How to Choose A Major
Stressed out about choosing a program of study? We can help you find your fit! Join a small group of other undecided students while we explore your interests, abilities, and values. Then, we’ll research career options and help you narrow down your choices!
Get an industry-specific tour of campus followed by an admissions information session and the chance to talk to current students. For 9th-12th graders and adults. Pre-registration is required.
Upcoming dates: 10/28/2015, 11/18/2015, 12/9/2015, 1/20/2016, 3/30/2016.
College and Career Exploration for High School Students
Participate in a cost of living exercise, career assessment activity, and learn about our programs. A student panel and campus tour round out the experience. For 9th-12th graders. Pre-registration is required.
Upcoming dates: 10/20/2015, 11/17/2015, 1/26/2016, 2/9/2016, 3/22/2016, 4/5/2016.
Open House – Held annually in October
Explore all the options and services available at Southwest Tech at this annual event. Representatives from each program and service area are on hand to perform demonstrations, engage visitors in hands-on activities, and lead tours through classrooms and labs. No registration is required.
Upcoming Date: 10/14/2015
Program Visit Days
Visit Southwest Tech programs, attend an admissions information session, talk to current students, and tour campus. Lunch is included. For 11th and 12th graders. Pre-registration is required.
Upcoming dates: 12/2/2015, 12/3/2015, 12/7/2015, 2/11/2016, 2/22/2016, 2/24/2016.
Southwest Tech Preview Day
This bi-annual event gives visitors the opportunity to meet with instructors and current students, tour campus, and get info about admissions, financial aid, housing, and campus services. Pre-registration is required.
Upcoming dates: 11/13/2015, 4/15/2016.
Fast Track Days
Fast Track Days are offered to help you complete the entire admissions process in one day. We will help you:
- Complete a Placement Test (Compass and HESI only)
- Meet with an advisor
- Register for classes
- Receive a campus tour to explore Southwest Tech resources, get your student id, pick up your books and learn more about paying for college
You are encouraged to have your transcripts (high school and college) on file or bring them with you. If you have questions about your FAFSA, bring these materials too.
Please be aware we are not doing UW Placement Tests, and HESI is only offered in the morning sessions. Plan to spend about four hours on campus.
Fast Track Days for August 2015 Start:
- July 30, 2015
- August 6, 2015
- August 12, 2015
- August 18, 2015