How Do I

Frequently Asked Questions and Processes

  • For an in depth overview on the qualifications and how to apply visit the Enrollment Services webpage
  • DO NOT FILL OUT THE APPLICATION if you fall into one of the following categories:
    • Running Start
    • Tech Prep
    • College and Career Prep (formerly Adult Basic Education)-English as a Second Language
    • Business Training Center
    • Community Education
    • International Students
    • Students Under the age of 18
  • To apply online fill out the application
    • It will take 3 business days to process your application.
  • You can also apply in person, by mail or email through filling out this form
    • Once you finish the form, click the “print and sign” button.
      • Print and sign the form
    • Once completed, you can:
      • Bring the form to Enrollment Services in Lynnwood Hall
      • Scan and email the application to
      • Mail the form to:
        • Enrollment Services
          Edmonds Community College
          20000 68th Ave W
          Lynnwood, WA 98036
  • Financial Aid Status can be checked through the Financial Aid Portal
    • For this portal, the username is your social security number and password is your 6-digit birthdate (mm/dd/yy).
    • Once logged the portal will let you know your status, and any missing documentation needed to complete your file.
  • If you have questions:
    • Fill out the Financial Aid Support Request Form and receive an answer within 24-hours
    • Financial Aid is available by phone at 425.640.1457
      • Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.
      • During the summer there is no phone service on Fridays.

New Students

  • If you are a new student embarking on your first quarter at Edmonds Community College, you need to attend a New Student Advising (NSA) Session. 
    • These sessions are targeted towards students who have completed the admissions process and placements.
    • Learn more about the NSA and to see the weekly schedule.
    • Once you have selected a time that works for you call 425.640.1458 to sign up.

Getting Started on Your program

  • If you would like more information about a specific program, one of the weekly advising sessions is for you. Learn more about the schedule and session types.
    • When you find a session that meets your needs, call 425.640.1458 to sign up.
    • Make sure you prepare for the session by bringing the necessary paperwork.

Quick General Questions

  • If you just have a quick question or an immediate need feel free to contact an advisor in one of the following ways:
    • Drop-in advising in Lynnwood Lobby is available throughout the week. Make sure you view the schedule first to ensure someone is there.
    • You can Chat Live with an advisor Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • You can email an advisor at or fill out the quick form here

Detailed timelines and steps to ordering and picking up your transcripts can be found on the transcripts webpage

A free unofficial transcript can be printed through this site.

If you are a new student who applied online, your SID will be sent to you via mail. If you are a returning student or an alumnus who has lost their SID number, please call enrollment services at 425.640.1459.

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