Welcome to the Women's Center



Mon - Fri   7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Evenings by appointment)

Women's Center
Pagoda Union Building (PUB)
Rm. 9301

Lynette Peters
Program Manager

Phone: 206-546-4715
E-mail: lpeters@shoreline.edu


The Women's Center provides encouragement and resources that support student persistence and retention, personal and economic self-sufficiency, leadership opportunities and women students' representation in all aspects of the campus community.


Persistence and Retention Services:

The Women's Center offers free services to those returning to college after a significant time away or those who feel they want additional support in making the transition into higher education.


We are often known as a "clearinghouse" for on and off campus resources. We are available to meet with you, to learn more about you and your personal needs. Together we will explore resources that may provide assistance:

  • Emergency loans for textbooks, course supplies
  • Referrals for academic and financial assistance
  • Feminine hygiene products and male condoms
  • Referrals to YWCA Working Wardrobe
  • Women's Connections Support Group
  • Academic success workshops, class and student club presentations
  • Domestic Violence Awareness and Advocacy Services
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • Sponsored attendance at University of Washington Women in Science and Engineering Conference
  • Partner Institution-American Association of University Women-Become an E-Affiliate  
  • Guide to Financial Independence for Women


Other help is available by linking directly to:

Short-term loans for Books and Course Supplies -Applications accepted starting Wed., Sept. 16-Wed., Oct. 7

Short-term loans are available for those who qualify. Review read the Memo carefully for eligibility and application process:

Searching for Scholarships

Finding money to help with school expenses requires significant time and effort. Lynette is available to meet with you to discuss the scholarship search process. Here are a few resources to help get you started:

Completing the FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid - is an important step to finding funding for school. It is often an essential part of a scholarship application. Lynette can assist you with interpreting and completing the FAFSA. We also understand that not all students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. Other resources may be available to assist you. Come chat with us to discuss options.


Shoreline Community College Foundation

The Shoreline Community College Foundation annually sponsors scholarships for new and continuing Shoreline students. Scholarship applications for the next academic year, 2016-17, academic year will be posted in February 2016. 



TheWashboard.org is a free, web-based, non-profit scholarship clearinghouse for Washington students seeking college scholarships.