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Your key to faster access and increased options for
receiving your Financial Aid funds!
Look for the green envelope in your mailbox! Inside you’ll find The Seattle Community Colleges debit card.

No more lines! Quicker access to your funds! Convenient!
Starting summer quarter, students will have new options of accessing financial aid and scholarship funds through our partnership with Higher One. With your Seattle Colleges Card, you can choose:
  • Deposit to the OneAccount, a no monthly fee checking account – the quickest way to access your funds.
  • Transfer to your current bank account (ACH) (funds available in 2-3 business days).
  • Receive a paper check (funds available in 5-7 business days).
Make sure your address is correct!
Verify your address at: studentprofile
What is the OneAccount?
The OneAccount is a fully functioning FDIC Insured checking account with no minimum balance and no monthly fees. Selecting the OneAccount allows you to access your disbursements quicker and easier than ever before and offers great benefits including:
  • FREE Internet banking features.
  • The ability to make purchases anywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted.
  • You may also withdraw cash with no fees at Higher One ATMs located on or around campus.
How do I get my Seattle Colleges Card? Look for the green envelope in the mail from Higher One and Seattle Community Colleges. It contains your Seattle Colleges Card—the key to unlocking your fund disbursement preference. The card will be sent to the mailing address on file with the college.

Instructional Videos


Video 1: Login and Activate Your Account 

activate your card

Video 2: Choosing Your Financial Aid Options 

Video 3: Using Your HigherOne Account Wisely

Using Your HigherOne Account Wisely

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