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Request Free College Credit

Thank you for your interest in obtaining free college credit from St. Petersburg College for your previous academic work at a high school or technical center, or for your achievement of a gold standard industry certification.


Terms and Conditions for Free College Credit

1. Students will not be charged any fees for the awarding of credits covered by this agreement.

2. High school students must submit an official school transcript to SPC Admissions and Records for validation of coursework. A student must submit a request to their school counselor for the submission of an electronic transcript to SPC.

3. Technical center students must submit a valid transcript and Certificate of Completion to SPC Admissions and Records for validation of program completion.

4. High school students must earn a grade 'B' or higher in each of the articulated courses that correlates to their program of study to receive the free credit. Some programs may have additional conditions before credits may be awarded.

5. Students seeking credit for individual industry certifications must enroll at SPC in the Associate of Science degree, that correlates to their technical center program of study, within 2 years of graduation or within 3 years of obtaining their industry certification to be eligible to receive the college credit.

6. Some programs may have additional conditions before credits may be awarded.

7. A grade of 'P' will be given for the awarded college credit.


Please complete all of the following fields to ensure prompt processing.

Personal Information

Please enter the following information about yourself:

SPC Student ID
High School Student ID
First Name
Last Name
Day Phone
Cell Phone
Personal Email Address

About Your High School/Technical Center & Career Program

Please select your high school or technical center.  Please select "Industry Certification" or "Statewide Vocational Program" if you have a professional industry certification or a statewide vocational qualification that may articulate to SPC.
Please select the name of the computer course, career academy and/or career program you completed at high school or technical college.

Please enter the name of the Industry Certification you have earned.

Example: CompTIA Network+ or Microsoft Office Specialist Bundle (Excel, Outlook, and Word)

Please upload a copy of the certificate of completion for the Industry Certification you received.
Please select the name of the St. Petersburg Catholic High School career program you completed.
Please select the name of the Statewide Vocational program you completed.
Did you earn version 2013 (or more current) Microsoft Office Specialist certification (Excel, Word AND PowerPoint) in high school?
Computer Science 6 Certificate of Completion

Your Intended Major at SPC

Free college credit can only be applied to an Associate of Science or Certificate at St. Petersburg College. 

Select the degree/award you plan to achieve:

Please enter the Associate degree or Certificate program name.

Example: Computer Programming and Analysis

Apply for Free College Credit

If you are eligible, college credit(s) counting towards the designated program will be added to your official transcripts. Credits awarded meet requirements for specific Associate in Science degree programs and may count as elective credits for AA degrees. Enter your full name below to acknowledge you understand this agreement and to request college credit.

Transferability of credits awarded through accelerated mechanisms is subject to transfer policies at receiving institutions


If you have any questions or comments about this form, please contact Articulations Specialist at or call (727) 302-6525

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