Registration for South Florida State College’s spring term is underway now. Students can register for classes through Jan. 5, either online or at any SFSC campus.

Classes start Jan. 6 for the 16-week spring term that runs through May 4.

Returning students can register and pay for classes through the college portal, Panther Central. New students can apply for admission to the college by clicking the “Apply Now” button at the top of SFSC’s home page at www.southflorida.edu.

SFSC recommends that those who have not yet submitted an application do so by Dec. 15. Applicants who wait beyond the Dec. 15 may encounter a delay if they need to submit additional documentation to support their application.

SFSC’s Advising and Counseling Center accepts walk-in registrations 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays. Students can register in Building B on the Highlands Campus in Avon Park, at the Hardee Campus in Bowling Green, at the Lake Placid Center in Lake Placid, or at the DeSoto Campus in Arcadia.

Students can also register for first of the spring term’s two flex sessions. The first flex session begins Jan. 6 and features compressed classes that students can complete in eight weeks. The second flex session begins March 3.

SFSC offers two-year associate degree programs and numerous occupational training programs for folks who wish to enhance their employability skills through shorter courses of study.

The college offers Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs.

Financial aid is available to those who are qualified. For more information about financial assistance and scholarships, contact the SFSC Financial Aid Office at 863-784-7134. For further information about registration, call 863-453-6661 (Highlands Campus), 773-3081 (Hardee Campus), 993-1757 (DeSoto Campus), or 465-3003 (Lake Placid Center).

All SFSC campuses will close during the college’s Winter Break. The campuses close on Dec. 18, at 5 p.m. and open on Jan. 4, at 8 a.m. During the break, students can register online by following the Panther Central link at top of SFSC’s home page.

For information about SFSC and its programs, visit www.southflorida.edu.