Online Students

Online classes or eLearning, as we call it at South, require additional effort and resources from the student. The information and links below, provided by our eLearning Department, will help guide your decision to take online classes and your course experience.

New to eLearning?

Will online classes work for you?

If you have never taken an online class, please view our "Are eLearning Courses For Me?" webpage

Do you have the technology and skills?

After determining if an online class will work for you, you want to make sure you have all the required technology and skills to be successful in the course. Please review this resources list to assess your readiness to take online classes.

What should I expect? How do I prepare?

In addition to the required technology and skills, you need to know what to expect in an online class. A full list of tips on how to be a successful online student can be found here

How to Register for an Online Course?

New Students

New students to South need to complete the Steps to Enroll and an orientation before registering for classes. For assistance with this process, please contact our Welcome Center at 206-934-7943 or

Returning Students

If you meet the enrollment requirements for the course(s) you plan to take, you can register through your ctcLink account. If you have not activated your ctcLink ID, please click here for information on how activate your ctcLink ID reset your password or update/recover your ctcLink account.  

If you need help picking your classes, come meet with an advisor. Advisors are available to answer quick questions and help you get registered via email at

Need some help figuring it all out?

The eLearning department is happy to help! If you haven’t found the answer to your question on our eLearning website, please ask!