Admissions Application

The Admissions Application is the first Step to Enroll for many incoming students. By completing our FREE Admissions Application, you will become an official South Seattle College student and will receive your student ctcLink ID (EMPLID). As an open access college, all students are accepted.

Application Exceptions

For the following student groups, your first step is to visit the pages below to learn about and begin your enrollment process:

If you have attended South Seattle College in the past and wish to re-enroll in classes, connect with our Welcome Center to learn about your next steps. 

Apply

To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button below and submit your application to South Seattle College.

Apply Now

Need help with the application? Get step-by-step application help in ctcLink.

Applications are reviewed on a first come-first served basis for the current or next Quarter. This is not an automatic process and can take 1-5 business days before you will receive a response.

Questions regarding the status of your application can be directed to our Registration team at ssccregistration@seattlecolleges.edu.  

Once your application has been processed, you will receive an automated acceptance email with your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) and more details about setting up your account.  

To continue your enrollment process, you can visit our Steps to Enroll and select the audience type that most aligns with your background or goals for detailed next steps. 

For First Time in College or Prior College Experience students seeking a certificate or degree, there is enrollment coaching appointments and support available at our Welcome Center.

Visit the Welcome Center

To view all Seattle Colleges District Policies regarding admissions, visit the District Steps to Enroll page and select “Apply for Admission.”