Steps to Enroll

If you've already explored our Areas of Study, made a visit to campus, and discovered what makes us great, it's time to apply to SPSCC.

Become a student in 5 simple steps:

  1. 1 Apply / reapply.
    Apply online or in person at the One Stop desk in Building 22, Olympia Campus or in Building 1, Lacey Campus. There is no application fee.
    Learn more » Apply for Admission
  2. 2 Get connected.
    Activate your new student email and log in to the college network. Check it daily for important messages from the College.
    Learn more » Setup Student Email
  3. 3 Determine funding.
    Fill out the FAFSA to apply for financial aid and scholarships. Then visit the Financial Aid Portal to ensure your financial aid application is complete.
    Learn more » Pay for College
  4. 4 Assess your skills.
    Take the College Placement Test or submit your high school or college transcripts. Attend an optional free Test Prep Workshop before the test.
    Learn more » Placement & Transfer of Credit
  5. 5 Attend advising & registration (NSAR).
    Sign up for NSAR 3-4 weeks before new student registration. Sign up ASAP to get an early shot at registering for the classes you want.
    Learn more » New Student Advising & Registration

  6. Pay tuition & fees.
    Missing the tuition due date can mean missing out on the classes you want — even if you're already registered. Make payments online or set up a payment plan.
    Learn more » Tuition & Fees