Downtown Center Students

Student Services

The SPC Downtown Center is a "one-stop," full-service educational facility, serving over 2,000 students each semester, from application to graduation. Students can take a wide variety of classes, meet with an academic advisor or a career services specialist, apply for financial aid, participate in student activities, and more. Specifically, SPC-DT offers preparatory and general education courses toward Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

Academic Advising

Services are available on a walk-in basis, in Student Services. Please note that limited services may be available up to an hour before closing, depending on the number of students already waiting. To be sure you will see an advisor, please arrive at least one hour before closing. The shortest wait times are in the morning.


View campus student service office hours.

A staff of experienced counselors and academic advisors are available to assist students in the decision-making process regarding:

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Brooke Janik
Student Support Advisor
Dr. Jerry Cade
Student Support Manager
Kelliann Ganoo
Student Support Advisor
Lucas Fayard
Student Support Advisor
  • career selection and planning
  • degree program selection
  • academic course selection and planning

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Academic Advising

Services are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis in Student Services. Please note that without an appointment services may be limited. To schedule an appointment, please call or email any of our career staff at the contact information listed below.

Our Career Service staff is able to assist you with many phases of your career readiness as you move forward with SPC. Some examples of the support that Career Services provides: defining career goals, college program selection, finding employment and internships during college and post-graduation, and honing your skills concerning a variety of employment preparation topics (i.e., resume writing, mock interviewing, job shadow, service learning, networking, etc.).

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Dee Mortellaro
Career Outreach Specialist
Rebecca Sarver
Career Specialist

Financial Advising

Charlotte Johns-Rich
Financial Aid Officer
Downtown: 727-341-7907


Placement Testing

All testing is done by appointment only. The student will need to contact Velma Thompson at least 24hr in advance. PERT test are also by appointment. Velma Thompson can be reached by phone at 727-341-7910 and by email


Admissions, Registration and Fee Payment

At this location, you can apply for admission, register for classes, pay your fees, receive your grades, request transcripts, or get answers to any questions you have.


Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
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Heather Disler
Interim Associate Provost Downtown
Zeljka Lester
Administrative Support Specialist
Julie Stott
Administrative Specialist
Kimberly Williams
Senior Administrative Services Assistant

Disability Resources

Tonya Williams
Disability Resources Manager

Office hours: Monday: 10:30 am - 7:00 pm, Tues, Wed & Thurs 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Williams

Student ID Cards

SPC students taking classes at SPC Downtown need to obtain an SPC photo ID card. This card allows students to access the SPC libraries, computer labs and student events. You can obtain a SPC Photo ID card at SPC Downtown or SPC Midtown. Students must have a current print-out of their Tuition Fee Schedule to show to obtain a Student I.D.