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Start Next Quarter - Seattle Community Colleges

South Seattle College, a member of the Seattle College District, is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

All individuals who are currently receiving Washington state unemployment benefits, whose unemployment benefits have been exhausted within the last 24 months or are facing the prospect of layoff may be eligible for assistance under the Worker Retraining Program. To get started, use our Request Information Form and we will contact you about attending a Worker Retraining orientation.

SSC is also the site of a Washington State Employment Security co-located office. The onsite employment security specialist can provide assistance with a job search, unemployment questions, skills assessment, and other concerns relating to Employment Security. To reach the Washington State Employment Security office co-located at SSCC, call 206-934-6748.

Worker Retraining Programs provide:

  • Financial Assistance
  • Career Planning
  • Job Search Instruction
  • Placement Assistance

Orientation Sessions:

Orientation is held in the Robert Smith Building (RSB), room 81. You must attend both orientation days on Tuesday and Wednesday to qualify for Worker Retraining dollars. Call (206) 934-5835 for times and location of other sessions.

Days Times
Tuesday 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

NOTE: Report to the Robert Smith Building, room #81 by 12:15pm
Attendance both afternoons mandatory for funding eligibility

(COMPASS testing. Ask if you need to attend.)
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Robert Smith Building
Robert Smith Building Map


Ethan Jordan


(206) 934-5835

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday:
9:00am to 4:30pm