Admissions Application

The Admissions Application is one of your first Steps to Enroll. By filling out this FREE Admissions Application, you will become an official South Seattle College student and will receive a 9-Digit Student Identification (SID). As an open access college, all students are accepted. 

Application Exceptions

Please DO NOT complete an admissions application if you:

Getting Started

To begin the application process, Apply Now and submit your application to South Seattle College. Once submitted, your application will be 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.

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Once approved, you will receive an email from that includes your 9-digit Student Identification (SID) for South Seattle College.

You are also assigned a personalized PIN number. Your PIN is automatically set to your birthday in a six-digit format: MMDDYY. For example, if your birthday was on June 8th, 1999, your PIN would be 060899. Keep your SID and PIN in a safe place as you will need it for enrollment and other student services.  

Next, visit our Steps to Enroll webpage. This webpage will guide you through steps for funding, placement, orientation, and to register for classes. If you need assistance or have questions regarding these steps, please email us at  


Contact the New Student Services Department at 206.934.6684 or email

To view all district policies regarding admissions, visit the District Steps to Enroll page and select “Apply for Admission”