FAQ

Who will be working on this project?

In addition to a small, dedicated project team, employees from student services (registration, financial aid, etc.), finance and accounting, HR, and payroll, instruction, and many other areas of our colleges will work throughout the next 18 months on this project. Learn more about our ctcLink project team.

How long will this project take?

The State Board of Community and Technical Colleges has been working on the overall ctcLink design and configuration since 2013. Seattle Colleges began implementation efforts in Fall 2019, and we are projected to deploy ctcLink in Winter 2021.

When are the Seattle Colleges switching to ctcLink?

Seattle Colleges are scheduled to launch ctcLink in Winter of 2021. Seattle Colleges is scheduled to deploy starting on February 22, 2021 as part of Deployment Group 4. Central, North, and South will deploy as a group at the same time. We are currently focused on all the technical, configuration, and training activities that will lead to a successful deployment. Visit the timeline page for more information.

Where can I find info about 25Live?

Training for 25Live is online through Canvas. Click here to self enroll.

Who is affected by the system change?

  • High: Employees who work in student services, finance, accounting, instructional support staff, human resources, institutional research, will be significantly affected as their daily work transitions from our legacy systems (FMS, SMS, PPMS, FAM) to ctcLink.
  • Medium: Operations managers and administrative staff will build new business processes and access information in ctcLink.
  • Low: Faculty, staff, and students will report grades, access course information and financial aid, enroll in courses, view payroll information, and update personal information in ctcLink.

Where can I get updates for my department and college?

Check Seattle Colleges’ ctcLink website for the latest information and updates specific to your department and college.

What will ctcLink look like?

ctcLink is an Oracle PeopleSoft web-based, mouse-driven system. In the video below, you can see examples of the screens and interface. To learn more, enroll one of the PeopleSoft courses available on our training page.

Will my job be impacted by ctcLink?

ctcLink will help us evaluate how we manage our business operations and serve our students. During this process, we will identify new needs and opportunities. Seattle Colleges remains committed to helping employees develop professionally to meet business needs and personal aspirations.


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