About Us

About the Catalog

The Palm Beach State College Catalog is an online information and reference guide published on the College's website. The catalog describes College policies, facilities, degree and certificate programs, course offerings, services and personnel. Since the statements contained in the catalog are for informational purposes only, it should not be considered the basis of a contract between the institution and the student.

Generally, the provisions outlined in the catalog are applicable as stated, but the College reserves the right to initiate changes, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation, without direct notification to individuals. Any statement in this catalog is subject to change by the College. Though the catalog is produced as a reference guide, each student is responsible for keeping apprised of current requirements for graduation for a particular degree or certificate program.

The catalog is reviewed and updated biannually, every fall and spring term. Periodic updates may also be done as necessary during the academic year.


Notice of Nondiscrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Palm Beach State College, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, complies with all applicable state and federal laws granting rights to applicants for employment or admission to the College, employees, and students and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy status, and any other factor protected under the law, state or federal, in employment, admissions, or educational programs and activities.

The following offices have been designated to ensure compliance and handle inquiries or concerns regarding the nondiscrimination requirements of the Title II of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972:


Center for Student Accessibility

Kathleen Karran-McCoy
Dean of Student Development and Ombudsman
Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS # 54, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

Employment Access

Juanita Hook
Human Resources Director and Equity Officer
ADA Section 504 Coordinator
Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS # 10, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

Facilities Access

Robert J. Priolo, PE
Facilities Director
Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS #42, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796


Peter Biegel
Interim College Registrar
Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS # 13, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

Title IX Coordinator

Penny McIsaac
4200 Congress Avenue, MS #74, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

Information concerning discrimination laws may be obtained at the following Palm Beach State College Center for Student Accessibility campus offices or via the main phone number or email: 

Center for Student Accessibility  

Phone: 561-868-3734 
Email: StudentAccessibility@palmbeachstate.edu

Belle Glade: Center for Student Accessibility

1977 College Drive, CRA 105.7, Belle Glade, FL 33430-3699

Boca Raton: Center for Student Accessibility

801 Palm Beach State College Drive, AD 135, Boca Raton, FL 33431-6490

Lake Worth: Center for Student Accessibility

4200 Congress Avenue, BK 110, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

Loxahatchee Groves: Center for Student Accessibility 

15845 Southern Boulevard, LGA 103, Loxahatchee, FL 33470-9204

Palm Beach Gardens: Center for Student Accessibility 

3160 PGA Boulevard, BR 129.4, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-2893

This publication can be made available in alternate formats to persons with disabilities. Please make requests well in advance of need to:

Kathleen Karran-McCoy
Dean of Student Development and Ombudsman
Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS #54, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
Telephone: 561-868-3371 (V/TTY)

For further information on Notice of Nondiscrimination, visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights at https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html, or call 800-421-3481. 

Sex Crimes Prevention Act

The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act and Florida Laws require registered sex offenders/predators to provide to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement notice of each institution of higher education in the state, including each campus at which the offender/predator is enrolled, employed, volunteering or carries on a vocation. A registered sex offender/predator may also have to provide notice to the Sheriff's office, the Department of Law Enforcement or the Department of Corrections upon a change in enrollment, volunteer or employment status. Anyone wishing to obtain further information regarding sexual offenders/predators in the area may refer to the FDLE website at: www.fdle.state.fl.us or call 888-FL-PREDATOR or 888-357-7332