All graduating students must complete pre-graduation procedures to participate in South Florida State College’s Commencement services.
SFSC holds Commencement in December (at the end of the fall term) and in May (at the end of the spring term). Commencement dates are listed in the Academic Calendar. Students who complete graduation requirements in summer term may participate in either ceremony.
You will receive an email confirmation that the process was successful.
You are required to conduct an in-person exit interview with your Financial Aid advisor, if you have received any type of student loan.
Students who plan to attend a Commencement ceremony must order their caps and gowns through the College Bookstore. March 9 is the deadline for ordering regalia for the May 5, 2016, ceremony. The cost is:
|Bachelor’s Degree Program|
|Cap, Gown and Tassel Package||$45.00|
|Cap, Gown and Tassel Package||$35.00|
|Certificates and Diplomas|
|Cap, Gown, and Tassel Package||$35.00|
Additional tassels can be purchased for $6 each. Orders must be paid at the time they are placed. For more information, call the College Bookstore at 784-7112.
South Florida State College’s fall 2016 Commencement ceremony will be Thursday, Dec. 15.
Please do not bring these items to the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts:
FROM ARCADIA: Travel north on U.S. 17 to Zolfo Springs. Turn right onto State Road 64, and travel east to Avon Park. Turn right onto U.S. 27. Heading south, drive approximately 2 miles; turn left at the light at College Drive.
FROM WAUCHULA: Travel east on East Main Street (State Road 636) to State Road 64. Continue east to Avon Park, and turn right onto U.S. 27. Heading south, drive approximately 2 miles; turn left at the light at College Drive.
FROM I-4: Take exit 55 onto U.S. 27, heading south towards Haines City. Continue south to Avon Park, approximately 48 miles. Continue on U.S. 27, south of downtown Avon Park, approximately 2 miles. Turn left at light at College Drive.
The Registrar is the official authority responsible for certifying that all graduation requirements have been met. Diplomas and certificates will be processed at the end of the term that the requirements are fulfilled. It takes approximately six to eight weeks for a student to receive his or her diploma or certificate by mail after the end of the term.