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Seminole State offering assistance following Hurricane Irma

Seminole State resumed normal business operations and classes on Sept. 18, following Hurricane Irma. Assistance is available to those affected by the storm.

Updated: Sept. 25, 2017  (view original story)

Seminole State College of Florida is offering services to members of the College community who need assistance following Hurricane Irma. Here’s what you need to know.

Extended Hours

In an effort to increase service to students, some library and Academic Success Center locations will have extended hours Sept. 25-29. All locations have open computer labs, WIFI and staff to provide assistance.

Academic Success Center
Campuses: Sanford/Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs, Oviedo
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Library
Campuses: Sanford/Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Destination Graduation

Destination Graduation is a program at Seminole State that assists students with emergencies so that they’re able to remain enrolled in classes. Students can reach a 2-1-1 specialist who can connect them to appropriate community resources on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus (A-100i) and on Mondays, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on the Altamonte Springs Campus (Student Services). They can also contact a specialist at 407.362.8052 or DestinationGraduation@hfuw.org.

Collegwide Food Drive

Seminole State Volunteers and Student Development have begun a collegewide food drive to help meet the needs of students, faculty and staff. Members of the College community who need food assistance should contact a 2-1-1 specialist from Destination Graduation (see above). 

Those who wish to donate non-perishable food items can drop them off through Sept. 29 at one of the following locations:

  • Altamonte Springs: Student Services
  • Heathrow: Student Services
  • Oviedo: Student Services
  • Sanford/Lake Mary Campus: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (building A)
For more information about making a donation to the food drive, please email Dr. Jan Lloyd

Employee Assistance Program

Seminole State employees in need of assistance following Hurricane Irma have access to the Employee Assistance Program. Faculty and staff can check their email accounts for information about this free resource and how to access it or contact Human Resources.

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