Steps to Enroll

  1. 1 Apply
    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.
    Learn more » Apply for Admission
  2. 2 Set Up Email & Portal
    Activate your student email and open your mySPSCC portal. Log in every day for important messages and deadlines.
    Learn more » Set up Student Email Account
  3. 3 Plan to Pay
    Fill out the FAFSA or WAFSA to apply for financial aid (grants and loans) and learn more about funding and payment options.
    Learn more » Pay for College
  4. 4 Get Placed
    Take an English and math placement test or submit test scores or transcripts to get placed in the correct classes.
    Learn more » Placement & Transfer of Credit
  5. 5 Get Registered
    Sign up for New Student Advising & Registration — NSAR, a required group advising orientation — to learn about resources, meet advisors, and pick your classes.
    Learn more » New Student Advising & Registration

  6. Pay Tuition & Fees
    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.
    Learn more » Tuition & Fees