SPSCC follows Washington State laws and issues semi-monthly (twice a month) paychecks.

For time worked from the 1st through the 15th, the pay date is the 25th. For time worked from the 16th through the end of the month, the pay date is the 10th of the following month.

If the 10th or 25th falls on a Saturday, payday will be the preceding Friday. If the 10th or 25th falls on a Sunday, payday will be the following Monday unless Monday is a federal banking holiday, then payday will be the preceding Friday.

Upcoming Pay Days

  • March 24
  • April 10
  • April 25
  • May 10
  • May 25
  • June 9
  • June 26

Report Time Worked or Request an Absence

Employees enter time worked and request leave absences using the ctcLink Employee Self-Service.

Login to ctcLink

Visit the Payroll support site for answers to many “how do I?” questions.

Due Dates to Report Time Worked or Request an Absence

  • March 31
  • April 15
  • April 30
  • May 15
  • May 31
  • June 15
  • June 30

Employee Compensation & Benefits

A Total Work / Life Package

SPSCC offers excellent pay, benefits, flexibility and workplace opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and out of life.

Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to an outstanding employee benefits package worth about 30 percent of your salary. For more information, please contact

Through the Washington State Health Care Authority, the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) provides a comprehensive benefits package to eligible state and higher education employees, employer groups, retirees and their dependents, including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • and more!

There are a few PEBB plans to choose from. You will select a plan when you begin working at SPSCC, then you'll have the opportunity to change or adjust your plan each year during the PEBB Open Enrollment window.

Tips for Choosing a Plan

  • Balance your need for low-deductible coverage against higher costs in monthly premiums.
  • Check to see if your doctor is on the preferred provider list of the plan you choose.
  • Compare how each plan pays for any high cost or special needs you may have.

There are several state employee retirement plans to choose from. You will select a plan when you begin working at SPSCC.

The plans below link to websites where you can track the performance of your plan as a whole and your individual retirement accumulation.

Note: Information on this web page is intended to be used as a reference guide for Washington State Community and Technical College benefit-eligible employees and their employers. Please consult plans and/or providers for information regarding benefits and plan specifics.

Retirement Plans Offered to SPSCC Employees

Retirement Plan Forms and Documents

Other Ways to Save for Retirement

  • State Board Voluntary Investment Program (SBVIP)
  • Washington State Deferred Compensation Plan

Retirement Plan Resources

For classified, faculty, admin and exempt

For faculty, admin and exempt (supplemental for classified)

Notice of Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options and your Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Benefits This is not an employer sponsored plan. For additional information please see the attached informational documents or contact

Adjunct professors are eligible for benefits if they are employed at one or more colleges for a combined total of at least half-time (7.5 credits) or more, for two consecutive quarters. Spring and fall quarters are considered to be consecutive. Employees working at more than one college must notify both colleges in writing of multiple employment to coordinate benefits between colleges.

As a Washington state employee, you are entitled to significant discounts on other forms of insurance and tax-advantaged plans. The connections listed below are optional and listed here for your convenience.

Through Aflac you can enjoy the benefits of Accident, Short Term Disability, Cancer/Specific Disease, and Hospital Confinement Indemnity coverages.
Contact our Aflac representative
AFLAC App  |  AFLAC Employee Portal to Everwell

Auto and Home Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company  |  800-706-5525

Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP)
DRS - DCP Site  |  800-547-6657 or 360-664-7000

Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
PEBB — Dependent Care Assistance Program
Navia  |  425-452-3500

Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA)
PEBB — Medical Flexible Spending Arrangement
Navia  |  425-452-3500

Health Savings Account (HSA)
HealthEquity  |  877-873-8823

Life Insurance
MetLife  |  866-548-7139

Long Term Disability Benefits
PEBB - Long-Term Disability Insurance

Voluntary Employee Benefits Account (VEBA)
Veba Trust  |  888-828-4953

WA Cares Fund