This checklist is used by prospective students who currently attend another college and plan to enroll temporarily at Southwest and then return to the home institution. A visiting student is NOT eligible to receive federal financial aid at Southwest. Follow the checklist outlined below to become a TRANSIENT (VISITING) SALUQI.
Please upload required documents to the admissions office through our Admissions Documents/Forms Upload page. Visit the Admissions Documents/Forms page for all required documents.
- Please view the Ways to Prove Citizenship/Eligibility for additional information.
- Locate and select the "My.Southwest College Portal" button [located in the top right corner of all pages]
- Locate and select "First Time Users"
- Follow the instructions on the page and enter information in appropriate boxes
- Your username will appear (jsmith) or (jsmith2)
- To set up your My.Southwest Student Account, follow the directions and create a password. Keep your password in a secure location.
- To access your student account, repeat steps 1 and 2
For assistance, contact the Help Desk at 901-333-4357 (HELP).
Transient (visiting) students must provide a letter from their home institution indicating approved course(s) for which the student may register, or obtain departmental approval from Southwest. If the desired course requires a course prerequisite, the student may opt to provide a copy of the college transcript which shows proof of having earned the course prerequisite.
Applicants who are under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian sign the required immunization health history form. The form can be obtained by clicking the link below.
- Visit the Student Disability Services website for complete information.
- Obtain a required Parking Hang Tag from the office of Police Services/Public Safety.
- Print a "Student Detail Schedule" from your My.Southwest student account and take it to the bookstore or purchase books online at eFollett.
Announcement: The Regents Online Degree Program (RODP) and Regents Online Campus Collaborative (ROCC) are now known as TN eCampus (opens new window).
- TN eCampus degree students should visit the Southwest TN eCampus (opens new window) or TN eCampus bookstore (opens new window) for course and book information.
- The "Student Detail Schedule" contains the time and location of your classes. For additional assistance view How to Read the Schedule.
- Students are expected to attend all classes.
For further assistance, call Admissions and Records at 901-333-5924.
Last updated: January 27, 2020