Students walking from main Cascade entrance


Students register for Pierce College classes through the ctcLink Student Center. If you need help registering, you can get help online though Zoom rooms and chat. You can also download ctcLink guides on using the class search, registering and more.

Registration Dates

Registration dates are posted on the Academic Calendar. Registration for fall term is open now!

Fall Term

  • Session 1: Last day to add classes without your instructor's signature is September 28
  • Session 2: Last day to add classes without your instructor's signature is October 14

Winter Term

Winter term registration begins October 31 for current students, and November 14 for new students.

New Students

Once you've completed the New Student Guide in the MyPierce portal, and met with an advisor, you are ready to register online at your assigned time.

Fall Quarter and Fall Term

Starting in Spring 2021, "quarters" are now called "terms." Don't worry - all dates and deadlines remain the same.


When to Pay

Tuition and fees are due after registration.

How to Pay

Payment can be made through our simple pay system using Visa/MasterCard debit or credit card and check. You cannot use the payment link in ctcLink to make a payment. If you need to make a cash payment, please contact our Cashiers Office for payment arrangements.

Access the Simple Payment system

To learn more about paying tuition, tuition and fees, residency requirements, and refunds, see the Cashier Office web page.