Future Students

Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

SWU Community

SWU students, faculty and staff are something, something, something else about our campus community.

Alumni & Friends

Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

Visitors & Neighbors

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

You've Been Accepted!

Admissions : Residential Campus Admissions : You've Been Accepted!

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Get campus news and meet some of your future classmates!

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Submit your FAFSA

If you have not submitted your FAFSA already, this is the key to securing your financial aid.

Submit the FAFSA


Submit your tuition deposit

Your deposit secures your spot and allows us to begin building your academic schedule.
The tuition deposit of $200 is also applied as a payment to your account.
This is the next step towards becoming a SWU Warrior!

To submit your deposit over the phone, call the Student Accounts Office at 864-644-5529.

Instructions for paying your deposit online

  1. Visit MySWU and log in.
  2. After logging in, click here to visit the tuition deposit form.
  3. On that page, please read the instructions and click “Click here to begin.”



Sign up for New Student
Pre-Registration Day

As an incoming freshman or transfer student, your next step to becoming a Warrior is to attend a New Student Pre-Registration Day. This exciting day on campus will be a day to receive your student ID card, meet with financial aid, your future professors, and other new students.

Learn more and sign up


Select your housing options

Will you be living on campus in a residence hall or living at home and commuting? Submit your housing form or commuter form. If submitting the housing form, the $200 housing deposit will be required as well. Please submit the form to:

Southern Wesleyan University
Attn: Office of Admissions
PO Box 1020

Central, SC 29630


Housing Application Form    Off-Campus Commuters Form


Register Your Vehicle

As a student at Southern Wesleyan, whether living on campus or commuting, your vehicle needs to be registered. Vehicle decals are free and you must be registered before classes start. Your housing or commuter form will need to be submitted before registering your vehicle.

If you have any questions, please contact Student Life at .

Instructions for registering your vehicle online

  1. Visit MySWU and log in.
  2. After logging in, click here to visit the vehicle registration form.
  3. Please fill out the vehicle registration form in its entirety, carefully reading the Parking Regulations Agreement.
  4. You will receive your parking decal at New Student Orientation.


Medical Services

Did you know we have a health and counseling center located on campus? Please submit your required medical history form and a copy of your insurance card. You can email your form and card to Lori Herron at , or you can mail them in to:

Southern Wesleyan University
Attn: Health Center
PO Box 1020

Central, SC 29630


For health services questions, please contact the Health Center at 864-644-5131.

Medical History Form &
Immunization Records


Visit campus

Why wait until August to join the SWU community? Join us this spring for any number of campus events.

Preview Days    Fine Arts Events

Athletic Events


Connect with Professors

Now that you are accepted, connect with faculty in your area of study. Feel free to email a faculty member to discuss your major and coursework. If you want to change your major, contact Admissions so adjustments in your information can be made.

School of Business faculty    School of Education faculty

Division of Fine Arts faculty    Division of Humanities faculty

Division of Religion faculty    Division of Science faculty

Division of Social Science faculty


New Student Orientation

Incoming freshmen and transfers will arrive on campus before the rest of the student body for an intentional time of getting acclimated to college life. This is also when you move into your residence hall. Your family is invited to be a part of a portion of this weekend as well. From getting to know your classmates and professors to learning how to succeed as a new college student, you should be ready to start Fall 2016 at the top of your game!

New student orientation takes place August 19-21

Learn more and sign up


Any other questions?

 Having trouble getting through the process? We are here to help! Get in touch with your admissions counselor. 

Brittany Bickel 864-644-5562
Emily Bloxdorf 864-644-5564
Jared Trudel 864-644-5566