Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Updated Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Updated Catalog

Campus Services


Susan Myers Learning Resources Center  

Academic Success Center (ASC)

The ASC is located in the Susan Myers Learning Resources Center Building 500 on the Niceville Campus. The ASC provides free learning support services such as tutoring and study skill assistance for all NWF State College students. Individual and group tutoring is available in a wide range of subjects on a walk-in-basis and by appointment. The ASC also offers online video conferencing sessions and a submit a paper option. For more information, call the Academic Success Center at (850) 729-5389.

Math Labs are located in the Math Building 300, Room L-131, on the Niceville Campus; in Building 7, Room 702 on the Fort Walton Beach Campus and Room 131 at the Crestview Center. The math labs are open to all students and provide free walk-in tutoring for all mathematics courses. For lab hours, students may call the Math Department at (850) 729-5377.

Accommodation Rescource Center

The Accommodation Resource Center (ARC) of Northwest Florida State College is committed to providing equal access and opportunities for our students with disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The ARC helps navigate accessibility for students with disabilities by removing educational barriers and partnering with the campus community for inclusion and support.

Students in need of accommodations must be registered for courses and are encouraged to submit a request online by visiting www.nwfsc.edu/accommodations. Students who register may be eligible for accommodations such as, but not limited to note-taker, scribe, interpreter, extended time for testing, course substitution, and use of an audio recording device. Registered students with the ARC must renew their accommodations at the beginning of each semester by filling out and submitting an ARC renewal form located in Raidernet. Confidentiality is honored and maintained. Students may contact the arc at arc@nwfsc.edu or by calling 850-729-6079.

Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) numbers are available through the Florida Telecommunication Relay Service: 

Voice:

711 or 1-800-955-8770

TDD:

711 or 1-800-955-8771

Northwest Florida State College does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in any of our programs, services, or activities based on Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps is a component of the National Service Network. Its goal is to engage Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help meet communities’ critical education, public safety, environmental, and other human needs and homeland security. AmeriCorps is often referred to as the “Domestic Peace Corps”.

Full-time members serve a minimum of 1720 hours per service year. They receive a taxable living allowance of $13,992 per year while serving and a $6,095 education award voucher at the end of the service commitment. Other benefits for full-time members include healthcare insurance and student loan deferment and childcare (if qualified).

For more information, please call (850) 729-6037 for information on the program.

ATM Machines

ATM machines are located in the Activities Center, Building 410 and the Raider Cafe` in Building 400 on the Niceville Campus and in Building 1 on the Fort Walton Beach Campus.

Barnes & Noble College Stores

NWF State College has two College Stores which are operated by Barnes & Noble College. The College Store on the Niceville Campus is located in the Activities Center, Building 410. The Fort Walton Beach Campus College Store is located in the Student Services Building. Both stores are full-service stores offering textbooks, supplies, college clothing, gift items, hardware, and software. The stores maintain extended hours during back-to-school and book buy back periods. Contact the College Store or visit the Barnes & Noble College Store website for store hours.

Career Exploration

Students who are undecided about their future career plans are encouraged to make an appointment with a Student Success Navigator, Building 400 on the Niceville Campus (Phone 850.729.5227) to discuss career opportunities.

  • Computerized career exploration programs:
    • My Career Shines is a Career Planning tool hosted by the state of Florida and available on any computer. The NWF State College Career Center has computers available in their Career Counseling area for students to access this powerful program to set up an account and explore career, education and scholarship opportunities.

Mary Lou O’Connor Child Development and Education Center

The College’s Mary Lou O’Connor Child Development and Education Center provides comprehensive, quality care for children ages 2.5 to 5. The center is nationally accredited and is open to dependents of NWF State College students, staff, faculty and members of the community on a space available basis. The center is located in Building 530 on the Niceville Campus and is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. The college participates in the Florida Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program. For more information call (850) 729-5386.

Photocopies

The RaiderCard may be used to make copies at the locations listed below.

  • Niceville Campus - The Susan Myers Learning Resources Center
  • Fort Walton Beach Campus – Library Building 8

Raider Café

The Raider Café, located in the Activities Center, Building 410, on the Niceville Campus, is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 am to 2:00 pm during the Fall and Spring Terms and Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm during the Summer Term. Vending machines are available at the Fort Walton Beach Campus in the Student Services Building, Building 6 and Building 3. Vending machines are also available in the student lounge areas at the Chautauqua and Sikes Centers.

Susan Myers Learning Resources Center

During the Fall and Spring Terms, the library is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm, Fridays from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hours vary during the Summer Terms. Please visit the LRC website for hours and additional information or call (850) 729-5318.

Veterans Success Center

The Veterans Success Center, located in the Student Services Center, Building 400 on the Niceville campus, can assist Veterans and families with educational goals and transition into the workplace.