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?…

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates La Familia

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Although Hurricane Irma postponed the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off event that has traditionally marked the beginning of the a month-long celebration, events are scheduled through Oct. 28 to celebrate the 13th annual Hispanic Heritage Month…

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…

Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Due to widespread power outages and challenges with safe access to some of Polk State College’s campuses and centers, College officials have extended the closure of the College and the collegiate high schools for classes…

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…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Students

Students Soar In First-Year Experience (FYE)

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Students

Classes officially began Monday, August 21, and Polk State’s staff, faculty, and students have been gearing up for a fantastic year. An integral part of the Academic Year’s commencement is the First-Year Experience, commonly known…

Polk State Partners with BayCare for Student Counseling

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Polk State students will now have 24-hour access to mental health counseling, and greater flexibility in how they receive assistance, thanks to a new partnership with BayCare Behavioral Health. “This is going to allow Polk…

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