ctcLink for Faculty

General Information

Resources for Faculty

For details on how to use ctcLink and what to utilize for different faculty processes, see the Resources for Faculty page here.

What are the benefits of ctcLink to me?

ctcLink is our new online management platform for faculty, staff, and students that replaces several antiquated, decades-old legacy systems. The transition to ctcLink is a major statewide project to upgrade the information systems at all 34 community and technical colleges. The major benefit is the integration of data systems.

Faculty will have their SID replaced by a universal ctcLink ID ( referred to as the EMPLID). This one ctcLink ID will be used at all community and technical colleges across the state of Washington. With this new ID, you will have one login to access your information across Seattle Colleges as well as at all Washington community and technical colleges.

ctcLink offers faculty new online tools to manage classes and rosters as well as your experience as an employee. With ctcLink faculty can:

  • Use My Schedule to view all classes which are assigned to you.
  • View and print Class Roster.
  • Send messages to a group of students, or individually email from your roster.
  • View final exam schedule.
  • Use Grade Roster—where you will see what program a student is enrolled in and assign grades.

What systems will be replaced by ctcLink?

The following systems and their functionality will be replaced by ctcLink.

Note: Canvas, TargetX, and 25Live will remain in use in conjunction with ctcLink.

Instructional Tools:

  • Instructor Briefcase Grade Roster ctcLink
  • Instructor Briefcase Class Roster ctcLink
  • Advisor’s Data Portal ctcLink
  • Instructor Briefcase Student Contact Info TargetX
  • Degree Audit ctcLink

Employee Tools:

  • Earnings History ctcLink
  • Time and Leave Reporting ctcLink

Tutorials, Resources, and Training

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Skagit Valley Colleges Faculty Focused Tutorials and Resources for Using ctcLink

Faculty peers at Seattle Colleges have developed a series of video tutorials along with supporting reference documents and guides that offer more in-depth, specific training on the course management features of ctcLink (Faculty Center, MySchedule, Class Roster, Grade Roster, and more).

General SBCTC Training for Faculty Available Now on Canvas

If you’re interested in how faculty will use ctcLink, two general overview courses are offered in Canvas. These courses cover the generic, state-wide ctcLink functionality and are appropriate for faculty.

  • ES100 HCM Employee Self-Service
  • CF100 Faculty Self-Service
  • CA100 Advisor Self-Service (optional – if you are a faculty advisor)

To enroll in these two classes, go to the Training page and scroll to the section Instructional Employees and Faculty.


We’ve created this page to update you with specific information that applies to you as faculty members. We invite you to click through the entire ctcLink website and let us know what more you’d like to know.

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