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Welcome to Lower Columbia College!

Click each step below to read more information.

If you made it to this page without applying for admission, that's your first step! If you haven't applied, check out our application options to find the best fit for you.
  1. Get Username & Password. This is the log-in for your student Email and Navigate. 
    • You'll need your ctcLink ID number, which was sent to your email after you applied. Didn't get your ID number? Retrieve it with our online ID retrieval tool!


  2. Log in to Navigate.
    • You can also download the Navigate app for your Android or Apple device.


Remember: Log into Canvas using your ctcLink username and password! You will activate ctcLink in Navigate.


Starting in the Winter? Access your New Student Orientation course here. In addition, make sure you've completed all of your other steps in Navigate.


University Student? If you are only taking classes before returning to your university, fill out this form so we can review it and let you know your next steps to enroll.

After you've completed the entire New Student Orientation, you will be contacted to schedule a New Student Advising Appointment. During this appointment you will discuss goals, classes and get registered. If your advising appointment is virtual or over the phone, you must be in front of a computer.

Have you applied for admission?

If not, that's your first step! Check out our application options to find the best fit for you.

Are you a Running Start Student?

Your steps are different! Call Running Start at (360) 442-2442 for more information.

University Student?

If you are only taking classes this summer before returning to your university this fall, fill out this form!

International Student?

Your steps are different! Learn about your next steps on the International Students page.

If you have questions or need help, call us at (360) 442-2322

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