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OUR LOCATIONS Andrews Center





Perry Center


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Northwest Campus

Kirkpatrick Center Blount Center



ALL LOCATIONS Santa Fe College (SF) was established by the state government in 1965 to offer wide access to quality higher education. Since then, the college has established programs and services that fulfill its mission of educational opportunity, responsiveness to the community, economic development and innovation in the public interest. The philosophy of the college has been, and continues to be, student-centered. All of our locations offer assistance with: } Admissions } Advising } Registration } Financial Aid* } Disability Accommodations* } Math and English Tutoring* } Transcript Processing* } Exam Proctoring* } PERT Testing* } Personalized service by professional staff *The Perry and Kirkpatrick centers have limited support in these areas on-site, but can direct students to resources at other locations if needed.

ANDREWS CENTER Starke, Florida

The Guy Andrews Center was established in 1985, after renovation of the historic Bradford County Courthouse. With increased enrollment, the center now occupies three locations in downtown Starke including the Cultural Building, which also houses the Eugene L. Matthews Bradford County Historical Museum, and the Lillian Stump Educational Building. Take advantage of small class sizes and a robust schedule featuring daytime and evening hours to earn your A.A. degree or complete prerequisites for an A.S. degree. The Andrews Center has a strong High School Dual Enrollment program and is home to Upward Bound, a program that offers college preparation programming for Bradford High School students who potentially will be the first generation in their family to attend college. Our summer College for Kids program offers local students the opportunity to participate in robotics and other programs designed to prepare them for future college success.

BLOUNT CENTER Downtown Gainesville

The Charles L. Blount Center, in the heart of downtown Gainesville, serves as an outreach and educational facility. This urban hub is ideally located by the University of Florida, UF Innovation Hub, CareerSource and East Gainesville. Blount’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) provides services for start-up companies that drive the innovation economy in Gainesville. Here you can take classes toward an A.A. degree, continue your education in Community or Continuing Education classes, or complete your GED. The Learning Commons provides space for students to work on assignments, meet with writing and math tutors or schedule a proctored exam for an online class. Located off the rails to trails bike path, and only steps away from cafes, restaurants and UF, the Blount Center makes it easy to bike to class in the art-filled historical heart of the city. Santa Fe College is currently in the process of an expansion of the downtown facility. With a projected completion date scheduled for the spring of 2021, the new 86,000 square foot Blount Campus will become SF’s comprehensive center for business and IT education programs.

DAVIS CENTER Archer, Florida

Located in the city of Archer in southwest Alachua County, minutes outside of Gainesville, the Ron and Norita Davis Center offers a welcoming environment where students can pursue educational and career goals while receiving personalized student support. We offer over 40 classes to choose from, including day and evening classes, a High School Dual Enrollment program, GED exam preparation and Community Education courses. Students are able to earn an A.A. degree entirely through classes at the Davis Center, and they can also work toward A.S. degree programs. The Davis Center features small class sizes, tutors, academic coaches and many additional resources. Visit us and see what makes our center unique.

KIRKPATRICK CENTER Gainesville, Florida

Home to the most advanced simulation-based training facility in the state, the George W. Kirkpatrick Center is located on 160 acres in Northeast Gainesville, near the Gainesville Regional Airport, about 11 miles east of Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus. Programs offered at the center accommodate the growing need for skilled personnel in emergency medical services, law enforcement and corrections professions in Florida and nationwide. The Kirkpatrick Center is home to SF’s Institute of Public Safety (IPS), which encompasses the Emergency Medical Services degree program, as well as certificate programs in Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. IPS also offers Basic Recruit training in law enforcement and corrections, courses that lead to licensing and certification required for employment in public safety, and continuing education for sworn law enforcement and correctional officers. SF’s Criminal Justice Technology program also resides under the IPS umbrella, though courses for this program are offered primarily at the Northwest Campus.

NORTHWEST CAMPUS Gainesville, Florida

Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus is the largest and oldest of SF’s locations. The Northwest Campus opened in 1972 when SF moved from space leased in the Thomas Center to its current location on NW 83rd Street. SF’s Northwest Campus is home to the 10-acre SF Teaching Zoo, one of only two in the nation; the SF Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, the only planetarium in North Central Florida; and an athletics complex that supports five collegiate athletic teams: baseball, softball, volleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball. In 2011, SF opened the Fine Arts Hall on the Northwest Campus. The state-of the-art facility is for students in SF’s Fine Arts department. The Northwest Campus is also home to the UF@SF Center, also known as the “Gator Den,” where University of Florida advisors are available to help students successfully transition to UF after completing their A.A. degrees at SF.


The Charles R. and Nancy V. Perry Center for Emerging Technologies is located in Alachua, Florida, the heart of Florida’s high-tech corridor, about 13 miles from SF’s Northwest Campus. The Perry Center provides citizens of northern Alachua County an opportunity to receive a college education close to home. The Perry Center focuses specifically on emerging technology degrees. The 30,000 square foot building opened in 2009 and has functioning laboratories and state-of-the-art technology classrooms. The Perry Center is intentionally located near Santa Fe High School, which offers a biotechnology program that articulates to the SF Biotechnology A.S. degree, and is across the street from Progress Corporate Park. Progress Park is a growing industrial complex anchored by the University of Florida’s UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech facility.

WATSON CENTER Keystone Heights, Florida

The Alfred B. Sr. and Agnes W. Watson Center is situated on a 40-acre natural habitat of pine and oak trees known as Watson Woods. This area is often used by students and faculty as an energizing outdoor classroom. With two computer labs and a state-of-the-art science lab, the center also boasts a large High School Dual Enrollment program, allowing students to jump-start their college education while still in high school! The Watson Center offers a mix of day and evening classes, offering its entire community access to educational opportunities. Students can earn an A.A. degree entirely at this location. Located on State Road 21, and 30 minutes northeast of Gainesville, the Watson Center serves the citizens of southeast Bradford County, offering them an opportunity to receive a college education close to home.

EA/EO and ACCREDITATION COMMITMENT TO EQUAL ACCESS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Santa Fe College (SF) is committed to maintaining a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any college program or activity based on: their race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, political opinions or affiliations, or veteran status. This commitment applies to employees, volunteers, students, and, to the extent possible, to third parties, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, and the general public. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies or concerns about discrimination or harassment, including concerns about sexual harassment or sexual violence under Title IX, should be directed to Jasmine Gibbs, Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, 3000 NW 83rd Street, R-Annex, Room 113, Gainesville, Florida 32606, 352-395-5950, equity.officer@ SACSCOC ACCREDITATION STATEMENT Santa Fe College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Santa Fe College.

CONTACT INFORMATION Andrews Center 209 W. Call Street Starke, FL 32091 352-395-5850 904-964-5382 Blount Center 401 NW 6th Street Gainesville, FL 32601 352-395-5647 Davis Center 17500 SW Archer Road Archer, FL 32618 352-395-5254 Kirkpatrick Center 3737 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609 352-271-2900

Northwest Campus 3000 NW 83rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606 352-395-5000 Perry Center 14180 NW 119th Terrace Alachua, FL 32615 352-381-3750 Watson Center 4150 State Road 21 Keystone Heights, FL 32656 352-381-3890

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Santa Fe College Locations Brochure (2019)  

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