Getting Started is Easy
Applying for admission at Southwestern is easy and all online. Once you have been accepted, you will receive your student ID number and with this number you will be able to log into your newly created account to complete the enrollment process.
Complete the New Student Orientation
Login to myLakerLink using the information emailed to you. Once you are logged in, click the link below to take the orientation. The orientation provides the information you need for a successful beginning at Southwestern. Complete it at your own pace.
Meet with an Intake Advisor
To help guide you on your path, you will meet with an intake advisor to assist you in negotiating the intricacies of getting started. This process will assist you in preparing for your academic journey.
To best serve you please:
- Include first and last name in your appointment request
- Indicate your preferred form of communication, either phone or Zoom
- Keep in mind appointment times are Pacific Time Zone
- Please note what term you are planning on attending and what degree/certificate you are interested in when making your appointment
- Select the appropriate staff person to meet with based on your degree/certificate interest
SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT:
If you only plan to take online courses, simply choose the campus you plan to utilize for assistance.
Advisers are available Monday - Friday* from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (*Closed on Fridays during the summer). If you are unable to meet between these hours, please call 541-888-7405 to schedule your appointment.
Paying for College
We strive to make education affordable. With no out-of-state tuition and a full range of financial options, an education is easily within reach.
Welcome to Southwestern
At Southwestern you’ll get distinct advantages to help you thrive academically. You’ll benefit from our small class sizes and supportive campus community. We are committed to your education whether you’re here to get a certificate, taking a pathway program, getting your GED, attending a community ed class, or transferring to a four-year college. Whatever your path, we are here to help you move ahead and achieve your educational goals.