Mounderbuilder Check-In

Moundbuilder Check-In Logo2023 Fall Moundbuilder Check-In
Dates & Times



July 31 - 8 am - 5 pm
August 1 - 8 am - 5 pm

Fall Student-Athletes:
(including Transfer Fall Student-Athletes)

August 2 - 1 pm - 6 pm

August 4 - 1 pm - 4 pm
(Cross Country)

Band Students:

August 9 - 9 am - Noon

Returning & Transfer Students:

August 11 - 1 pm - 5 pm


All Students Assigned Check-In Time
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 620-229-6080.

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) July 31 & August 1, 8am-5pm (by appt) | Mossman Hall
  • Freshmen Move-In (after registration) July 31 & August 1, 8:30am-5pm | Assigned Residence 
  • Female students will check into Cole Hall and male students will check into Wallingford Hall.


  • There are three different days for transfer student registration/move-in. (See below)
  • Fall Sport Transfer Registration (for football, volleyball, soccer) August 2 | Registration @ Mossman Hall 1-6pm (by appt) | Move-In 1-6pm
  • Fall Sport Transfer Registration (for cross country) August 4 | Registration @ Mossman Hall 1-4pm (by appt) | Move-In 1-4pm
  • Spring Sport/Non-Athlete Transfer Registration (for athletes in spring sports and non-athletes) August 11 | Registration @ Mossman Hall 1-5pm (by appt) | Move-In 1-5pm
  • Transfer Orientation August 14 |  Deets Library 11am-12pm
  • After completing the registration process, please proceed to your assigned residence hall.

Additional Events

MEOW Days: July 31-August 6 (learn more)
BuilderFest: August 7-18 (learn more)

Important Dates for Upcoming Year

  • Classes begin Monday, August 14
  • Moundbuilding Ceremony, Thursday, August 17 at 7pm
  • Opening Convocation, Friday, August 18 at 11am
  • Labor Day (no classes), Monday, Sept. 4

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 2023 on July 18 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.

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

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