Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — Polk State College will host two open house events on its Winter Haven and Lakeland campuses where prospective students can learn about academic programs, complete free applications for admission to the College, receive assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and more.
Open house at the Winter Haven Campus, 999 Ave. H N.E., is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Student Center, WST 126 and 127.
Open house at the Lakeland Campus, 3425 Winter Lake Road, is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Lakeland Technology Building, LTB 1100.
Attendees will tour the campuses, meet with staff and faculty members, and learn about student clubs and activities. There will also be opportunities to win scholarships.
Enrollment for spring 2020 will open November 4. Classes start January 6.
Currently enrolled students may register through PASSPORT. They should also check PASSPORT for possible holds on their accounts that may prevent them from registering so that those holds can be resolved.
Prospective new students must submit a free, online application to Polk State. Information on how to complete orientation and register for classes is included in the College’s emailed admission letter and online at the Admission Steps.
Students are also encouraged to begin the financial aid process as early as possible. The first step is to complete the FAFSA. Assistance completing the FAFSA is available through the Office of Student Financial Services.
Throughout the registration and financial aid process, students should regularly check PASSPORT and their College email accounts for important registration and financial aid information.
About Polk State College
Located in Winter Haven, Florida, and established in 1964, Polk State College is a multi-campus institution serving more than 16,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate in Arts, and Associate in Science degrees, as well as a wide range of certificate and workforce training options. The College also operates three charter high schools.
Polk State’s advantages include small class sizes; hands-on learning; dedicated faculty; day and night classes; online options; affordable tuition; excellent financial aid; and a diverse community and vibrant student life, including fine arts opportunities, clubs, and intercollegiate athletics.