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New Student Advising (NSA)

COVID-19 Update:

Out of an abundance of caution, you can expect NSA to be virtual until further notice. All new degree and certificate seeking students must have the following below completed and then sign up for an NSA session. This will serve as your New Student Advising meeting with an Academic Advisor and where you will register for your classes. You must have steps 1-3 complete to have a successful NSA meeting. After signing up for a session, you can expect to recieve an email with the zoom link at 1:30 p.m. (PST) on the day you've registered:


Prior to your NSA session you must have:

1) Applied to the college

2) Received Math and English placement

3) Complete the Online Orientation

4) Sign up for an NSA session below

Visiting students seeking summer credits to transfer to a four year institution or those seeking credits to enhance job skills do not need to sign up for an NSA. For other exempt programs please see below*.

In order to sign up for NSA, students must:

NSA can answer:

  • Choosing a program
  • Class Registration (during open enrollment)
  • Getting started in your CTC portal
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Funding Sources
  • Support Programs

Schedule (subject to change)

You can also call the Advising Resource Center at 425.640.1458 to sign up for a New Student Advising session.

*Students working with any of the below programs do not need to participate in NSA. Please reach out to your program directly for next steps. 

Running Start, WATR Center, Corrections, Con’t Ed, ABE/ESL/Int’l HS, HS 21+/HS Compl/GED/EDCAP/IBEST, OIP, CIHS/ WBW, FLED, Early Achievers Grant, BAS in Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and WorkFirst.

**Students on a non-immigrant visa (F-1) who have applied through Office of International Programs will participate in a separate orientation and advising schedule. Please visit for more information or contact