Carl D. Perkins Student Support Services

Carl D. Perkins Book Drop off

Fall Semester Carl D. Perkins books can be dropped off on the following dates:

Uvalde Campus - Richarz Administration Building (Building D)

Please ring the bell for service if a staff member is not available at the table when you arrive.

Uvalde Book Drop Off Dates
Date Time
Thursday - Friday, December 3 - 4 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday - Thursday, December 7 - 10 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, December 11 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Eagle Pass Campus - Administration Building

Please include your First and Last Name and Student ID on a piece of paper and knock on the door to the Administration Building and someone will assist you. If no answer at the door, please call (830) 758-4111 for assistance.

Eagle Pass Book Drop Off Dates
Date Time
Thursday, December 3 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, December 7 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, December 8 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Del Rio Campus - SWTJC Bookstore

Please include your First and Last Name and Student ID on a piece of paper and place it between the front book cover and the first page. Place the book(s) inside the Carl D. Perkins box located outside of the SWTJC Campus Bookstore. There will not be anyone available for assistance on site.

Del Rio Book Drop Off Dates
Date Time
Tuesday, December 8 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, December 9 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday, December 10 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Important Book Return Note:

  • Books must be returned to the Carl D. Perkins Office no later than December 10th. 
  • Students who do not return books will have a hold on their grades and their account will be placed on a Business Office Hold.
  • Graduating students who fail to return their books by the due date will not be able to receive their diploma

Please contact Angie Garza at with any questions.

Carl D. Perkins Application

In order to maintain the health and wellbeing of our student and staff population, please disregard the list of items to be submitted on page two of the New Student Grant Application. Please ONLY submit your Public Assistance Award Letter (WIC, Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF, SSI) and if you are applying for daycare assistance, please also submit a Birth Certificate copy for each child in order to be considered for consideration of grant funds.

Reapplying Carl D. Perkins applications for the Spring 2021 Semester will be accepted beginning Monday, November 30, 2020.

New Carl D. Perkins applications for the Spring 2021 Semester will be accepted beginning Monday, January 4, 2021.

Completed applications and documents can be scanned and emailed to the following address

All scanned documents should redact any social security number prior to submittal.

Funds are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Carl D. Perkins Qualifications

Qualified career and technical education students are eligible to receive funds for student support services under public Law 101-392. To help determine your eligibility, please complete this form. Allocations will be determined by the number of participants and the availability of funds.

You may qualify for assistance from this grant if you are enrolled in a Technical Program and can show economic need. 

  • Individual with Disabilities
  • Individual from economically disadvantaged family, including low-income youth and adults
  • Individual preparing for non-traditional field
  • Out-of-workforce individual
  • English Learner
  • Homeless individual
  • Youth who is in, or has aged out of the foster care system
  • Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and is on active duty

Carl D. Perkins Assistance

The Carl D. Perkins Grant offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Career Counseling
  • Childcare Expenses
  • Textbook Lending Library
  • Transportation and Fuel Assistance
  • Tutoring Services
  • Academic and Technical Preparation Assistance

Campus Information Offices

Uvalde Campus Information Offices
Angie Garza Johnny Guzman
(830) 591-2926 (830) 591-7264

Del Rio Campus Information Office

Angie Garza
(830) 591-2926

Eagle Pass Campus Information Offices
Ana L. Oca Aracely Gonzalez
(830) 758-4144 (830) 758-4120

Technical Programs

Southwest Texas Junior College offers one-year certificates and two-year degrees in the following programs:

Administrative Information Technology
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Associate Degree in Nursing
Automotive Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance
Child Development
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Diesel Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Law Enforcement Academy
Patient Care Technician
Radiologic Technology
Vocational Nursing
Welding Technology
Wildlife Management