WE NEED MORE CAPS AND GOWNS IN THIS PLACE…

Destination Graduation is a program to assist students at Polk State College.
Our goal is to help students overcome obstacles and complete their degrees.

Get connected to the resources you need, when you need them. Over 2,000+ resources available including:

  • Housing Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
  • Transportation/Car Repairs
  • Food
  • Etc…

DG Case Manager NOW available on Polk State College campus!

Lakeland:
Tuesdays 1pm – 5pm; Thursdays 8:30am – 12:30pm
Student Services Office (LTB 1272) Sign in at the Front Desk!

Winter Haven:
Mondays 8:30am – 12:30pm; Wednesdays 1pm – 5pm
Health Center/Gym (WHC 144B)

 How It Works

Through the use of United Way of Central Florida’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral system, we are connecting students to 2,000+ available community resources. ALL students qualify to speak with the onsite DG Case Manager. Students must meet certain criteria such as, but not limited to:

– Student must be enrolled in the current or previous semester
– Student must be Pell eligible
– Student must have maintained a 2.0 GPA
– Student must be a FL resident

For more information, contact the DG Team at:

Campus: (863) 297 – 1000 Ext. 6384 (LKLD)/Ext. 3423 (WH)
Off Campus: (863) 648 – 1500 Ext. 276/263
Email: PolkDG@uwcf.org

For immediate referrals to other resources after hours you may call/text: 2-1-1 
Dial 2-1-1 or (888) 370 – 7188 or text your zip code to 898 – 211