SCF Observes Spring Break

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) observes Spring Break at all locations from Saturday, March 1, through Sunday, March 9. SCF Lakewood Ranch will be open for Saturday College classes March 1.

The academic resource center at SCF Venice and SCF Bradenton will close at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. The library at SCF Venice will close at 2 p.m. and at SCF Bradenton at 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28. All other SCF offices, labs and libraries will close by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28. Classes and activities will resume when the college reopens on Monday, March 10.

Corporate and Community Development Basic Riding course will be held as scheduled March 1-2. All other noncredit courses will resume March 10.

Registration continues for Spring 2014 flex schedule classes. Click here for more information.

Course offerings for the Summer 2014 term can be viewed online at

Web registration for all currently enrolled students continuing for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 courses begins Monday, March 31. Web registration for new, transfer, transient, readmits and all others not previously registered for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 classes begins Monday, April 7. First-time-in-college students must make appointments for orientation prior to Web registration, which is available for all students who have completed the admission process. Admission information is available online at

Important Spring term dates include:

  • Friday, April 4, deadline to  register online at to guarantee participation in May 2 commencement;
  • Friday, April 25, Spring classes end. Honors Convocation, 12:30 p.m., SCF Venice, and 7 p.m., SCF Bradenton;
  • April 28 - May 1, final examinations, Spring 2014; and
  • Saturday, 7 p.m., May 2, Spring Commencement at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

Prospective students and their families are invited to learn more about SCF’s programs and services at an Admission Express event 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., building 1, and SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 100; and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at SCF Bradenton, building 1.

Open House events will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., building 14, and 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800.


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