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Student Toolbox

Access your student resources and online services.

Cascadia College now uses a new system for student self-service, called ctcLink. The new student online system will be supporting you from registration through graduation. This will improve the way you review class schedules, register for classes, pay tuition, review financial aid, check academic progress, view unofficial transcripts, receive messages, and more.

As part of this process, you will be assigned a new student ID and login password. 

Learn more and begin the new system at www.cascadia.edu/ctcLink.  

ctcLink  - Desktop Version (provides full experience to Student Online Services)

ctcLink - Mobile Version (limited user experience)


Address and Preferred Name Update

Please note that if you are a financial aid student, you will also need to update email or phone information in-person at the Financial Aid Office as the online system does not update the financial aid management system with this information. Check in at the Kodiak Corner Front Counter for Financial Aid to update your email and/or phone information on your financial aid record.

If you have a preferred name you can add it to your contact information. When you add a preferred name, it along with your legal name will show up on your instructor's class roster.

Review or update Student Contact Information.


BankMobile

Cascadia College has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your financial aid refund. For more information visit BankMobile.

Our school delivers your refund with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. Visit this link for more information: https://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/

To view our contract, click here: https://www.vibeaccount.com/swc/doc/landing/437hh0tc7lz5jtx9fqgg


Bias Incident Response Team

A Bias Incident is defined as a behavior or act (physical, verbal, or written) committed against or targeted toward an individual or group based on their actual or perceived characteristic such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes as required by law.

Reporting A Bias Incident

  • Complete the online reporting form
  • Contact Campus Safety at 425-352-5359 or uwb-safety@uw.edu
  • If reporter is seeking protection due to an immediate physical threat, contact the police at 911.

Bookstore

Campus Bookstore

University Bookstore textbooks are all online!

Online Sites Selling Textbooks

Use the textbook's ISBN number found in the quarterly class schedule to purchase your books


CARE Team

CARE stands for Consultation, Assessment, Response, Education. The Cascadia CARE Team is here to assist with:

  • Consultation and support to faculty, staff and administrators in assisting students who display concerning or disruptive behavior
  • Connecting Students with college and community resources
  • Monitoring ongoing behavior of students who have displayed concerning or disruptive behavior

When you contact the CARE Team for assistance, a team member will respond within one business day. You may also stop by the office of or phone a CARE Team member to initiate support. Once the CARE Team has been alerted to a situation, members will meet to implement the assessment process.


Cascadia Student Network/Email Account

Your Cascadia Student Network Account and email will be automatically created for you up to four weeks before the start of your first quarter as a student at Cascadia and provides you with access to:

  • The ability to create a UW NetID to access UW Library resources, purchase parking passes and use the UW wireless network
  • Printing, copying and scanning on Cascadia student printers
  • The full Office 365 Suite including email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can even download and install the applications on your personal laptop, tablet or mobile device.
  • Access to Student Views from any web browser so that you can utilize specialized software for your classes that you might not have access to from home, without having to come on campus.

Resources


Class Schedule and Catalog

Quarterly Searchable Class Schedule and College Catalog


CORE (Cascadia's Orientation and Registration Experience)

More information about and to sign up at CORE.


Degree Audit

View your progress towards degree completion and graduation with Degree Audit.
* This feature will not include Summer 2020 classes or after. To view your degree progress including Summer 2020 and after, go to your ctcLink account and follow these steps. 

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile

ctcLink (mobile version) > Academics > Degree Progress 

 

Academic Planner

A plan for future coursework created during an appointment with an Academic Advisor. The plans created with an Advisor before June 2020 are available here. To create a new plan, schedule an advising appointment. To view a plan saved in ctcLink, follow these steps.

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile > View my Advising Notes > select the Note you are looking for.

Students also can create their own Academic Plan for the 2020-2021 school year by following these steps.

 

Advising Notes

Advisors may summarize decisions or recommendations made during your meetings so that you can view these notes at a later time. Notes made before June 2020 are available. To view notes made starting June 2020, please follow these steps.

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile > View my Advising Notes > Select the Note you are looking for.


Forms

Go to the Kodiak Corner Forms webpage for forms and waivers for the following areas:

  • Enrollment Services
  • Advising & Support Services
  • Transportation and Parking

Go to the Financial Aid Forms webpage for Financial Aid Forms.


Financial Aid Portal

Check your financial aid status, learn which forms or documents you need, and what you need to do to receive a complete financial aid file with the ctcLink Student Self Service Portal (select Financial Aid Tile). It may take 6 - 8 weeks for processing. More information and steps to apply at the financial aid page.


Diploma Reorder Form

The Diploma Reorder Form is for those who lost or misplaced their diploma.


IRS Form 1098-T (Educational Expenses)

Beginning at the end of January each year, you can view your IRS Form 1098-T statement. It may not reflect up-to-date information on student loans or other data. The form is printed and mailed to you. Check the mailing address on your student record to ensure the correct information is listed.


Online Classes

Links to instruction and access


Online Tutoring


Parking Permits

Ordering Permits:

Virtual tags are based on license plate registration will be available starting Summer 2019 Quarter. From here on out, quarterly passes are available for purchase online only and will not require physical tags. You don't have to stop by Kodiak Corner. You can:

  • Register multiple vehicles under the same permit
  • have in-and-out privileges
  • choose between a 2 day/week, 3 day/week, or weekly passes

To get started, you'll have to obtain a UW Net ID. These are available to all Cascadia students and employees and is the same one you need to access the library and to receive emergency alerts. NOTE: It may take up to 48 hours for your new UW Net ID credentials to become active in the new parking system.

Next, go to the online parking portal. Use your UW NetID to login.

Paying for Permits:

Any credit card payments must be completed online through the parking portal. If you plan on paying with cash or check, please visit the Cashier's Office in Husky Hall.

PAYING FOR daily rates:

Rates are effective September 1, 2020- August 31, 2021.

  • All day parking (Monday - Friday) $9.00
  • 3.5 hours or less (Monday- Friday) $5.00
  • Evening parking (Monday - Friday) $5.00
  • Weekend parking (Saturday - Sunday) $5.00

To pay for daily parking, use the new PayByPhone app.

Important

There is no grace period for parking. Parking passes are expected to be purchased prior to the start of the quarter. Short term and daily permits may be purchased at the vending machines in each parking area. Bus Passes, Carpool and Motorcycle Permits must be purchased in person at the Kodiak Corner. Contact Commuter Services for additional information about bus service, ORCA cards, carpool, Zimride Ride Share, electrical vehicle charging stations, and bikes on campus. Refunds for Parking Permits and ORCA passes follow our Tuition – 100% and 50% refund deadline policy.

FAQS

  • Q: How do I purchase day parking passes?
  • A: No changes. Please use the pay stations located at the garage and parking lot exits to pay-by-plate.
  • Q: Can I still get a carpool parking pass?
  • A: Yes. You will need to do this is person at the Cashiers Office in Husky Hall.
  • Q: What about ORCA cards?
  • A: Those are not changing either. Please purchase ORCA cards as usual.
  • Q: Will I have in-and-out privileges?
  • A: Absolutely. In-and-out privileges apply whether you purchase a day pass or quarterly pass.
  • Q: Does it matter where I park?
  • A: No, you may park any place on campus except for spaces reserved for disabled, carpool, or employee (These require specific permits).
  • Q: Who do I contact if there is a problem?
  • A: Please contact Commuter Services at 425.352.3369 with any questions regarding parking or the purchase of permits.

Parking Citations

Citations can be viewed through your parking portal.


Pay Tuition

Ways to Pay Tuition and Fees

1. Pay Online

ctcLink is new Student Online System for supporting you from registration through graduation. As part of this process, you will be assigned a new student ID (also known as ctcLink ID) and login passwords. Learn more and begin the new system. Tuition payments can be made in full online with a VISA or Mastercard.

2. Payment Plan - Student Tuition Payment Plan (STPP)

  • Plan Details for Summer 2021 Quarter:
    • 1st installment (1/3 total tuition and fees) and $10 Enrollment fee are due by July 6th, 2021
    • 2nd installment (1/3 of total tuition and fees) is due by July 31st, 2021
    • 3rd installment (all remaining tuition and fees) is due by August 26th, 2021
  • Plan Details for Fall 2021 Quarter:
    • 1st installment (1/3 total tuition and fees) and $10 Enrollment fee are due by September 29th, 2021
    • 2nd installment (1/3 of total tuition and fees) is due by October 29th, 2021
    • 3rd installment (all remaining tuition and fees) is due by November 29th, 2021

3. Pay by mail

Send your check payment with your new student ID to:

Cascadia College, Finance Office
18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011

The mailed payments must be received by the tuition deadline date, not postmarked.

Tuition Deadline

Tuition must be paid in full by the tuition deadline posted on the Important Dates Calendar.

  • If you register for classes BEFORE the tuition deadline, then you must pay tuition and fees by the tuition Deadline. If you do not pay, you may be withdrawn from all classes.
  • If you register AFTER the tuition deadline, then you must pay tuition and fees within 24 hours. If you do not pay, you may be withdrawn from all classes.

Registration Time / Enrollment Date

ctcLink is new Student Online System for supporting you from registration through graduation. As part of this process, you will be assigned a new student ID (also known as ctcLink ID) and login passwords. Learn how to activate your ctcLink account and begin the new system. Check your Enrollment Date.

Returning students for will register for Summer and Fall 2021 Quarters as follows:

  • Continuing Priority Students (DSS, Worker Retraining, Veterans) registration begins May 3rd, 2021.
  • Continuing Students with 60 credits + registration begins May 5th, 2021.
  • Continuing Students with 30 - 59 credits registration begins May 6th, 2021.
  • Continuing Students with 0 - 59 credits registration begins May 7th, 2021.
  • Registration times are based on the number of credits earned.
  • Look up your Registration Time / Enrollment Date in your ctcLink account and how to register.

New Students degree seeking at Cascadia will register as follows.


Register, Drop, or Withdraw

Register, drop, or withdraw online using ctcLink, the student online system.

  • Register, drop or withdraw from classes online within the register, drop or withdrawal deadlines.
  • Check the Academic Calendar for the important deadline dates such as register, drop, withdraw, refunds, etc.
  • If there is a hold on your student account for outstanding debt, parking fines, academic holds, etc., you may not register, drop, or withdraw online. Students with holds must email Enrollment Services at enrollment@cascadia.edu with your full name, date of birth, and ctcLink Student ID number to address the necessary steps to remove these holds. Requests can take up to 1-3 business days.
  • During the late registration period and while in remote operations (while the campus is closed and online services are offered), students who receive permission from the instructor can register or add a class by sending an email to enrollment@cascadia.edu. The email must include:
    • Full name
    • ctcLink Student ID number
    • Item number of the class
    • Course name and number 
    • Approval email from the instructor clearly stating their approval with item number, course name, and approval for over-enrollment
  • For more information about register, drop, withdraw, auditing, and waitlists, check the Registration Policy.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is an important resource containing the Student Code of Conduct, Student Rights and Responsibilities, the acceptable use of technology policy, campus closure policy, the non-discrimination statement, crime statistics, and more.


Student ID (Identification) Number

Students will receive a nine digit student ID (identification) number after being admitted to the college. You need your student ID and birthdate to activate your ctcLink account. This account is needed for many of the online resources at Cascadia, such as checking your grades or your waitlist status.

  • You cannot change your student ID number.
  • You will need to activate your ctcLink account before you can use it to register for classes. Complete information on Cascadia's ctcLink page.
  • Contact Enrollment Services with questions at 425-352-8860 or enrollment@cascadia.edu.

Student Schedule

View or print your Student Schedule.


Transcripts

Official Transcripts

An official transcript is imprinted with Cascadia’s official seal, signed by the Registrar, and sealed in an envelope. Official transcript orders may take up to 5 business days to process. 

Order your official Cascadia transcript online 24/7 through the National Student Clearinghouse. There is a $5 transcript fee plus $2.25 processing fee.

  • Please be aware that if the receiving college is a Washington state public college or university, the method of delivery will be electronic, despite the National Student Clearinghouse saying it will be mailed via US Mail.
  • If the student requests their transcript to be sent via email, they can notate this in the special instructions - this only applies to colleges and universities to where we can only physically mail the transcripts, (this method has been updated due to COVID).
  • The UW Seattle and UW Bothell only requires electronic copies of official transcript (not mailed official transcript). 

Due to impacts related to COVID-19, there may be disruptions or suspensions to international mail for certain destinations. If you are ordering an official transcript to be mailed internationally, please check the  USPS International Service Alerts  website to see if your destination will have international mail service available. Please be aware information and mail service may quickly change. 

Unofficial Transcripts

View and print your unofficial Cascadia transcript. If you have any issues or questions, please email enrollment@cascadia.edu

Former students who attended or graduated prior to Spring 2020 will need to set up a ctcLink account to access unofficial transcripts. Cascadia College now uses a new system for student self-service or new student online system, called ctcLink. As part of this process, all students including former students will be assigned a new ctcLink student ID and login password through the ctcLink system. Learn more and activate your new ctcLink account at www.cascadia.edu/ctcLink.  

Transcript Evaluation - Submitting Transcripts to Cascadia

Credits earned at colleges or universities that are recognized by a regional accreditation association or Ministry of Education are accepted for evaluation to transfer to your degree or certificate at Cascadia. No more than 5 credits of "D" level work will be accepted. Official transcripts are reviewed and credits transferred after you have registered for classes for your first quarter. Evaluations are completed in the order in which official transcripts and the Evaluation Request form are received.

Complete the Transcript Evaluation Request Form and send your previous college and university official transcripts. Official transcripts can be submitted electronically directly from your previous institution or mailed to:

Cascadia College
Enrollment Services
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011

If you have earned a four-year degree, you are not required to submit official transcripts unless credits will be used towards a degree or certificate at Cascadia. Unofficial transcripts may be required to provide evidence of placement level before registering for English or math courses or for courses with a prerequisite of English or math.


Virtual Assistance

The following Student Services are currently being offered through Zoom Drop-ins:

  • Academic Advising
  • Admissions / Enrollment Services
  • Disability Support Services
  • Financial Aid
  • International Programs
  • Outreach
  • The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community

Voter Registration

View voter eligibility and dates and deadlines then register to vote

Check the Washington's Secretary of State webpage for Special Election, Candidate Filing, Primary, and General Elections dates and deadlines.

Washington State online and mail voter registrations for the General Election are due by October 25. In-person voter registration and updates due by 8:00 PM on November 2. The General Election is November 2. Find out more about Washington State elections information.


Waitlist

Check the your waitlist status for an academic course. To avoid missed automated registration from the waitlist, students are recommended to check their waitlist status each day. For more information on waitlists, go to Automated Waitlist on the Academic Policies webpage under Registration Policy.


UW Net ID

Create your UW Net ID account that allows you to gain online access to certain University of Washington services including off-campus access to library resources designated "UW restricted" and the University of Washington Bothell wireless network.