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St Clair College

St Clair College SWAC  

Earn Your Secondary School Diploma! 

The School Within a College (SWAC) program provides adults with the opportunity to earn their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) while studying in a college setting.

The program combines an offering of both high school credits and college courses (also known as dual credits) that count towards both the OSSD and a post-secondary certificate, diploma, degree or apprenticeship training program.

While programming is somewhat flexible in order to accommodate the schedules and responsibilities of adult learners, the program outline is provided below:

​Monday Tuesday​ Wednesday​ ​Thursday Friday​
​10 am - 1 pm Secondary School Credit
​10 am - 1 pm Secondary School Credit ​10 am - 1 pm Secondary School Credit 10 am - 1 pm College Dual Credit Class 10 am - 1 pm Secondary School Credit

The Adult SWAC program runs for 18 consecutive weeks during the first term. Please be aware of the tentative dates for the fall semester of 2019-20.

September 5 Participant Registration and Orientation​
September 9
Classes Officially Begin​
September 19
Dual Credit (College) Classes Begin​
December 23 - January 3
Winter Break​
January 9
Dual Credit (College) Classes End​
January 24
Classes Officially End​


There is no cost to participate in the Adult SWAC Program. All course fees, textbooks, materials and equipment are provided free of charge to participating students.


Students who require transportation to and from the College will be provided with bus tickets to ensure they are able to attend the program. Students who have their own transportation will be provided with parking passes on campus.

Interested students should contact the number below for details regarding program registration: 

School Within a College Teacher
Lambton Kent District School Board