About your ctcLink ID & Login Access

The ctcLink ID (EMPLID) is your Seattle Colleges ID number and also your universal login for any Washington State community or technical college you attend or work at. Users set and change their own password.

Use your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) to log into your ctcLink account which provides access to student and employee self services for business. With ctcLink users can manage their registration, tuition, payroll, benefits and contact information, and access official information and administrative tools for staff work processes.

Use ctcLink ID (EMPLID) & Password for login access to:

  • ctcLink account
  • Canvas (for students)
  • MySeattleColleges Account Tools

Note: The ctcLink login or MySeattleColleges login replaces the older SID/PIN (old ID) login for various services.

Your College Accounts

Students and employees are provided with a ctcLink account and a MySeattleColleges account.

  • ctcLink is your Washington State Colleges account for business.
  • MySeattleColleges Account is your local account for login access to campus resources such as computers, wifi, 0365 & email, Starfish, etc.

New students and employees can initialize their MySeattleColleges Account after their ctcLink account has been activated.
You can initialize your MySeattleColleges account at the MySeattleColleges Account Tools page. Make sure you have your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) and password, needed for logging in.