Achieving System Integration (ASI) calls for Seattle Colleges faculty and staff to work and think as a system in order to achieve organizational excellence. It is a deliberate and ongoing process requiring measurement, review, reflection, and refinement.


ctcLink is the implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool called PeopleSoft that will give students, faculty, and staff anytime, anywhere access to a modern, efficient way of doing their college business. Arriving 02/22/2021, it will align core business processes and create streamlined and standardized practices across Seattle Colleges.

Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways is a deliberate and comprehensive approach to achieve two strategic goals: (1) Student success and (2) Diversity, equity, inclusion, and community. It is an institutional mechanism used to achieve equity and builds upon Seattle Colleges’ ongoing Strategic Enrollment Management, Guided Pathways, and related student success and equity initiatives. All these efforts are under the Seattle Pathways’ umbrella.


Starfish is a communication and advising tool aimed at improving day-to-day service for students and faculty.

Strategic Budget Reductions and Future Planning

Seattle Colleges has formed a Strategic Budget Reductions and Future Planning Task Force. The group is charged with “reviewing all relevant financial data and making recommendations on reducing operational cost, raising efficiency, and identifying opportunities for future investment.”