Welcome Center

Welcome Center

For prospective students wanting to enroll at South Seattle College! 

Welcome to South Seattle College's Welcome Center!

Need help getting started? The Welcome Center offers new students and prior 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  
  • Planning around upcoming enrollment dates  
  • Exploring information about degrees and certificate pathways 
  • Understanding funding options (FASFA, WASFA, Workforce) 
  • One-on-one enrollment coaching 
  • Navigating Veteran student enrollment 

Where to Start

Explore South’s degree and certificate options! For more details on a specific program, visit their program webpage.

Check out these pre-recorded information sessions on program offerings across the Seattle Colleges District, including programs at South!

When you're ready to begin your enrollment process, visit our Steps to Enroll to start your enrollment process by selecting the audience type that most aligns with your educational background. If you need further support, connect with us and we will set you up with an Enrollment Coaching appointment.

Enrollment Coaching Appointments

First Time in College, Prior College Experience, Visiting Students, Returning to South, NSC or SSC Transfer, or Transitioning BTS to College (ESL, HS21+, GED, ABE, IBEST) students can schedule a 30-minute Enrollment Coaching appointment either In-Person or on Zoom!

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 it 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 and book an appointment 

Please Note: 
Welcome Center cannot assist the following populations for their enrollment as these programs have their own specific enrollment processes per their department that they need to follow: International students, Running Start, Continuing Education, ESLBasic & Transitional Studies, Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) programs, Senior Citizen Space Available Waivers, Seattle Promise, or Career Link. Please connect directly with the department staff in these areas for further guidance on enrolling!

To find additional enrollment pathways and resources, see here.

Admission Application Resources 

Check out these admission application guides to help you complete the admission application for your specific program!           

Request a Workshop or Custom Group Presentation: 

Welcome Center can host workshops or custom group presentations (up to 30 people) at South Seattle College on: programs offered at South, the enrollment process at South, navigating the admission application, and/or funding options at South!  

To request a workshop or custom group presentation, please email: southwelcomecenter@seattlecolleges.edu with details including: your organization, how many attendees, and what topics you’d like covered! We will do our best to accommodate your request!  

Please note-during peak enrollment times including Spring and Summer, we may not have as much availability to accommodate your request.