Open House

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Join us for Open House 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Want to learn more about what a Santa Fe College education has to offer? Join us for an Open House! High school sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students are invited to campus for a day of unique events.

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At the Open House you can

  • Apply to Santa Fe College and explore the Northwest Campus
  • Learn about our associate, bachelor's and certificate programs
  • Meet SF faculty and staff
  • Grab a bite to eat at the Food Court or Coffee 101 in the library
  • Visit the SF Bookstore
  • Meet with advisors from the University of Florida at the UF@SF Center
  • Attend special presentations on Ways to Pay for College, How to Study Smarter, Career Connections, and more
  • Free admission to the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo following Open House
  • Free admission to the SF men's basketball game at 2 p.m.

Schedule of Events

Check-in begins at 10 a.m.

  • Fine Arts Hall
  • Check in at the Fine Arts Hall, receive the program and complete schedule. You can also fill in the application to Santa Fe College if you haven't done that already.
  • You can also view the schedule of events here.

Academic Departments and Services from 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Building R, Room 01
  • Learn about academic programs and services at SF. They include:
    • Academic Advisement
    • Academic Centers
    • Adult Education
    • Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Business Programs
    • Career and Technical Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Emerging Technology
    • Honors Program
    • Information Technology Education
    • Institute for Public Safety
    • International/Study Abroad
    • Student Development and Leadership
    • Zoo Animal Technology

Support Services from 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Building R, Room 01
  • Learn about support services at SF, including:
    • Admissions
    • Athletics
    • Career and Job Placement
    • Career Resource Center
    • Disabilities Resource Center
    • Financial Aid
    • My Brother's Keeper
    • Police/Safe Santa Fe
    • Veterans and Military Success Services

Academic Showcases

  • Construction and Technical Showcase at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Building O
    • Check out SF's construction, welding and automotive programs.
  • Entertainment Showcase at 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Building N, Third Floor
    • Opportunities in graphic design, multimedia and related fields.
  • Fine Arts Showcase at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Fine Arts Hall Theatre
    • Learn about career opportunities in the arts.
  • Health Science Showcase at 10:15 a.m. through 1 p.m.
    • Buildings W and WA
    • Learn about SF's Nursing and Allied Health programs and tour the facilities.
  • Institute for Public Safety Showcase at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Fine Arts Hall Studio
    • Learn about career opportunities in emergency services, law enforcement and more.

Special Presentations

  • Career Connections at 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12 p.m.
    • Building P, Room 160
    • Connect your goals to your degree, and to your career.
  • Counseling Center at 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
    • Building R, Room 227
    • The SF Counseling Center has resources available to help you succeed.
  • Degree Paths at 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
    • Building S, Room 326
    • Find out what degree options could mean for you, and where they can take you.
  • FAFSA Completion Lab from 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Building C, Room 119
    • Bring your documents if you haven't completed the FAFSA yet and apply for financial aid.
  • GRRATE at at 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Building G, Room 31
    • Learn about STEM careers with the Guitars, Rocketry, Robotics Advanced Technological Education (GRRATE) program.
  • International Center from 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Building S, Room 310
    • Learn more about Study Abroad, the International Student Certificate, foreign languages and more.
  • Student, Alumni and Staff Panel at 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
    • Building S, Room 29
    • A chance for students and parents to ask questions about the SF experience.
  • Student Life from 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Building S
    • Stop by the Student Life building and find out more about getting involved and making the most of the SF experience.
  • Studying Smarter at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    • Building P, Room 162
    • Find out what it takes to succeed academically with a new approach to learning.
  • UF@SF Center from 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Building HA, Room 132
    • Visit the UF@SF Center and learn more about how easy SF makes it to transfer to UF.
  • Ways to Pay at 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
    • Building P, Room 163
    • Learn more about financial aid options and requirements, and how to pay for college.

Check in and parking

Check in at the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall located off NW 83rd Street between North Road and Admin Road on SF's Northwest Campus.

Parking will be available around the SF Fine Arts Hall in Parking Lots 3 and 4. Should those lots fill up, Parking Lot 5 is by the Lawrence W. Tyree Library (Building Y). 

Students arriving on RTS busses will be dropped off at Building S. Please see the campus map for additional details.

Contact and accommodations

If you would like accommodations for a disability during Open House, please submit an Online Request, call Disability Resources at 352-395-4400, or email

Still unsure? Do you need more information or have questions about this event? Contact Quinten Eyman at, or call 352-381-7098.