Important Dates

Fall Quarter 2021

September 20

Cardinal Kick-Off events for students

September 21

Fall Quarter classes begin

September 27

Last date students can drop courses and receive 100% refund

September 28

Last day for Fall Quarter enrollment and registration changes

September 29(by 4:30 pm)

Last day for student and department cashiering transactions in business offices at college. Last day to disburse financial aid to students until Nov. 1

October 1

Legacy web admissions portals will close at 4:30 p.m. until new ctcLink admissions portals open on Monday, October 11

October 4

Last day for 50% refund. Refunds after Sept. 29 may be held until after Go-Live for disbursement

October 11-15

ctcLink Deployment Week - Payroll, Accounting, College Business Offices, Enrollment and Registration, Admissions, and Financial Aid Offices are closed at all campuses

October 25

Students can activate their new ctcLink accounts

November 1

Registration for Winter Quarter begins for returning students using ctcLink

November 8

Registration for Winter Quarter begins for new students using ctcLink

November 11

Veteran's Day (college closed)

November 25-26

Thanksgiving Break (college closed)

December 6-10

Finals Week

January 4

Winter Quarter classes begin

News and Information

ctcLink at Skagit Valley College

New student self-service portal and mobile app launching Monday, Oct. 25!

Your college services will be easier to navigate and use and available online 24 hours a day. As we prepare, many services for students will be closed or have reduced hours in the weeks to come. More information is available at

Remember to check your email for the latest updates. For alerts regarding ctcLink, follow us on SVC's ctcLink Twitter: Got questions? Contact

COVID-19 Updates

Reminder! Students who are enrolled in in-person classes must self-attest to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or request a medical or religious exemption by Nov. 8 using the following: Link to Student Attestation/Exemption form

If you are not fully vaccinated and do not have an approved exemption on file, you are eligible to enroll in online courses only. To enroll in online-only classes, you are required to complete the online-only declaration stating that you will remain exclusively online for the quarter for both classes and on-campus activities.

After October 25th, you will need to activate your ctcLink account to complete the attestation process in the student self-service. Any questions can be directed to Brooke Writer, SVC COVID-19 Coordinator, at Learn more about SVC COVID-19 updates and resources.

Limited Services

As SVC transitions to ctcLink, some departments will be operating with limited services or closures between Oct. 11-25. Please note the following temporary schedule changes in Enrollment Services and Financial Aid as we work to get our new systems up and running to serve you better:

Oct. 11:Closed

Oct. 12-14:Open 1-4 p.m.; Note: Whidbey Financial Aid will be closed Oct. 11-14 for cross-training on the MV Campus.

Oct. 15:Financial Aid Closed; Enrollment Services available remotely 9 a.m.–noon

Oct. 18:Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 19:Financial Aid Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Enrollment Services Open 1-4 p.m.

Oct. 20:Financial Aid Open noon–4 p.m.; Enrollment Services Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct 21:Financial Aid Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Enrollment Services Open Remotely 1-4 p.m.

Oct. 22:Open remote only 9 a.m.-noon

Note: Cashiering services will be closed Oct. 11–22 and reopening on Oct. 25 with limited in-person services available 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays through Wednesdays.

2020 Tax Credit Payment Detail

The 2020 tax credit payment detail is now available, please see this page for more details: Tax Credit Payment Detail Information

Technology Resources Available!

Library staff is available to distribute materials on a limited basis. Materials can be picked up at both the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, visit the Library Checkout page.

Microsoft Office Free for SVC Students

Did you know that you can get Microsoft Office for free if you are a current SVC student?  See these instructions on how to access it: Instructions for accessing Microsoft Office

MySVC Rave Alerts

For alerts regarding schedule changes due to weather and any other emergencies, make sure you sign up for email and text alerts via Rave: Sign up for MySVC Rave alerts here

IT HelpDesk Call Center

Student support is available for all SVC online systems:
Phone: 360.416.7766
Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm
In-person: By Appointment
Click here to visit the Information Technology page for more information.

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SID & PIN Instructions

Your SID & PIN are required to access registration, payment & account tools. Your Student ID (SID) is a 9-digit assigned number given to you during the admissions process. Not sure? Look up your SID using the MySVC Student Toolbox.

Your default PIN is your birthday in MMDDYY format. For example, January 1st, 2007 would be: 010107. We suggest you change your PIN from the default for security reasons.

MySVC Edu Apps Login Instructions

These instructions are for logging into Canvas, MySVC email, docs, and calendar. Your MySVC Username is your first initial, last name, and the last four digits of your Student ID.

For Example: John Smith
SID # 740020987
Your username is: jsmith0987
NOTE: When logging in to Canvas or MySVC email, you need to enter your full email address as the username
Your email address would be:
Lookup Your MySVC Username and Email Here

There is no default MySVC password, you will have to assign yourself a password on the MySVC toolbox here:

You will need to know your SID, PIN, and last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) to set/change your password.  See the first-time user instructions for more details: First Time MySVC Account Instructions PDF

If you need help with setting/changing your password, contact the Help Desk: View IT Help Desk Information

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