With six locations, seven 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.

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, and…

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…

PHSC Continues to Monitor Coronavirus Activity

Pasco-Hernando State College continues to monitor updates relevant to COVID-19 and we remain in close contact with local and state authorities in addition to following CDC updates and protocols. The administration is adjusting the College's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) to specifically…

PHSC Honors Trailblazers at Empowered Conference

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) honored Susan Duval, Heather Fiorentino, Katherine Johnson, Carol Morsani, Madeline Pumariega and Tonjua Williams with Trailblazer awards at the Empowered! PHSC Women in Education Conference held on March 6 at the West Campus in New Port Richey. The Trailblazer…

Business Hours Notice

Please note, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 the Student Affairs Offices will close at 4:30 p.m. Advisors will not be available. However, normal business hours resume on April 2, 2020.

PHSC Prepares for Coronavirus

PHSC Students are Priority as the College Prepares for Coronavirus - Pasco-Hernando State College has instituted protocols to prepare for a potential impact from the coronavirus. At this time, there are no known cases in Pasco or Hernando Counties, but given the presumptive cases in Hillsborough…

PHSC Financial Aid Offices Host Scholarship Drawings.

To celebrate Financial Aid Awareness month in February, each PHSC campus will host a drawing to win a scholarship. Hurry, deadline to register for the drawing is Monday, March 2, 2020. Visit your campus Financial Aid Office for more details about the scholarship drawing.

100 Years of Women's Right to Vote Contest Open to PHSC Students

Pasco-Hernando State College and The Greater Hernando Chamber Education and Training Association (CETA) are holding a contest to celebrate 100 years of women’s right to vote. Open to all current PHSC students, the 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote Contest is an opportunity or to showcase …

Bobcat Swagger Swap Runs through Feb. 28

Help the Homeless Keep Warm Donate new or gently used cold weather clothing items at any PHSC College Store throughout the month of February. Donations will be donated to the Coalition for the Homeless of Pasco County. Those who donate will receive a coupon* for 15% off the purchase of any PHSC…

Coronavirus Update

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are no known cases of Coronavirus in Hernando or Pasco Counties at this time. College events and schedules are proceeding normally. The college is monitoring the situation and following CDC guidelines. If any urgent announcements…