Student Services

Graduation Application and Ceremony Information

Graduation Application Deadline

Graduation Application form    

Spring 2015 - January 23, 2015

Need to change your program before you apply to graduate? Graduation Change of Major Form


Winter 2014 Graduation

Bradenton Area Convention Center
Palmetto, Florida
Friday, December 12, 2014,  7:00 p.m.

        Students who applied to graduate by the Fall 2014 deadline (September 5) and are approved will be listed in the graduation program. These students are invited to walk provided they submit the online attendance form by Thursday, November 6, 2014, to be eligible for the twelve (12) guest tickets.


Graduating? Take the next step and click here: graduation attendance form. Guests, including all children must have a ticket for admission to graduation.

Click on the Graduation Information link on the left-hand side of this page.

  Outstanding Graduate Award

The Outstanding Graduate Award was developed to recognize a graduating SCF student who has shown superior leadership, academic achievement and community service while attending SCF. Competitive applicants will have demonstrated success in the classroom and have shown a commitment to improve the College and the community at-large.



After Graduation What's Next?



The official degree/certificate is awarded when all graduation requirements are completed including:


  • A cumulative and overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher is earned.
  • All financial obligations to SCF have been fulfilled.




  • Transcripts may be requested by the graduate online .
  • The fee for each transcript is $7.
  • Final transcripts include degree(s) awarded and the date.


 Fall 2014 Graduate Candidates:

Official transcripts ordered by December 12, 2014, and marked "Hold until degree/certificate is posted on transcript" and will be mailed within three business days after grades are posted to the student's transcripts, and include degree(s) awarded and the date, for those eligible. 


Diplomas/certificates will be mailed to eligible graduates 6-8 weeks after the end of the semester.


 Financial Aid Information


Upon graduation, financial aid recipients whom have borrowed Federal Direct student loans while attending SCF are required to complete an Exit Counseling session at: Exit Counseling provides important information you need to prepare to repay your federal student loan(s). You will need to log in with your FAFSA PIN and choose to "Complete Counseling."

It is also important for you to log in to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) at This site will provide you with access to detailed information regarding your federal loan(s) such as your interest rate, when the loan was borrowed, amounts disbursed, etc. You will need your PIN number to log in to NSLDS. If you have questions about these loans and need further assistance, you may visit the SCF Office of Financial Aid Services or you may contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID. 

If you are continuing your education toward another degree at SCF, you must change your program for the next semester. Since you are graduating in your current program, you will automatically be put into a "non-degree seeking" status until you request a program change. Be aware this may effect your financial aid eligibility.

Program/Major Change Deadlines

Spring 2015 - January 16, 2015 -  All changes after this date will be effective for the summer 2015 semester. 

Graduation Change of Major Form

If you have any questions, please call the Educational Records Office at :

 (941) 752-5060 or (941) 408-1300, ext. 65060.


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