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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. 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 requirements. (See their program page for details: Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Clinical Assistant, Professional Truck Driving.)

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, and pay your Enrollment Processing Fee of $40.

“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