Students can receive several services at the Southwest Education Center. Among the services we offer are enrollment assistance to help begin the admissions process and financial aid assistance. We also help with completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online and advising assistance. You can also get help determining your classes needed to complete a degree and/or certificate, get help planning for future classes, and get help transferring to your next college.

Enrollment Assistance

  • Complete the admissions process
  • Obtain study materials for placement tests
  • Receive assistance with completing New Student Orientation
  • Receive help with online registration

Financial Aid Assistance

  • Receive help with completing your FAFSA online
  • Review steps to receive financial aid at Moraine Valley
  • Obtain information on financial deadlines
  • Submit financial aid paperwork

Academic Planning

  • Review transfer and/or career programs available at Moraine Valley
  • Determine classes needed to complete a degree and/or certificate
  • Receive help planning for current and future classes
  • Receive help transferring to a four-year college or university

Contact: Nathan Lewis. Student Development Specialist, Southwest Education Center via email or by phone at (708) 974-5469.

Virtual Writing Center

The Virtual Writing Center at Moraine Valley’s Southwest Education Center provides students access to a computer and phone in order to call the main campus Writing Center and take advantage of the services without leaving the Southwest Center and traveling to the main campus. Please see the front desk for assistance in meeting with a virtual writing tutor. Students can walk right in – no appointment necessary.

Book Delivery

Order Moraine Valley Library books and Moraine Valley Bookstore textbooks online and pick them up at the Southwest Education Center.


Buy your textbooks at the Moraine Valley Community College bookstore.

SWEC Tutoring Schedule

Schedule for Spring 2023 Semester

Writing Wednesday and Thursday, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Nancy Conner In-Person (Room 106)
Virtual Tutoring Posted on MVConnect See MVConnect Online
Speaking and Writing Center Posted Online Contact for an appointment Online/In-Person (Room 106)