Remote Campus Resources

Current Status of Campus

  • Winter Quarter classes are in-person, hybrid, and online and begin January 9, 2023
  • Masks are voluntary indoors and outdoors except in healthcare settings, including the Counseling Center and clinical sites
  • Student services are available on campus and online during these operating hours

We’re Here to Help!

Life may look a little different right now, but we’re still here to help you achieve your goals.

Getting Started with Remote Learning

  • New students complete a special “Getting Ready for Online Learning” training to ensure they are successful in a fully online environment
  • Check your Shoreline Network Account email account or log into Canvas and look for the “Getting Ready for Online Learning” training
  • Questions? Visit our Support Center where you can find the answers to your questions or submit a request for additional assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

Campus Access

Your instructor will provide detailed instructions.

Laptop Pick-Up and Return

Curbside service has been discontinued. Items previously available through Curbside are now available through the relevant department.

Laptop pick-up and return is available through the Library (4000 Building). Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm, and Friday, 8am-4:30pm.

Classes and Programs

All courses and programs are being held online throughout the winter quarter. All enrollment related services are available online. 

They are taught in Canvas, an online learning management system. Each instructor has their own way of teaching, which can include discussion questions, quizzes, optional live sessions using Zoom, recorded lectures, etc.  

Learn which degrees & certificates can be completed fully online by visiting our online programs page. For international students, please visit overseas online programs page to find out which degrees & certificates can be completed 100% online.

Find and purchase textbooks and materials on the Shoreline bookstore website

It is best practice to use a computer but many students use mobile devices.  Please check the technical requirements for taking classes online.  

If your faculty member offers a live lecture at a specific day/time, then the lecture will be recorded for those students who cannot attend the live event.   

Technology & Canvas

Online classes are required to be visible to students at noon on the first day of the quarter. If you do not see your class by then, contact your instructor directly for assistance.

Canvas is an online tool used to support Shoreline's online, hybrid, and web-enhanced classes. Faculty use Canvas to post course content, such as a syllabus, course documents, links to articles, hold online discussions, have students turn in homework, submit online exams, and post grades.

Learn more and find training resources

  • Many companies provide free, low-cost, or increased data options for internet access right now. Please contact your mobile phone or home internet provider for details. Some current deals include:
    • AT&T:  $10/month home internet access for qualifying customers.
    • Charter/Spectrum: covers most of eastern Washington. Free internet access for students for 60 days.
    • Comcast/Xfinity:  Free internet for 60 days for low-income families. Also, accessout-of-home Xfinity WiFi hotspots for free.
    • T-Mobile: $15/month smartphone plan
  • Drive-in WiFi hotspots provide free temporary internet access for those who do not have access to broadband service in their homes. Find nearby locations with the Drive-In WiFi Hotspots Location Finder
  • Some public libraries offer hotspots to checkout, including Seattle Public Library. Please view SPL HotSpot, or contact your local library, for more information.

Laptop pick-up and return is available through the Library (4000 Building). Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm, and Friday, 8am-4:30pm.

Paying for College

Not sure if you can afford classes this quarter? We have many options for you, including ways to help you pay for tuition, fees, food, housing, technology, health care, childcare, and emergency expenses. 

Learn about our funding sources including free tuition for those on unemployment and grants for families making less than $91,766 a year. 

If you find you are unable to pay your bills after registering for courses, we can help you find emergency funding.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Pandemic Assistance Fund

Learn more about emergency funding

All classes have a $7.50/per credit online course fee since all classes are being offered via remote, online learning. This helps to pay for the support and staffing needed for online classes.

New Student Orientation

Students who are new to Shoreline this quarter are invited to complete our self-paced online New Student Orientation.