Steps to Enroll

We're amped that you chose SPSCC as your college! Follow these steps to move through the enrollment process.

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Submit a free admissions application online or in person at the One Stop in Olympia (Bldg. 22) or Lacey (Bldg. 1).

Re-apply if you’ve been gone for 2+ quarters. It can take up to 1 week for us to process your application.

How to Apply

When your application has been processed, you’ll receive an acceptance email with your ctcLink ID. Use your ctcLink ID to activate your two student accounts.

  1. Use your ctcLink ID to activate your ctcLink account
  2. Use your ctcLink ID to activate your ClipperID (your SPSCC email & password)

Activate Your Student Accounts

Fill out the FAFSA or WASFA to apply for financial aid (grants and loans) and learn more about funding and payment options.

Funding & Costs

Take a Guided Self Placement for English and math or submit test scores or transcripts to get placed in the correct classes.

Placement Options

Complete the Pathway Selection Survey (PaSS) and New Student Orientation learn about resources, meet advisors, and pick your Pathway and classes.

New Student Orientation

Finally, don't forget to pay tuition and fees online or in person by the deadline. You can be dropped from classes you registered for if you don't pay on time. Payment plans are available.

Pay Tuition & Fees

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