Mounderbuilder Check-In

Moundbuilder Check-In Logo2021 Fall Moundbuilder Check-In
Dates & Times


August 3 & 4 - by appointment

Fall Student-Athletes* (including Transfer Fall Student-Athletes):
August 7 - by appointment

Returning & Transfer Students:
August 13 - by appointment

*Fall athletes: Football, Volleyball, Cheer/Dance, Men/Women Soccer, Men/Women Cross Country

To help maintain social distancing, each student has been assigned a designated move-in day and time.​ Students have been sent an email with their individual check-in time and details. If you did not receive your notification, or if you have questions or conflicts with your check-in appointment, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at or 620-229-6391.

COVID-19 Vaccination

If you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, please bring your vaccination record with you to Check-in. There will be cash incentives at check-in for students who have completed their vaccination cycle or who have received one of two vaccine doses.

Complete this Process Before Check-In

We encourage you to finalize your paperwork during regular business hours: M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Items to complete before check-in:

The Office of Admission can assist you with any questions and may be reached at 1-800-846-1543.

Check-In PhotoLocation

Mossman Hall (#6 on the campus map)

Additional parking can be found behind Mossman Hall and Beech Science Center (#11 and #6 on the campus map)

We encourage you to finalize your paperwork ahead of Moundbuilder Check-in during regular business hours: M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you are a freshmen or a transfer student check with your admissions representative about what you need to complete.

Additional Check-In details:

Still have questions?

We get it. This is a lot to ingest.  We've assembled a list of all the most common questions to help clarify things:

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration and Move-in Dates and Times


  • Freshmen Registration (all freshmen) August 3 & 4, 8am-4pm (by appt) | Mossman Hall
  • Freshmen Move-In (after registration) August 3 & 4, 8:30am-4pm | Assigned Residence 
  • Female students will check into Cole Hall and male students will check into Wallingford Hall.


  • There are two different days for transfer student registration/move-in. (See below)
  • Fall Sport Transfer Registration (for football, soccer, volleyball, cross country) August 7 | Registration @ Mossman Hall 2-6pm (by appt) | Move-In 2-6pm
  • Spring Sport/Non-Athlete Transfer Registration (for athletes in spring sports and non-athletes) August 13 | Registration @ Mossman Hall 1-5pm (by appt) | Move-In 1-5pm
  • Transfer Orientation August 16 at 11am-Noon |  Deets Library
  • After completing the registration process, please proceed to your assigned residence hall.

Additional Events

Builder Camp: August 4-7
BuilderFest: August 9-20
International Student Orientation: August 2

Important Dates for Upcoming Year

  • Classes begin Monday, August 16
  • Moundbuilding Ceremony, Thursday, August 19 at 7pm
  • Opening Convocation, Friday, August 20 at 11am
  • Labor Day (no classes), Monday, Sept. 6

Need to know other important dates for the upcoming academic year so you can plan accordingly?  Simply check the Academic Calendar on the Registrar's Office website.


Order your textbooks through the college online textbook store.
Free shipping on orders $99 and up! (Some restrictions apply.)

Order Textbooks

The Barnes and Noble College Bookstore storefront switches to Fall 2021 on July 19 for the Main Campus.

In the meantime, you can access the ISBN list from the Registrar’s webpage. A PDF copy of the courses offered and the corresponding ISBN are found there. 

Approximately 4 weeks prior to the class start date, you should receive an email with a voucher ID to purchase textbooks.  This voucher allows you to charge your books to your student account at SC. Log in to the link in the email.  You will need your SC ID # and the voucher ID. There is also a link to the online bookstore on Self-Service home page.

Want your textbooks mailed directly to campus?

The student mailing address is:

Student Name
Box Number
1820 Warren Ave
Winfield, KS  67156

Disclaimer: Don't worry if you have not been issued your Box Number. The Mail Center will hold and contact you for pickup.

Residence Hall and Apartment Policies

For detailed information on Southwestern College's residence hall and apartment policies and for more information on the individual housing options, please download the Residence Life Handbook.

Please note that the beds at Southwestern College are extra-long and not standard twin size.  You can order all of your campus living needs from our residence hall linens program website

If there are questions, please contact the Student Affairs office at (620) 229-6391.

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