Financial Aid staff are working remotely and available to answer your funding questions during North’s campus closure due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Are you currently receiving Financial Aid, Scholarship, or other funding? You can schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid Advisor through email, phone or your Starfish account. New to Starfish? Instructions for using Starfish are located here.

Are you new to Financial Aid or have general questions? Give us a call Monday to Thursday, 9am to 3pm at 206-934-3688 or emails us anytime at Explore our webpages for commonly requested information.

Please note, effective Nov. 6, Student Services offices will be closed on Fridays at noon for ctcLink statewide technology conversion training.

Financial Aid

North Seattle College’s Financial Aid Office assists students who otherwise might not be able to attend school. The North Seattle College Financial Aid Office provides information on student aid eligibility, types of aid available, and policies and guidelines for federal, state and institutional programs. Financial aid staff can assist you in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) or answer any questions along the way. Financial Aid staff will serve you well. The office is proud of its record of timely financial aid notification. See the video below for more information about the FAFSA.

All students in need should apply for financial aid – do not assume you are not eligible! You do not need to be a full-time student to receive financial aid funds.

If you receive assistance or scholarship through your employer, an "Agency Accounts” or “Special Account" agency such as DVR, WorkSource, Labor and Industries, JTPA, UPS, etc., authorization documents should be submitted to the financial aid office. We will processing tuition payments, book requisitions and check vouchers.  See Agency Funded Accounts for additional information.

Financial Aid Portal

PLEASE NOTE: The Financial Aid Office uses paperless notifications. All correspondence will be available through the Financial Aid Portal.

**Please note: We are moving to a new system called ctcLink. The financial aid portal below will display your 2020-2021 financial aid application status and awards (Fall 2020 – Summer 2021).

Any information regarding your 2021-2022 financial aid status (Fall 2021 – Spring 2022) will be accessible online in the new online student center after we go live in. You can check the Financial Aid application status for 21-22 academic year beginning April 1, 2021. For more information,  please visit,

Check the FA Portal frequently for status updates!