Tennessee Promise

Transient (Visiting) Student's Checklist

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 must be in an approved degree program (degree seeking) to receive financial aid. The COMPASS™ test may be required if your course selection has a prerequisite of English or Math. Follow the checklist outlined below to become a TRANSIENT (VISITING) SALUQI.

Submit Online Application

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Provide Proof of Citizenship

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Create Southwest Student Account and Email

  1. Locate and select the "My.Southwest College Portal" button [located in the top right corner of all pages]
  2. Locate and select "First Time Users"
  3. Follow the instructions on the page and enter information in appropriate boxes
  4. Your username will appear (jsmith) or (jsmith2)
  5. To set up your My.Southwest Student Account, follow the directions and create a password. Keep your password in a secure location.
  6. To access your student account, repeat steps 1 and 2

Setting this account also creates your email (example: jsmith@southwest.tn.edu). For assistance accessing your email account, contact the Help Desk at 901-333-4357 (HELP).

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Proof of Prerequisites

  • Student must provide proof of successful completion of needed prerequisites for desired courses (i.e. college transcript, ACT scores, etc.)
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Admissions and Records
P.O. Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101-0780

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Transfer Credit

  • Approved transfer credit can be found under "Student Records" in your My.Southwest student account.
  • Transfer courses will be accepted only for intended major

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Proof of Immunization

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Student Disability Services

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Register for Classes

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Financial Aid

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Pay for Classes

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Southwest Student Identification (ID) Card

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Parking

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Purchase Textbooks

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Report to Class

  • 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.

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For further assistance, call Admissions and Records at 901-333-5924.

Last updated: July 21, 2016