Returning Students Standard Admissions Process
The following is an overview for what returning students need to do to re-enroll at Seattle Central Community College:
Step 1 Apply for Re-Admission or Contact Registration
Step 2 Apply for Financial Aid (If needed)
Step 3 Submit College Transcripts; Or Take COMPASS Test
Step 4 Register for Classes
Step 5 Pay Tuition and Fees
Step 6 Buy Books
Step 1: Apply for Re-AdmissionApply for re-Admission: Room BE1104-B1 Phone (206) 934-5450 Fax: (206) 934-6321
There are three ways to apply for re-Admission:
- In Person: You can apply in person at the Admission office, room BE1104-B1.
- Online: You can apply for Admissions online via Web Admissions.
- By Mail: You can download and turn in an Admissions Application form to room BE1104-B1 OR; Mail it to: Seattle Central Community College Admissions, 1701 Broadway, Room BE1104B1 Seattle, WA 98122.
Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid (if needed)Room BE1104-C Phone (206) 934-3844
If you need to apply for Financial Aid, apply early. We offer a five step financial aid process to help you apply for all available federal, state, and institutional financial assistance. Before applying for aid please review the Financial Aid Application Guide.
Step 3: Submit Official Transcripts; Or Take COMPASS TestTranscripts: Room BE1104 Phone(206) 934-6918
Testing Office: Room BE1106 Phone (206) 934-6344
If you have already completed college level work you may instead submit official college transcripts. If you would like to use previous college credits as prerequisites toward future coursework, please submit an Incoming Transcript Evaluation Request form to the Admissions office. You can pick up the form in the Enrollment Services lobby (BE1104) or print it out on the web.
Mail sealed (unopened) official college transcript(s) to:
Seattle Central Community College
Office of Admissions
1701 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.
If it has been over three years since you took the COMPASS placement test, or if you have not taken a math course in the last three years, or if you never took college level English then you must take or re-take the COMPASS placement test. To prepare, attend a free preparation workshop to refresh your skills or practice online. Go to www.beforeyoutest.org to find the most current workshop calendar.
Step 4: Register for ClassesRoom BE1104-D Phone (206) 934-6918 (206) 934-3807 (Voice/TTY)
There are two ways to register for classes:
- Online: You can register for classes using the web via Student Online Services. Click on "Register Online."
- In Person: Visit the Registration office (room BE1104) on campus.
Check out our class schedule online.
Note: Waitlisted students must attend first day of class to obtain instructor permission to enroll. Please bring an Add / Drop form with you. The forms are located in the lobby area of Enrollment Services (room BE1104) and Advising (room BE1102)
Step 5: Pay Tuition and FeesRoom BE1104-A Phone (206) 934-4108
Tuition is due within seven business days from the date you first register for classes or by the first day of class, whichever comes first. For early fall registration, Tuition and Fees are due by September 7, 2012.
We offer multiple options to pay for Tuition and Fees.
Applied for Financial Aid? Check your reward status with the Financial Aid office (room BE1104) or call: (206) 934-3844. You may also visit the Student Portal for Financial Aid.
Step 6: Buy BooksBookstore: Located on Broadway across the street from the main campus
Phone (206) 934-4148
Photo I.D. Card: Room BE1104 Phone (206) 934-6918
In order to buy books you must know your class item number and class section number. Take your class schedule with you to purchase your books at the campus Bookstore or visit the campus Bookstore online in preparation for the first day of classes. Our bookstore features new and used books, e-books, rentals, and supplies.