Drive-In to Your Future at Southwest!

Ready to start college and get on the road toward a successful future career? Let us help you navigate the application process at our Drive-In event for prospective high school students and their parents.

You’ll hear from senior leadership about financial aid, admissions, student support services  and academic programs. Counselors will be present to address your questions. Please bring a fully charged cell phone to the event to access websites and apps.

Follow these directions:

Drive-in to Your Future
November 5, 2020
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Macon Cove Campus (5983 Macon Cove Rd., Memphis, TN 38134)

Pre-Register: You must register to attend the event. Sign up by scanning the Q code or click this link: https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/fafsaevent.

Pre-arrival safety protocol: Southwest follows safety protocols for anyone visiting our locations. Before arriving to campus, all persons in your vehicle must complete our Health Assessment and bring proof of successful completion of the assessment to the event. Please wear a facial mask. 

Arrival/Parking: Please park in the designated parking area and spaces. Cars will be socially distanced. 

Festivities: Individuals will gather around their cars to listen to the presentations and speak to counselors. Event includes musical entertainment, free packaged food, Southwest swag and a prize drawing for (3) $500 book scholarships. Feel free to bring lawn chairs.

What to bring to the event:

  • Download the myStudentAid app in both the Apple App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android) on your cell phone.
  • Access the federal student aid information online, go to https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm.  You will have to authenticate your identity and create a username and password that is required for student, parents and borrowers.
  • Once you are in the FAFSA form, eligible students and parents may use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT) to electronically transfer 2019 federal tax return information into the FAFSA form.
  • Please have ready your 2019 tax return online at https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript. If unable to retrieve online, please bring your 2019 federal tax return to the event.