International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

International Student Orientation, Testing, and Advising will be held August 16 and 17, 2017 on the Macon Cove Campus. This is for International Students and any other students wanting to be placed in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. For additional information, please contact Linda Patterson by email at or call 901-333-4497/4250.

  • Testing for ESL courses
  • Information about Southwest degree programs and policies

Orientation [August 16]

The International Student orientation for ESL courses will start at 9 a.m. in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 195 (Presentation Theater).

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Testing [August 16]

Testing for ESL will be offered at 12:30 p.m. in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 193. Students will receive advising and placement appointment times for advising when tested.

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Advising [August 17]

The International Student advising and placement for ESL courses will take place in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 193. Appointments for the 9 a.m. till noon time frame will be given during the August 16 testing session. The afternoon will be used for open advising. Walk–ins are welcome from 1-5 p.m.

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