Tennessee Promise

International Student's Checklist

This checklist is used by prospective students who want to attend Southwest and are a citizen of another country. Follow the checklist outlined below to become an INTERNATIONAL SALUQI.

Submit Online Application

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Pay $30 Application Fee

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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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Request Record

  • Request an "Official" copy of your high school/GED transcript and all previously attended college transcripts be sent to:
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Admissions and Records
P.O. Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101-0780

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Proof of Immunization (12+ credits)

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Testing Requirements

  • If you are under age 21, you will need to submit your official ACT® (American College Test) scores.
  • If you are 21 or over with no previous college, you must take the COMPASS™ test. For more information contact the Testing Center.

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Additional Requirements

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Advising

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Student Disability Services

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Register for Classes

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Pay for Classes and Health Insurance

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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: November 17, 2015