Student Services

Veteran Services

Thank you for your service! The mission of Veteran Services at State College of Florida is to bridge the transition from military life to college life and beyond for our student veterans and dependents.  In connection with the mission of SCF, Veteran Service Centers on the Bradenton and Venice campuses work to provide caring, engaging, and quality services through accessible learning environments resulting in student success and community prosperity.

Veteran Advising

In-Person Advising Open for Students

SCF has resumed limited operations and is now open to current students, prospective students, faculty, and staff.  Veteran Services is now scheduling individual student advising appointments, which are available in person, by phone, or online.

Virtual Advising

For virtual advising you must have a microphone and internet (or cellular) access.  Microsoft Teams will work with your cell phone.  

Advising Instructions

When it is time for your meeting to begin, click on the link provided in your email invitation.  A page will open asking you to download OR to use Teams on the Web. You must use Teams on the Web. Do not download. (If you are using your phone, download the app, but enter as a guest). Enter your name and click "Join Now" You will be entered into a wait room and your advisor will connect with you shortly.  

Email your Veteran Advisor to Schedule an Appointment:

Lisa Goss:, Bradenton/Lakewood Ranch

Andre Grant:, Bradenton/Lakewood Ranch

Bill Graydon:, Venice/Lakewood Ranch

Getting Started

The fastest way to get started is by connecting with Veteran Services by email:  Be sure to identify which campus you are attending, or would like to attend.  
To help you get started, we have also created a checklist, but keep a few things in mind: 
  1. Be sure to apply to the College
  2. Submit your high school transcript or GED transcript
  3. Request official transcripts of all previous college or university coursework (regardless of grades) NOTE: VA will not allow certification of coursework past two semesters if the College has not received all prior credit (including military credit)

Campus Engagement

SVA LogoSalute Honors Society

Student Veterans of America    Salute Veterans National Honor Society


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