Student Survival Guide
A quick guide to get you through your first weeks as an Everett Community College student.
Get here early, especially during the first week of the quarter.
See EvCC's class schedule online or pick up a printed copy on campus. Lookup your schedule in the student kiosk.
EvCC's Bookstore is on the second floor of the Parks Student Union. Get your books there, or buy your books online .
First Day of Class - What should you bring?
Get organized before you come to class. Bring:
- A pen or pencil
- Your class schedule
- Your Student ID number
- Whatever kind of organizer you prefer
Log-in to your online, hybrid and/or web enhanced class through the Canvas system. If you're new to eLearning classes, check out the Getting Started with eLearning page.
EvCC's Parks Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Drinks and snacks are also available at Parks (Bargreens Coffee, Bookstore) and Whitehorse (Bargreens Coffee, Bookstore annex).
Get your student identification card, which also functions as your library card, at The Paperclip - Parks Student Union Room 203. For Fall quarter, the Paperclip is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.The Paperclip, run by students for students, also provides other services and activities.
Email and Computer Labs
All registered students have EvCC student email accounts. Find out how to get started, forward your student email to your personal email, and more.
Need a computer? Visit an on-campus computer lab.
- EvCC's Nursing and Health Sciences building is under construction near Broadway.
- Shuksan Hall's heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are getting upgraded, and Baker Hall/Maintenance Building roofs are being replaced. You may see construction fences near those buildings.
All new students must complete online orientation before registering for classes. If you're registered, you've already done this.
Pay for Classes
Grab your Student Identification Number (SID) and pay in person, online, send a check, or set up a payment plan.
Student Fitness Center
EvCC's Student Fitness Center boasts a gym, cardio and weight training room, climbing wall, running track and multi-purpose small gym. For hours, check the web site. Current students, to get your free quarterly sticker to use the gym, go to The Paperclip.
Need to use a textbook on reserve? Want to rent a Netbook computer, telecourse or calculator? The Library Media Center is your one-stop location for all of this and more, including our 24/7 Ask a Librarian research help and multiple databases. Oh yes, and you can also check out books. Located in Parks Student Union first floor (take the stairs near the bookstore).
EvCC's on-campus Early Learning Center provides accredited, licensed childcare for children ages 1-5 years.
Find out about options to help you pay for school.
Already applied for financial aid? Check your status online
Tutoring and Writing Center
The Rainier Learning Center offers free tutoring in a variety of subjects and writing support. Options are available for online students.
A few ways to have fun on campus (not a comprehensive list!)
- Student Activities Office - Parks Hall, Room 209. Campus events, student government, and much more.
- Events - Pick up your copy of the Fall quarter Student Activities Calendar at Student Activities or the Paperclip in the Parks Student Union.
- Clubs - EvCC has more than 30 student clubs
- Athletics - Intercollegiate sports
What did we miss? Send suggestions for the Survival Guide to Katherine Schiffner, EvCC Director of Public Relations.