Administration

Fall Term Began Aug. 19

Add/Drop Continues Through Aug. 24

(Bradenton, Fla., August 15, 2013) — Fall term classes begin Monday, Aug. 19, at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). Admission information is available on SCF's website at scf.edu/Admissions. The deadline for students to add or drop classes that begin Monday, Aug. 19-24, with a refund is by midnight Saturday, Aug. 24.

Flex start options include 16-week classes that begin Aug. 19, 12-week classes that begin Sept. 16 and eight-week classes that begin Aug. 19 and Oct. 14. Another flex start option, Saturday College at SCF Lakewood Ranch, allows students to earn a degree in an accelerated time frame by attending only Saturday classes.  Both the Associate in Arts degree and the Associate in Science in Business Administration/Accounting degree are available.

Flex start and all other class schedules are available at scf.edu/ClassSchedules. Returning students may register online at SCFconnect. New students may apply online at scf.edu/admissions.

Programs leading to Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees and Certificates are offered. Visit scf.edu/academics. SCF also offers select workforce baccalaureate degrees. More information is available at scf.edu/bachelors.

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; and online at scf.edu.

Associate-level tuition and fees are $102.48 per credit hour and baccalaureate-level tuition and fees are $113.64 per credit hour for Florida residents. Unlike other Florida state colleges and universities, SCF did not impose a tuition increase this year.

Other important Fall term dates include:

  • Friday, Aug. 16, deadline to pay any tuition and fee balances not covered by financial aid; last day for submission of      residency documentation for Fall term; last day for new student  orientations for Fall 2013 classes starting Aug. 19-24.
  • Saturday, Aug. 24, (online until 11:59 p.m.) last day for students to add/drop classes that began Aug. 19-24 with a refund. No refunds after Aug. 24.
  • Friday, Sept. 6, last day to submit an application for Fall 2013 commencement.

    Extended student services office hours through Aug. 23 at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice are 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Thursday, and 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday. Regular hours, which will resume Aug. 26, are 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Tuesday; 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday - Thursday; and 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Friday. 

Prospective students and parents are invited to learn more about SCF programs and services at an Open House held 5-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, at SCF Lakewood Ranch. Upcoming Admission Express events are scheduled at 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 3, at all campuses. Campuses are located at: SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West, Student Services, building 1; SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Medical Technology and Simulation Center lobby; and SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 100.

For more information, visit scf.edu or call 941-752-5005 in Bradenton or 941-408-1300, ext. 65005, in South Sarasota County. Other important dates can be found online at scf.edu/AcademicCalendar.

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