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Advising and Counseling

When are we available?

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hours may be modifed during summer terms.

What we do for you!

The Advising and Counseling Center assists students in making accurate and informed decisions pertaining to their academic, career, and personal goals. Our services are individualized to meet the needs of each student. The Advising and Counseling Center also houses services for students with special needs.

Where are we?

Advising and Counseling for college programs and courses is available on the first floor of the Catherine P. Cornelius Student Services Classroom Complex, Building B, Room 152, and at the DeSoto, Hardee, and Lake Placid Campuses, online, by fax, and by telephone.

Who is required to see the counselor?

Advising and Counseling welcomes all students to take advantage of its services; however, the following students will be required to see a counselor or advisor prior to registration for college and occupational credit courses.

  • All new degree-seeking (students pursuing an A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or certificate program) and nondegree-seeking students.
  • All students enrolling in preparatory courses.
  • Students changing their majors.
  • Students placed on academic probation or suspension.
  • Transient students.

Students are encouraged to speak with a counselor or advisor if they are experiencing academic difficulties or personal concerns which may have a negative impact on their academic performance.

Students who are completing an Associate in Arts degree are advised to see a counselor or advisor frequently to ensure they receive the most current transfer information available.

Advising and Counseling Center
South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

To contact us:
Phone: 863-784-7131
Fax: 863-453-2365