Advising and Career Services

Our programs assist students with planning their academic interests and career goals.

Our Mission Statement

Seattle Central Advising and Career Services support students as they navigate their college experience. We focus on our students’ holistic development through an ongoing and intentional educational partnership that fosters pathways that help them become equity-minded citizens.

Additionally, we facilitate the development of academic, professional, and social skills necessary for students to empower themselves and their community.

Our Vision

Our goal is to serve as agents of support. To guide and connect students with campus and community resources that help them achieve their academic, personal, and professional pursuits.

Our Programs

The Academic Advising Center - Assists students with pre-program advisement, choosing classes, creating education plans, navigating college resources, and preparing for graduation.

College Transfer and Study Abroad Center - Assists students in making the transition from Seattle Central to 4 Year Universities. This includes school and major of study research, application information and deadlines, and general guidance on the transfer process.

First Year and Career Services - Helps students identify and choose an area of study through class planning, career assessments, and academic resources. Our team also provides Career Advising, empowering students by building effective job readiness skills.

Service-learning - An opportunity for students to earn credits by combining community involvement with academic instruction. Student Learning is linked to specific classes as either a requirement or an option.

Cooperative Education (Co–op) - Students may earn class credit for their jobs or paid/unpaid internships. This service is offered to students enrolled in college transfer or workforce education programs.

Running Start - Running Start is a program which allows eligible juniors and seniors in public Washington state high schools the opportunity to earn both college credit and high school credit at the same time.