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COMPLETE THE FREE APPLICATION AT POLK.EDU.
- Apply Now. It’s free!
COMPLETE ORIENTATION AND CAREER ASSESSMENTS.
- View Orientation online (no login required).
- View the Focus 2 Career Assessment
GET TO KNOW POLK STATE EMAIL, PASSPORT, AND Canvas.
- Activate your Email
- Activate Etrieve
- In-state tuition saves you money. It is not just about living in Florida.
COMPLETE TESTING AND PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS.
- Are you ready for college-level courses?
- Take the P.E.R.T. and find out.
APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OR OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT.
- How do you pay for college?
- Lots of options! But you must start ASAP.
SUBMIT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
- High School.
- Other post-secondary institutions.
- Special Credit like AP, CLEP, IB, DANTES, and more.
- Transcripts from Other Countries (International Transcripts)
- Transcript Evaluation Process
VISIT ADVISING AND REGISTER FOR CLASSES.
- Review basic registration FAQ
- Register for classes.
- Take pre-advising if you are required to.
- See an advisor on any campus.
- Online@PolkState students send email to your assigned advisor:
- Last name A-M: OnlineAdvisingA@polk.edu.
- Last name N-Z: OnlineAdvisingZ@polk.edu.
BUY YOUR BOOKS, GeT Your Student id AND GO TO CLASS!
- Check your schedule for textbook information.
- Know important dates, times, and locations.
- Know the reference numbers for classes.
- Student ID Card – Required for students.
Dual enrolled students follow additional steps here.
International/visa students follow additional steps here.
If you are a veteran, want to use disability services, are in a special program like CROP or TRiO, please follow links for additional information.