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Southern College of Optometry is located at 1245 Madison Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee.

Guided tours by SCO Student Ambassadors are provided to interested candidates during our regular business hours Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule an appointment with an admissions officer, please contact the Office of Student Services at (901) 722-3224 or (800) 238-0180.


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FROM MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

When leaving the terminal, follow signs directing you to I-240 / Downtown. Take I-240 West. Take Exit 21 to I-240 North (1.2 miles after Millbranch Exit). Travel approximately 4 miles to Exit 30, Union Avenue. (Important: Disregard sign telling you to go east to get to SCO.) Take Union Avenue West. As you are exiting, take an immediate right on Camilla. Turn right on to Madison Avenue. SCO is ahead on the right, just past the second red light.

From Birmingham (Hwy. 78)

Proceed northwest on Highway 78, following signs to I-240. Take I-240 West. Take Exit 21 to I-240 North (1.2 miles after Millbranch Exit). Travel approximately 4 miles to Exit 30, Union Avenue. (Important: Disregard sign telling you to go east to get to SCO.) Take Union Avenue West. As you are exiting, take an immediate right on Camilla. Turn right on to Madison Avenue. SCO is ahead on the right, just past the second red light.

From Jackson, MS (I-55)

Soon after the Brooks Road Exit, merge into the middle lane. Take Exit 6B (I-240 North). Travel approximately 4 miles to Exit 30, Union Avenue. (Important: Disregard sign telling you to go east to get to SCO.) Take Union Avenue West. As you are exiting, take an immediate right on Camilla. Turn right on to Madison Avenue. SCO is ahead on the right, just past the second red light.

From Little Rock/St. Louis (I-40)

Take exit 279B (I-40 East - Memphis/Nashville). After crossing the Mississippi River Bridge, follow I-240 South (Jackson, MS/Madison Avenue). Take Exit 30 (Madison Avenue) and follow sign directing you to turn left on to Madison at the red light. SCO is ahead on the right.

From Nashville (I-40)

Take Exit 10B (I-40 West). After approximately 10 miles, the interstate will split. Stay in the right lane and take exit 1E to I-240 South. After approximately one mile, take Exit 30 (Madison Avenue) and follow signs directing you to turn left onto Madison Avenue at the light. SCO is ahead on the right.