Online Support Services

Online Support Services
As a SWAU Online student you will have easy access to these services.


Need help with...

  • Understanding your writing assignment?
  • Organizing or revising a paper?
  • Citing sources in MLA or APA?​​​​  

The Write Spot is Southwestern Adventist University’s writing tutoring service. When you make an appointment, you will be matched with one of our tutors, who are trained English majors and experienced professors.

Make your appointment today at



Do you need...

  • Words of comfort and cheer?
  • Answers for your questions?
  • Prayer or spiritual support?  

The Office of Spiritual Life and Development is Southwestern Adventist University’s hub for spiritual support. Our staff can pray with you, point you towards resources, and provide other forms of guidance.   

To talk with a counselor email or test/call Russ Laughlin at 817-559-0391



Do you need help with...

  • Understanding the content in one of your classes?
  • Learning effective study methods?
  • Preparing for an exam?  

We are here for you! The Center for Academic Success and Advising represents the heart of academic and career support for all students at Southwestern. The center works closely with you to support and assist with course specific areas, academic skills and career guidance.

Make your appointment today at



Need help with... 

  • Finding books and articles?
  • Using databases to search for sources?
  • Knowing how to choose reputable research?  

The Chan Shun Centennial Library at Southwestern Adventist University is your one-stop online hub for research, where you can connect to library resources, including catalog searching, full-text online articles and books, and research databases.

Access library here:


Counseling & Outreach Center

We are here for you! As a student at SWAU, you have access to counseling in the following areas:

  • Marriage Counseling/Pre-marital Counseling
  • Family Counseling/Pastoral Counseling
  • Interpersonal Relationships 
  • Mood Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, etc.)


Phone: (817) 202-6255

Make an appointment at





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Looking for a degree that offers versatility,
financial viability and industry credibility? A
business degree will help you start a career in
various industries, which is a huge asset
when seeking a job after graduation. 

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Teaching is a profession that is both
personally and professionally rewarding.  
Imagine the sheer joy of opening up the 
vast world of knowledge to your students.  


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A fulfilling career with opportunities to touch
people’s lives and help them navigate through
life comes with a degree in psychology.  
The training you receive is highly
valued in today’s workforce. 

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Christian Studies

Is God calling you to serve Him
through pastoral ministry?  
SWAUonline is ideal for you
to continue working
while earning your degree. 

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RN to BS in Nursing

Our RN to BS in Nursing program
is designed for RNs who want to
grow their expertise and meet today’s
industry standards. Nurses with bachelor’s
degrees have a competitive advantage!

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General Studies

Do you need a degree – but are
unsure of what field to enter?  
General Studies is an excellent major
for you to boost your resume while
developing in-demand skills in
writing, critical thinking, and communication.

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Criminal Justice

Looking for a career in a high
demand field with job security?
If you have strengths in leadership,
perceptiveness, communication,
sound judgement, and empathy –
this is the career path for you.

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Individuals with degrees in history have had
lots of training in how to think clearly and then
to clarify those thoughts in writing.

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Graduate Programs


With an M.Ed., you will
gain a broader perspective
that will include management
and strategy. 

A Place For You

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Are you a recent graduate?

Maybe your family needs you and leaving home isn’t an option right now.
Maybe you need to save money and work full time.
Maybe dorm life just isn’t right for you.
Whatever your ‘maybe,’ we’re here for you.

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Are you a young parent?

Maybe you always meant to start college, but life had other plans.
Maybe diapers had to come before degrees.
Maybe you had other things to do first.
Whatever your ‘maybe,’ we’re here for you.


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Are you seeking advancement?

Maybe a semester off turned into more.
Maybe you want a job that fulfills you rather than just pays the bills.
Maybe you always meant to finish school but life got in the way.
Whatever your ‘maybe,’ we’re here for you.