Memorial Day: Polk State College will close May 24 through May 27

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Polk State College will be closed from Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Saturday classes will not take place, but registration will continue for summer and fall. Enrollment is…

Summer hours in effect for some Polk State services

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As Polk State College transitions to the summer, many of the College’s resources and services will have shorter hours or be closed until the fall. Beginning this week, the Polk State Bookstore, located on the…

Reminder: Civic Literacy Exam is required for graduation

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For students who enrolled in college for the first time starting in the Fall 2021 Semester or later, the state of Florida requires them to pass National Government (POS2041) or American History (AMH2020) with a…

Von McGriff

New Polk State Lake Wales Director to build upon success at JDA Center

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Von McGriff

Von McGriff’s go-getter attitude and fuchsia fashion are enough to energize students and colleagues, but it’s her creative thinking and heart for the community that will aid her in “reinvigorating” Polk State College’s JD Alexander…

Soft launch for 2024-25 FAFSA form underway

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The U.S. Department of Education is in the soft launch period for the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Polk State College students are encouraged to apply early but there will be…

Canvas to undergo scheduled maintenance early Thursday

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Canvas will be temporarily unavailable early Thursday morning for scheduled maintenance. The system will be down from 2:05 a.m. to 4:05 a.m. on Nov. 2, 2023, and cannot be accessed. Canvas is the College’s learning…

Polk State College is tracking Tropical Storm Idalia

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UPDATE Monday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. Based on the 5 p.m. report from Polk County Emergency Management, Tropical Storm Idalia continues to strengthen and is expected to form into a major hurricane by the time it…

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