Still Time for Spring 2012 Classes

(Bradenton, Fla., January 12, 2012) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is continuing to register students for the Spring 2012 term.

The deadline for students to add or drop classes that began Monday, Jan. 9, with a refund is by midnight Saturday, Jan. 14. Students can add or drop classes online by logging into their SCFconnect account at

Online and flex schedule classes are available on SCF's website at Flex schedule classes with 12-week sessions begin in February and eight-week sessions start in March.

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Classes are offered at affordable tuition, and financial aid still is available for those who are eligible. Prospective students may apply online at

More information is available by calling 941-752-5005 in Bradenton or 941- 408-1300, ext. 65005, in south Sarasota County. Student services office hours will be extended from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Friday, until Jan. 20.

Programs leading to two-year associate in arts, associate in applied science and associate in science degrees and one-year certificates are offered. Visit . SCF also offers select baccalaureate degrees. New baccalaureate degree programs will start in 2012. 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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