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.

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.  

Coronavirus Update 6 - Letter from PHSC President Beard

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students:  I could not be more proud of you! Administrators and staff, thank you for maintaining PHSC operations while quickly adapting to unprecedented circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty, I am grateful for your monumental efforts in bringing 1,100 face-…

New Application Cycles for Select Health Programs Announced

New application cycles were announced yesterday for select limited access health programs. Due to changes to PHSC's academic calendar and closures in response to COVID-19, the application cycles for select PHSC health programs have changed. The updated application dates can be found on the…

Coronavirus Update 5 - Letter from PHSC President Beard

Dear Colleagues and Students: Over the past several weeks the PHSC Administrative Leadership Team and I have been working diligently to ensure a safe teaching and learning environment for our students, faculty and staff. I am quite proud to say that with the unparalleled collaboration between our…

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 April 21 board meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. This meeting was previously scheduled to be held at the West Campus in New Port Richey, but will now be held virtually.…

Coronavirus Update 4 - Letter from PHSC President Beard

Dear Colleagues and Students: Careful consideration has gone into how Pasco-Hernando State College will continue to provide excellent quality instruction to our students in response to the interruption of ‘business as usual’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic. College administration, faculty members,…

TodayCare Children's Center in New Port Richey to Close March 24

TodayCare Children's Center at PHSC will close beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, until further notice. The Center, located at PHSC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey, will communicate with all parents of enrolled children by end of day today, March 23, 2020. The closure comes with…

COVID-19 Causing Added Anxiety or Stress? Support is Available

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children when faced with a health crisis. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. PHSC students, staff and…

Coronavirus Update 3 - Letter from PHSC President Beard

Dear Colleagues and Students: Over the past 10 days the PHSC Administrative Leadership Team and I have been working diligently to ensure a safe teaching and learning environment for our students, faculty and staff. During most of last week (Spring Break), and this week, we have been engaged hourly…

Coronavirus Update 2 - Letter from PHSC President Beard

Dear Colleagues and Students: The minute-by-minute news updates regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) can sometimes provide conflicting information. It is natural to feel worried about the health and welfare of our co-workers and classmates, our families and the community. Please be assured that…

Spring Term 2020 Athletic Competitions and Recruiting Cancelled

All PHSC athletic competitions are cancelled for spring term 2020, in line with the FCSAA and NJCAA due to COVID-19. 

Coronavirus Update - Letter from PHSC President Beard

(7:40 p.m. Update*) Friday, March 13, 2020; 11 a.m. -- Dear Colleagues, The PHSC senior leadership team has continued to monitor and deliberate about the College's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New information from local and state federal leaders continues to emerge hourly, and as a result, we…

PHSC Monitors Coronavirus - Update

8:00 p.m. - PHSC continues to keenly monitor issues and matters related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Earlier this afternoon, the Board of Governors voted to have the institutions in the State University System (SUS) to begin as soon as possible offering all classes online. The Commissioner of…