How to Apply for a Bachelor's Degree

Imagining your future? Looking to fulfill your dreams? Go State. Seminole State now offers five bachelor's degrees in high-demand areas. Follow these steps to become a baccalaureate student at Seminole State. If you have any questions regarding Seminole State's admissions process, please contact the Baccalaureate Office.

1. Submit an Application for Admission
You have several options for applying to Seminole State College:

Click here for upcoming priority application deadlines for the bachelor's degree programs.

2. Verify Residency Status
Please complete and submit a Florida Residency Affidavit as soon as possible. The Florida Residency Affidavit determines your eligibility for in-state tuition rates and is a  important part of the application process. Residency documents must be completed and submitted before you can proceed with the Steps to Enroll.
3. Provide Your Transcripts

Official transcripts from your high school and any colleges you have attended must be sent to:

Seminole State College of Florida
Records Office
100 Weldon Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

Official transcripts must be received by the bachelor's degree application deadline. Acceptance into one of the bachelor’s degree programs cannot be determined until your transcripts have been received. Financial aid will be delayed until your transcripts or GED test scores are on file. If all your transcripts are not received by the end of your first term, you will not be able to register for subsequent terms at Seminole State.

4. Apply for Financial Aid
If you have not already applied for financial aid, do so immediately at Seminole State’s FAFSA code is 001520. It typically takes four to six weeks to determine your eligibility. Additional information may be requested if you are chosen for verification.”
5. Create Your MySeminoleState Account
Once your residency has been approved and you have a student id number, visit MySeminoleState, and click "Create New Student Account." If you have questions, visit the MySeminoleState Help Page or call 407.708.2050.
6. View the Online Orientation
Orientation is mandatory for all bachelor's degree students. During orientation, you will learn about College policies and procedures as well as campus activities. Click here to complete the online orientation. For more information, call 407.708.2050.

Please note: You cannot view the online orientation until you have created your MySeminoleState account (see step 4).
7. Schedule an Advising Appointment
After completing your online orientation, schedule an appointment. This session will provide vital information about the College’s bachelor’s degree programs and is mandatory to enroll in classes. After the session, you will meet one-on-one with an advisor to register for courses. Please bring your evaluated, unofficial Seminole State transcript or transcripts from all previous colleges attended.
8. Register for Classes
You will register for classes during your advising appointment.
9. Accept Aid and Defer Fees, or Pay for Your Classes
If you are receiving financial aid, you must accept or decline your award and electronically sign a fee deferment. To do so, log in to MySeminoleState and select "Accept Aid and Defer Payment." Click here for detailed instructions. Students accepting loans for the first time must sign a master promissory note and complete loan entrance counseling, also located in MySeminoleState. If you are paying for your classes, check your MySeminoleState Student Center to determine your fees and payment due date. You can pay at any campus Cashiers/Business Office or online with MySeminoleState. Accepted forms of payment are: cash, debit cards, personal checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
10. Log in to Your Student Email
Office 365 is the College’s official student email system. Approximately one day after you create your MySeminoleState account, your Live Mail account will become active. Official communications from the College will only be sent to your Live Mail account. Click here for instructions to activate your account.

Want more info? Contact us.

Seminole State College
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford, Florida 32773-6199

Bachelor's Degree Admissions Information
call 407.708.2106
or e-mail Bachelor's Admissions