-art Fitness Center with a wide range of Precor/Life Fitness cardio equipment, Life Fitness circuit weight machines, Hammer Strength weight machines, and modern free weight machines, barbells, and dumbbells. The Recreation Center is also home to a collegiate-sized basketball court, indoor rock climbing wall, racquetball court, activity room, dance room, game room, day-use locker rooms, and more!

Students registered for a credit class can enjoy the facility for free. Those not currently taking a credit class, can still register to use the facility at the Rec Center Front Desk.

Integrated Technology Services

HELP DESK | 541-888-7999 | RANDOLPH HALL RM 7 |

The ITS Helpdesk is staffed between 7am to 8pm Monday-Friday (Monday-Thursday in the summer) and equipped to help you with all your school related IT needs. We can help you with your Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Teams etc.), as well as connectivity issues while on campus. We even diagnose hardware and software issues and give guidance on what to purchase to meet your needs (though we do not purchase or carry replacement equipment or install on non-campus owned machines). If you need a walkthrough of myLakerLink, Canvas, or are experiencing any tech related issues while you attend SWOCC, please give us a call or stop on by and let our friendly techs help you out.