Enrollment at Polk State College is open for the Summer 2021 Semester, which will start on May 10 with 12-week, eight-week, and the first session of six-week classes. The second session of six-week classes will start on June 23.
Students can register for classes in Passport. Prospective students must submit a free online application to Polk State. Information about the application, orientation, and registering for classes is available at www.polk.edu/admission-aid/admissionsteps. Dual enrollment students should work with their high school advisors and email DEregistration@polk.edu for registration assistance if needed.
Students who were enrolled for the Fall 2020 Semester or are currently enrolled this semester can also register for Fall 2021 Semester classes at this time.
Open enrollment for the Fall 2021 Semester will start on June 1. Fall classes will begin on August 16.
Prospective students are encouraged to attend a virtual open house event. Sessions are scheduled in April and May in both English and Spanish and will cover topics from the admissions process and registering for classes to applying for financial aid and scholarships. More information including a schedule of events, registration, and recordings of sessions are available at www.polk.edu/openhouse.
It is important to note that Polk State remains in Phase II of its Return to Campus Plan, with many classes taking place online or in hybrid formats which integrate in-person and online learning. When registering for classes in Passport, students should check the course descriptions for specific details about class formats and expectations.
Services including advising and financial aid are available remotely and in person by visiting the Lakeland Technology Building (LTB) on the Lakeland Campus or Winter Haven Administration Building (WAD) on the Winter Haven Campus.
- Assistance with admission, advising, and registration is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling 863.297.1000, or using the webchat in the bottom right corner of the polk.edu/admission-aid page.
- Assistance with financial aid is available by emailing email@example.com, calling 863.297.1004, or viewing the online FAFSA tutorial at polk.edu/admission-aid/financial-aid.
- Assistance with technology needs for students to access their classes is available through the Academic Support Line at 863.669.2833.
Polk State has also compiled a list of resources for students to access technology, tutoring, library services, and more remotely for free.
Students and visitors who need to come to campus should continue to follow Return to Campus Plan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines closely, including wearing cloth face coverings and practicing social distancing.