Transfer Students Steps to Enroll

Each year, hundreds of students transfer to Seminole State College from other colleges or universities. The transfer process is easy: Simply follow the steps below. If you have any questions, contact the Admissions Office.

For your convenience, our online application is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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.

Submit your high school and all college transcripts.

You can submit official, final transcripts to the College by 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

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. Additional information may be requested if you are chosen for verification, so please continue to check your To-Do List in MySeminoleState in case additional documentation is needed.

Please Note: Financial aid will not be processed until all final, official transcripts have been received and evaluated.

Once your residency has 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 Computer Help Desk website for more information.

The Student Welcome is a mandatory step where you will learn about College policies and procedures as well as campus activities. Complete the online Transfer Student Welcome. For more information, call 407.708.2050.

Please note: You cannot view the Student Welcome until you have turned in your residency affidavit and documents and activated your Seminole State College account.

Schedule your Transfer Advising Appointment.

At the end of the Transfer Student Welcome, you will schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor. Please bring an unofficial transcript from each college you have previously attended. Your transcripts will be used to determine the classes you can register for. If there are no appointments available, please walk in to see an advisor.

You will register for classes during your advising appointment.

Accept your aid and defer fees, or pay for your classes.

Check MySeminoleState for 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 accepting aid and deferring fee instructions.

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.

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