Student Services

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With four easy steps, you can be a student at SCF.

1. Apply

After completing the online admissions application, please submit the following:

  • Complete residency documentation for tuition purposes
  • Official final high school transcript or GED transcripts requested from the GED testing service
  • Official transcript(s) from previously attended colleges
  • If you have international secondary or college transcripts, please visit our international transcript page.

Connect with admissions at or 941-752-5050.

2. Test

For advising purposes, students may provide ONE of the following:

  • ACT, SAT or PERT scores taken within the past two years, OR
  • Proof of successful completion of approved college readiness course(s) in math and/or reading and writing.

Connect with SCF Bradenton at 941-752-5238 or Venice at 941-408-1540.

3. Orientation and Registration
  • First-time-in-college and transfer students must complete orientation.
  • Returning students may register at

For detailed information on New Student Orientation, visit or email

4. Pay and Prepare
  • Pay your tuition.
  • Get your SCF ID and parking decal.
  • Buy your books.
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