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Out of State Tuition Waivers

  • Waivers for Select Florida High School Graduates

    New legislation (HB 851) effective July 1, 2014, allows SPC to waive the out-of-state portion of tuition and fees for select high school graduates, provided they meet the following criteria:

    1. Have attended a secondary school (high school) in Florida for three consecutive years immediately before graduating from a Florida high school.
    2. Apply for enrollment at SPC within 2 years (24 months) after high school graduation.
    3. Submit an official Florida high school transcript as evidence of attendance and graduation.

    The waiver may be applied to students who are DACA or undocumented, but is not limited to undocumented students. If you meet the above criteria, please complete this form. You may submit the form and supporting documentation* to an Admissions/Registration office at your home campus or scan/email to: residencydocuments@spcollege.edu  by the deadline dates for the term for which the out-of-state waiver is sought. 

    Terms Deadlines

    TERM 

    DEADLINE DATE 

    Summer term 2017 

    5/15/2017

     Fall term 2017 

    8/14/2017

    Spring term 2018 

    1/8/2018

    Please note: Receipt of this out-of-state tuition waiver does NOT constitute classification as a Florida resident for tuition purposes. Students who receive this waiver remain classified as non-Florida residents for tuition purposes and are NOT eligible for state financial aid, including Bright Futures. Students may apply for other scholarships, depending on the requirements of the individual program.

    Have you been approved for this waiver and/or have made changes to your schedule?
     Fill out this form.

    *Supporting documentation may include but is not limited to:  Copy of an Employment Authorization Card, Residency Affidavit, etc.
  • Veteran Tuition Waiver Program

    The Congressman C.W. Bill Young Veteran Tuition Waiver Program 

    HB 7015 which was passed by the 2014 Florida Legislature and signed into law by the Governor effective July 1, 2014, will enable SPC to waive the out-of-state portion of the tuition and fees for eligible veteran students, provided they meet the following criteria:

    1. Received an honorable discharge from the United Armed Forces, or National Guard (DD214 form must show Character or Type of Discharge).
    2. Physically reside in Florida while enrolled at SPC during the term waiver is applied (Copy of Florida DL, ID, rental agreement showing name of Veteran or any tier 1 residency document).
    3. Currently do not meet the state standard to qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes

    If you meet the above criteria and are currently a degree-seeking student, please complete this form. You may submit the form and supporting documentation* to an Admissions/Registration office at your home campus or scan/email to: residencyquestions@spcollege.edu by the deadline dates for the term for which the out-of-state waiver is sought. 

    Term Deadlines

    TERM 

    DEADLINE DATE 

    Spring term 2018

    1/8/2018

    Summer term 2018

    5/14/2018

    Fall term 2018

    8/13/2018


    The form must be submitted each term in which the veteran is seeking the out-of-state fee waiver. 

    Please note: Receipt of this out-of-state tuition waiver does not constitute classification as a Florida resident for tuition purposes. Students who receive this waiver remain classified as non-Florida residents for tuition purposes and are not eligible for state financial aid, including Bright Futures. Students may apply for other scholarships, depending on the requirements of the individual program.

    *Supporting documentation may include but is not limited to: copy of Florida driver’s license/ID, Vehicle registration, Voter’s Registration card, Homestead Exemption or proof of a lease agreement.

  • Contact us

    Contact Admissions and Records for questions regarding:

    Transfer Credit evaluation
    727-341-7141, email 

    Commencement
    727-302-6884, email 

    Transcripts (Incoming)
    727-341-3145

    Florida residency status
    727-341-3403, email 

    Official Hardcopy Transcripts

    Mail official hardcopy high school and college transcripts to:

    St. Petersburg College
    The Office of Admissions and Records
    PO Box 33089
    St. Petersburg, FL 33733