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Adding Southwest to Your FAFSA for TSAC Payments

If you have already completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) but did not include Southwest as a listed school, follow the following directions to add Southwest to your information:

Note: The Southwest Tennessee Community College School Code is 010439.

How to Add/Change Your FAFSA Information to Include Southwest

  • Make sure we can get a copy of your FAFSA. Confirm that our school code is among those listed on your FAFSA.
  • Return to your FAFSA application and select "Add or Delete School Code."
  • Add the Southwest school code to your FAFSA and "Submit" the updated application.

How to Receive Payment From the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC)

  • Access the TSAC Student Portal and create a student account.
  • List Southwest as the institution for the current aid year to determine your eligibility, certify, and request payment for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be posted on the student's account after the 14th day of classes.

For more information email the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) office or call 901-333-4262.