Superintendent/President’s Message

Welcome to Southwestern College and the 2021–2022 academic year.

Welcome to Southwestern College! We may be coming out one of the most difficult times of our lifetimes, but one thing has never changed—Southwestern College is here to help you meet your educational goals.

We offer even more support both inside and outside of the classroom to give you every opportunity for success. We can provide technology loaners, additional financial aid/resources, free tutoring and services that support your economic and emotional well-being. Our faculty and staff have expanded the times to speak via Live Chat through our Cranium Café, so you can ask them any questions to assist you in our journey.

Choosing Southwestern College provides you access to a robust student government that continues offering programming and opportunities for students to connect with each other. Counselors continue helping you find your individual path to the university, or career of your choice.

Want to transfer? Check out the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) program. Students earn guaranteed admission in the California State University system by completing one of 28 different majors at Southwestern College.  

Southwestern College is a special place, a place where you belong and can achieve your dreams. We are Southwestern College and we are glad you chose us. #WeAreJaguars

Mark Sanchez, Ed.D.
Superintendent/President