Collage of SWCC Week student photos


The college’s 13th annual SWCC Week/Alcohol Awareness Week will be held October 21-27, 2023!  Fun FREE events are planned for SWCC students throughout the week. 

The Osceola Center is also observing SWCC Week with its own schedule of activities! This link will take you to their schedule: Osceola SWCC Week 2023

2023 SWCC Week/Alcohol Awareness Week Schedule

Sat., October 21

  • 11 a.m. - Volleyball vs. Highland CC, Student Center gymnasium
  • 1 p.m. - Volleyball vs. Iowa Lakes CC, Student Center gymnasium
  • 4 p.m. - Women's basketball scrimmage vs. Peru State, Student Center gymnasium

Mon., October 23

  • Pajama Day – It's Monday, let's wear our pajamas.
  • 8:15 a.m.-gone - Grab a SWCC Week schedule and a snack on your way to class!
  • 12 p.m. – Alcohol Awareness Trivia with prizes, Student Center

Tues., October 24

  • Super Hero Day – Dress like your favorite super hero.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Mocktails/Games & Prizes, Student Center upstairs. Come to the Student Center to enjoy a non-alcoholic beverages while learning the dangers of alcohol and drugs through some hands-on games and activities.
  • 6-8 p.m. (bus leaves at 5:30 p.m. in front of Administration Center) - Twisted Stalk Fun Night, Lenox. Open to the first 35 SWCC students who register. Students must pre-register at by Monday, Oct. 23, to attend. (Rain date is Wednesday, Oct. 25).

Wed., October 25

  • Mismatch Day - The louder the better.
  • 9-11 a.m. - Buena Vista University Halloween Frisbee & Candy Giveaway, Instructional Center, main hallway.

Thurs., October 26

  • Spirit Day - Wear your Spartan gear!
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Cookie Decorating Contest, Student Center. We provide the cookies and you provide the creativity.
  • 7 p.m. - Spartan Late Night, Student Center gymnasium.  The Spartan men's and women's basketball teams are hosting a fun night for Spartan Nation, featuring a 3-point contest, dance-off between teams, raffles and contests, Spirit Competition/Dorm Wars, team scrimmages, and the much-anticipated Employees vs. Students basketball game! FREE T-shirts for the first 50 students in the door!

Fri., October 27

  • Jersey Day – Wear your favorite team's jersey!
  • 4 p.m. - Region 11 Cross Country Championships. SWCC is hosting the regional championships for cross country. Crowd the course and support the Spartan runners!


Osceola Center - SWCC Week Schedule

Monday, Oct. 17
  • Twin Day – Pick a friend and dress alike for the day.  Post with hashtag #TwinningIsWinning@SWCCweek.
  • Picnic Day – Starting at noon, FREE slider sandwiches, chips, and dessert.
 Tuesday, Oct. 18
  • School Spirit Day – Wear your school or Spartan gear!  Post with the hashtag #SpartanNation@SWCCweek.
  • Free Donuts starting at 8:00 am
  • Games – A variety of games will be available to play.  (Board games, card games, etc.)
 Wednesday, Oct. 19
  • Jersey Day – Wear your favorite teams jersey.
  • Food Drive – Bring in a canned good or non-perishable to donate to local food pantry.
  • Game – Nerf challenge – hit the target for a prize.
 Thursday, Oct. 20
  • Throwback Thursday – Pick a decade and dress for it!
  • Where’s Sparty? – Throughout the day we invite you to look for the hidden SWCC mascot.  Look on the SWCCosceola FB page for clues on the location.  Bring it to the front desk for a prize.
 Friday, Oct. 21
  • Halloween Costume Day – Let’s see your best Halloween costumes!
  • Games – Ring toss (throw a ring and get a bottle of pop or water) & bean bag toss (throw a bean bag onto a square and win the prize listed).


  • Snapchat Filter – Look for the SWCC Week Snapchat filter. It will be up all week on campus and at the centers.
  • Giant Coloring Pages – Take a break from studying and color on the Giant Coloring Pages located in the Instructional Center, Student Center, Allied Health & Sciences Center, Technical Centers (This will be in Tech Center I and then moved to Tech Center II halfway through the week), Agricultural Sciences Center, Osceola Center, and Red Oak Center.
  • Dorm Wars – Students in each residence hall (commuters/West Hall as a team) compete for prizes. Get a token for participating during dress-up days during the week and then submit tokens at the Thursday event. The library will distribute the tokens for participation.
  • Alcohol Awareness Information Table - Instructional Center, table set-up outside of library.