Rally in Tally: SGA Members Meet With Polk Legislators

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Members of Polk State College’s three Student Government Associations (SGA) recently had the opportunity to visit Florida’s Capitol and meet with members of the Polk County legislative delegation. Students from the Winter Haven and Lakeland…

PAL to Canvas

Students Encouraged to Learn Canvas, Replacing PAL in Spring

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PAL to Canvas

Starting spring 2018, students will no longer use PAL and will instead navigate their traditional, online, and hybrid courses by receiving course updates, submitting assignments, and communicating with professors through Canvas. Students will gain access…

Spring registration

Spring Registration Opens

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Spring registration

Open registration is underway at Polk State College for the spring semester, which begins January 5. Currently enrolled students may register through PASSPORT. They should also check PASSPORT for possible holds on their accounts that…

Cashier Management Department

Cash Management Department Hours Changing

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Cashier Management Department

The Cash Management Department is changing its hours to ensure that cashiers are available during the times students need them most. Starting Oct. 23, the department – more commonly known by students as the Cashier’s…

2018-19 FAFSA open

FAFSA Opens for 2018-19 With Changes

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2018-19 FAFSA open

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018-19 school year opened this week and will be available until June 30, 2019. That may seem like a lot of time before the final…

Puerto Rico flag

College Opens Arms to Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Puerto Rico flag

Polk State College is offering support to students displaced from their homes in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rick Scott asked Florida state colleges and universities this week to provide support by offering in-state…

Post-Hurricane Irma FAQ For Students

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Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the affects of Hurricane Irma on classes, testing, financial aid, and more. Q: I missed the deadline to register for a 12-week class. What can I do?…

Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Polk State College and the collegiate high schools will resume classes Monday, Sept. 18. To ensure a safe and comfortable return to classes following Hurricane Irma, the College asks that students continue to check polk.edu,…

DACA

SALO To Hold DACA Info Sessions

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DACA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, Sept. 5, that the Trump Administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by the Obama Administration in 2012. Under DACA, those who immigrated…

Learning Lounge

Learning Lounge: Snacks, Swag, And Tips For Students

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Learning Lounge

Students popped in for some popcorn and left with some knowledge Tuesday at the Lakeland Student Center. They participated in the semester’s first “Learning Lounge” session, which focused on ways students can obtain their degrees…

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