Bookstore

  • 541-888-7264
  • Stensland Hall

The Southwestern Bookstore 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 Bookstore offers extended hours the first two weeks of fall, winter, and spring terms.

Curry Students can visit the Southwestern bookstore at the Curry Campus in Brookings.

Coos students can visit the Coos Bay campus bookstore.

Family Center and Child Care

The Educare Preschool serves children ages 2 ½ to 6 (if still in kindergarten), with the preschool portion ending at 1 p.m. and aftercare provided for children enrolled in the preschool. The pre-Educare Infant/Toddler room serves children ages 7 weeks through 2 ½ years, but only if the parent has a referral from DHS or is in the Even Start Literacy Program (i.e., this is not a drop-in child care center). The Family Center operates as the lab school for the Southwestern Childhood Education and Family Studies Program. For application and rate information, contact the Family Center main office.

Library

Southwestern Oregon Community College Library
Tioga Hall 201
Coos Campus
1988 Newmark Avenue
Coos Bay, OR 97420
541-888-7270

We are happy to help with your research needs face-to-face, over the phone, or via email, open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.

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.  

We 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.  Additionally, you also have access to the SWOCC Library databases mentioned above.  Please email the librarian at noelle.ebert@socc.edu for any questions or comments.  We would love to hear from you and learn how we can better support our Curry students!

Media Services

  • 541-888-1531
  • Randolph Hall, Rm 7

Students may access Media Services equipment for use in class projects and demonstrations on a limited basis. Media Services also houses the Teleconferencing Center.

Recreation 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.

Student Government, Student Clubs, and Co-curricular Activities

The activities on campus at Southwestern provide an exciting and intriguing way for students to enhance themselves socially, culturally, and educationally. Among the many groups at Southwestern are the Associated Student Government (ASG). Students elect the ASG Class President each spring. ASG charters clubs and organizations on campus, as well as organizes campus activities.

There are several official clubs at Southwestern and new clubs created each year to meet the changing needs of students.

Dennis Beetham Learning Hub

Tioga Hall, 4th floor

The Learning Hub provides self-paced, interactive computer programs to help students develop skills for success in college-level classes. The Math Learning Center is located in this space.  The Learning Hub is located on the fourth floor of Tioga Hall, on the Coos campus.