With five campuses, five intercollegiate sports, more than 50 student clubs and organizations, there is a lot going on at PHSC. Check out our news, updated with the latest information when it happens.

Graduating Debt Free from College

“In the midst of a pandemic and in an unstable economy, it is critical that students continue their education by earning workforce credentials or a college degree, without the burden of loans that can shackle graduates for decades.” — Rao Musunuru, M.D., PHSC Vice Chair, District Board of Trustees…

PHSC District Board of Trustees Elects New Leaders

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) District Board of Trustees (DBOT) elected a new chair and vice chair for the 2020-2021 academic year at its July 21 board meeting, held via Zoom. Trustee Marilyn Pearson-Adams was elected to serve as chair, succeeding Alvaro Hernandez, and Trustee Rao…

PHSC President Received Top Marks on Annual Review

Pasco-Hernando State College president Timothy Beard, Ph.D., earned near-perfect scores on his annual review, for a third year in a row, by the college’s District Board of Trustees (DBOT). Beard’s review was discussed at the July DBOT meeting. The nine-member College Board of Trustees gave him an…

PHSC Maximizes Flexibility for Students in Fall 2020 Term

Pasco-Hernando State College will continue to deliver exceptional instructional offerings on campus (for certain programs and courses) and virtually (through online/hybrid/remote learning) while maintaining safety procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and…

PHSC Changes Child Care Services

Pasco-Hernando State College has worked closely with TodayCare Children’s Center, located at the West Campus in New Port Richey, to determine an appropriate time to reopen the center to ensure the safety of the children, parents, and staff. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TodayCare Children’s…

PHSC Student Email System Migrates to Office 365

On August 14, 2020, the student.phsc.edu email address will move to Exchange Online (Office 365). This necessary change will provide students with a more seamless, secure user experience and better integration with PHSC’s new enterprise resource planning system (ERP). All students currently have…

Phase One of College Re-Entry Plan Delayed

Timothy L. Beard, Ph.D., PHSC president, announced Phase One of PHSC's College Re-Entry Plan is delayed to to increase in Coronaviurs activity and College preparation. Phase One and Phase Two college re-entry dates are to be determined. Please visit the Coronavirus web page for up-to-date…

Registration Closed for System Maintenance

Fall 2020 course registration is not available from July 1-7, due to annual computer systems maintenance. Access to registration system will be available on July 8, 2020.

PHSC Releases College and Academic Re-entry Plan

On June 23, 2020, in a letter to faculty and staff, PHSC President Timothy L. Beard, Ph.D., announced Pasco-Hernando State College is planning a careful, phased return to campus-based operations for faculty, staff, students and the public. PHSC’s strategy is aligned and consistent with the State of…

Tuition Installment Plan Changes due to COVID-19

PHSC's Tuition Installment Plan for fall term 2020-2021 will now be a "prepayment" plan for Fall 2020. As a result of the COVID situation, Nelnet, the vendor PHSC contracts with to provide a Tuition Installment Plan for students, has made changes to their "guarantee" agreement contract with the…

PHSC Trustees to Review Proposed Course-Related Fee Adjustments

Pasco-Hernando State College’s District Board of Trustees (DBOT) will consider approving proposed adjusted course-related fees at its July 21 board meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. at the West Campus in New Port Richey. If meeting will be held virtually, details will be available on the PHSC website…

TodayCare Children's Center at PHSC Re-Opening Delayed

TodayCare Children's Center at PHSC reopening scheduled for Monday, June 15, 2020 is delayed. The Center, located at PHSC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey, will communicate with all parents of previously enrolled children with new plans to reopen. Parents may contact TodayCare…

PHSC President Beard Addresses Colleagues in A Defining Moment

Dear PHSC Family and Colleagues: Our nation faces another generational crisis demanding that we confront who we are and to what extent we own and address past and current societal failures. I join many of you in denouncing what appears to be a horrific crime against Mr. George Floyd of Minneapolis…

PHSC Reminds Students of CARES Act Emergency Relief Opportunity

Students who have experienced a COVID-19 related financial hardship due to campus disruption may be eligible for emergency relief funding. Students must complete the COVID-19 CARES Act Emergency Relief Funding application and submit to the financial aid office to review for eligibility. Grant funds…

TodayCare Children's Center at PHSC Set to Reopen

TodayCare Children's Center at PHSC will reopen on Monday, June 15, 2020. The Center, located at PHSC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey, will communicate with all parents of previously enrolled children by end of day today, June 2, 2020. TodayCare is planning a “soft opening”…

Placement Testing for Dual Enrollment Suspended

Effective May 26, 2020, PHSC suspended common placement testing for DE eligibility through the 2020 fall term. In response to COVID-19, the Florida Department of Education released Emergency Order No. 2020-EO-02. The order suspends the testing requirement “for student eligibility for initial…

May 27, 2020 - PHSC President Announces Plans to Open Campus

Dear Colleagues: When our Spring 2020 semester began on January 6, nobody imagined that the College would shift to online operations by mid-March. That 1,100 face-to-face classes would move online, followed by intensive trainings for online instruction, numerous Zoom meetings, and virtual events.…

PHSC Now Offers TEAS Remote Testing

PHSC now offers TEAS remote testing using the Proctorio platform! Testing sessions will begin on May 26 with two sessions available each day (Monday through Thursday) until June 30.  Additional test sessions and days may be added as needed.  Candidates may schedule their test from the Testing…

Special Notice to Florida State Employees

Current and prospective students who are using the Florida State Employee Fee Waiver to register for classes must complete a Registration Form. More information can be found on the Academic Advising Registration page.

PHSC Trustees to Review Proposed Course-Related Fee Adjustments

Pasco-Hernando State College’s District Board of Trustees (DBOT) will consider approving proposed adjusted course-related fees at its June 16 board meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. at the North Campus in Brooksville. Fee adjustment proposals are reviewed and approved for DBOT consideration by PHSC’s…

Distribution of CARES Act Emergency Relief Funds Begins

PHSC has dispersed funds to 224 students eligible for the CARES Act Emergency Relief.  Students who have submitted a request for a CARES Act Emergency Relief grant must check their BankMobile account for a CARES Act grant deposit. Students who have experienced a COVID-19 related financial hardship…

Virtual Law Enforcement Orientation and Application Deadline

PHSC will host a virtual orientation for students interested in applying to the Law Enforcement Academy.  Students must attend an orientation prior to application. Submit an email to the Law Enforcement Academy to request more information and learn how to register today! Application deadline…

Textbook Rentals Return Deadline - May 19, 2020

Textbook rentals from spring term 2020 are due on May 19, 2020. Although College campuses are closed to the public in response to COVID-19, students must return their textbook rentals by this date. Textbook rentals should be returned in the clearly marked, white metal drop box located on each…

PHSC Continues Remote Operations

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will continue remote operations and all campuses will remain closed to students, the public and most employees through June 1, 2020. The decision, announced yesterday to employees and students, extends the college’s work and study from home policies in effect…

Letter of Reflections on Responsiveness from College Provost

Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer/College Provost Stanley M. Giannet, Ph.D., shares his appreciation and reflections on faculty responsiveness in a Letter to Faculty.