• 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.


  • Tioga Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Circulation Desk, 541-888-7270
  • Periodicals, 541-888-7268

Southwestern Oregon Community College library provides resources to students, staff and community members:

  • COASTLINE (Coos County Library Network Online Catalog)
  • Reference materials
  • Book collections
  • Computer databases
  • Periodicals
  • Maps
  • Videos
  • Other audio-visual materials
  • Internet access
  • CD-ROM
  • Hard copy and online indexes

A COASTLINE card is needed to check out materials; COASTLINE library cards can be obtained at the Southwestern circulation desk or at any COASTLINE library.  Items not available on COASTLINE can be borrowed from other libraries through interlibrary loans.

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, Coos campus.