New Student Advising
Whether you are brand new to college or took college classes before, Advisors are ready to work with you to make sure you have a strong start at North.
Expand the list below based on the student type that best describes you.
Not sure where you fit? Send us an email and we will help guide you toward the right option.
If you have never attended college or earned college credits before, follow the steps below:
- Register for a New Student Advising group session held on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:00 pm.
- Group sessions will be virtual over Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you before the session.
- How to prepare*:
- Complete Online Orientation
If you have previous credits from a college, university, military, or Running Start, follow the steps below.
Just looking to take one class but need a permission number to register? It may not be necessary to meet with an advisor. Submit your request by filling out this form.
- Schedule an advising appointment with the Area of Study Advisor for your program
- How to Prepare for Your Appointment*:
*Not completing these steps will prevent you from registering for classes
There are multiple options available to help determine your placement into English, math, or classes that have English or math prerequisites.
See all the ways to place into English on the English Eligibility Form.
See all the ways to place into math on the Math Eligibility Form. Did you graduate high school from Seattle Public Schools and want to use your transcript for math placement? See the Seattle Public Schools Alternative Math Placement chart.
If you are not able to place into English and/or math classes using one of these options, you will need to complete placement through the Testing Center.