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Founded in 1985, the Red Bud Campus offers a host of credit and noncredit classes designed to help you transfer to a four-year college or university, gain skills to move directly into the workforce or just have fun.

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Unique Programs and Special Offerings

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Getting Here


The campus is on West South Fourth Street, off Highway 3 in Red Bud, southwest of Red Bud Regional Hospital. From Highway 3, turn west onto West South Fourth Street.

Public Transportation

For a small fee, students from the Chester, Ellis Grove, Evansville, Sparta, Steeleville and Waterloo areas can take advantage of the Monroe-Randolph Transit “色中色Connection” to the Red Bud Campus. To arrange transportation, call 618-443-4433.

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色中色鈥檚 Red Bud Campus offers many of the courses that are available at SWIC鈥檚 Belleville campus. The campus provides large and comfortable classrooms, a state-of-the-art computer lab, convenient parking, and is home to one of the college’s libraries where students can receive a variety of academic support services, including testing, tutoring, and library services.

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Established in 1985, in large part due to contributions from the community, 色中色鈥檚 Red Bud location was designed to better serve the needs of the southern portion of the district.

Red Bud Campus History Class


Red Bud Campus Biology Class


With CNA and LPN programs, along with general education options, RBC offers a program suited to your career and educational goals.

Featuring a variety of courses such as English, Fire Science, Math, Biology, History, and more, we have everything you need for your certificate or transfer plan.

Campus Services


RBC offers FREE:

  • Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
  • Textbook Pick Up
  • Career Services
  • Disability and Access Center
  • Online Financial Aid Assistance
  • Access to 色中色Library resources
  • Success Center Mondays 8:15 am -3:00 pm and virtual.
  • Assistance using college resources including Brightspace
  • Adult Education and Literacy
  • Testing
  • Registration Services
  • Student Account Payments and Student IDs
Red Bud Success Center

Link to RBC Campus Services Page

Campus Culture


The Red Bud campus hosts on-campus events aimed at fostering relationships, developing social skills, enhancing resumes, and creating lifelong memories.

Link to RBC Campus Events Page

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Explore our campus further to discover all that we offer! Take a virtual tour to get a glimpse of our facilities and atmosphere. For more information or to schedule an in-person visit, feel free to contact our student services office. We’re here to assist you every step of the way!

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Campus Maps


Red Bud Campus
500 West South Fourth Street
Red Bud, IL 62278
Phone: 618-282-6682

Lori Murphy
Campus Director
618-282-6682 ext. 8131

Getting Here

  • Driving The campus is on West South Fourth Street, off Highway 3 in Red Bud, southwest of Red Bud Regional Hospital. From Highway 3, turn west onto West South Fourth Street.
  • Public Transportation For a small fee, students from the Chester, Ellis Grove, Evansville, Sparta, Steeleville and Waterloo areas can take advantage of the Monroe-Randolph Transit 鈥溕猩獵onnection鈥 to the Red Bud Campus. To arrange transportation, call 618-443-4433.


The Red Bud Advantage


By adding 3 or more credit hours at the Red Bud Campus to your current course schedule, you can take advantage of a tuition waiver for 3 semester credits of tuition and mandatory fees, provided you meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in at least 9 semester credits toward a declared associate degree program.
  • Currently enrolled in at least one Red Bud on-campus course.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and a completion rate of 67% or higher.

Additionally, students already enrolled at the Red Bud Campus with more than 12 credit hours will have the waiver automatically applied to cover 3 credit hours of their enrollment.

Red Bud Campus

General Education Core Curriculum

Red Bud Campus History Class


RBC provides a variety of general education classes (GECC), including English, Public Speaking, Math, Biology, History and more!

These classes are designed to guide you toward your transfer program or degree path.

Link to GECC page


Acquire entry-level experience through a blend of classroom and clinicals!

A CNA, or Certified Nursing Assistant, is a healthcare professional who provides basic care to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CNA) also serves as an excellent initial stage for those aspiring to apply for other sought-after healthcare programs.

Link to CNA Program

Red Bud Campus student working in the success center


Red Bud Success Center

Start your career in nursing!

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) equips students with fundamental skills essential for the frontline of nursing.

The LPN program on the Red Bud Campus starts in the summer semester.  Due to its competitive nature, this program necessitates an application. Applications for acceptance into the program on the Red Bud Campus are accepted January 31 through March 31.

LPN Program

Red Bud Campus Services

Our campus offers several FREE services for both the students and the community.

Academic Advising

Allow one of our advisors to assist you in designing a class schedule that suits your lifestyle.

While appointments aren’t necessary, scheduling one can optimize your time.

Advising is located at the Student Services Offices near the main entrance of the campus, in room 175. 

Hours: Tuesday 8:00-4:30

Wednesday 8:00-4:30

Thursday 8:00-4:30

Link to email advising

Red Bud Success Center

Textbook Services

Red Bud Success Center

Pick up your textbooks close to home

Order books online through the bookstore and select 500 W South 4th Red Bud Campus as your pickup location. Pick up your books with a valid ID Monday through Friday in the Student Services office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Bookstore link and/or phone number

Career Services/WIOA

WIOA assists eligible individuals in covering the costs of their education and training.

Career Services offers support for various aspects of career readiness, such as job applications, resume building, and interview preparation.

Contacting career services at 618-222-5562, or to determine your eligibility for WIOA or to arrange an appointment.

Career Services

Red Bud Success Center

Disability and Access Center

Red Bud Success Center

The Disability & Access Center (DAC) works together with students, faculty, staff and the community to establish an inclusive environment tailored to your needs.

DAC offers assistance in arranging accommodations, such as providing assistive technology, extended test times, seating adjustments, and more.

Located in room 164 within the Student Services area, DAC operates with varying hours, so it’s advisable to schedule appointments in advance. You can reach DAC by calling 618-222-5368 (voice) or 618-234-3347 (TDD), or by emailing

Disability and Access Center

Financial Aid

Completing financial aid paperwork can often pose challenges during college. Allow us to assist you!

Obtain assistance with financial aid within the Student Services Offices near the main entrance of the campus and we can connect you with a financial aid advisor.  It’s recommended to schedule appointments in advance.

Financial Aid Email

Red Bud Success Center

Library Services

Red Bud Success Center

The library offers all the essentials, whether you require a tranquil spot to tackle homework or conduct research for your papers.

RBC boasts a spacious library stocked with abundant resources tailored to your academic or personal pursuits! Features include:

  • Printing
  • Ample space for study groups to meet
  • Magazines to enjoy
  • Subject specific materials

Link to Library

Success Center

Require assistance with homework or feeling anxious about an upcoming test? Allow our tutors and success coaches to lend a hand!

Visit the Success Center located within the library for support and a peaceful environment to tackle those challenging homework assignments!

The Success Center also provides learning boot camps at the beginning of the semester to give students an early boost in subjects like math and chemistry.

Success Center Hours: Mondays 8:15-3:00 pm and Virtual

Link to Success Center

Red Bud Success Center

Adult Education and Literacy

Red Bud Success Center

SWIC’s adult education and literacy program is the perfect place for adult learners seeking to enhance their career prospects, language proficiency and life skills.

Whatever your goals may be, our program is crafted to assist you in reaching them, whether it involves enhancing your language abilities, attaining your Illinois High School diploma, advancing your career prospects, or jump-starting your education journey. With our steadfast support, we believe you can achieve your aspirations.

Adult Education and Literacy

Testing Services

Convenient testing options right in your neighborhood

The RBC Testing Center, conveniently situated within the Red Bud Campus Library (Room 190), provides placement and instructional testing services for students, along with specialized testing options. Our dedicated staff members at the Success Center, Library, and Testing Center are committed to assisting RBC students in uncovering the wealth of free academic support services accessible to them.

Hours: Mondays from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. 

Placement testing is from 8:00 am 鈥 1:00 pm and no appointment is necessary. Instructional testing is from 12-2:30 pm and is by appointment.  For an appointment, call 618-282-6682, ext. 8134, email, or use the links below.

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For additional testing needs, Red Bud students can test remotely. Remote tests are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and must be instructor approved.  Remote appointments must be made 48 hours in advance.   Remote Tests for the ALEKS PPL Math Placement must begin 3 hours before the Testing Center closes.

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Link to Spring 2024 Testing Center Hours and Locations page

Red Bud Success Center

Cyber Lounge

Looking for a place to hang out between classes? Explore the cyber lounge.

The Cyber Lounge provides students with a cozy environment to complete assignments or socialize with friends. It features computer stations for working on assignments or checking emails, along with comfortable seating for relaxation and stress relief. Additionally, there’s a designated area perfect for small group collaborations or study sessions.

Red Bud Success Center

Red Bud Campus Events

RBC has numerous new and exciting plans in store for 2024!


Check out these past events and activities on campus

Thumbnails with links to photos from the following events:

  • Super Bowl Party
  • Octo-Boo Fest
  • Art du Jour
  • Butterfly Festival
  • STEMgirls

Future: Add Eclipse, Enrollment Event