Charger registration

New Student Registration

New Student Registration is your final step in becoming an official Southwest Tech Charger, and we are so excited to help you register for your classes.

This year every student will leave registration with an individual student success plan. This plan will guide you through your time as a student at Southwest Tech – from applicant to graduation to earning your first promotion in the career of your dreams! 

Please plan to spend between two and three hours at registration.

In-Person Sessions – Dates/Times of Registration Sessions for All Programs

Thursday, June 139 AM – 12 PM
Tuesday, June 189 AM – 12 PM
Wednesday, June 261 PM – 4 PM
Tuesday, July 91 PM – 4 PM
Thursday, July 259 AM – 12 PM
Wednesday, July 311 PM – 4 PM
Tuesday, August 61 PM – 4PM
Friday, August 91 PM – 4 PM

Virtual Sessions – Link will be emailed

Monday, June 101 PM – 4 PM
Thursday, July 119 AM – 12 PM
Tuesday, July 231 PM – 4 PM
Friday, August 29 AM – 12 PM
Thursday, August 89 AM – 12 PM
Friday, August 99 AM – 12 PM

Register to attend!

Registration is required.

Please sign up for your New Student Registration session by clicking the “Sign Up here!’ button below.  Find the date you wish to attend registration in the “Select an Event” drop-down list and sign up. 

When signing up to attend, please use your Southwest Tech Student Email address. Important information about New Student Registration, including pre-work that you will need to complete before your registration date will be sent to your email, so please keep checking your email. 

What to expect:

  • Work with your advisor to complete your academic plan and career goals.
  • Meet with a member of our Financial Aid team and discuss financial planning for college.
  • Register for your fall classes.
  • Receive your Student ID.

Preparation for New Student Registration

Prior to attending New Student Registration, please complete this important work. If you do not complete this work before New Student Registration, you will have to complete it before you begin everything else that day.

Follow the steps below to access your student email, change your password, and log in to your student portal.

1. Set up your Student Portal and Student Email Account

  • Go to
  • Login using your full email address and password.
    • If you do not remember your password, select Reset Password
    • If you are having trouble logging in or do not know your student email, please contact the Charger Technology Support Center at (608) 822-4357 or visit
  • You will be prompted to set up multi-factor authentication. Follow the steps below to finish setup.

2. Set up your multi-factor authentication!

Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is a secondary method of authenticating when you sign in with your Southwest Tech account into a Microsoft service.

Please visit our website for additional information on how to set up your MFA. How to set up multi-factor authentication.

3. Activate Your MySWTC Student Portal and Student Email Accounts

Your portal is an essential tool to view your academic information, receive personalized communication, and use our self-service tools.

4. Paying for College and Life Budget

College means paying tuition and fees, as well as budgeting for housing, food, and books. At New Student Registration you will have access to financial experts, and you will learn how to create a college student budget today to pay for life. Please take some time to look at your expected income and expenses so that your budget will be more accurate and usable.

Questions or Cannot Attend?

If you cannot attend your program registration date, or have questions, contact Admissions.
Phone: 608.822.2354 (tdd: 608.822.2072)