A great way to learn more about Southwestern Community College is to meet with a member of the SWCC admissions team. Admissions representatives are available year-round for college visits, campus tours, and class registration. The admissions department is located in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Contact Admissions

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641.782.1421

Sydney Smith, Office Manager - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Hometown: Afton

Hobbies/Interests: Whenever I have free time I’m usually with family and friends doing all things outdoors like horseback riding, camping, fishing, etc.

Favorite thing about SWCC: SWCC is like a big family and everyone greets you with open arms and a smile!

Most often asked question: What did you do to help pay for college when you attended?

Your answer to that question: Along with applying for my high school scholarships, I also applied for SWCC’s Education Foundation. With the awards that I got through my high school and with SWCC’s Education Foundation, I was able to lower my tuition costs by a good amount.

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Lauren England, Admissions Director - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Hometown: Coggon

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture education, communications option, from Iowa State University- GO STATE!

Hobbies/Interests: Being with family and friends, showing livestock, photography, and running.

Favorite thing about SWCC: The students, staff, and faculty! Everyone is so welcoming and caring. It’s easy to make SWCC your “home” on day one!

Most often asked question: How can I get more active at SWCC?

Your answer to that question: Get involved with as many activities, intramurals and clubs as possible! They are a great way to travel, have fun, and make life-long friends.

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Paige Busch, Admissions Representative - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Hometown: Creston

Education: Associate of Arts degree from SWCC and bachelor's degree in business from Buena Vista University

Hobbies/Interests: Being with family and friends; coaching dance; and playing with my dogs

Favorite thing about SWCC: SWCC is one big family and there is so much to offer here!

Most often asked question: What were you involved in during your time at SWCC?

Your answer to that question: During my time at SWCC, I was a member of the SWCC Dazzler's dance team, students ambassadors, and the Beta Eta Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Get involved, meet new people, and make new friends!

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Abbie Cook, Admissions Representative - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Hometown: Creston

Education: Bachelor's degree in business management and marketing from Northwest Missouri State University. Go, Bearcats!

Hobbies/Interests: I love traveling and visiting new places; I have just about been to all 50 states and have been lucky enough to have gone out of the country a handful of times. When I am not traveling you can find me with friends and family. During the summer I love being outdoors golfing, boating and going on walks/runs.

Favorite thing about SWCC: Everyone here is so welcoming, it feels like a big family whether you are a student or part of the staff.

Most often asked question: Abbie is new at SWCC so start asking her lots of questions about SWCC and she'll have the answer to this question soon!

Your answer to that question: Coming soon!

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