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Getting Started at Shoreline Community College

Welcome to Shoreline Community College! You are taking an important step toward reaching your educational and personal goals. We are strongly committed to your academic success and will provide you excellent instruction, a rich environment in which to learn, and a variety of student support services and activities.

Your success starts here at Shoreline Community College. Use this checklist to keep track of what’s needed prior to the first day of class. Enroll now and get closer to your dreams!

1. APPLY FOR ADMISSION

Go online:
shoreline.edu/apply

2. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

There are four steps to this process. See them all at
shoreline.edu/applyforaid
SCC Code: 003791.

3. E-MAIL ACTIVATION

24 hrs after admission please activate your Shoreline email account!
Don’t miss important information from Shoreline! All official email communication to students is sent to their go.shoreline.edu email accounts. Activate your account now and check it often.

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4. FIND PLACEMENT OPTIONS

For details go to our
Placement and Prerequisites page.

English language learners: Call the ESL program before testing 206-546-5827.

5. SUBMIT YOUR OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

Arrange to have official college transcripts sent to Enrollment & Financial Aid Services and submit a Request for Transcript Evaluation if you are seeking a general transfer degree. See shoreline.edu/transcriptevaluation.

6. REGISTER FOR CLASSES WITH GUIDANCE FROM AN ADVISOR

Sign up for a START session to discuss course selection and degree plans
shoreline.edu/advising.

7. PAY TUITION

Online or via payment plan or visit the Cashier’s Office, (FOSS, 5227) building 206-546-7850.

8. ATTEND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

9. BUY A PARKING PERMIT

Buy your quarterly parking permit or bus pass at the Cashier’s Office, (FOSS 5227) building or at the bookstore (parking passes only). Details at shoreline.edu/parking.

10. GET YOUR STUDENT ID

Get your free student photo ID at the Bookshore. Bring proof of tuition payment and a legal photo ID with you. Details at shoreline.edu/id.

11. BUY YOUR TEXTBOOKS AT THE BOOKSTORE

Use your class schedule to find which textbooks to purchase
shoreline.edu/bookstore.

12. LOGIN TO CANVAS

See how to access your online course content at: shoreline.edu/canvas.
Contact eLearning Services at
eLearning@shoreline.edu or 206-546-6966.

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Contact Us
Enrollment & Financial Aid Services
FOSS (5000) Building
Enrollment Services:
sccadmis@shoreline.edu

Financial Aid:
finaid@shoreline.edu
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