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    727-341-7141, email 

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    727-302-6884, email 

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    727-341-3403, email 

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    Mail official hardcopy high school and college transcripts to:

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    The Office of Admissions and Records
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    St. Petersburg, FL 33733
     

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Graduating from SPC

  • Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony

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    Saturday, December 8 - 9:00 a.m.
    Tropicana Field
    One Tropicana Dr, St Petersburg, Fl  

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    This summer, St. Petersburg College awards 1,070 degrees and certificates. Learn more.  

  • St. Petersburg College Commencement dates
    Beginning in the spring 2019, SPC will be holding only two commencement ceremonies:
    • December (at the end of the fall term) and
    • May (at the end of the spring term).
    Students who complete graduation requirements in summer term may participate in either ceremony.
    ImportantGraduation Candidates
    To participate in the commencement ceremony you must be a candidate for graduation and meet all requirements for your degree or certificate by the end of term. You will be notified if you are a candidate for graduation at your SPC email address approximately six weeks after term begins. If you do not receive a notification and think you should graduate at the end of the term, please contact your academic advisor who can perform a graduation check with you.
    Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony

    If you are a candidate for graduation and want to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must register to attend to have your name in the program. The deadline to have your name in the commencement program is Thursday, November 1, 2018.

    Graduation 

    Graduation means you have officially and successfully completed all of your degree requirements that will be recorded on your official transcript. Our Admissions and Records office will certify your graduation and officially confer your degree after final grades are verified at the end of the term.

    There is no need to apply for graduation. You will automatically be evaluated for the program you are currently pursuing and any degree or certificate embedded within that program. If you have any questions about graduation, please contact us at graduationquestions@spcollege.edu 

    To review your personalized advising report in MySPC, click on ‘View My Advisement Report.” If you have any questions about graduation requirements, contact an advisor who can perform a graduation check with you to determine if you are eligible to graduate.

    Final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements rests with you, the student.

    Commencement Ceremony 

    Commencement is the formal celebration of the degree you have earned and is a time for you to receive well-deserved recognition for your hard work. While you do not have to apply to graduate, you do need to register in MySPC to attend the commencement ceremony. If you would like your name in the official program, you will need to register by a specific deadline. Please see the full details about registering for commencement

    Diplomas  

    You will receive a diploma cover at the ceremony; however, you will not receive your diploma. When graduation requirements are certified, the official diploma or certificate will be printed and mailed three to four weeks after commencement to the current mailing address on file. To ensure delivery, make sure your address is updated and accurate since that is the address your diploma will be sent. Verify your current mailing address through MySPC. If you have further questions about your diploma contact us at graduationquestions@spcollege.edu.

    All financial holds, including exit interviews, must be cleared before your diploma is released.

    Honors designation on your diploma will be based on your final cumulative GPA.

    A $15 diploma fee for a duplicate or replacement is required. Contact graduationquestions@spcollege.edu if you have any questions.

    Transcript Request 

    Official transcript requests are made through your MySPC account. Make sure your degree has been conferred and applied to your transcript before you request a transcript. If you have questions about ordering or sending out your SPC transcript, please send an email to spctranscripts@spcollege.edu 

    You can have your transcript delivered electronically for free to select Florida public universities and colleges. Your transcript cannot be delivered electronically for private or out of state colleges and universities.

    You can also request a hard copy of your official transcript by mail for $5 per copy. It is your responsibility to include the exact and correct address of where the official transcript is to be mailed. Make sure the mailing address you provide is accurate as the $5 fee is nonrefundable.

    St. Petersburg College cannot process requests over the telephone. Additionally, we do not fax or email transcripts. We cannot provide an official transcript if there is a hold on your student account.