Revision to the college death notification policy

Death notification practice changes July 1News of the passing of a colleague, current student or retiree is never easy to receive. The Communications, Marketing and Communications department in the past has emailed announcements regarding the death of such individuals, along with courtesy notifications regarding employees who have experienced a death in his or her family.

To honor the passing of beloved members of the Southwest family and their loved ones, the College has reinstated the death notification policy that was changed on July 1, 2021.  The policy includes current and former Southwest students and employees, their family members and other loved ones who have passed away. 

To ensure information is disseminated properly college-wide, please send death notifications to the Communications, Marketing and Community Relations department at