Will Summer Term classes be held online?
As the situation regarding coronavirus COVID-19 continues to evolve, St. Petersburg College is working to be proactive to ensure minimal disruptions to student learning.
Therefore, we have decided that Summer Term classes will be held online. Registration for the Summer Term is underway. Many classes have already been loaded and you can register now.
Please note that some additional classes, which were previously scheduled to be held on-campus, will be loaded to the schedule over the next several days. Many of these will include a “new” blended format, with online work as well as video-conferencing classes and will be designated as “LIVE ONLINE” classes. We encourage you to register soon and to check back later this week or early next week to see these additional classes.
It is important to us that you are able to build a schedule to keep you on track to fulfill your degree or certificate requirements on your path to completion! As always, our advisors are waiting to work with you, via phone call or email, to build a schedule. You can make an online appointment here. Advisors will be available from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.
We are also here to work with you to make sure you can thrive in an online setting! SPC's Learning Resources offers online services for students, including tutoring and research assistance. VitalSource is also offering free digital textbook access and online tutoring.
Please continue to check our Titan Strong Information Hub with COVID-19 updates and resources and bookmark the link for future reference.
We thank you for your patience and your resiliency as we continue to do everything we can to give you the first-class educational experience you have come to expect from SPC.
Is my Spring class going online?
All classes have been moved to online formats, with some limited exceptions. Faculty will be reaching out to students, so keep an eye on your email, and check MyCourses for updates from your instructors.
What about students who have never taken classes online in MyCourses?
We recognize that SPC’s MyCourses online platform is unfamiliar territory for many students. To help you find the information and resources you need to be successful online, visit the Student Toolkit page at https://mycoursessupport.spcollege.edu/academic-continuity-resources-student-toolkit. There students will find specific tips on how to get started in MyCourses, support resources and tutorials for the online tools. We will continue to update and expand this information to best support student success online.
How do I take the Placement Test while the campuses are closed?
The college is working on a solution for online proctored placement testing for PERT and we should have this available soon. Please check the college Testing page for updates.
I am supposed to take a proctored exam. What do I need to know?
SPC is currently working on an alternative solution for proctored exams since we have moved a majority of classes online. Faculty members will be reaching out to their students soon with further details.
How do I register for Summer Term?
Registration is now underway.
View summer classes amd register here.
View the academic calendar.
When is the last day to withdraw from my Spring term class with a grade of ‘W’?
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Petersburg College is extending the last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of ‘W’ to Thursday, May 7. This applies to all remaining Spring Term sessions, including 16-week Regular, Express, Second 8 Week and Weekend College sessions.
We realize that for many students, switching to an online format in the middle of the term is a big adjustment and we feel that extending this date will assist you during this transition.
Please contact your instructor with questions pertaining to your class and utilize your assigned academic advisor as you continue this term. Withdrawing from a class can impact your financial aid and your academic standing. Your academic advisor can assist you to better understand the impact of a "W" grade.
Are the libraries open?
No, libraries are closed. But you can check out our Learning Resources online.
What if I need advising?
Students can schedule online appointments here. Advisors will be available from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.
What if I need online tutoring or digital textbook access?
Are bookstores open?
Bookstores are not open at this time but you can make online orders at Barnes & Noble College.