How to Apply for a Bachelor's Degree
You have several options for applying to Seminole State College:
- Apply online.
- Download and print the Seminole State Application for Admission.
- Obtain a printed application from Student Services on the Sanford/Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs, Oviedo or Heathrow Campuses.
View upcoming priority application deadlines for the bachelor's degree programs.
Verify your residency status.
The Affidavit for Florida Residency determines your eligibility for lower in-state tuition rates. If you submit a paper Application for Admission (not online), please download the form or pick one up in Student Services on any campus. The last day to submit this documentation is the day before each semester begins.
Provide your high school and college transcripts.
Acceptance into one of the bachelor's degree programs cannot be determined until your official transcripts have been received. View a list of the most commonly transferred colleges in Florida. If you attended school outside of the U.S., you will need to have your official transcripts translated and evaluated by a NACES approved company, such as World Education Services or SpanTran.
Financial aid will be delayed until your high school and college transcripts have been received and evaluated.
Official transcripts must be sent by the bachelor's application deadline to the College at: Seminole State College of Florida, Enrollment Services, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773.
Create your MySeminoleState account.
Once your residency has been approved and you have a student ID number, visit my.seminolestate.edu, and click "Create My SSC Student Account." Fill in the blank fields, and click "Save." If you have questions, please visit the MySeminoleState Help page or call 407.708.2000.
Complete the Student Welcome.
During the Student Welcome, you will learn about College policies and procedures as well as campus activities. For more information, call 407.708.2106.
Please note: You cannot view the Student Welcome until your residency status has been verified and you have created your MySeminoleState account.
Schedule your advising appointment.
At the end of the Student Welcome, you will schedule an appointment.
Complete a financial aid application.
If you have not already applied for financial aid, do so as soon as possible through the FAFSA website. Seminole State's six-digit FAFSA code is 001520. It typically takes four to six weeks to determine your eligibility.
Attend your advising appointment.
A bachelor's degree specialist will use your transcripts to determine your course eligibility and help you plan your schedule.
Register for classes.
You will register for classes during your advising appointment.
Accept your aid and defer fees, or pay for your classes.
Log in to your MySeminoleState account to determine your fees and payment due date. If you are paying for your classes out-of-pocket, payments can be made through MySeminoleState or at any campus Cashiers Office. If you are receiving financial aid, you must accept or decline your award and electronically sign a fee deferment every semester. View instructions on how to accept your aid and defer your fees.
Purchase your textbooks.
Seminole State bookstores are located on the Altamonte Springs campus, Lee Campus at Oviedo and Sanford/Lake Mary campus. If you have financial aid, please check the Financial Aid Dates and Deadlines page to determine when bookstore charges begin and end.
Get your student ID and parking permit.
Log in to your student email.
Office 365 is the College's official student email system. Your student email account will be available within 24 hours after your residency status has been determined and you have created your MySeminoleState account. Your student email account is the only account the College will send messages to, so please check it regularly. Visit the student email webpage to view first-time user instructions and log in.