Moraine Valley Community College || Southwest Education Center


  • Full-service facility, with modern classrooms, science labs, computer labs, study rooms, cybercafe lounge, vending machines and Compass testing (placement tests)
  • Take transfer and career courses
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Close to I-80
  • Student support services such as financial aid assistance and academic planning
  • For more information, watch our video.


College's first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building with many sustainable features

Center's "green" features include:

  • Energy-saving geothermal system, which extracts power from heat stored in the earth to make heating and cooling more environmentally friendly and will reduce overall energy consumption
  • Water-efficient landscaping, vegetative bio-swales and porous paving materials to lessen water waste
  • Daylighting, sun harvesting and lighting controls to reduce the need for artificial lighting

Facility Features


  • Discover the benefits of being an adult learner at Moraine Valley. Attend one of our free Career Paths and Coffee Adult Information sessions where you can learn more about course options, how to enroll, get information on obtaining financial aid, and more.
    Adult Information Session Schedule