Students who are grappling with anxiety, depression or other mental stressors may contact the college's mental health counselor at to set up an appointment. The sessions are conducted virtually using Microsoft TEAMS.  Southwest students may access TEAMS with their college e-mail account. Explore our counseling pages to access additional information about hotlines, relaxation exercises and other educational materials and resources.

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Social Services

Students can request assistance for social services by emailing

Use our service request form to receive resource information for all social service and emergency assistance requests.

Emergency Resources

Tennessee has a community service helpline with trained volunteers available to help students locate services within their area. Services include Housing and Utilities, Food, Transportation, Legal, etc. Students can access this resource in the following ways: Web; Text 898-211, enter zipcode; or Call 2-1-1.

Southwest offers one-time emergency assistance funds to eligible students. To be considered for assistance, please complete the Student Emergency Assistance Fund form and a member of the Southwest Foundation will contact you.   


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