Our Southwest Education Center (SWEC) is a full-service facility, with modern classrooms, science labs, computer labs, study rooms, cyber cafe lounge, vending machines and Compass testing (placement tests). It is located close to I-80 and offers plenty of free parking. You can take transfer and career courses and we offer student support services such as financial aid assistance and academic planning.
Building Location, Hours and Transportation:
17900 S. 94th Ave.
Tinley Park, 60487
Phone: (708) 974-5400
Need a ride. Use the Call-n-Ride.
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
*Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
*The building closes Fridays at noon during summer semester.
Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
College’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building with many sustainable features
Center’s “green” features include:
- Energy-saving geothermal system, which extracts power from heat stored in the earth to make heating and cooling more environmentally friendly and will reduce overall energy consumption
- Water-efficient landscaping, vegetative bio-swales and porous paving materials to lessen water waste
- Daylighting, sun harvesting and lighting controls to reduce the need for artificial lighting
To learn more about the building’s sustainability features, check out our informational flyer.
Adult Information Sessions
Discover the benefits of being an adult learner at Moraine Valley. Attend one of our free Career Paths and Coffee Adult Information sessions where you can learn more about course options, how to enroll, get information on obtaining financial aid, and more. Adult Information Session Schedule