Make the transfer to St. Petersburg College

If you attended another college or university and want to attend SPC, you are considered a transfer student. To be admitted to SPC, you will need to submit official transcripts from every regionally accredited college that you've attended. It's very important that SPC receives all of your official transcripts within your first term of admission or re-admission as it may impact your ability to enroll for subsequent terms. Students enrolled in a degree-seeking program will have a one-term grace period to submit all official transcripts. Giving your complete educational history to SPC allows you to:

  • Receive credit for your previous work
  • Minimize the potential for repeating courses at SPC that you already successfully completed elsewhere
  • Simplify the registration process
  • Save you time and money

Please note that limited-access programs may require receipt of all official transcripts for program admission regardless of accreditation type. Please speak with an Academic Advisor for more information.

Steps to Transfer
  1. Apply to SPC
    Apply to SPC and review our admissions steps. SPC cannot evaluate or post your transcript(s) until you have an admission application on file and you have completed all admissions requirements. If you have applied to one of our bachelor's programs, you may want to double check the admissions requirement checklist.
  2. Send Your Official Transcripts to SPC
    Here's how to send your official transcripts to SPC. An official transcript is one that is sent directly from the institution in a sealed envelope and is designated official in writing or by virtue of transcript format. Official transcripts can be hand delivered to any campus admissions/registration center as long as the transcript remains sealed it its original envelope from the institution. Faxed transcripts are not considered official and will not be accepted or evaluated.
    If you completed an A.A.S. degree or higher at a regionally accredited institution, we will not need your high school/GED transcript or Home School Affidavit. Also, prior coursework on a college transcript may exempt you from taking the SPC Placement Test.
  3. Review Your Evaluated Transcript
    Once you admissions items have been met, including application fee payment, and receipt of your transcripts, SPC will post your applicable transfer credits to your record as soon as possible. After this is complete, please check your To Do List in MySPC or view an unofficial transcript in MySPC to verify that your transfer credits have posted.
  4. Contact an Advisor
    We recommend that you meet with an advisor to determine the best utilization of the transfer credits awarded to meet your degree objectives.
Evaluating and posting transfer credit to your SPC record

How will my course credits transfer to SPC?

Use the Transfer Evaluation Tool to get an idea of how the credits you earned at another college or university may transfer to SPC. We would be happy to answer specific questions you have about your courses or this tool. You may contact us at transcript.evaluator@spcollege.edu.

Check your transfer credit
All grades for college-level courses (including Fs) will be considered for calculation of grade point average. After your transcript evaluation is complete, please check MySPC to see if your transfer credits have been posted as expected.

  • Your official SPC transcript will reflect three items:
    • Your SPC grade point average
    • Your SPC transfer grade point average
    • A combined grade point average
  • Graduate level courses will not be posted to your SPC record.
  • If you have repeated a course at another institution, SPC will accept only the most recent attempt for that course.
  • All grades for college-level courses (including Fs) will be considered for calculation of grade point average.
  • Non-regionally accredited institutions
    SPC will transfer only course work that was completed at a regionally-accredited institution. We do not accept credits from non-regionally accredited institutions, except for some Florida schools that participate in the Statewide Common Course Numbering System and are included on an approved list maintained by the Florida Department of Education.
    For courses that are initially deemed nontransferable to St. Petersburg College, you have the option of seeking an alternative method for obtaining credit. The following supporting documentation must be submitted by the student for each course requested for reconsideration:
    • A copy of each course syllabus must include course title, course length, course description, text used.
    • Verification of faculty credentials, to include a copy of the faculty member’s resume.
    • The student should submit the petition for credit form and the aforementioned documentation to the Admissions and Records department.

We recommend that you meet with an advisor to determine how to best use your transfer credits to meet your degree objectives. You should also contact the financial aid offices at SPC and the school you currently attend to determine transfer policies.

Students who attended high school or college outside the United States

SPC will require an official evaluation completed by a NACES-affiliated organization.

High school
Request a comprehensive evaluation and have the agency send the results to SPC.

College
Request a course-by-course evaluation for educational purposes and have the agency send the results to SPC. Note: SPC does not accept evaluations completed for employment or licensure purposes.

Send to: St. Petersburg College
Admissions and Records Department
P.O. Box 33089
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

Students who attended high school or college outside the United States

SPC will require an official evaluation completed by a NACES-affiliated organization.

High school
Request a comprehensive evaluation and have the agency send the results to SPC.

College
Request a course-by-course evaluation for educational purposes and have the agency send the results to SPC. Note: SPC does not accept evaluations completed for employment or licensure purposes.

Send to: St. Petersburg College
Admissions and Records Department
P.O. Box 33089
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

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Contacts for Admissions and Records

Transfer Credit evaluation
727-341-7141, email 
Commencement
727-302-6884, email 
Transcripts (Incoming)
727-341-3145
Florida residency status
727-341-3403, email