Welcome to South Puget Sound Community College

Recognized as a top 10 best community college in the U.S. by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, SPSCC serves around 5,000 students each year. We serve people from all backgrounds and meet them where they are, connecting them to Pathways and classes to reach their goals. Whether that’s landing a new job, learning a new skill, earning a degree, or transferring to a university, SPSCC is dedicated to helping students on their journey toward an amplified future.

SPSCC's mission is to support student success in postsecondary academic transfer and workforce education that responds to the needs of the South Puget Sound region. SPSCC supports student success and builds prosperity by collaborating with the community and our partners to offer innovative, accessible, and affordable learning experiences.

Committed to Diversity

SPSCC is a learning community that embodies social justice, equity, and inclusion. The college seeks to empower students, faculty, and staff to fully participate in a society of increasingly diverse identities and experiences. SPSCC actively works to eliminate all forms of discrimination and provide an education that reflects the diversity of our community and a deeper understanding of the dynamics of power and privilege that perpetuate inequity and inequality.

Core Themes

  • Student Achievement

    We prepare students for further education and employment. Our goals are to increase student persistence, certificate and degree completion in transfer and workforce programs, and job placement for workforce education students.
  • Equity

    Given the diversity of our changing community, we cultivate an environment that reduces barriers and removes equity gaps. Our goals are to close equity gaps and increase the ethnic diversity of faculty, staff, and administrative/exempt employees.
  • Learning & Engagement

    We create accessible and enriching student experiences. Our goals are to enhance general education competency, quality student experiences, and campus life activities.

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Meet the President

"At SPSCC, we're committed to helping our students achieve the skills they need for the life they want."
Dr. Timothy Stokes

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Dr. Timothy Stokes

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