Transfer Student Checklist

Vatterott and L’ECole Culinaire students

Southwest is opening its doors to Vatterott and L’ECole Culinaire students so they may continue their studies. Students will learn the next steps in their academic journey at an information session Thursday, Dec. 20 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bornblum Library Auditorium on the Macon Cove Campus.

This checklist is used by prospective students who are currently enrolled at another college and wants to come to Southwest instead. Follow the checklist outlined below to become a TRANSFER 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.

Submit Online Application for Admission

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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). Once you apply for admission, your Southwest email will be used for all correspondence. For assistance accessing your email account, contact the Help Desk at (901) 333-4357 (HELP).

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Request Your Academic Records

Request an official copy of your high school transcript or high school equivalency test scores (GED or HiSet) and all previously attended college transcripts.

Note: All international transcripts including high school and college, must be translated into English and evaluated for equivalency of a U.S. diploma and/or degree. It is required that applicants use an approved translation/credential evaluation service for complete admission to Southwest Tennessee Community College. It is the responsibility of the student to contact the translation/credential evaluation service. Please be aware that these services will charge a fee to the student.

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Immunization Health History Form (if you are under 18 years-old)

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.

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View Approved Transfer Credits

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

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Financial Aid

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Academic Advising

  • Advising is required for all new students
  • For more information contact Advising

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New Student Orientation (NSO)

All new students are required to complete New Student Orientation (NSO). We offer on-campus orientation sessions for the fall semester to fit your schedule with various times, dates and locations.  When you register for on-campus orientation, you will only need to register for one session.

For the spring semester and summer sessions, only online orientation is available.  To do the online orientation, complete the Saluqi Knowledge pre-orientation session in the PAWS online learning portal and choose the Saluqi Knowledge course from the waffle menu at the top of the PAWS screen. The option to move forward to Online New Student Orientation will be provided.

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Student Disability Services

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Register for Classes

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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

  • 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).

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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: December 18, 2018