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  • SPC's Emergency Management Department coordinates a comprehensive approach to emergency preparedness and response as recommended by the Gubernatorial Task Force for Campus Safety.

    Services include:

    For more information, contact:

    Bill Grey, 727-341-4501
    Emergency Management Coordinator
    Allstate Center

  • Student services hours

    Monday - Thursday
    8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    The shortest wait times are in the morning. Please arrive at least one hour before closing for the best service. Limited student services may be available up to an hour before closing, depending on the number of students already waiting.

    Student Services Contacts

    Academic Advising

    727-341-4793
    PublicSafetyAdvising@spcollege.edu
    Advising website

    Business Office

    727-341-4444
    727-341-4439

    Career Services

    Dee Mortellaro
    727-614-7019
    mortellaro.dee@spcollege.edu 
    Career Services website

    Accessibility Services

    Lisa M. Gould, M.Ed.
    727-398-8284
    gould.lisa@spcollege.edu
    Accessibility Services website

    *Consultation services are by appointment only. 

    Directions

    The St. Petersburg College Allstate Center is located at 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711. Use the interactive map below to plan your route. Use our campus locator map to locate buildings and classrooms on campus. View hours of operation.


  • Public safety training that matters

    Today’s public safety professionals face some of the greatest challenges in history. Meeting these complexities begins with professional training.

    Since 1960, the Southeastern Public Safety Institute (SEPSI) at St. Petersburg College has offered specialized training and education for those preparing to enter a public safety profession, in-service professionals and administrators. Today, SEPSI includes our public safety training academies and in-service training for law enforcement.

    The Allstate Center in south St. Petersburg houses SEPSI programs and a variety of grant-funded training programs through the Center for Public Safety Innovation. The Allstate Center also is home to the College of Public Safety Administration, which offers academic degrees. At the Allstate Center you will find spacious conference rooms, teaching labs and classrooms designed for public safety instruction. Our unique and practical learning environments include:

    • Booking and criminalistics rooms
    • Interrogation labs
    • Media center
    • Exercise room
    • Padded defensive tactics room
    • Mock apartment
    • Jail cells
    • Courtroom
    • Forensics lab
    • Photo lab
    • Student lounge
  • Student Lounge

    Take a break between classes in our student lounge. The lounge has two ping pong tables, two foosball tables, couches, chairs, a flat-screen television and vending machines.

  • Our public safety programs offer something for everyone. Whether you want to cut your teeth in our academies or fulfill mandatory retraining requirements as a professional, our programs fit your life. Want to work your way up the ranks? Our academic programs can help with that.

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    Academic Programs

    Looking to move up in your career? Our College of Public Safety Administration academic degrees and certificates give you credentials for promotions.

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    Advanced Training

    Meet your mandatory retraining requirements or specialize in what matters to you through our public safety advanced training. 

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    Training Academies

    Our public safety training academies for police, corrections officers, former officers and military and firefighters are some of the best in the state and prepare you to become certified.

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    Student Life and Leadership

    The Allstate Center is one of SPC’s most unique! As the home to our College of Public Safety Administration as well as our police and corrections academies, the experience at the Allstate Center offers you, as a student, the opportunity to involve yourself in a multitude of activities building the personal and professional development skills necessary for careers in public safety – and many other fields.

    Participating in student life events has been shown to increase students' enjoyment of their time in college and allow them to network with other students and staff members working in their fields of interest. All SPC students are welcome to participate in the fun happening at SPC Allstate. Just bring your student ID.

    Student Government Association

    Student Government Association (SGA) provides an excellent opportunity for students of all majors and backgrounds to make an impact on their campus. SGA builds leadership, teamwork, organization, communication, and many other skills valued across all professional industries (plus, it looks great on a resume!) Students meet monthly to discuss programs and events, student activities funds budgeting, and planning for future classes of students. This is a great chance to get involved, make new friends and have fun!

    The Student Activities office is located in AC114K. For more information, please contact the SGA advisor:

    Rebecca Sarver
    Coordinator of Student Life and Leadership
    Office: AC114K
    Phone: 727-341-4480
    Email: Sarver.Rebecca@spcollege.edu 

    Student Clubs

    Get involved with one of our clubs, or begin your own.

    Men Achieving Excellence Club (MAX)
    This student club fosters support from other men to help them graduate from college, find jobs in their field, enjoy positive experiences, and develop friendship with students and mentors.
    Advisor: Professor Michael Hughes
    Email: Hughes.Michael@spcollege.edu 

    Book ‘Em!
    A student club where members gather to discuss promotion of library resources, planning of library events, and give input on potential library equipment.
    Advisor: Emily Young
    Email: Young.Emily@spcollege.edu 

  • Allstate Center Library Phone Number

    Main: 727-341-4486

    Library Hours

    Monday - Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed  

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  • Wellness Center

    allstate gymThe wellness center at the Allstate Center features strength training and resistance machines, cardio workout machines and free weights. You need a valid SPC student or staff member ID to use the facility.

    Hours

    Monday - Thursday
    7 - 8 a.m.
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    4 - 8 p.m.

    Friday
    7 - 8 a.m.
    11:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m.