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Becoming a college student can be intimidating. But don’t stress! We can help you every step of the way.

Become a Student at Southwest Tech

Follow these steps to become a student at Southwest Technical College and get enrolled in a certificate program. If you have any questions along the way, just call or text us at (435) 586-2899 and we’d be glad to help you.

Step 1 - Get Started

The first step is to fill out your information through a free online application via the Student Portal. This will create your student account and provide us with information to help you get enrolled in a college certificate program. If you have any problems creating an account, please contact Student Services at 435-586-2899.

Step 2 - Let's Meet!

Let’s talk about your interests and your options. Please click here to meet with one of our academic advisors or to schedule a tour.

All certificate programs over 600 hours are required to meet with an advisor and meet admission requirements. For information on start dates, enrollment requirements, or other questions call Student Services at (435) 586-2899.

Step 3 - $$$ Ways to Pay

If you’re concerned about the cost of college, don’t stress! We will help explore all your options so that you can enroll in a program without any debt. Click here for a list of financial aid resources (such as Federal Pell Grant, Veterans (VA), Sponsors, and Scholarships) or call our Financial Aid Counselor at (435) 586-2899.

Step 4 - Enrollment Requirements

Some programs have specific enrollment and admission requirements. Check out the specific Program page for more information.

Step 5 - Create Your Schedule

Create your schedule in-person at the Student Services desk, located at our main campus building at 757 W 800 S in Cedar City, Utah.

“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.”

Bennett Olsen
Southwest Tech Graduate