South Seattle College Named 2019 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Award Winner

2019 PPWCC LOGOThe National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Diverse) have named South Seattle College one of the 2019 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (PPWCC) award winners! Continue reading →


South Seattle College’s Leader Selected as a 2019-2020 Aspen Presidential Fellow

Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap photoSouth Seattle College President Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap has been selected by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program to join the 2019-2020 class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, a leadership program aimed at preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success, both in college and in the labor market. Continue reading →

Earth Week 2019: Climate Advocacy & Education

Join us all week as we celebrate environmental protection and sustainability on-campus and in our community.

South Seattle College’s Sustainability Committee and United Student Association (USA) is sponsoring a week of on-campus workshops, activities and service events from April 23-27, 2019, calling attention to this year’s theme of “Climate Advocacy & Education.” Continue reading →

South Seattle College Offering Two Quarters of Tuition Coverage for Displaced Art Institute of Seattle Students

South Seattle College has announced that former Art Institute of Seattle students displaced by the recent closure can qualify to have up to two quarters (30 credits) of in-state tuition covered with a combination of financial aid grants and scholarships, including donor funds from the South Seattle College Foundation. Continue reading →

South Seattle College Teams up with Daimler Trucks to Offer Students Online Training & Certifications

South Seattle College’s Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology program has signed a partnership with Portland-based heavy-duty truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America (DNTA) to become part of Daimler’s Get Ahead program. Through Get Ahead, students now have access to DTNA’s web-based training modules so they can earn credits toward certifications required to work in Daimler’s service network. Continue reading →

Information for Art Institute of Seattle Students

For Art Institute of Seattle students who wish to explore transfer to South Seattle College’s Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management programs, please contact us today!  We have a place for you.

You can either fill out an inquiry form at or contact Nick Albritton directly at 206-934-6746 or

Update for 3.25.19: South Seattle College is offering up to two quarters of tuition coverage to former Art Institute of Seattle students! Please click here to learn more.

Public Notice of NWCCU Visit

South Seattle College to conduct reaccreditation evaluation, seeks public comment

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will conduct a site visit on the campus of South Seattle College, April 24-26, 2019.  The purpose of this visit is to perform a comprehensive evaluation of the College.  NWCCU reviews institutions on a seven-year accreditation cycle.  Accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) represents the Commission’s judgement that an institution is satisfactorily achieving its mission and educational purposes and that it meets or exceeds NWCCU standards of quality and effectiveness. Continue reading →