Advising

Advising Service Update:

Advising On-Campus Operations Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Services

  • Zoom Drop-in Advising Hours
  • Zoom or Phone Appointments
    • Current students can schedule an appointment through Starfish. Can't log into Starfish? Set appointments through our Zoom Drop-in Advising Hours (see above) or by leaving a voicemail at 206-934-5387 with your name, phone number, ctcLink ID, and details of your request.
    • Prospective/future students can get guidance and support through the enrollment process from the Welcome Center.

Phone/Voicemail: 206-934-5387
Email: advisorsouth@seattlecolleges.edu

Service Update: ctcLink is Now Live!

The ctcLink Student Homepage is where you can register for classes, view messages, track your academic progress and view your unofficial transcript, among other tasks. Learn more and activate your ctcLink account today.

View a table with a brief overview of what each student system (ctcLink, Starfish, Canvas, MySouth) is used for along with relevant resources and login information.

Did you forget your ctcLink ID?

If you need ctcLink help, contact the IT Helpdesk. If you need general student services support, please visit the department homepage or Virtual Assistance.

Please note that the permission number box shows up for everyone and you may or may not need one to register. Leave this field blank and click “Save" to see if a code is needed before you request one.

  • Here is a helpful guide on how to register for courses through ctcLink.
  • Permission codes are ONLY issued through AdvisorSouth (not Zoom/phone)
  • Email: advisorsouth@seattlecolleges.edu. Please include the following information in your message:
    • Name and ctcLink ID (EMPLID) number. If you have not activated your ctcLink ID (EMPLID), please click here for information on how activate your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) reset your password or update/recover your ctcLink account.
    • Any attachments relevant to your request or question (unofficial transcripts, placement documents, etc.)
    • Course(s) you’re trying to register for – include the item number(s) of the specific section(s)

Email: RunningStart.South@seattlecolleges.edu

  • General RS questions (current and prospective students)
  • Submit quarterly enrollment documents
  • Please include your name and CTClink ID number

Scheduling support via Phone/Voicemail: 206-934-5387

  • Messages checked daily
  • Callback is 2 – 3 business days
  • Leave a voicemail with your name, ctcLink ID (EMPLID) number, call back number, and why you want to schedule an appointment. If you have not activated your ctcLink ID (EMPLID), please click here for information on how activate your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) reset your password or update/recover your ctcLink account.
  • Please ensure your voicemail is set up.

Email: advisorsouth@seattlecolleges.edu

Please include the following information in your message.

  • Name and ctcLink ID (EMPLID) number. If you have not activated yourctcLink ID (EMPLID), please click here for information on how activate your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) reset your password or update/recover your ctcLink account.
  • Any attachments relevant to your request or question (unofficial transcripts, placement documents, etc.)
  • Courses you’re trying to register for – include the item number(s) of the specific section(s).
  • Permission codes are ONLY issued through AdvisorSouth (not Zoom/phone)
    • Please follow this guide on how to register for courses through ctcLink.
    • Note that the permission number box shows up for everyone and you may or may not need one to register. Leave this field blank and click “Save" to see if a code is needed before you request one from advisorsouth@seattlecolleges.edu

The Advising Team offers a comprehensive array of services designed to assist you reach your educational goals.

Schedule Advising Appointment

CURRENT STUDENTS can book appointments online by following the “Schedule Advising Appointment” button above.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS need to call the Advising Center front desk to schedule an appointment with an advisor at (206) 934-5387.

CURRENT STUDENT: 

* Enrolled in classes at North Seattle College, South Seattle College, or Seattle Central College anytime in the last 6 academic quarters and have a MySeattleColleges password

* Applied to one of the three colleges and received a ctcLink ID (EMPLID) within the last 9 months and created their MySeattleColleges password. If you have not activated your ctcLink ID (EMPLID), please click here for information on how activate your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) reset your password or update/recover your ctcLink account

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT: 

* Never applied to North Seattle College, South Seattle College, or Seattle Central College

* Returning after more than 6 academic quarters without taking any classes

Students who were previously enrolled at South, but not in the last 6 academic quarters will not be able to log into the online scheduling system and need to call Advising at (206) 934-5387.

Click here for more information about using Starfish.

Current Students: Watch the video below to learn how to make an appointment directly with your advisor through Starfish.

Check out our Advising Syllabus here!

Services available include:

  • Academic advising and program planning
  • College transfer degree information
  • Professional/Technical degree information
  • Assistance with petitions for waivers and/or exceptions
  • Assistance with academic difficulty
  • Transfer Advising: Visit the Transfer Resources page for more information!
  • Running Start information and enrollment
  • Monitoring degree progress
  • Graduation applications
  • Educational Planning: in-person or online

Email the advising team at AdvisorSouth@seattlecolleges.edu
International Student? Please email IntlSouth@seattlecolleges.edu