November 23, 2020
Given the rise in COVID19 cases on the Lake Traverse Reservation and in South Dakota, Sisseton Wahpeton College (SWC) has closed access to the general public as of November 16, 2020.
All fall ’20 courses are being conducted via ZOOM using the HyFlex model, with the exception of Building Trades and Culinary Arts. All faculty and students will continue with their coursework as scheduled for fall ’20 semester.
Student registration for spring 2021 is now open and will remain open throughout the remainder of the semester and through January 8, 2021. Students will contact their advisor for this purpose. Those employees of SWC who are entering the building during this time must sign in and wear a mask. Please wear your mask while in the building unless you are in your office. Campus closure will remain in effect until December 18, 2020 when the college will go on Christmas Break. Click for more information.
Sisseton Wahpeton College utilizes an open admissions policy. SWC admits students of any race, creed, and national or ethnic origin. To be admitted under regular college admission requirements, a prospective student must possess a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate:
1. Complete an SWC Application for Admission and return it to the SWC Office of Admissions. This must be submitted no later than one week prior to the date of registration.
2. Request from all previously attended high schools, high school equivalency testing centers, and colleges to forward official academic transcripts directly to the SWC Office of Admissions. All fees for transcripts are to be paid by the student.
NOTE: All transcripts received from other institutions that have been presented for admission or evaluation become a part of each student’s permanent academic file of the college and cannot be released, duplicated, returned or forwarded to another institution.
3. Former SWC students must complete a SWC Application for Re-admission and return it to the SWC Office of Admissions.
4. Submit certification of Tribal membership, or Tribal ID, if a member of a recognized Tribe.
5. Upon receipt of all required forms and documents as described above, an official letter of acceptance will be issued to the prospective student.
6. Confer with the SWC Financial Aid Director for information on financial aid requirements.