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.

Our team is dedicated to the mission of South Seattle College, and it is our goal to provide students and the campus community with prompt, efficient, and accurate professional services.

We are committed to facilitating the initial and ongoing enrollment and growth of our students through the following services and experiences:

  • Admissions and Enrolling
  • Credential Evaluations
  • Enrollment Data, Reporting and Verification
  • Graduation and Degree Posting
  • Registration
  • Records Maintenance and Management

New Students

Never attended South Seattle College? Apply for admission at no cost to you. Visit our Steps to Enroll to get started, and contact our Welcome Center for assistance.

Current or Returning Students

If you are a current or returning student, please use the menu on this page or the ctcLink to access many self-service tools, accounts, and the class schedule. These accounts have been developed to provide you with quick and easy access to your information. If you have not activated your ctcLink ID or need assistance recovering it, please click here for support.

Running Start Students

The Running Start program allows qualified high school juniors and seniors to enroll tuition-free in college courses. Running Start students must meet certain eligibility requirements and register after meeting with their high school counselor, then a Running Start advisor.

International Students 

International students will work directly with their International Programs advisors for quarter registration.

Specialized Enrollment

Contact the department directly for specialized enrollment steps if you are interested in any of the following programs:  Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED®  Prep, Career Link, High School 21+, I-BEST/Career Training,  and Pivot Point.

Continuing Education Students

The Continuing Education Department offers noncredit, lifelong learning classes, senior classes, community choir, professional development and online courses. Registration is through the Continuing Education Department.