Welcome Center

Important Service Update:

From Jan. 12 through at least Friday, Jan. 28, several student services at South Seattle College are shifting to remote and virtual assistance only, including the Welcome Center.  This change has been made due to significant staffing shortages that impact our ability to provide in-person services with consistency, and to help keep our campus community safe during the current COVID-19 omicron variant surge.

Welcome Center Virtual Operation Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Virtual Services

  • LiveChat hours for general questions: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 


  • Zoom or phone appointments: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  To make a Zoom appointment with an Enrollment Coach, fill out this survey to help us idenfity the best resources for you. Once submitted, you will get an email to set up an appointment.  

Phone: 206-934-7943
Email: SouthWelcomeCenter@seattlecolleges.edu
Web:  southseattle.edu/welcome-center

Please visit our Virtual Assistance page for the latest remote contact options for additional departments to get the support you need.

Welcome Center

For new, returning and enrolling students seeking a certificate or degree. 

You belong here. Let’s get started.

Welcome to South Seattle College’s Welcome Center. We’re glad you're here and ready to take this huge next step in your life.

Need help getting started? The Welcome Center offers new students and prior SSC students (who took a break and are returning to college) guidance and support through the enrollment process. Our Welcome Center staff is ready to answer your questions and help you navigate your Steps to Enroll. 

The Welcome Center is your place to get one-on-one help with:  

  • Navigating the Admission Application 
  • Clarifying the Steps to Enroll  
  • Important enrollment dates  
  • Information about degrees and certificate pathways 
  • Understanding funding options (FASFA, WASFA, Workforce) 
  • One-on-one enrollment coaching appointment 
  • Navigating Veteran student enrollment 

Where to Start

Visit our Steps to Enroll to start your enrollment process by selecting the audience type that most aligns with your background or goals. If you need further support, further down this page you will find contact information for our Welcome Center and an option to schedule time with an enrollment coach. 

Steps to Enroll

Do You Have Questions About the Steps to Enroll?  

You can reach us via email, Live Chat, and in-person. See our Welcome Center Contact & Hours for more details.

We encourage you to set-up an Enrollment Coaching appointment if you need more support than a quick question.

Email us at SouthWelcomeCenter@seattlecolleges.edu, or connect with us via live chat: 


Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays: 10am-2pm

Need More Support? Schedule Time with an Enrollment Coach

First Time in College, Prior College Experience, or South students re-enrolling in classes after a break can schedule a 30 minute Enrollment Coaching support appointment.

If you complete the survey below our team can help you with your enrollment steps. The survey takes about 5 minutes and will ask some personal questions to help us understand how to best serve you. You do not have to complete this survey to enroll, but is required if you are seeking an Enrollment Coaching support appointment since it allows us to help you access more resources.

Click to complete survey

Please Note: International students, Running Start, and Continuing Education students have unique requirements for their enrollment pathways.

FAFSA/WASFA Appointments
If the only Steps to Enroll you need help with is with completing your FAFSA/WASFA application, please schedule an appointment with a staff member. Sign-up for a FAFSA/WASFA appointment by following the link below.

United Way Benefits Hub staff:

Click to schedule an appointment

To find resources to assist you if you are not first time or returning to college, please see links below.

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team


Get Connected 

Many Student Service department offer virtual assistance to answer student questions.