SCF Offices Reopened January 3

(Bradenton, Fla., January 3, 2011) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota offices, including student services, administrative offices and the library (limited hours) reopened on Monday, Jan. 3.

Spring term began Monday, Jan. 10. View class offerings at Additional start dates for flex schedule classes will be announced later in the month.

The deadline for students to add or drop classes with a refund is by midnight Saturday, Jan. 15. Students can add or drop classes online by logging into their SCFconnect account. Student services office hours will be extended from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday and 8 - 4:30 p.m., Friday, from Jan. 3 to Jan. 21. In addition, the SCF Bookstore and Shop and Financial Aid Services will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan.8.

The academic resource center will reopen and the library will resume regular hours on Monday, Jan. 10, when Spring 2011 term classes begin.

Other important Spring term dates include:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 5., last day the Florida College Entry Level Placement Test will be offered to new students enrolling in classes that begin Jan. 10-14;
  • Thursday, Jan. 6, deadline for paying tuition and fee balances not covered by financial aid; including Florida Prepaid and Bright Futures scholarships;
  • Friday, Jan. 7, last day for submission of residency documentation for Spring 2011 term
  • Saturday, Jan. 15, at midnight is the deadline for students to add/drop classes that began Jan. 10-14 with a refund.

More information is available by calling 941-752-5005 in Bradenton or 941- 408-1300, ext. 65005, in south Sarasota County.

Programs leading to two-year associate in arts, associate in applied science and associate in science degrees and one-year certificates are offered. SCF’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree began January 2010. Additional baccalaureate degrees will start in 2011. More information is available at

Day and evening classes are held at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West; SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail; SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway East; online; and at several off-site locations.

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