Important Links


How To...

  • Accessing Microsoft E-Learning Center - Have you always wanted to know more about using Microsoft Office?  How to use Windows better?  Be an expert in Excel?  Now you can. (Logged in through VPN required)
  • VPN is a means of connecting your computer with SC network and only for faculty, staff and main campus students.  If you have a college issued computer these are already installed, just ask the helpdesk how to use it.  If not here are the files you may need...
    -- Client for Windows XP or Windows 7 (32 bit)   VPNClientWin7-32
    -- Client for Windows 7 (64 bit)   VPNClientWin7-64
    -- Cisco VPN client configuration file   CiscoClientConfig
        > Save this file to the Cisco Systems\VPN Client folder
    -- Connection profile for Faculty and Staff   PCF-FacultyStaff
        > Save this file to the Cisco Systems\VPN Client\Profiles folder
    -- Connection profile for Students   PCF-Student
        > Save this file to the Cisco Systems\VPN Client\Profiles folder
  • Phone Number Change - If you need instructions on how to change your phone numbers through our Self-Service system
  • Request Self-Service Account - If you need to request a self-service account
  • Emergency Opt-In - Enroll in the Emergency Notification System
  • iOS-Office365 - Setting up iOS device to connect to your SC email
  • Android-Office365 - Setting up your Android device to connect to your SC email


  • Employee Transitions - When you need to request changes to an employee's access and equipment when they join, move or leave Southwestern.  This form will only be available if you have proper access and connected through VPN or on campus
  • New Password Request - If you have forgotten your password to your email or network, please use this form to request a new password


  • Blackboard - Southwestern Learning Management System
  • Self-Service -  Southwestern Self-Service and Registration System
  • Office 365 - Southwestern Browser based Email client - use your full email address as the userID
  • Resource Check-out - Check to see if any resources are still available for checking out from the helpdesk


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