How to Apply for a Bachelor's Degree

You have several options for applying to Seminole State College:

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

Official, final transcripts must be sent to the College by the bachelor's application deadline through any of the following methods: 

  1. Submit your transcript electronically (Preferred)
  2. Bring a sealed transcript to any of our four campus locations
  3. Mail a sealed transcript to:
    Seminole State College of Florida
    Enrollment Services Office
    100 Weldon Blvd.
    Sanford, FL 32773-6199

View a list of the most commonly transferred colleges in Florida and instructions on how to order your transcripts. 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.

Set up your Seminole State College account.

Once your residency and transcripts have been approved you will receive an email with your student ID number and user ID while your Seminole State College account is being created. Once the account is created (within 24-48 hours) you will receive a follow up email to activate your account. If you have questions, visit the Seminole State Help Desk website for more information.

Complete the Student Welcome.

During the Student Welcome, you will learn about College policies and procedures as well as campus activities. For more information, text 407.708.2106.

Please note: You cannot view the Student Welcome until your residency status has been verified and you have activated your Seminole State College 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 advisor 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 MySeminoleState 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 will need to complete the Student Financial Responsibility Statement every semester. Any grants and scholarships will be accepted automatically when they are awarded. If you are planning to use Federal Direct Loans you will still need to accept any loans through MySeminoleState. 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.

Visit the Blue & Gold ID Card webpage for information on how to acquire your Blue & Gold card.  If you plan to park on campus, you can request a parking permit online. 

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 activated your Seminole State College 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.


Bachelor's Degree Office
text 407.708.2106 (no phone calls)
or email Bachelor's Degree Office