Students are recognized for outstanding academic achievements by making the Dean's List or President's List at South Seattle College.
Dean's List - Student must have 10 or more credits per quarter and 3.5 quarterly GPA.
President's List - Student must have accumulated 30 or more credits at South Seattle College and a 3.8 or higher cumulative GPA.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recognizes academically outstanding students at two-year public and private colleges, and is the largest honorary society in the world. Chapters at South Seattle, North Seattle and Seattle Central College offer students a variety of activities and benefits.