Student Services

Graduation Information

Winter 2020 Graduation Drive Through Ceremony

Winter 2020 Commencement

Drive-Through Ceremony, SCF Bradenton
Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, 2 p.m.

Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates please RSVP here by Dec. 4.

graduation cap iconWinter 2020: RSVP NowSCF is excited to honor our Winter 2020 graduates with a Drive-Through Ceremony at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11 at SCF Bradenton! Line-up will begin at 1 p.m. Please enter SCF Bradenton campus via 60th Avenue W. The entire ceremony will be broadcast live on Sarasota Community Radio WSLR, 96.5 FM and, with streaming video available through the College’s Facebook page, As a reminder, our Spring 2020 graduates are also invited to participate.

We will take proper safety precautions and practice social distancing. Everyone is required to wear a mask and graduates should remain in their vehicles at all times.

What you need to know

  • Each graduate will receive one ticket per vehicle, required for entry and participation. Please RSVP by Friday, Dec. 4 using the online form. A formal graduation invitation will be sent to your SCF email.
  • Graduates must sit on the driver’s side of the vehicle for a commemorative photo.
  • Graduation regalia is optional and can be purchased from the SCF Store in advance.
  • Graduates are encouraged to decorate their vehicle to show school spirit. Decorations must adhere to SCF’s policies and procedures, including the Student Code of Conduct.

Refer to the Ceremony Map and FAQ document for day-of details.

Grad Hotline

We encourage students, family and friends to call our dedicated SCF Graduation Hotline at
941-752-5330 in advance to share congratulations and words of wisdom that will be posted on our social media accounts.

Additional Information

Disability Resource Center for Graduates and Guests

Graduates with special needs will be accommodated. Please contact the Disability Resource Center at least two weeks in advance of the ceremony at 941-752-5295 or Closed captioning will be provided on the Facebook livestream.

Phi Theta Kappa and Honors

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members may visit the PTK website to purchase an optional honor cord, stole, and tassel. There is no added regalia for honors.

For More Information

Spring 2021 Graduation Information

Graduation Application and Survey

Spring 2021 Graduation applications and the Graduation Survey are due March 26, 2021.

Graduation Application Form
Graduation Survey

Graduation Fees

Once you complete the application, a $20 charge* will be applied to your account. Pay in person at the Cashiering office or online via MYSCF (Tuition Bill).

*Reapplications will not be charged again
*Certificate applications do not require the fee

Spring 2021 Graduation Important Dates



Graduation Application Opens 

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, March 26, 2021

Graduation Survey

Friday, March 26, 2021

Regalia Order Due Date 


Spring 2021 Commencement

Friday, May 7, 2021
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