SCF Closed for Winter Break Dec. 21 - Jan. 1. College Reopens Jan. 2

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) observes Winter Break from Saturday, Dec. 21, through Wednesday, Jan. 1. All college offices and departments close at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2.

During Winter Break, registration, fee payment and admission information are available on SCF’s website at  

New student applications, including readmission applications, will be accepted through Thursday, Jan. 2, for classes starting Jan. 6-11. Student services offices, including admissions and financial aid, and the bookstore will be open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice. To assist students in completing enrollment, student services and the bookstore also will be open Friday, Jan. 3, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 4, student services will be open 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and the bookstore’s hours will be 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The library will reopen with limited hours Thursday-Friday, Jan.2-3, and will resume regular hours Monday, Jan. 6. The academic resource center also will reopen Monday, Jan. 6.

SCF offers various flexible schedule options, including 12-week courses beginning Feb. 8, eight-week courses beginning March 10, and Saturday College at SCF Lakewood Ranch. More information is available at

Other important Spring term dates include:

  • Thursday, Jan. 2, at 11:59 p.m., deadline for paying tuition and fee balances not covered by financial aid;
  • Saturday, Jan. 4, last day for submission of residency documentation for Spring 2014;
  • Saturday, Jan. 11, at 11:59 p.m., deadline for students to add/drop 16-week classes that begin Jan. 6-11 with a refund.

SCF offers programs leading to A.A. and A.S. degrees, certificates and workforce baccalaureate degrees. Visit

Associate degree tuition and fees are $102.48 per hour for Florida residents and $386.52 for nonresident students. Baccalaureate-level tuition and fees are $113.64 per hour for in-state students and $443.64 for nonresident students. 


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