College can feel daunting sometimes, especially if you need support and don’t know how to find it. Here’s a guide to some of our services and resources that can help you reach your academic and career goals.

Academic Advising

Student Success navigators help every student plan a program of study and meet the requirements for graduation. Navigators are trained to assist you in a variety of areas including academic advising, enrolling in courses, degree planning, goal setting, scholarships, financial aid, campus and community resources, Blackboard, textbooks, payment plans, and counseling referrals.

Adult Education and Literacy (AEL)

AEL offers free programs and services to improve reading, writing and math skills; earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) certificate; learn English; or prepare to take the U.S. citizenship exam.

Career Services

We can assist with career development and help you find employment while attending college. Services include career advising, career exploration, job searches, interview preparation, and résumé writing.

Counseling Services

Free short- and long-term counseling services can help you overcome obstacles and grow academically and personally. A licensed clinical social worker is available on a short-term basis and counseling also is available on the Sedalia campus through a partnership with Central Methodist University.

Disability Services

If you have a disability, SFCC provides reasonable accommodations to ensure there is no discrimination on the basis of that disability in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Donald C. Proctor Library

We’re here to help! You can access more than 35,000 books and videos, thousands of print and electronic journals and numerous academic databases; borrow materials from any library in Missouri through the MOBIUS system; and borrow from any library in the country through OCLC Interlibrary Loan. We also provide assistance with reference searches and conduct library instruction classes.

Financial Aid

Find information about financial resources such as federal, state and scholarship funds and get help completing forms and making decisions about student loan debt.

Student Success Center

We can help you define, clarify and achieve your academic, personal and professional goals. The center oversees the Student Success Navigator program with support and resources to overcome obstacles and to succeed.

Student Technology Help Center and 24/7 Help Desk

Get help with problems connecting to the SFCC wireless network; or installing and updating anti-virus products, and find information about SFCC’s user policy and other computer questions. Call the 24/7 Help Desk at (866) 295-3070 for technical assistance for Blackboard, mySTAR and SFCC software/hardware.

TRiO

TRiO for Educational Preparation and Success (STEPS) provides eligible students with academic support, activities and services designed to help them earn an associate degree and transfer to a four-year program. Contact STEPS to see if you are eligible for this free program.

Testing Services

We provide a variety of services that promote academic success, personal growth and career development including placement testing, career exploration assessments, vocational prescreening, personality assessments, and more.

Transfer Services

We work directly with colleges and universities in Missouri to ensure the college credit you earn here will transfer easily. Work with your Student Success navigator to verify the classes you are taking will transfer.

Tutoring Services

We want you to succeed. We offer free tutoring in nearly every subject, and even online tutoring is available!

Veteran Services

SFCC provides services for active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and disabled veterans. This includes education benefit programs; pay rates and processes; a Troops-to-Teacher program; on-the-job training and apprenticeship training programs; and eligibility criteria.