Information for Students

ctcLink is a new class registration system at Centralia College. Learn how to activate your account and navigate the system's new features.

Centralia College's new online registration system helps you manage your entire college student experience. 

How to Register for Classes

Once you have activated your new ctcLink account, you can register for classes. If you activated your account and you did not write down your new ctcLink ID, see the recovery instructions below under Additional ctcLink Tutorials.

Steps to Register for Classes

Step 1 - Click on ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Manage Classes" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Class Search and Enroll." Choose the term you wish to enroll in.

Step 6 - Search for classes by name or keywords.

Step 7 - Select the course you wish to enroll in. You'll see options for dates and times in the next screen.

Step 8 - Select the specific class you want to enroll in.

Step 9 - Follow the prompts to review your class selection. Click "Next" when finished.

Step 10 - Select the options as necessary. Click "Accept" when you're done.

Step 11 - Click "Enroll" to enroll now or add the class to your shopping cart to wait.

Step 12 - Click "Submit" to finish.

Need Help?

If you run into problems activating your account or registering for classes, connect with the ctcLink Support Team for help. You can also attend the ctcLink Training for Students: Intro to Student Homepage and Mobile in Canvas. If you activated your account and you did not write down your new ctcLink ID, see the ID recovery instructions below under Additional ctcLink Tutorials.

Help with Account Activation Help with Registration
By phone. Call 360-736-9391 to talk to the Support Team. 

Online. Submit a question via the online ctcLink question form.
By phone. Call 360-623-8976 to talk to Enrollment Services.

Online. Submit a question via the online ctcLink question form.


Additional ctcLink Tutorials

With the ctcLink Student Homepage, you can manage essential registration tasks, view your academic records, connect with your advisor, and access your financial information 24/7 from any internet-enabled computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. See the additional slideshows below for navigation help.

ctcLink Account Setup

All current CC students need to activate their new ctcLink account. When you activate your account, you will be assigned a ctcLink ID and create a password. Please write it down and keep it safe. You will need your ctcLink ID and password to register for classes. If you activated your account and you did not write down your new ctcLink ID, see the recovery instructions in this section of tutorials.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on "ctcLink Login" in the blue footer at the bottom of all Centralia College webpages.

Step 2 - Click on "First time user?" at the bottom left of the login box.

Step 3 - Enter the info requested. Instead of "ctcLink ID (new)," toggle to "SID (old)" and enter your SID number.

Step 4 - Choose three security questions on each dropdown.

Step 5 - Answer the three security questions you've chosen.

Step 6 - Create a password and confirm it. Click "submit."

Step 7 - Write down your new ctcLink ID. Your account is now activated. Close your browser. Open your browser again and login with your new ctcLink ID and password.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on "ctcLink Login" in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Enter your ctcLink ID. It is a 9-digit number that starts with 101 or 201.

Step 4 - Click on one of the answer fields or press Tab on your keyboard. This will autofill the security questions you set when you activated your account.

Step 5 - Answer the questions just like you did when you activated your account.

Step 6 - Create a new password and confirm it.

Step 7 - Your password has been reset.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on "ctcLink Login" in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Profile" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Contact Details."

Step 6 - Click on the + to add an email address.

Step 7 - Enter your preferred email address. Check the box that says "Preferred."

Step 8 - Click on "Save."

Step 9 - Your preferred contact has been saved.

ctcLink in CanvasIf you forget your ctcLink ID or didn’t write it down, you can log into Canvas with your old SID and find your ctcLink ID in Canvas!

  1. Login to Canvas and click on the "Account" button.
  2. Go to Settings as seen here.
  3. In the Settings screen, you see a section that says "Ways to Log In." Your old SID and your ctcLink ID there.

Registration & Class Information

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer on the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on "Manage Classes."

Step 5 - Click on "Enrollment Dates" and select the quarter you want to enroll in. Click "Continue."

Continuing Students - If you are a continuing student, your enrollment date will be listed under "Enrollment Appointments.:

New Students - If you are a new student, your enrollment date will be listed under "Open Enrollment Dates by Session."

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login link in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on "Manage Classes."

Step 5 - Click on "Enrollment Dates" and select the appropriate term.

Step 6 - Your Shopping Cart Appointment times are listed on this page.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Manage Classes" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Class Search and Enroll." Choose the term you wish to enroll in.

Step 6 - Search for classes by name or keywords.

Step 7 - Select the course you wish to enroll in. You'll see options for dates and times in the next screen.

Step 8 - Select the specific class you want to enroll in.

Step 9 - Follow the prompts to review your class selection. Click "Next" when finished.

Step 10 - Select the options as necessary. Click "Accept" when you're done.

Step 11 - Click "Enroll" to enroll now or add the class to your shopping cart to wait.

Step 12 - Click "Submit" to finish.

 

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Manage Classes" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Class Search and Enroll." Choose the term you want to enroll in.

Step 6 - Search for classes by name or keywords.

Step 7 - Select the specific course you want to enroll in.

Step 8 - The class status will indicate if there's a waitlist. If you want to be added to the waitlist, click on the class.

Step 9 - Follow the prompts to review your class selection. Click "Next" when done.

Step 10 - Make sure to toggle to "yes" to be added to the waitlist. Click "Accept" when done.

Step 11 - Click "Enroll" to enroll now or add the class to your shopping cart.

Step 12 - Click "Submit" to finalize the process.

Step 13 - You have now been added to the class waitlist.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Manage Classes" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "View My Classes." The class information is shown under each class.

 

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Manage Classes" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Drop Classes."

Step 6 - Click the checkbox for the class you want to drop.

Step 7 - Click "Next."

Step 8 - Click on "Drop Classes."

Step 9 - Confirm by clicking "Yes."

Step 10 - You have been dropped from the class.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Academic Records" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "View Grades."

Step 6 - Choose the term you want to view.

Step 7 - Your grades are shown next to each class.

 

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Academic Records" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "View Unofficial Transcript."

Step 6 - Click "Submit."

Step 7 - You can download or print your unofficial transcript by clicking the download or print icons at the top.

Financial Accounts

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Financial Account" tile.

Step 5 - Your balance is shown at the top of the left sidebar and in the main window.

Note: If you follow the instructions below and find no charges on your account, contact cashieroffice@centralia.edu for information.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Financial Account" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Make a Payment" under "Payments."

Step 6 - Enter the amount you want to pay.

Step 7 - Confirm the amount and click on "Continue to Make Payment."

Step 8 - Enter your payment information and click "Finish."

Step 9 - Review your information and click "Submit."

Step 10 - Your payment has been accepted.

Please note, the NELNET Tuition Payment Plan will not be available in ctcLink until March 2.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Click on the ctcLink Login in the blue footer at the bottom of any Centralia College webpage.

Step 2 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 3 - Click on "Student Homepage."

Step 4 - Click on the "Financial Account" tile.

Step 5 - Click on "Enroll in Payment Plan" under "Payment Plans."

Step 6 - Click on the STEPP Payment Plan and click "Next."

Step 7 - Confirm the payment schedule and click "Next."

Step 8 - Confirm the agreement and click "Enroll."

Step 9 - You have successfully enrolled in the STEPP payment plan.

 

Mobile App Tutorials

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 2 - Under Public Links, click on "Class Schedule."

Step 3 - Enter the term you wish to enroll and the subject of the class you want.

Step 4 - Click "Search" and select the class you want to take.

Step 5 - Click "Add to Cart" under Class Actions.

Step 6 - Decide if you want to be added to the waitlist. Click "Save."

Step 7 - Review the class information and click "Confirm."

Step 8 - You have successfully enrolled in the class.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 2 - Click "Enrollment."

Step 3 - Click on "Enrollment Dates."

Step 4 - Your Shopping Cart Appointment is listed on the page.

Click the first dot in the slideshow below to see step-by-step instructions.

Step 1 - Enter your ctcLink ID and password.

Step 2 - Click on "Enrollment."

Step 3 - Click on "Shopping Cart."

Step 4 - Select your classes and click "Validate."

Step 5 - The validation result is displayed.