Starfish Login

Log in to Starfish

Students, your Starfish credentials will be the same as your WiFi and Papercut (printing) credentials. Your login credentials follow the formula:

Username

First Initial + Last Name + Last Four Digits of Student ID Number*

Example: abrown6789

*If you were admitted to Pierce on or before April 30th, 2020: Use your old SID number.

*If you were admitted to Pierce on or after May 1st, 2020: Use your ctcLink ID number.

Password

PCD! + YYYY + MM + DD (your birthday)

Example: PCD!19990531

Starfish Resources

Go to your MyPierce Portal to find additional resources for Starfish, including tutorials, a FAQ, and troubleshooting tips.

What do I use Starfish for?

  • Online Appointment Scheduler – Schedule and keep track of appointments with your Success Network! You can use the Starfish appointment scheduler to reserve meetings with your professors, your advisor and other relevant Pierce staff members.
  • Raise Your Hand – Have a question or concern and don’t know who to ask? Raise Your Hand lets you ask for assistance when you need it. Your request will automatically be routed to the right person who can reach out to you and support you.
  • Success Plans – Success Plans are To Do lists for your educational goals. What steps should you take if you are placed on Academic Concern? On Academic Alert? These steps will be packaged into convenient Success Plans in Starfish for you.
  • Learn about Concerns – You can learn immediately when someone has a concern about you, whether that is academic in nature or something else that may be interfering with your studies. Check out your Starfish Dashboard and Messages page to keep updated on the latest communications from your Success Network.
  • Kudos – Kudos lets people acknowledge your hard work. Professors, advisors and other Pierce employees are interested in you and want to celebrate your successes. Check out your Starfish Dashboard to keep track of the Kudos you’ve earned so far!
  • Support Services Directory – Starfish has a full directory of support services at Pierce that are available to you. You can find out where they are, what they are, and how to contact them.
  • Degree Planner (future feature) – Degree Planner is the future of the Educational Planner. Degree Planner lets you see your academic course plan to achieve your degree. You will be able to plan your schedule and make sure you are fulfilling all the requirements you need to be able to complete your intended degree.

Questions? Need assistance? Have feedback?

Contact Us

StarfishTeam@pierce.ctc.edu

253-912-3631