Admission & Aid

International and Visa Students

Admission Steps

English for Academic Purposes

Teaching Learning Computing Center (TLCC)

Tutoring services are offered on each campus in the Teaching Learning Computing Center (TLCC), and specialized tutoring is offered by English for Academic Purposes Instructors in World Connect Center. Signing up is easy. Once you are in the World Connect  Center area, there will be sign-up sheets on the Instructors’ office doors indicating the times they are available for tutoring. Write your name next to one of the available times and you will receive tutoring by our experienced, knowledgeable instructors.

Writing Tutors
Writing tutors are available to work with students on the writing process for Polk State College course assignments. During the interactive session, the tutors can assist with specific questions about the writing process, including brainstorming and planning, revising rough drafts, preparing citations, and formatting a document.

Math Tutoring
Tutoring support is available for varying levels of math. Students are encouraged to visit the math tutors regularly and to arrive prepared with current assignments and specific questions.

Computer Assistance and Resources
Computer tutors are available to assist students with coursework associated with computer courses.* These individuals can also provide assistance with completing computer-based assignments for Polk State College courses.

Science Tutoring
Tutors are available for various sciences in courses such as Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.* A tutor can assist with questions related to homework assignments, concepts and processes related to the subject, as well as formulas and equations used in the various disciplines.

Languages
Tutors are available to provide assistance with learning and practicing skills for the various languages taught at the College (e.g., Spanish, French, and American Sign Language).

Accounting Tutoring
Tutors are available to assist with the concepts and mathematics used in various accounting and finance courses.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are designed for students who are non-native English speakers. EAP courses will teach you the language skills you need for your academic plan. If you learn best with individual instruction, come to the new World Connect Center on the second floor of the WLR at the Winter Haven campus. For more information, contact Professor Ivanova (livanova@polk.edu).

Library

The Polk State libraries serve the college community with professional reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction sessions, library tours, rich academically appropriate print and electronic resource collections, inter-library loan services, circulation services, computer access and assistance, reserves resources, Internet access including campus wide WiFi.

Other

Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO)

International Circle

Study Abroad