SCF Announces Summer Open Houses in Bradenton and Venice

Bradenton, Fla. May. 23, 2023

(Bradenton, Fla., May 23, 2023) — Students or families interested in learning about State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota’s (SCF) academic programs, flexible class schedules, financial aid and full-college experience are invited to attend an open house at SCF Bradenton or SCF Venice. The events will take place 3-5 p.m. Monday, June 12, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, in Building 800 and Tuesday, June 13, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., in Building 3.

SCF’s admissions and student services teams will discuss topics like the application process, registering for classes, degree pathways, career choices, financial aid and student life. Campus tours will also be available.

Fall 2023 enrollment is open for two-year and four-year degrees and workforce certificate programs designed to meet the high-demand economic needs of Manatee and Sarasota counties. Credits earned for an associate in arts degree at SCF are transferable to any university in Florida, and the college has guided degree pathways to make the transfer process seamless at several partner universities.

SCF offers many scheduling and course delivery options, which allow students to study at their own pace without compromising their work or family obligations. Options include:

  • Go Live with SCF Online, providing live instruction via video conferences enabling students to experience face-to-face learning from convenient locations.
  • Weekend College, for students with weekday obligations, offering classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
  • Flex Start courses, with staggered start dates, including one 12-week session, two eight-week sessions and three five-week sessions.

Interested students can get a jumpstart on their applications ahead of their visit at and by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at SCF’s federal school code is 001504.

For more information, visit, email, call 941-752-5050 or text 941-304-5443.