Still Time to Register for Flex Start Classes at SCF

(Bradenton, Fla., Sept. 16, 2015) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is registering students for Fall 2015 Flex Start credit classes. Subjects include General Education courses such as computer sciences, creative writing, business, literature, math, psychology and more. Flex Start courses provide online and classroom scheduling options that enable students to stay on track to complete their degree or transfer to a university.

Fall 2015 Flex Start classes are offered in 12-week sessions beginning Sept. 28 and eight-week sessions starting Oct. 19. Both run through Dec. 17. Online Flex Start classes also are available.

Day and evening classes are held at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.; SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail; and SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E. Some courses also are available online at SCF students can combine classroom experiences with online learning or complete a degree in specific programs exclusively online.

Online courses cover the same material as on-campus equivalents, but the work is completed via computer. Online students have a direct connection to their instructors and advisors to assist with course requirements, access class information and turn in assignments.

All SCF support services are available to online students, including microcomputer labs, tutorial centers and the SCF Libraries. Online courses may require some on-campus work, including orientation, review sessions and/or exams. Details specific to each course are listed in the notes on the course schedule.

Description of Flex Start and all other classes and schedules are available at Returning students may register online at SCFconnect. New students should apply online at

SCF offers programs leading to Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees and Certificates, in addition to select workforce baccalaureate degrees. Go to for more information.

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